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Loneliness is deadlier than obesity or smoking — and Britain just took a major step toward prevention

Britain has appointed a new minister of loneliness to battle the ongoing epidemic of loneliness afflicting senior citizens.
A Japanese soccer fan wipes her tears as Japan loses their 2014 World Cup soccer match against Colombia, at a public viewing event in Tokyo.

9 signs Japan has become a ‘demographic time bomb’

The last two decades in Japan have been marked by low fertility rates and a shrinking economy. Here are some of the more tangible signs the country needs help.

The 2 exercises that will keep you fit for life

Doing burpees and jumping rope doesn't make for an easy workout, but the two exercises will help keep your body strong for years.

There’s even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have

New guidelines from the American Academy of Neurology recommend that older adults work out regularly to help protect their brains.

A head of Google’s life-extension spinoff says one type of diet could prolong life

Daphne Koller, a Calico chief, rarely offers a peek at her unpublished research. A new study suggests that a restricted diet has a powerful effect on aging.

Japan’s ‘demographic time bomb’ has led to the rise of drive-thru funerals

Widespread aging, combined with Japan's low fertility rate, have created what economists call a "demographic time bomb."

11 ways one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug we have

Cardio exercise has significant beneficial effects on the brain and body. Here are the most important ways it improves your health.

There’s even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have

A small study suggests that aerobic exercise changes the makeup of the microbes in our gut that play a role in our levels of energy and inflammation.

Singapore is on the brink of a ‘demographic time bomb’

Singapore's low fertility rate and aging population have put the country on a dangerous path, a new report claims.
Neuroscientist Wendy Suzuki

A neuroscientist is trying to create tailored ‘exercise prescriptions’ for aging to keep the brain sharp

Wendy Suzuki says working out will "change the trajectory of your life for the better." Her forthcoming startup might dole out exercise prescriptions.