Last Updated: Friday, August 08, 2014, 15:33
A study involving over 180,000 people has shown that patients treated with the widely prescribed diabetic drug metformin can live longer than non-diabetics.
Last Updated: Sunday, May 25, 2014, 12:25
An analysis by Oxford University psychiatrists has shown that serious mental illnesses reduce life expectancy by 10-20 years - a loss of years that`s equivalent to or worse than that for heavy smoking.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 09:57
Researchers have shown a correlation between a loss of the Y chromosome in blood cells and both a shorter life span and higher mortality from cancer in other organs.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.