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Poorest women’s life expectancy declines, finds report

Life expectancy among women living in the poorest communities in England has declined since 2011, says a report warning of growing health inequalities. Overall, life expectancy growth has stalled over the past decade – for the first time in 100 years. The largest decreases were seen in the most deprived areas of north-east England, while… Read More »

How to live longer: Walking, running or swimming? Best exercise to boost life expectancy

How much exercise should you be doing? To stay health, the NHS says adults should try to be active every day and aim to achieve at least 150 minutes of physical activity over a week through a variety of activities. It explains: “For most people, the easiest way to get moving is to make activity… Read More »

How to live longer: This type of exercise found to be best for increasing life expectancy

Studies have found that a long lifespan may be linked to a number of factors with genetics being one of the main ones. One study from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine looked at 500 individuals who had lived to 95 or older and identified common genotypes, rather than lifestyle variables, that caused them to… Read More »