A new study has revealed that 1 in 4 people with diabetes worldwide live in China.
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.
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.
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.
Considering the fact about the time dilation in Nobel Prize Awards, a study found that expiring laureates may die waiting for their medal.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A new study has found that female mice with greater life expectancy are less active and less explorative than their fellow females with lower life expectancy.
A stressful job can change the way body handles fat, resulting in raised cholesterol levels and even a heart disease, almost fatal for anyone.
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.
Large dog breeds like the great danes apparently die younger because they age faster than small pups, like chihuahuas, a new study has claimed.
Researchers have been able to predict survival rates among patients with heart disease based on the length of strands of DNA found on the ends of chromosomes known as telomeres.
India appears to be lagging behind many of its South Asian neighbours as well as China on key parameters of health, a report has said.
Cutting down on smoke, limiting alcohol intake, eating a healthy diet and regular exercise are few ways that could add extra years to your life.
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