ageing

 
Crowe Magnon misses the point
Crowe Magnon misses the point
Act your age, ladies! So says Russell Crowe, middle-aged Oscar-winner, streetfighter and frontman of his own persistently unsuccessful rock...
Forever young no longer just a dream
Forever young no longer just a dream
It is generally accepted as one of life's unfortunate but inevitable facts: we might be able to disguise the wrinkles for a time, but ageing will get...
Fancy some more T, vicar?
Fancy some more T, vicar?
Middle-aged women the world over are ... chuckling. At least I imagine they are, given the recent news that testosterone supplementation may increase...
DNA that sets your body clock
DNA that sets your body clock
A United States scientist has discovered an internal body clock based on DNA that measures the biological age of our tissues and organs.
What it feels like to be old
What it feels like to be old
The Age Man Suit has ­ear protectors that stifle hearing and a yellow visor that blurs eyesight. It is nothing if not depressing. I drop a coin...
So how long will you live?
So how long will you live?
As a taxi takes me across Madrid to the laboratories of Spain's National Cancer Research Centre I am fretting about the future. I am one of the...
Too much TV may shorten your life
Too much TV may shorten your life
Watching too much television could shorten your life, a study suggests. Research carried out in Australia and published in the British Journal...
Warding off the effects of ageing through meditation
Warding off the effects of ageing through meditation
High in the mountains of northern Colorado, a 30-metre tower reaches up through the pinetops. Brightly coloured and strung with garlands, its...
Age shall not wither them
Age shall not wither them
'I am on a high when I'm in class. I'm having fun! And it gives me a sense of pride, of walking tall -- I walk better because my core is stronger."...
Erasing the signs of life
Erasing the signs of life
I have a wrinkle.
Mice show way to ageing reversal
Mice show way to ageing reversal
Scientists claim to be a step closer to reversing the ageing process after rejuvenating worn-out organs in elderly mice.
Do I look that old?
Do I look that old?
I reluctantly get out of my bath, which is still steaming from me topping it up with scalding water every five minutes, because if I don't (get out...