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US life expectancy in 2020 saw biggest drop since World War II

The decrease for both Black Americans and Hispanic Americans was even worse, three years

21 Jul 2021 1:15 PM

Respiratory disorders can decrease lifespan in older people

Respiratory symptoms may predict life expectancy in elder people.

04 Jul 2019 9:50 AM

Walking pace determines the life expectancy of a person

Life expectancy linked to a person's walking speed: Study.

17 May 2019 8:57 AM

Air pollution reducing lifespans in south-east Asia

Worsening air pollution reducing lifespans in Indonesia, which has lesser air pollution as compared to countries like India, Bangladesh and China.

29 Mar 2019 4:08 PM

Women’s lifespan affected by their body size

Body size may influence women's lifespan more than men's.

23 Jan 2019 12:12 PM


Study: Control pollution and increase lifespan

This was revealed in the latest study by The Lancet based on PM2.5 levels during the year 2017, which was published on Thursday.

07 Dec 2018 1:51 AM

Teetotallers, like big drinkers, more prone to dementia, says study

Long-term teetotallers were roughly 50 per cent more likely to suffer Alzheimers or another form of neurodegenerative disease.

02 Aug 2018 10:21 AM

Study suggests relation between urban sprawl and life expectancy

Here is what a new study has found.

05 Jul 2018 9:32 AM

Cycling to work can help you live longer

More active patterns of travel were associated with a reduced risk of incident and fatal CVD and all-cause mortality in adults.

22 May 2018 1:45 PM

India's population has gained a decade of life expectancy since 1990', says study

Study is first comprehensive analysis of health of India's 1.34 billion citizens - encompassing almost a fifth of world's population.

14 Nov 2017 4:57 PM


We will soon live beyond 90: Study

US life expectancy is already lower than most other high-income countries.

22 Feb 2017 3:11 AM

New blood test can predict how long a person may live

It sets the stage for a molecular-based definition of ageing that leverages information from multiple circulating biomarkers.

08 Jan 2017 10:30 AM

New cancer drugs may vary in life-extending capacity

A lack of solid data on new drugs' benefits and risks makes it difficult to evaluating their value.

03 Jan 2017 8:55 AM

Average life expectancy to go up to 77 by 2020

The average life span has increased by one year from 2015

24 Dec 2016 10:57 AM