life expectancy
Could Rapamycin Help Humans Live Longer?
Could Rapamycin Help Humans Live Longer?
Anne N. Connor | Mar 1, 2018
From extending lifespan to bolstering the immune system, the drug’s effects are only just beginning to be understood.
Study: Human Life Span Maxed Out
Study: Human Life Span Maxed Out
Ben Andrew Henry | Oct 6, 2016
Scientists argue that current medical advances cannot crack Homo sapiens’s natural age limit.
Report: Impact of Biomedical Research Slipping
Report: Impact of Biomedical Research Slipping
Jef Akst | Aug 18, 2015
Despite dramatic increases in publications, the last 50 years have seen relatively little return on investment for US public health, a study suggests.
Obesity Linked to Shorter Life
Obesity Linked to Shorter Life
Jef Akst | Dec 5, 2014
Excess body weight can decrease one’s life expectancy by nearly 10 years, according to a new modeling study.