30 Jul Why do some people age quicker than others?

A recent study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows that people born at the same time can age at different rates. First author and assistant professor of geriatrics at Duke University said the research set out to measure aging in relatively young people, because most studies of ageing looks at seniors. "If we want to be able to...

Read More

10 Jul Study show signs of aging appear from mid 20’s

Reported in an ABC Science article this week, a recent study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Science indicated that our bodies can begin to show the signs of aging much earlier than previously thought. An international team of scientists studied a group of 954 people born in New Zealand until they were 38 years old. And while most 25 year olds...

Read More

01 Jul Happiness can extend your life & slow ageing

Professor Soo Keat Khoo from the Betty Byrne Henderson Women's Health Research Centre at the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital recently completed a 10 year study into women and ageing. The longitudinal assessment of women found that while urban Brisbane women are generally ageing well, many aren't happy as they are living isolated lives and often suffering from depression. RBWH foundation...

Read More