Ageing


Nucleolus is a life expectancy predictor
Scientists discover that nucleolar size correlates with health and lifespan in organisms as diverse as roundworms, flies and humans more
A healthy lifestyle increases life expectancy by up to seven years
Maintaining a normal weight, not smoking, and drinking alcohol at moderatel levels add healthy years to life more
Women in East Germany will be more likely to die from smoking than those in West Germany
Max Planck researcher criticizes insufficient anti-smoking policies more
Gut bacteria affect ageing
The life expectancy of older fish is extended if their gut is colonized with the microorganisms of younger fish. more
In mice, dietary restrictions can lead to changes in lipid metabolism, thus increasing the animals' lifespans more
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