Co-author Lynn B. Jorde of the University of Utah Health, said if the results from the small study are validated "it would mean that we could possibly find ways to fix ourselves and live longer and better lives."
"Why do supercentenarians age so slowly?" study author Evan Y. Snyder said. "We are now set to answer that question in a way no one has been able to before."
Any amount of regular running is associated with staving off a premature death, according to a new scientific study from Victoria University.
The study doesn't change the fact that smoking is harmful, a scientist stressed.
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"The sheer variety of nutrients achieved with a plant based, carb-rich diet cannot be replicated on a restricted carb one."
Activities such as praying and volunteering could play a role in the boost in longevity, researchers believe.
The oldest person of all time was Jeanne Louise Calment from France who lived to 122 years and 264 days between 1875 and 1997.
Yup, this means you don't have to hit the gym.
Modest drinking may help increase longevity.
A new survey finds that humans are about as tall, fit and long-living as we'll ever get.
The Afghan hounds will be monitored to study the health and longevity of re-cloned animals.
A new study shows that despite the U.S. spending more on health care than any other nation, huge inequalities persist when it comes to life expectancy.
106-year-old Virginia McLaurin dances with Barack and Michelle Obama at a White House reception to mark Black History month, telling them it's been her life-long dream to visit the White House .
Study finds that Oxazepan decreased Eurasian perch mortality rate in Swedish lake