News tagged with life expectancies

Life expectancy shoots up to 60 in SAfrica: study

Life expectancy in AIDS-hit South Africa has shot up by six years to 60 over the past few years, thanks to life prolonging anti-retroviral (ARVs) treatment, a demographer said Thursday.

Oct 18, 2012
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The paradox of BMI and life expectancy

(Medical Xpress)—Although the medical cost to the community rises as more and more people become obese, there is little adverse association between being overweight and life expectancy, new research has ...

Oct 10, 2012
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Heart health starts earlier than you think

A new multi-national survey reveals the extent of misconceptions about when is the right time to start taking action to prevent cardiovascular disease (CVD). In a four-country survey sample of 4,000 adults, 49 per cent answered ...

Sep 24, 2012
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