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Life Expectancy

News and resources on current life expectancy - lets see how it changes over time

Congratulations - you've survived another year... unfortunately your risk of dying goes up another 9% next year, and every year after that - that's why at the moment you can't beat the exponential risk of death.

Resources

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Book

Secrets of the Healthiest, Sharpest Centenarians - by Nir Barzilai

Event

Event about latest research and innovation in ageing organized by OBN (FREE)

Institute

Data to understand the big global problems and research that helps to make progress against them

Research

Calculator to predict death within five years

Institute

Non-profit society created for people who want to live a longer and healthier life

Institute

Scientific society which support research for understanding of ageing process

Event

Online event about the impact of professional sport on longevity organized by International Longevity Centre UK.

Event

Online event about healthy ageing and the opportunities of longevity organized by University of Oxford. (FREE)

Information

Fascinating data visualisation of life expectancy for 200 countries over 200 years

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Life Expectancy Blog Posts

Under 44? Get ready to live forever!
09-Sep-2015

Under 44? Get ready to live forever!

A look at the latest UK life expectancy at 65 statistics - annual increase has been growing since 1960

NICE will have to approve all one-off interventions as life expectancy increases
03-Nov-2014

NICE will have to approve all one-off interventions as life expectancy increases

What to do when quality-adjusted life years could mean many, many years?

Classic exponential growth in age distribution of older UK citizens
21-Oct-2014

Classic exponential growth in age distribution of older UK citizens

1 in 50 people are over 85 today - that's 20x the percentage who reached that age in 1881

National Geographic get it wrong - this baby will live forever
03-May-2013

National Geographic get it wrong - this baby will live forever

People who are already middle-aged could make it to 120 - by the time today's baby's get that old they'll still be young

Recent News

High optimism associated with longevity and healthy aging across diverse groups

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health - 08-Jun-2022

Positive physiological factor extends life expectancy of women beyond 90

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Healthy lifestyle practices boosted 6 years of life for healthy 40-year-olds

SciTechDaily - 07-Jun-2022

Lifestyle improvements- a positive impact on health despite chronic health conditions and older age

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Poor women in England are dying younger, reveals a life expectancy report

The Guardian - 17-Apr-2022

Female life expectancy in poorest areas was 7.7 years lower than richest areas of England

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Between 1993 and 2011, most increase in life expectancy was disease free years

Science Daily - 15-Mar-2022

Exception was for people with a cognitive impairment, study by Newcastle University shows

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Kane Tanaka, world's oldest person from Japan celebrates her 119th birthday

Metro - 03-Jan-2022

This supercentenarian is already aiming to live to 120 years

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