Athletes who win at the Olympics may bring home more than just a medal: They could add a few years to their life spans, scientists have found.
Women have long been known to live longer than men, but when it comes to hitting the century mark the difference is stark: just 2 out of 10 Americans who live to 100 or longer are male.
Here's a reality check for health-conscious aging people: Even among those in good shape, at least 1 in 3 will eventually develop heart problems or have a stroke. The upside is that that will happen about seven years later than for their less healthy peers.
Mongolia, jammed between nuclear arms giants Russia and China, on Monday secured a unique pledge from the major powers not to breach its self-declared nuclear weapons-free zone.
Taiwanese citizens intending to visit the United States should be on their guard against mosquito bites as the country is in the midst of one its worst outbreaks of West Nile virus, the Department of Health (DOH) warned yesterday.
What if the generation that once rocked out to The Who's “hope I die before I get old” line actually does?
Baby boomers are upbeat about aging and expect the next phase of their lives to be better than the last, but many are concerned about their financial future and long-term health costs, a survey released on Tuesday showed.
The Cabinet and the legislative caucus of the ruling Kuomintang (KMT) have reached a consensus to clear a revised version of a stock gains tax proposed by KMT lawmaker Tsai Cheng-yuan in the upcoming extraordinary session, sources said. The two sides also agreed that the imposition of the tax on trading of IPO (initial public offering) shares won't be retroactive.
Whites in the United States have typically lived longer on average than blacks, but a new study released on Tuesday suggests that gap in life expectancy may be shrinking.