News tagged with centenarians

U.S. comes up short on living longer

Helen DeSanctis was born in Paterson, N.J., the same year silk workers struck at more than 100 mills, Roald Amundsen reached the South Pole and William Howard Taft served as president of the United States. Her predicted life ...

Jun 27, 2011
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Mystery as Tokyo loses track of its centenarians

(AP) -- Japanese authorities admitted Tuesday they'd lost track of a 113-year-old woman listed as Tokyo's oldest, days after police searched the home of the city's official oldest man - only to find his long-dead, ...

Aug 03, 2010
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Researchers identify personality traits

Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine's (BUSM) New England Centenarian Study have noted specific personality traits associated with healthy aging and longevity amongst the children of centenarians. The work ...

Apr 03, 2009
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