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Chinese women`s life expectancy rises

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 14:19

The life expectancy of Chinese women has increased from 73.33 years in 2000 to 77.37 years in 2013, indicating considerable improvement in their health, according to the country`s health authorities.

Overweight teens don`t reap benefits of longevity gains as slim counterparts

Last Updated: Sunday, March 30, 2014, 11:45

A new study has found that people who were overweight as teenagers are not experiencing the same gains of today`s increased life expectancy rate like their slim counterparts.

Lower life expectancy for obese teenagers: Study

Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 15:53

Those who were overweight or obese as teenagers are likely to die early as life expectancy gains over the last 50 years have not been to their benefit, a research reveals.

Eliminating maternal mortality could improve women`s life expectancy in developing countries

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 19:52

Eliminating maternal mortality, which is defined as the deaths related to pregnancy, would result in a gain of over a half year in life expectancy worldwide, according to a new study.

MS patients experience decrease in life expectancy: Study

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 14:24

A large scale study in the US on the mortality of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) has provided us with new info about the life expectancy of people with the disease.

Blood test can predict life expectancy: Study

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 19:56

An inexpensive blood test can predict who is at a higher risk of developing heart problems and can also give their expectant life span, says a study.

World Bank urged to redefine life expectancy

Last Updated: Saturday, October 26, 2013, 21:14

A recent public health report has urged the World Bank to redefine life expectancy starting from the time of conception and not the time of birth.

Double mastectomy may not boost life expectancy

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2013, 15:54

Women suffering from cancer in one breast, and having their healthy breast removed are not going to enjoy increased life expectancy, a new study has suggested.

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