Japanese Longevity — How Long Will It Last?

Beginning in the 1950s and 1960s, Japan began developing a reputation for its longevity. By the 1970s, the Japanese were the longest lived of any population in the world. Although genetic predispositions and cultural factors like …

Even the Long-Lived Smoke, Drink and Don’t Exercise

Is living clean the key to living long? Maybe not, says a new study by Yeshiva University’s Institute for Aging Research, which shows that people who made it to the ripe age of 95 were just as likely as their shorter-lived peers …

Twinning Is Winning: Why Moms of Twins Live Longer

Researchers at the University of Utah report in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B that women who have twins are more likely to live longer, have more children over their lifetime and have offspring closer together, …

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