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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.

New evidence suggests that a diet with key benefits for your body and brain may also shield against aging

A diet rich in vegetables, protein, and healthy fats is increasingly being recognized as the healthiest for your brain and body. More commonly known as the Mediterranean diet, the eating plan may also protect against aging, according to a new Italian study.

A Harvard-backed drug company is trying to develop medicine to treat and prevent aging-related diseases

A Peter Diamandis-backed company is looking to use a molecule found in blood to treat age-related diseases like heart disease and muscular dysfunction. So far it has raised $5.5 Million in seed funding.
An elderly couple sit on a bench next crocus flowers in a park in Duesseldorf

These potential treatments for aging could unlock cures to a range of age-related illnesses, from cancer to heart disease

BI PRIME: There are two treatments for aging in the pipeline that the director of the National Institute on Aging is optimistic about. Manipulating how humans age could help prevent aging-associated diseases like Alzheimer's, cancer, osteoporosis, heart disease, and diabetes.

Exercise may be the best protection against aging that we have, according to new research

A new study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association found that older people who spent less time sitting and more time moving had fewer signs of encroaching heart disease.
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The life and rise of billionaire investor Peter Thiel, Trump’s biggest Silicon Valley supporter — who might be moving to Los Angeles

If you take every classic tale of about Silicon Valley and combine them into one human being, you'd get Peter Thiel.

You might have more control over aging than you think — here are 5 things you can do to slow it down

A Nobel Prize-winning biologist explains how you can take control of your shortening chromosomes and slow down the aging process.

A diabetes medication that costs 6 cents a pill could be a key to living longer

Metformin, a generic drug that's used to treat Type 2 diabetes, could help people live longer, healthier lives.

The truth about the link between gray hair and stress

You've probably heard that you can stave off the appearance of grays in your mane by keeping stress levels low. Here's the truth.

One of the most popular ways of keeping your skin healthy is bogus — here’s what you should do instead

Anti-wrinkle creams are peddled aggressively at women, but dermatologists say they don't work. Instead, you should protect your skin to prevent damage.