Among the unimaginable dilemmas that can arise when someone is faced with a terminal illness are seemingly mundane ones -- "Do I replace the broken dr... Read more...
When time is tight at both work and home, take advantage of breaks built into your work day to fit in a little movement. Here are a few ways you can do just that.
Centuries ago, explorers searched for a Fountain of Youth. Now, you only have to go to your doctor or drugstore for help to reduce the signs of aging.
While hair care is mostly an experiment of one, here are the general rules that everyone can use to maintain beautiful, healthy-looking hair.
When your biological age is older than your chronological age, the discrepancy between the two ages could be an early way to predict your cancer risk.
Women who lift weights twice a week can prevent --or at least slow down - middle-age spread and weight gain, a study suggests.
Scientists have identified a DNA-based biological clock that provides vital clues about how long a person is likely to live.
Women who are naturally able to have children later in life - such as having a pregnancy in mid-30s - might have exceptionally long life spans.
Wrinkles, bags and crow’s feet don’t stand a chance against an adequate sleep and day-to-day skincare.
In any three-month period, about 1 in 4 adults in the US has at least one day of back pain, mostly in the lower back.
Yet another study has shown that many of the risk factors associated with pregnancy are more harmful when the mom-to-be is over age 35.
Wondering why your face is peppered with little red lines? Find out more about telangiectasias, tiny broken blood vessels.
To explain more about Alzheimer's, the Mayo Clinic's Glenn E Smith, PhD, shares some of his knowledge about this mental illness.
Does your sunscreen have you covered? You're just wasting your money - and risking your skin's health - unless you're applying it the right way.
The cherry blossom falls after its short beautiful bloom. The blossom’s impermanence, its fleetingness, its transience - this is why we appreciate it.
It's well-known that a reduction of pigment will make your hair turn gray - but why this happens remains somewhat of a mystery.
Women often spend a lot of money on skin care products in an effort to improve the look of their skin. Here's how you can get the most bang for your buck!
They may look gorgeous, but your shoe and purse choices may be placing unnecessary stress on your body - and, over time, could cause you serious pain.
When it comes to revealing a person’s age, the back of the hand is more telling than the face and neck. So are your hands aging faster than they should?
The antioxidant Tiron has been found to offer total protection against some types of sun damage, and may help skin stay looking younger for longer.
A study shows that cycles of prolonged fasting not only protect against immune system damage, but also induce immune system regeneration.
A study of the biology of aging shows that complex interactions among diet, mitochondrial DNA and nuclear DNA appear to influence lifespan at least as much as single factors alone.
A scientific team has discovered that a common form of a gene already associated with long life also improves learning and memory, a finding that could have implications for treating age-related diseases like Alzheimer's.
Genetic mutations are commonly studied because of links to diseases such as cancer; however, little is known about mutations occurring in healthy individuals.