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.
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.
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.
Last Updated: Monday, September 02, 2013, 10:44
Life expectancy for women at 50 has improved, but the gap between poor and rich countries is growing, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 01, 2013, 15:18
A new study has claimed that smokers who survive till the age of 70 still lose 4 years of life if they continue with the habit.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 20:28
Most people now believe middle age does not start until you are 53, a new UK survey has found.
Last Updated: Saturday, May 18, 2013, 18:14
A stressful job can change the way body handles fat, resulting in raised cholesterol levels and even a heart disease, almost fatal for anyone.
Last Updated: Friday, May 17, 2013, 12:49
Men experience a higher burden of disease and lower life expectancy than women, but policies focusing on the health needs of men are notably absent from the strategies of global health organizations.