• The study shows strong association between living arrangement and dis- 10.1371/journal.pone.0211894 ability-free life expectancy by gender and education. (deepdyve.com)
  • Long-term care policy should take into Editor: Stefano Federici, Università degli Studi di account the length of life with/without disability by living arrangements and socioeconomic Perugia, ITALY status and make use of the potential family resources. (deepdyve.com)
  • A considerable amount of research, based on the foundational assumption of a finite human life span, has focussed on the concept of dependency-free life expectancy (also called dependence-free life expectancy, healthy life expectancy, active life expectancy, disability-free life expectancy, and functional life expectancy). (encyclopedia.com)
  • According to the World Health Organization (WHO) the Japanese have the longest healthy life expectancy (74.5) among 191 countries the organization examined in 2000. (faqs.org)
  • These figures were based on a new method of calculating healthy life expectancy called Disability Adjusted Life Expectancy (DALE), which was developed by the WHO. (faqs.org)
  • British women now have a healthy life expectancy - the number of years of good health - of 63.9 years, less than the 64.1 years enjoyed between 2009 and 11. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Whilst this is currently the same as for men, the new analysis by Public Health England shows that in contrast to women, male healthy life expectancy has continued to improve over the same period. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • In a separate category called healthy life expectancy (measuring how long a person lives with 'good health'), Minnesota came out on top (70.3 years) and West Virginia was at the bottom (63.8 years). (aarp.org)
  • But gains in life expectancy due to advances against heart disease and cancer have been flattening, Benjamin said, while these other causes of death have been increasing. (webmd.com)
  • Total life expectancy at birth is now 79.5 for men and 83.1 for women, meaning women spend a greater proportion of their life in poor health, but the data shows that since 2011 the gains of recent decades are leveling off. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • It shouldn't come as a surprise it may be that poorer people are not making nearly the gains in life expectancy that wealthier people are. (cnn.com)
  • But she warned: "Lifestyle-related risk factors give cause for concern, as they may slow, or even reverse the great gains in life expectancy if left unchecked. (msn.com)
  • Since then, men's life expectancy gains have outpaced those of women, says the CDC. (webmd.com)
  • Greater amounts of physical activity were associated with additional life expectancy gains . (livescience.com)
  • Live Science reports that although life expectancy in the United States has risen to an all-time high of 77.9 years in 2007 up from 77.7 in 2006, gains in life expectancy may be pretty much over , as some groups - particularly people in rural locations are already stagnating or slipping in contrast to all other industrialized nations. (slashdot.org)
  • If the correlation of walking speed with life expectancy-and possibly treatment decisions-gains prevalence in popular practice however, would people undergoing a walking test not be tempted to hedge their bets and pick up the pace? (scientificamerican.com)
  • The surge in overdose deaths has depressed recent gains in U.S. life expectancy, which fell to an average age of 78.6, down 0.1 year from 2015 and marking the first two-year drop since 1962-1963. (reuters.com)
  • But this study does show that not only aren't all people seeing the same gains in life expectancy, but that many are actually losing ground. (washingtonmonthly.com)
  • Riley (2005) uses estimates from some 700 national studies of survival since the 18th century to create a broad picture of regional and global life expectancy gains across space and time and to examine the implications of that picture. (citizendium.org)
  • Becker et al (2005) use estimates of gains in life expectancy along with per capita income statistics for a more valid analysis of cross-country welfare equality. (citizendium.org)
  • Both life expectancy and longevity are distinct from life span, which refers to the number of years that humans could live under ideal conditions. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Longevity, maximum lifespan, and life expectancy are not synonyms. (wikipedia.org)
  • Longevity refers to the characteristics of the relatively long life span of some members of a population. (wikipedia.org)
  • The term "maximum life span" has a quite different meaning and is more related to longevity. (wikipedia.org)
  • Receiving proper treatment can increase both your quality of life and your longevity. (healthline.com)
  • We think that the size of the nucleolus is not only a biomarker for longevity, but that the molecules within the nucleolus could causally impact life expectancy", explains Antebi. (innovations-report.com)
  • In other words, they may raise the life expectancy to a degree but do little with respect to overall longevity (except for the affected individual). (science20.com)
  • In this article we update estimates of the impact of race and education on past and present life expectancy, examine trends in disparities from 1990 through 2008, and place observed disparities in the context of a rapidly aging society that is emerging at a time of optimism about the next revolution in longevity. (washingtonmonthly.com)
  • THURSDAY, Nov. 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Life expectancy in the United States has now declined for three years in a row, fueled largely by a record number of drug overdose deaths and rising suicide rates, new government statistics show. (webmd.com)
  • Generally, older mesothelioma patients have shorter life expectancies, in part because they are in poorer health and the disease is likely to be at a later stage, however, this may also be due to the fact that fewer older patients are offered treatments for their mesothelioma. (mesothelioma.com)
  • BOSTON, March 16 - For the first time in two centuries, the current generation of children in America may have shorter life expectancies than their parents, according to a new report, which contends that the rapid rise in childhood obesity, if left unchecked, could shorten life spans by as much as five years. (nytimes.com)
  • A new analysis of walking speed studies shows that-down to the tenth of a meter per second-an older person's pace, along with their age and gender, can predict their life expectancy just as well as the complex battery of other health indicators. (scientificamerican.com)
  • Can the length of strands of DNA in patients with heart disease predict their life expectancy? (scienceblog.com)
  • Put another way: if we compared the life expectancy of Americans on private insurance with that of centrally-planned Europeans, I'd bet that the U.S. would come out on top. (forbes.com)
  • The study, which was conducted by researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and published in the journal Medical Care , could shed some light on why life expectancies among older Americans are decelerating. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Economists and public health experts have long known that while the U.S. life expectancy has nearly doubled over the past century, more affluent Americans have been dying later . (weforum.org)
  • More affluent Americans have quit smoking en masse over the past few decades, but the poor have not. (weforum.org)
  • From 2006 to 2010, excessive alcohol ended the lives of more than 88,000 Americans , according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (yahoo.com)
  • Life is shorter for African Americans in the High Desert. (latimes.com)
  • As the number of African Americans living in cities like Palmdale and Lancaster continues to grow, county officials acknowledge that they have yet to investigate the causes and consequences of lowered life expectancy. (latimes.com)
  • The Post's Lenny Bernstein explains a report that shows life expectancy for Americans has declined in 2015 for the first time since 1993. (washingtonpost.com)
  • In all, life expectancy for Americans has fallen by about four months over the past three years. (mercola.com)
  • In 2008 white US men and women with 16 years or more of schooling had life expectancies far greater than black Americans with fewer than 12 years of education-14.2 years more for white men than black men, and 10.3 years more for white women than black women. (washingtonmonthly.com)
  • Bloated, blue-collar Americans -- gorged on diets of fries and burgers, but denied their share of US riches -- are bringing the nation's steady rise in life expectancy to a grinding halt. (taipeitimes.com)
  • For the first time in more than half a century, Americans' life expectancy declined for the second straight year, a change driven by drug overdose deaths among younger people, officials said. (abcactionnews.com)
  • The prognosis is excellent (with normal life expectancy) given proper replacment with levothyroxine (this is the treatment, no good alternatives). (medhelp.org)
  • An analysis by Bianca Frogner, postdoctoral fellow at the University of Illinois at Chicago's School of Public Health, supports the view that a single-payer system may be associated with higher life expectancy. (cnn.com)
  • those who select younger partners are able to do so because they are healthier and thus already have a higher life expectancy. (mpg.de)
  • Although depression is associated with excess mortality, it is not yet understood how this affects life expectancy. (nih.gov)
  • In contrast, the shortest life expectancy (26 years) exists among the people of Sierra Leone. (faqs.org)
  • A joint panel of the National Research Council and Institute of Medicine set out to study why America's new life expectancy, 78.7 years, falls so far below the OECD average of 80.3. (yahoo.com)
  • So instead of a doctor assessing a patient's blood pressure, body mass index, chronic conditions, hospitalization and smoking history and use of mobility aids to estimate survival, a lab assistant could simply time the patient walking a few meters and predict just as accurately the person's likelihood of living five or 10 more years-as well as a median life expectancy. (scientificamerican.com)
  • The Oxford University research found that moderate obesity, which is now common, reduces life expectancy by about 3 years, and that severe obesity, which is still uncommon, can shorten a person's life by 10 years. (ox.ac.uk)
  • Education has played a vital role in extending the average person's life expectancy in Canada but, while medical advances mean that the elderly are living longer, drug addiction is claiming more and more lives among the youth. (newsmax.com)
  • We know that obesity, excessive drinking, and smoking can take years of a person's life. (newsmax.com)
  • Undertaking regular exercise can increase a person's life expectancy, even if they are overweight. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • The life expectancy for a person with bone metastases depends on many factors, including the type of cancer involved, the amount of time since the initial diagnosis and the person's age, explains WebMD. (reference.com)
  • An intermediate position is taken by other researchers, who suggest that there is no rigid limit to the human life span and as-yet-unforeseen biomedical technological breakthroughs could gradually increase life span. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The researchers say this is the first study to estimate years of life lost due to physical inactivity and body mass index (BMI). (livescience.com)
  • Based on Australian diabetes studies, disability surveys and the national death index, the researchers estimated that 50-year old men and women with diabetes had a life expectancy of 30 years and almost 34 years, respectively - or about three years less than for men and women without diabetes. (euractiv.com)
  • If we would just hop on the European health-care bandwagon, we'd live longer and healthier lives. (forbes.com)
  • And if that's true, the argument that socialized medicine leads to longer life evaporates. (forbes.com)
  • While higher levels of activity were linked to even longer life expectancies, moderate activity was beneficial, according to the study of people ages 40 and older. (livescience.com)
  • Besides a longer life span, Chinese people are also living a happy and decent life today. (prnewswire.com)
  • The differential impact of diabetes by sex on life expectancy difference can be explained largely by the fact that women with diabetes had longer life expectancy and significantly higher prevalence of disability, which is consistent with previously reported data for women in general," Magliano said. (euractiv.com)
  • Typically, those with epithelioid mesothelioma have a significantly longer life expectancy than those with sarcomatoid mesothelioma, due to slower metastasis of the cancer cells and better responsiveness to treatment. (mesothelioma.com)
  • The basic point in the article is that human life span is fundamentally unchanged over 2,000 years and quite possibly for a much longer period before that. (science20.com)
  • In 2008, 25 year old males in the former category had a life expectancy that was 14.2 years longer than those in the latter. (washingtonmonthly.com)
  • Young adults in their twenties and thirties could boost their chances for better health and a longer life by keeping blood cholesterol levels low, according to new research presented last week at the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Helping people live longer, better lives is the core responsibility of government, which is why nearly every initiative we take on is focused on that goal," the mayor said. (brooklynpaper.com)
  • After five years of remission, the cancer is considered to be treated and the patient's life expectancy is no longer affected by the disease. (wisegeek.com)
  • Many countries have increased pension ages in the face of population ageing and longer lives. (oecd-ilibrary.org)
  • However, the younger his wife, the longer a man lives. (mpg.de)
  • Once they become too short, they no longer function properly, signaling the end of life for the cell. (scienceblog.com)
  • What's found is that proper care leads to longer life, but there's something the AP article does not address. (seattlepi.com)
  • Chronic liver disease and cirrhosis also appears to play a part in the decline in life expectancy. (webmd.com)
  • The decline in life expectancy for women in their 60s was the first decline seen since 1995 while the drop among those in their 70s had not been seen for nine years. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Health officials said they would need a third year's data to establish whether the figures from 2012 and 2013 mean life expectancy is levelling off or entering a more worrying decline. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • A study released Wednesday in the BMJ journal details the United States' decline from the world leader in life expectancy rates (in the 1960s) to now 1.5 years below the OECD ( the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) average. (yahoo.com)
  • Fertility (TFR) and life expectancy ( e 0 ) decline across the demographic transition, and the old age dependency ratios (OADRs) that they generate rise. (sciencemag.org)
  • Even though 1/10th of a year of decline in life expectancy doesn't seem like a lot, it actually represents a lot of lives cut short," said Bob Anderson, chief of the Mortality Statistics Branch of the National Center for Health Statistics. (abcactionnews.com)
  • New Jersey Health Initiatives is driven by five key principles for building empowered, equitable and healthier communities and narrowing the gaps in life expectancy across the state. (rwjf.org)
  • But ultimately we believe that our commitment to these principles will eventually narrow the gaps we see in life expectancy and create healthier, more equitable communities within our state. (rwjf.org)
  • These gaps have widened over time and have led to at least two "Americas," if not multiple others, in terms of life expectancy, demarcated by level of education and racial-group membership. (washingtonmonthly.com)
  • This means that women don't benefit by having a younger partner, but why does he shorten their lives? (mpg.de)
  • Very carefully, cardiologists at Duke University began telling people being treated for heart failure -- the progressive loss of ability to pump blood -- that the condition would shorten their lives. (drugs.com)
  • Saving Lives, Protecting People Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (cdc.gov)
  • Period life tables estimate how many more years a group of people who are currently at a particular age - any age from birth to 100 or more - can expect to live if the mortality patterns in a given year remain the same over the rest of their lives. (cdc.gov)
  • Life expectancy refers to the number of years that people in a given country or population can expect to live. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Also, older people in that population will have lived their life up to the year 2000 under a different set of age-specific mortality rates. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Life expectancy is defined statistically as the mean number of years remaining for an individual or a group of people at a given age. (wikipedia.org)
  • These distorted perceptions of objective survival chances may cause young people to save too little and old people to accumulate too much wealth late in life with respect to the rational expectations benchmark model. (repec.org)
  • People were predicting this would be because of the obesity epidemic," Benjamin said of the downward trend in life expectancy. (webmd.com)
  • Charities also raised concern that older people are having their lives cut short by reductions in social care spending and poor standards in care homes. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Caroline Abrahams, charity director at Age UK, said: "This decrease in life expectancy, after many years of improvement, is like 'the canary in the coal mine': it is telling us that something has changed for the worse, so that fewer people are thriving in later life than they could or should. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Asked how satisfied people were with life these days, the average across the region reported 5.9 out of 10. (msn.com)
  • Regular, moderate physical activity such as brisk walking can increase life expectancy by several years, even for people who are overweight, a new large study shows. (livescience.com)
  • Our study shows that by being physically active, even overweight or obese people can increase their life expectancy, compared to someone of the same weight who is not active. (livescience.com)
  • Men and women with diabetes generally have shorter life expectancy and fewer years without disability than people without diabetes, according to a new study. (euractiv.com)
  • The life expectancy and mortality rate for Huntington's disease is something that many people tend to be worried about. (hubpages.com)
  • The life expectancy of people living with HIV is similar to that of other people, as long as they get the right medical treatment and care. (aidsmap.com)
  • A new analysis of almost one million people from around the world has shown that obesity can trim years off life expectancy. (ox.ac.uk)
  • But HIV-positive women, nonwhites, injection drug users, and people starting ART with fewer than 350 CD4s still trail HIV-positive comparison groups and the general population in life expectancy. (natap.org)
  • Among people infected by another route, life expectancy jumped from 43.5 in 2000-2002, to 52.4 in 2003-2005, and to 56.1 in 2006-2007. (natap.org)
  • The rise in suicide has also demolished the old stereotype that only chronically depressed people take their own lives. (mercola.com)
  • Ironically, Hispanic and Black people of both sexes showed that even in this under-educated group, life expectancy increased over time. (washingtonmonthly.com)
  • The biggest cancer killers in Brooklyn in 2008 were those associated with the respiratory system, claiming the lives of 768 people. (brooklynpaper.com)
  • People with PBC can lead healthy, symptom-free lives for 10 years or more after diagnosis. (emoryhealthcare.org)
  • But when infant mortality drops below 100 deaths per 1000 births, life expectancy switches and now depends primarily on the lifetimes of older people. (citizendium.org)
  • Exact calculation requires a life table that shows what proportion of people at a given age die that year. (citizendium.org)
  • People with unipolar depression have a significant shorter life expectancy, especially men. (nih.gov)
  • What this represents is a sufficient number of young people are getting 30 or 40, if not 50, years cut out of their lives," Sturgeon said. (abcactionnews.com)
  • But what's happening now is that Cystic Fibrosis is showing up in people later in life. (seattlepi.com)
  • So, he and his colleagues used the somewhat new Seattle Heart Failure Model to make predictions about 122 people being treated for heart failure, and to tell them the life span predicted by the model, which gives a fairly detailed description of what a heart failure patient can expect. (drugs.com)
  • Depending on a wide range of factors, current life expectancy has been shown to be close to 20 years from the time of diagnosis. (healthline.com)
  • Your life expectancy after a diagnosis of emphysema depends on a number of variables, not the least of which is the degree to which the lungs have already been damaged by the time of diagnosis. (ehow.co.uk)
  • They also controlled for lead-time bias, or an earlier diagnosis that doesn't lead to improvement in life expectancy. (medpagetoday.com)
  • For the second year in a row, life expectancy in the U.S. has fallen - fueled by opioid use, suicide, and - most shockingly - alcohol consumption. (yahoo.com)
  • However, the change is consistent with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data that showed increasing opioid overdoses and suicides weighed on U.S. life expectancy . (cnbc.com)
  • Yet factors such as obesity and tobacco use account for less than a third of the gap in life expectancy, according to the report. (weforum.org)
  • This finding provides further evidence that there is a clear, direct dose-response relationship between volume of physical activity and years of life gained," said Mark Tremblay, director of the Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group at the University of Ottawa, Canada. (livescience.com)
  • And they say that because of obesity, the children of today could wind up living two to five years less than they otherwise would, a negative effect on life span that could be greater than that caused by cancer or coronary heart disease. (nytimes.com)
  • Obesity is such that this generation of children could be the first basically in the history of the United States to live less healthful and shorter lives than their parents," said Dr. David S. Ludwig, director of the obesity program at Children's Hospital Boston, and one of the authors of the report. (nytimes.com)
  • Results show that keeping blood cholesterol low early in life appears to decrease the risk of death from all diseases -- not just heart disease -- reports statistician Keaven Anderson. (washingtonpost.com)
  • If you are becoming overweight or obese, avoiding further weight gain could well add years to your life. (ox.ac.uk)