Tag: Life expectancy

Aging really is ‘in your head’

  Scientists answer hotly debated questions about how calorie restriction delays aging process September 3, 2013 By Lee Phillion   Among scientists, the role of proteins called sirtuins in enhancing longevity has been hotly debated, driven by contradictory results from many different scientists. But new research at Washington […]

The adult generations of today are less healthy than their counterparts of previous generations

Contact: Jacqueline Partarrieu press@escardio.org 33-492-947-756 European Society of Cardiology Results from a large cohort study suggest that exposure to metabolic risks of cardiovascular disease is increasing Sophia Antipolis, 10 April 2013. Despite their greater life expectancy, the adults of today are less “metabolically” healthy than their counterparts of […]

Life expectancy for poor white Americans drops sharply… but increases for blacks and Latinos: •White female high school drop-outs lived to 78.5 years in 1990, 73.5 years in 2008

White female high school drop-outs lived to  78.5 years in 1990, 73.5 years in 2008 Females who finished college lived for 83.9  years, males for 80.4 White males who didn’t finish high school  reached 70.5 years in 1990 and 67.5  2008 Black and Latino life expectancy rose,  regardless […]