Strategy

8 ways to make sure you grow happier as you get older

There are steps you can take to increase your chances of happiness down the line. Large decisions, like getting a new job, can improve your long-term happiness. Smaller habit changes – such as volunteering or scheduling a call with your parents – can have similar impacts as well. Here are […]
8 ways to make sure you grow happier as you get older
News

The 5 deadliest habits to avoid as you get older

A handful of activities can be truly detrimental to your health. In some cases, new studies have even found a link between those habits and an early death. Here are the most damaging habits you should try to avoid, especially as you get older. Bad habits are tough to break. […]
The 5 deadliest habits to avoid as you get older
Lifestyle

A 107-year-old New York woman credited her long life to staying single. Here’s what 6 other centenarians had to say about their secrets to a long life — and whether they’re backed by science.

Louise Signore of the Bronx turned 107 on Wednesday and said her secret to longevity was never getting married. The longest-running study on longevity seems to back up Signore’s theory. The study has found that people who married and stayed married and people who’s stayed single are among the two […]
A 107-year-old New York woman credited her long life to staying single. Here’s what 6 other centenarians had to say about their secrets to a long life — and whether they’re backed by science.
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Google’s life-extension spinoff teamed up with Ancestry to study 54 million family trees — and learned that a surprising factor helps determine how long we live

Genealogy and DNA site Ancestry once partnered with Google’s stealthy life-extension spinoff, a company called Calico, to study the genetics of longevity. The new study suggests that our genes play less of a role in how long we live than previously believed. Instead, traits and behaviours that include everything from […]
Google’s life-extension spinoff teamed up with Ancestry to study 54 million family trees — and learned that a surprising factor helps determine how long we live
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A new startup backed by an anti-ageing wunderkind is taking cues from animal hibernation to help humans recover from heart attacks and strokes

Fauna Bio, a new biopharmaceutical startup backed by venture capitalist Laura Deming, is researching hibernating animals to unveil clues about how the human body can protect itself in emergency medical conditions like trauma, heart attack, and stroke. Hibernating animals have the ability to manipulate their metabolic rates, control blood flow […]
A new startup backed by an anti-ageing wunderkind is taking cues from animal hibernation to help humans recover from heart attacks and strokes