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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong should copy US and simply do away with mandatory retirement

    Posted Dec 27th 2012, 12:00am by Amy Wu

    ... life. They rant about the realities of having to work into their 70s and even 80s. I take their complaints with a grain of salt since a good number of them also get joy and satisfaction from their prolonged work life. Some of them chose to continue to work because they love what they do; others do so because they have bills to pay. In the US, the number of people 65 and above who are part ...

  2. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    Why women live longer than men

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 12:00am by Richard Lord

    ... the global longevity crown since 1985. Figures for longevity in Japan were pushed down in part as a result of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. Hong Kong men also saw their life expectancy leap last ... flies found that variations in mitochondria could accurately predict life expectancy- but only in males. "Mitochondria are involved in life's most essential function, energy ...

  3. News - World - HEALTH

    Fat people have lower death risk, study shows

    Posted Jan 04th 2013, 12:00am by McClatchy-Tribune

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Los Angeles Huge global study finds that being slightly overweight, and even mildly obese, can increase your life expectancy- but experts don't know why Fat ... China, Taiwan, Japan, Brazil, India and Mexico. A total of 270,000 people died of any cause during the studies. When the scientists crunched the numbers, they found, as expected, that people who ...

  4. News - China - BRIEFS

    Briefs, January 9, 2013

    Posted Jan 09th 2013, 12:00am by WIRE

    ... are betting on the life expectancy of terminally ill cancer patients. The investigation comes after Next magazine claimed that gamblers- including the families and doctors of cancer sufferers- ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    To be taken in moderation

    Posted Jan 07th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial To be taken in moderation The secrets of longevity are as diverse as the people who live long enough to be invited to reveal them. The science of life expectancy, however, ... it does suggest that other lifestyle factors such as exercise and moderation, including a healthy diet and work-life balance, can also bear on life expectancy. ...

  6. News - World - HEALTH

    Global average life expectancy at record high of 73 for women and 68 for men

    Posted May 17th 2014, 04:39am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Geneva Average life expectancy continues to surge Average life expectancy has risen globally to record lengths of 73 years for a girl born in 2012 and 68 for a boy, following ... continued to extend life expectancy, although other factors, such as people's lifestyles, were constraining longevity, the WHO said in its annual statistics report. The longest life expectancy ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Families packing up and leaving Hong Kong over pollution life expectancy fears

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 11:08pm by ANGHARD HAMPSHIRE

    ... not leave, we were going to reduce our children's life expectancy. What we understood was that, whilst it was bad for younger children living in this air quality, the most impact was going ... high life-expectancy figures. However, those living to a ripe old age now grew up with much cleaner air. Lai Hak-kan is a research assistant professor at HKU's School of Public Health. He ...

  8. Lifestyle - Technology - HEALTH

    Anti-HIV drug effort boosts life expectancy in South Africa

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am by LA TIMES

    ... Los Angeles Times African HIV drug effortboosts life expectancy An intensive campaign to combat HIV/Aids with costly antiretroviral drugs in rural South Africa has increased life ... In 2003, the year before the drugs were available, 29 per cent of all residents were infected with HIV and half of all deaths there were caused by Aids. Life expectancy in the region was slightly ...

  9. PICC Life expects 13.3b yuan in claims from victims in Sichuan

    Posted May 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Casualty. Analysts expect the catastrophe will deal a further blow to PICC Property and Casualty, the country's largest non-life insurer, because there are likely to be large claims over ... Natalie Chiu PICC Life Insurance will shoulder at least 13.26 billion yuan (HK$14.79 billion) in claims from devastated areas in Sichuan province, the biggest insurance losses reported so ...

  10. Life expectancy to reach 100 in 60 years

    Posted Dec 15th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Independent in London Life expectancy at birth could reach 100 in the next 60 years if present trends continue, researchers revealed yesterday. A study of the growth in longevity ... 796 people aged 100 or older in Switzerland and the number has doubled every decade since 1950. Globally, life expectancy has more than doubled over the past 200 years- from 25 to 65 for men ...




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