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Susannah Mushatt Jones (seated), known as "Miss Susie" celebrates her 116th birthday.

I interviewed a bunch of 90-somethings about what they regret most and their answers surprised me

"I was bewildered by the realization that even into their 80s, people still fall for one another in that teenage, butterflies-in-the-stomach kind of way."

‘There is no reality here’: Researchers whose work inspired a startup to charge $8,000 to fill patients’ veins with young blood say ...

A startup called Ambrosia that charges $8,000 to fill your veins with the blood of young people plans to launch its first clinic this year. But researchers who study blood transfusions called the procedure "dangerous" and said the idea behind it is based on "incorrect interpretations" of their work.

‘This test is garbage’: Experts and former employees allege that a Silicon Valley startup gives bogus ‘cellular ages’ based on...

A Silicon Valley blood-testing startup sells a $99 kit that tells customers the average length of their telomeres, which are seen by some researchers as a holy grail of aging. But two of Telomere Diagnostics' original founders and a NASA researcher raised doubts about the test's efficacy.

A controversial startup that charges $8,000 to fill your veins with young blood is opening its first clinic

A startup called Ambrosia that charges $8,000 to fill your veins with the blood of young people plans to launch its first clinic in New York City. Founded by Stanford grad Jesse Karmazin, the company just completed the first clinical trial designed to test the benefits of young blood transfusions.
Bayer aspirin is seen at the Safeway store in Wheaton Maryland

A new study just found that taking aspirin doesn’t necessarily help healthy older people — here’s what you need to know

A new study found that taking low-doses of aspirin daily does not significantly affect the risks of developing cardiovascular disease or the overall lifespan in relatively healthy individuals over the age of 70.

Tech elites are paying $7,000 to freeze stem cells from liposuctioned fat as a ‘back up’ for a longer life

A startup called Forever Labs offers tech elites a chance to save their young stem cells in the hopes that they can use them to help fight disease and live longer. The cells are mostly siphoned from bone marrow, but now they can come from fat that's removed via liposuction, too.
Ronald Crystal, 77, hiked 18,000 feet high on Everest in April. But things didn't go exactly as planned after that.

A 77-year-old doctor diagnosed himself with a deadly lung problem while climbing Everest — here’s how he survived

Dr. Ronald Crystal, a pulmonary physician, realized he was showing signs of a dangerous lung condition while climbing Mount Everest. He knew he had to get off the mountain, and quick.

2 forms of exercise are the best way to stave off the effects of aging — here’s how to incorporate them into your life

Two forms of exercise keep aging muscles from dwindling, protect the brain from age-related decline, and lessen the risk of heart problems — according to new research.

What causes human bodies to age? Here’s what scientists know about the biology behind growing old

What causes human bodies to age? Most scientists agree that nine main factors are involved in the process of getting old. Here’s what scientists know about the biology behind aging.

What causes human bodies to age? Here’s what scientists know about the biology behind growing old

What causes human bodies to age? Most scientists agree that nine main factors are involved in the process of getting old. Here’s what scientists know about the biology behind aging.