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Why Humans Live So Long

Modern genomes and ancient mummies offer clues to why the life span of Homo sapiens far exceeds that of other primates

By Heather Pringle

Statins May Affect Memory

Are cholesterol-lowering drugs causing dementialike symptoms in some patients?

By Melinda Wenner Moyer

Can Fasting Slow Aging?

Intermittent fasting might improve health, at least according to research in animals

By David Stipp

Cell Studies Could Lead to Anti-Aging Drugs

Researchers have uncovered an ancient mechanism that retards aging. Drugs that tweaked it could well postpone cancer, diabetes and other diseases of old age

By David Stipp

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