• What This 109-year-old Woman Said is the Secret to Her Long Life will Really Shock You

    What This 109-year-old Woman Said is the Secret to Her Long Life will Really Shock You

    A woman who lived up to 109 years, has revealed the shocking thing she had to abandon for her to live such a long life.

    A 109-year-old woman in Scotland said in January that the secret to her longevity is this: Eat your porridge and avoid men.

    Centenarian Jessie Gallan, who never married, was born in a tiny two-room farm cottage where she slept “top-to-tail” with her five sisters and a brother on a straw mattress.

    Gallan told the newspaper that her “secret […]

  • Long life depends on lifespan of parents – Study

    Long life depends on lifespan of parents – Study

    A study, believed to be the largest of its kind ever conducted has shown that the longer parents live, the longer their offspring are likely to live.

    The research, released on Wednesday by the Medical Research Council (MRC) in London, also indicated that children of long-lived parents are more likely to stay healthy in their 60s and 70s.

    The eight-year study led by the University of Exeter also involved an international team of academics from the University of Cambridge.

    Also involved in the […]