A working paper looked at signs of aging in prominent CEOs and found that stress and other market factors have an adverse effect on lifespan.
More than 20.5 million years of life may have been lost globally due to COVID-19, a new study found. To calculate years of life lost, researchers compared the ages of people who died of COVID-19 to their average life expectancy. People older than 75 represent one-quarter of the years of […]
To determine how many years of life the pandemic took, researchers compared the ages of people who died of COVID-19 to their average life expectancy.
This year, Swedish life expectancy is set to fall by 0.3 years for women and 0.5 years for men. This would be the biggest drop in life expectancy in Sweden since 1944. The expected drop is largely down to the COVID-19 pandemic, Statistics Sweden said. The country is in the […]
Coronavirus deaths from March to May caused New York City’s life expectancy to decline by 5 years, according to a recent analysis. By comparison, the 1918 flu pandemic resulted in a 12-year decline in life expectancy in the US. Life expectancies can rebound quickly after an epidemic, depending on the […]
Harvard researchers studied 30 years of data on 120,000 men and women aged 30-55 to assess how lifestyle factors affect life expectancy. They found people who have a few alcoholic drinks a week live more years free of diabetes and heart disease than those who don’t drink or drink too […]
The average life expectancy in the US has declined for a third straight year. New research linked that decline to the fact that “working-age” Americans, between ages 25 and 64, have been dying at higher rates. These deaths have been linked to drug overdoses, suicides, and alcohol-related diseases, among other […]
Monaco, a sovereign city-state on the French Riviera, is known for its lavish wealth. Each year, it hosts glamorous events such as the Monaco Yacht Show and the Monaco Grand Prix, earning it the nickname “Billionaires’ Playground.” With an area of just 0.78 square miles and a population of 38,300, […]
Japanese Masazo Nonaka, the world’s oldest man, has died aged 113. Nonaka was born in July 1905, just two years after the Wright brothers celebrated the first powered flight. He died of natural causes in his home on Sunday, his family told local press. Nonaka, who used to run a […]
New data from the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that life expectancy in the US has dropped to 78.6 years in 2017, down from 78.7 in 2016. The is part of the longest running decline in the country since a four year run between 1915 and 1918, […]
The life expectancy gender gap between Australian men and women is narrowing. Australian men born today have an estimated life expectancy of 80.5 years, compared with 84.6 years for females, according to the latest figures released from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). Male life expectancy has increased by 0.1 […]
Japan has had the longest life expectancy in the world for years. But a study in the journal Lancet says Spain will earn the first-place spot by 2040 with a life expectancy of 85.8 years. Spain ranks highly in lists of healthy countries; most recently, it tied for first in […]
Australians are living longer, 85.5 years for women and 81.5 years for men. However, Americans are falling behind with just 76.4 years for men and 81.4 for women. A study of life expectancy in 18 high income countries says there’s an urgent need to examine causes of declining health in […]
China was celebrating this week after new figures put its “healthy life expectancy” ahead of the US. Chinese people can now expect 68.7 years of healthy life, compared to 68.5 for Americans. The US figure peaked in 2010, while China’s keeps on rising, and this year pulled ahead. State media […]
A gunman killed 12 people and injured 15 others on Wednesday at a bar and grill in Thousand Oaks, California. Nearly 13,000 people in the US were murdered with firearms in 2015 (the latest available data), not including suicides. Gun violence is a leading cause of death in the US, […]
New research from the Equality of Opportunity Project looks at how life expectancy can vary depending on income and location in the United States. The paper suggests that low-income Americans live longest in big, dense cities, like New York; Santa Barbara, California; and Miami, Florida. High-income Americans live longest in […]
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