This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Longevity - Life Expectancy category. Though some documents may have since been updated, or revised, they are still listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.
2018-02-15 : Clues to Aging Found in Stem Cells Genomes : Some types of immortal cells in people may perform the same rejuvenating trick to prevent the rDNA declines that come with age.
2018-01-20 : U.S. Mortality Rate Improvement Slowed by Rise in Obesity : Studies reveal rise in obesity to blame for reduction in rate of improvement in American mortality during last 30 years.
2018-01-11 : Population-specific Deep Biomarkers of Aging : Population-specific biomarkers of human aging: a big data study using South Korean, Canadian and Eastern-European patient populations.
2017-12-15 : People Want to Live Longer - But Only If in Good Health : Research shows individually most people only want to live long lives if they will be healthy.
2017-09-15 : Why Do We Age - Why Didn't We Evolve to Live Forever : Researchers make breakthrough in understanding origin of the ageing process giving evidence for how the ageing process arises as a quirk of evolution.
2017-09-01 : Public Turns to Holistic Healthcare Models and Practices as U.S. Life Expectancy Declines : For the first time in almost 25 years, the overall life expectancy for men and women living in the United States has declined.
2017-08-10 : Longevity Preparation - No Need to Become Frail As We Age : Age-related frailty may be a treatable and preventable health problem, just like obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.
2017-08-07 : Hypothalamus Stem Cells Govern Rate of Aging : Stem cells in the brain hypothalamus govern how fast aging occurs in the body, and could lead to new strategies for warding off age-related diseases and extending lifespan.
2017-05-18 : Life Expectancy for People With Parkinson's Disease and Lewy Body Dementia : Mayo Clinic study provides answers for patients with Parkinsons disease, Lewy body dementia, multiple system atrophy with parkinsonism and Parkinsons disease dementia.
2017-04-07 : Epigenetic Clock Distinguishes Between Chronological and Biological Age : Traditional clocks measure the passage of chronological time and age, an epigenetic clock can also measure biological age.
2017-02-21 : Average Life Expectancy Set to Increase in Developed Nations by 2030 : Study analysed long-term data on mortality and longevity trends to predict how life expectancy will change in industrialised countries by the year 2030.
2016-11-25 : Europeans Living Longer, But Not Always in Good Health : Health at a Glance: Europe 2016 European Commission/OECD report shows policies aimed at promoting good health, preventing diseases, and effective healthcare could save lives and billions of euros.
2016-11-22 : Individual Lifespans Becoming More Similar : life expectancy and variation of individual lifespans tightly bound together by mathematical relationship.
2016-10-17 : Coenzyme NAD+ Has Potential to Postpone Aging : Researchers find the substance NAD+ bridges gap between two main aging theories, repairs to the DNA and poor functioning mitochondria.
2016-06-15 : Why Do Females Live Longer than Males? : Longevity may relate to immune system differences, responses to oxidative stress, mitochondrial fitness or that men have one X chromosome (and one Y), while women have two X chromosomes.
2016-06-09 : Increase in Disability-free Life Span Expectancy : Longer life, disability free - Increases in life expectancy accompanied by increase in disability-free life expectancy.
2016-04-15 : Americans Now Living Longer - But With Disability or Health Issues : Study reveals increased longevity not necessarily indicative of good health, as most age groups live longer with disability or health problems.
2016-04-11 : Inequality Linked to Large and Growing Gap in Lifespans : Study reveals differences in lifespan exist along the entire continuum of wealth in the U.S..
2016-03-30 : Scientific Secrets for Successful Aging : Researchers discover metabolites that are specifically related to aging and shed light on how the human body ages.
2016-02-29 : Anti-aging: Significant Breakthrough for New Treatments : A breakthrough in understanding human skin cells offers a pathway for new anti-ageing treatments.
2015-08-30 : Higher Life Expectancy - But More Years with Illness & Disability : Increase in healthy life expectancy not as dramatic as growth of lifespan with people living more years with illness and disabilities.
2015-08-29 : Defeating Aging - Physics Meets Biology : Insights into biology of aging and age-related diseases, primarily, around stability and stress resistance of certain gene regulatory networks.
2015-07-09 : Skin Looking Older on the Outside? You're Probably Old on the Inside : Factors that determine whether people are aging faster or slower than their peers, and to quantify their biological age and how quickly they are aging.
2015-03-09 : Can Treadmill Performance Predict Mortality : Formula estimates risk of dying over a decade based on ability to exercise on a treadmill at increasing speed and incline.
2015-02-09 : DNA Telomeres Predict Our Life Expectancy : DNA end caps called telomeres are great predictors of life expectancy the shorter your telomeres, the shorter your lifespan.
2015-01-30 : Human DNA Clock Measures Lifespans : Scientists identify biological clock that provides vital clues about how long a person is likely to live.
2014-12-05 : Pyunkang Korean Medicine Hospital: Vision of Doctor of Korean Medicine Banning Chemical Medicines : Dr. Seo Hyo-seok, doctor of Korean medicine, dreams of extending the lifespan of humans by 30 years.
2014-11-13 : Improving Life Expectancy and Health: Workplace Health Programs : Steps to encourage adoption of evidence-based disease prevention and health promotion programs in the workplace.
2014-09-01 : Modulating Age-related Decline in Musculoskeletal System : Being physically active may significantly improve musculoskeletal and overall health, and minimize or delay the effects of aging.
2014-05-23 : Drug May Slow Aging and Related Disease : New research helps explain the action of rapamycin a drug that appears to mimic dietary restriction.
2014-05-14 : Sense of Purpose Can Add Years to Your Life : According to new research feeling you have a sense of purpose in life may help you live longer no matter what your age.
2014-03-30 : Biological Age Calculator: Check Your True Health Age : Real age calculator provides longevity information and calculates your approximate health age or biological age as well as your estimated life expectancy.
2014-01-11 : Numbers of Centenarians Rising and Women Continue to Outlive Males : Study highlights findings that people are living longer and women make up a significant proportion of centenarians.
2014-01-03 : Slowing the Aging Process by Turning Off Human Aging Genes : Computer algorithm developed by researchers identifies genes that could be transformed to stop the aging process.
2013-12-12 : Old Age Has a New Definition : Age is not just the number of years one has lived and a new study provides a set of tools for measuring age in all its dimensions.
2013-03-11 : Breakthrough for Anti-aging Drug : A single anti-aging enzyme in the body can be targeted with the potential to prevent age-related diseases and extend lifespans.
2012-12-11 : The Older We Get the Better We Feel - Paradox of Aging : Higher self-rating of successful aging associated with higher education, better cognitive function, better perceived physical and mental health, less depression, and greater optimism and resilience.
2012-11-17 : Gene Helps Predict Sleep Times and Time of Death : Biological clock regulates preferred sleep times, peak cognitive performance and timing of physiological processes and medical events like stroke and heart attack.
2012-06-22 : United States Life Span Expectancy Lags Behind Many Countries : Despite modest longevity gains in lifespan over the past 100 years the United States still trails many countries when it comes to life expectancy.
2011-12-24 : Onset of Age-related Disability and Disorders Could be Delayed or Prevented : Onset of age related disorders and disabilities could be delayed or prevented by eliminating senescent cells that are no longer dividing.
2011-11-03 : Erasing Signs of Aging in Cells a Step Forward for Regenerative Medicine : Rejuvenating cells from elderly donors were re-programmed in vitro to induced pluripotent stem cells and to rejuvenated and human embryonic stem cells.
2011-08-26 : Longevity Clinics - Information on Anti Aging Centers : Information and list of Longevity Clinics also known as Anti Aging Centers or Life Extension Institutes.
2011-08-24 : Longevity Insurance - Income Supplement for Old Age : Information on longevity insurance a type of policy for seniors that issues payments when you hit an advanced age generally 85.
2011-08-22 : Successful Aging: How to Age Successfully : Information and tips by Raphael Weiss on successful aging and how to age and stay healthy in your senior years.
2011-08-19 : Temporarily Reversing Aging in the Immune System : Research opens up possibility of temporarily reversing effects of aging on immunity and could allow for short-term boosting of the immune systems of seniors.
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