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2011-09-12 05:16:16

Losing a child, may also mean lower life expectancy for parents. According to research, parents who lose their child during the first 12 months of life are at a significantly increased risk of an early death and the effect can last up to 25 years.

2011-08-29 14:12:20

European women live longer than men, because of both biological and behavioural advantages, but women's longer lives are not necessarily healthy lives.

2011-08-26 11:03:44

Life expectancy is increasing all the time due to better quality of life and better health care.

2011-08-12 00:00:28

Semen quality may be an indicator of a man's overall health. (PRWEB) August 10, 2011 Is poor semen quality a new longevity risk factor? Normally, a doctor looking for a snapshot of a patient’s health will ask about smoking, drinking, diet, and exercise and then measure cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar, and weight or waist size.

2011-07-19 12:04:08

A landmark study by the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE) and the University of British Columbia (UBC) shows that patients in Africa receiving combination antiretroviral therapy (cART) for HIV can expect to live a near normal lifespan.

2011-07-19 07:40:56

A landmark study by the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE) and the University of British Columbia (UBC) shows that patients in Africa receiving combination antiretroviral therapy (cART) for HIV can expect to live a near normal lifespan.

2011-06-16 07:19:06

Why is it that while people in Japan, Canada, and other nations are enjoying significant gains in life expectancy each year, most counties in the US are falling behind?

2011-06-15 14:58:49

While people in Japan, Canada, and other nations are enjoying significant gains in life expectancy every year, most counties within the United States are falling behind.

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2011-05-14 08:00:00

Average life expectancy across much of the world is steadily climbing and infant deaths dropped across the world during the first decade of the 21st century.

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2011-04-20 07:50:00

According to new figures released this week, and based on data produced by the Office for National Statistics, more than 25 percent of British children 16 and under can expect to live to 100 years old.


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inwit
  • Inward knowledge; understanding; conscience.
The word 'inwit' comes from Middle English inwit ("mind, reason, intellect, understanding; soul, spirit; feeling; the collection of inner faculties; one of five inner faculties; one of the outer bodily senses.; inward awareness of right or wrong, conscience"), from Old English *inwitt, inġewitnes ("consciousness, conscience, knowledge, knowing"), equivalent to in- +‎ wit. (Wiktionary)
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