With high-profile new studies throwing a spotlight on how diet affects the ageing process, Dr Carrie Ruxton summarises the evidence and reveals what we can do to give ourselves the best quality of life in our later years.
People in their forties and fifties face more years of ill health than baby boomers, a study suggests.
Switching to a rich diet after a restricted diet can lower life expectancy and have negative effects on health, new research suggests.
Long-term exposure to blue light emitted by smartphones, laptops and other digital devices may lead to brain damage and speed up the ageing process, scientists say.
Looking on the bright side of life could help you live longer.
Becoming more active in middle-age or later life cuts the risk of an early death, new research suggests.
Some of the damaging effects of ageing could be stopped by the manipulation of cells, according to new research.
Depression may speed up the brain’s ageing process, according to new research by psychologists.
Cycling can hold back the effects of ageing and rejuvenate the immune system, a study has found.
A simple urine test may be able to show whether a person is ageing well or badly.
Older or damaged brains could regain their ability to form lasting memories if an enzyme which acts as a brake pad is lifted from a key gene, scientists found.
Consuming too much fish oil can increase the risk of serious liver disease, a study suggests.
An anti-ageing protein named after a Greek goddess who spun the thread of life has untapped potential in the treatment of multiple diseases, scientists have discovered.
Embracing the ageing process can be a positive experience - if you choose to see it that way. Psychotherapist Thomas Moore talks to Liz Connor about the richness that can come with getting older.
Breaking out into your favourite dance moves on a regular basis could help keep your brain healthy, a study has found.