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.
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.