The data and science behind the exponential growth in mortality with age
News and resources on current life expectancy - lets see how it changes over timeCongratulations - 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.
Definition: period life expectancy = how long a new-born would live if today's death rates did not change. They should improve over time therefore this is not a prediction of how long a child born today will live for.
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Life Expectancy Blog Posts
UK study reveals path to healthier, longer life through dietary choices
Live Forever Club - 24-Nov-2023
Embracing healthier dietary choices can extent life expectancy to some degreeRead more...
People in the north of England are living in poorer health and dying younger
The Guardian - 19-Nov-2023
New report exposes shocking inequalities in health, wealth, & opportunity facing older people in EnglandRead more...
U.S. men are dying much younger than women, as gender gap for death widens
New Scientist - 13-Nov-2023
COVID-19, drug and alcohol abuse, & suicide fuel a 6-year life expectancy disparityRead more...
Healthy ageing: addressing the global challenge of quality life years
Live Forever Club - 24-Oct-2023
Extending healthy years, not just lifespan, as populations ageRead more...
Largest centenarian blood study identifies key factors for long life
Independent - 10-Oct-2023
Lower levels of glucose, creatinine, and uric acid linked to increased longevityRead more...