Efforts aimed at slowing the aging process have produced some promising results

Washington Post - Health

Some promising avenues in age-delaying research: Caloric restriction: In moderation, limiting caloric intake has been shown to lower the incidence of aging-related deaths in many strains of mice and rats and in rhesus monkeys, reducing the incidence of diabetes, cancer, cardiovascular disease and brain atrophy. Because few people would be expected to adopt a diet that cut back significantly on their diets, scientists are looking for drugs that mimic the effects of caloric restriction. Read full article >>