Latest Life expectancy Stories

2010-03-24 16:43:24

People in developed nations are living in good health as much as a decade longer than their parents did, not because aging has been slowed or reversed, but because they are staying healthy to a more advanced age.

2010-03-23 07:16:29

Population-based interventions needed to reduce deaths from chronic diseases.

2010-03-10 07:22:06

Research: Sex, health, and years of sexually active life gained due to good health: Evidence from 2 US population based cross sectional surveys of aging.

2009-12-09 08:30:00

Regardless of an individual's dietary and lifestyle risk factors, living in a poorer or more socioeconomically deprived neighborhood may increase a person's risk for death.

2009-12-03 13:52:59

University of Michigan and Harvard researchers find that the US population won't live longer because even though they've quit smoking, more are overweight.

2009-12-03 08:00:00

Married people in the United States are living longer these days, but the widowed are experiencing a higher mortality rate.

2009-12-02 16:01:00

University of Michigan and Harvard Researchers Find That The U.S. Population Won't Live Longer Because Even Though They've Quit Smoking, More are Overweight ANN ARBOR, Mich., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If obesity trends continue, the negative effect on the health of the U.S.

2009-10-27 12:24:04

Research: Mortality among residents of shelters, rooming houses and hotels in Canada: 11-year follow-up study.

2009-10-02 12:15:00

More than half of babies born in wealthy countries this century are likely to live to be at least 100 years old, according to new research.

2009-09-29 08:56:25

The Great Depression had a silver lining: During that hard time, US life expectancy actually increased by 6.2 years

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.