Everything and everyone ages. But scientists have made discoveries that could potentially one day be used to increase human lifespans.

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Hormones don’t just strike at puberty. They’re working in your body all the time, throughout your life, helping different parts of your body communicate and work together.

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Premature babies are at risk for all kinds of complications. But have scientists found a new way for these babies to develop outside the womb?

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Are you much sleepier in the morning than the adults in your life? That’s because your body and their bodies produce melatonin at different times.

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I’m the Director of CanChild. I’m also Professor in the Department of Pediatrics and hold the Scotiabank Chair in Child Health Research at McMaster University.

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Eventually, everybody dies. But that doesn’t mean that scientists shouldn’t work to help people live the longest, most enjoyable life possible.

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An Italian doctor wants to transplant a quadriplegic patient’s head onto a donor body. Is this is the next leap in regenerative medicine, or just a whacked-out idea from a latter-day Dr. Frankenstein.

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If you combine alcohol with energy drinks, you might end up with a long-term problem: addiction. In fact, energy drink cocktails can affect the teenage brain similarly to cocaine.

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Above all, sports are a great way of staying physically fit. And physical fitness is important for anyone at any age. But playing sports also helps your psychological and social development.

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Scientists can’t bring people back from the dead just yet. However, they have discovered that some parts of your cells remain active long after you die.

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