Life expectancy worldwide has jumped by a decade since 1980, rising in 2015 to 69 years for men and nearly 75 for women, according to a comprehensive overview of global health released Thursday.
No one might ever challenge the 122-year record of the longest-living person in documented history, said a study Wednesday which claimed to have found a "ceiling" to maximum human lifespan.
Women who enter menopause early may age faster than women in whom menopause arrives later, said a study Monday that could help pinpoint women at highest risk of age-related diseases.
A diet that includes three daily servings of whole grains appears to help people live longer, including by reducing the rates of death from heart disease and cancer, according to findings released Monday.
The number of people globally aged 65 and over is expected to more than double by 2050 as the world's senior population continues to rocket, a U.S. study said Monday.2 Comments
Second-place Monaco conceded a last-gasp equalizer in a 2-2 draw at Caen on Friday, a result that moved runaway leader Paris Saint-Germain even closer to a fourth straight title.
Thanks to advancements in technology, human life expectancy has grown from 50 years in the early twentieth century to 80 years today. However, people are not necessarily prepared knowledge-wise for how to manage this extra 30 years of lifespan.
Aiming to promote awareness of healthy diets among children, restrictions on junk food advertising and marketing ploys such as toys will come into effect on Jan. 1, according to Food and Drug Administration (FDA, 食藥署) on Thursday.
Leading a country comes with extraordinary privileges but also, apparently, a price: new research suggests that heads of state age faster than normal and that the stress of the job may shave almost three years off their life expectancy.
Mary Helen Abbott, 77, paints her lips bright pink, still smokes the occasional cigarette, keeps up on all the gossip at the retirement home and wears a short skirt to fitness class.