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Australia one of world leaders for life expectancy, says WHO

Australia one of world leaders for life expectancy, says WHO

Australia is one of the "world leaders" for life expectancy, ranked only behind Japan, Singapore and Switzerland, according to the World Health Organisation`s (WHO) latest world health check.

An hour of daily running can add seven hours to your life, says study!

An hour of daily running can add seven hours to your life, says study!

The team of researchers carrying out the study decided to take help from available research and investigate the benefits of other forms of exercise and how running was more effective.

A 'lively outdoor lifestyle' gives Australian men the longest life expectancy in the world!

A 'lively outdoor lifestyle' gives Australian men the longest life expectancy in the world!

Australians have notoriously poor diets, but said a "pretty good quality of life" counteracts the poor eating habits.

Researchers estimate life expectancy to exceed 90 by 2030!

Researchers estimate life expectancy to exceed 90 by 2030!

The study offers many reasons behind the findings.

Want to live longer? Be optimistic in life!

Want to live longer? Be optimistic in life!

As per a new research, women who maintain a positive outlook on life are less likely to die from several major causes of death - including cancer, heart disease, stroke, respiratory disease and infection, than those who are less optimistic.

Here's the truth about occasional smoking

Here's the truth about occasional smoking

But this new study suggests that smokers who go through much less than a pack of cigarettes a day still have an increased risk of an early death than non-smokers.

125 years - The absolute limit of human lifespan!

Since the 1970s, the maximum duration of life - the age to which the oldest people live -- has risen.

This epigenetic clock can predict life expectancy!

A new international study suggests that some people have died very young, even after leading a healthy lifestyle, indicating that life expectancy is dependent on their genes.

Want to live longer? Add more whole grains to your diet!

As per a new study, consuming nearly four servings of whole grains such as bran, oatmeal and quinoa a day can reduce the risk of premature death.

Global life expectancy increased by 5 years since 2000: WHO

The report states that globally life expectancy increased by 5 years between 2000 and 2015, the fastest increase since the 1960s. 

Air pollution cuts life expectancy by 3.4 years in India; Delhiites worst hit: Study

Air pollution cuts life expectancy by 3.4 years in India; Delhiites worst hit: Study

The study shows that Delhiites are witnessing a decrease in their lifespan by 6.3 years.

Want to live longer? Cut down your sitting time by 71 minutes!

A new study suggests that reducing sitting time at work by 71 minutes per day can have positive effect in the long.

10-year jump in life expectancy for rich nations, US lags: OECD

Life expectancy at birth measures how long someone born today would live if current mortality rates continued to apply.

Chinese women's average life expectancy increases

Chinese women's average life expectancy grew to 77.4 years in 2010, an increase of 4.1 years over 2000, a white paper issued on Tuesday said.