Meditation and other mainstays of holistic living lower stress, which can ward off disease and improve the likelihood of a long and healthy life.
Indeed it could. Genetics may one day reign supreme when it comes to proactively identifying an individual's risks.
Researchers are beginning to pin down the underlying genetics of a hereditary heart disease that causes high levels of LDL.
Study: A gene involved in male hormone production may affect development of the condition.
While certain genetic mutations can increase a woman's chances of a diagnosis, three specific actions can help offset the risks.
Researchers identify dozens of new gene regions linked to insomnia, paving the way for possible therapeutic targets.
Researchers are quickly demystifying the genetic characteristics that factor into body shape and weight-related disease development.
You may be genetically wired that way.
Factors important to longevity tend to be similar between mates.
Study: Our hyperuricemia future may be written in the stars.
The combination of genetic and non-genetic influences affects not only the function of the brain, but also its anatomy.
Longevity pioneers lucky enough to make it past the perilous 70s, 80s and 90s could potentially live well into their 110s, if fortune remains on their side.