PHILADELPHIA (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- The obesity spike is expected to double the number of people with diabetes in the next 25 years. At the same time, the number of people with Alzheimer's disease will nearly quadruple. Science can't eliminate chance, bad choices or bad luck … but can science change your genes or your DNA destiny? Taking control of your genetic fate may be simpler than you think.
BOSTON (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- This family could teach all of us about living life to its fullest. "The Hurlburt family is positive and happy and get along fine together," 81-year-old Peter Hurlburt told Ivanhoe. Eleven siblings -- four feelin' fine in their 90s. The rest? Energetic in their 80s. All share several common denominators.
LAS VEGAS (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Baby boomers: Some 79 million strong are going gray! Many are refusing to surrender their youth without a fight. The question: How long can we live the good life? Scientists are split over whether there's a biological limit to how old a human can get. Some bet the first person who will live to 150 was born by the year 2000. But living a long life isn't enough for most people. Not only are researchers trying to figure out how to extend our years, but also our vigor.