• Parental life span linked with increased longevity and health in daughters

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    Researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that women whose mothers lived to at least age 90 were more likely to also live to 90, free of serious diseases and disabilities.
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  • Can an App Prevent Pregnancy?

    Can an App Prevent Pregnancy?

    1 month ago - By Time

    By the time Jackie Blume was in her early 20s, like many women her age, she'd been taking the Pill every day for nearly a decade.
    When she was 23, Blume - now 28 and living in Wilmington, North Carolina - started embracing a more “natural” lifestyle, which for her meant paying attention to what she ate, and avoiding cleaning products, cosmetics, and shampoos that contained certain ingredients .
    “I wanted to cut things out of my life that were putting unnecessary chemicals in my body,” says Blume. “It led me to question whether my birth control pills were harming me.” While researching...
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  • Parental life span predicts daughters living to 90 without chronic disease or disability

    1 month ago - By ScienceDaily

    Researchers report that women whose mothers lived to at least age 90 were more likely to also live to 90, free of serious diseases and disabilities.
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  • Women whose mothers live to the ripe old age of 90 are 25% more likely to reach the same milestone

    Women whose mothers live to the ripe old age of 90 are 25% more likely to reach the same milestone

    1 month ago - By Daily Mail

    Scientists at the University of California, San Diego, believe genetics may play a key role. Yet they also speculate that healthy behaviours passed onto younger generations could explain the link they found.
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