Though science lacks a definitive explanation for why women live longer, experts do have some theories — and they range from women’s genes to men’s dare-devilish dispositions battle of the. Women live longer than men this simple statement holds a tantalizing riddle that steven austad, phd, and kathleen fischer, phd, of the university of alabama at birmingham explore in a. This difference alone, say scientists, is a significant part of the reason why women generally live longer than men — and are more likely to become centenarians.
All across the world, women enjoy longer lifespans david robson investigates the reasons why, and whether men can do anything about it. Science 09 oct 1987: vol 238, issue 4824, pp 158-160 doi: 101126/science3659906. A weekly exploration of the latest developments in science and technology. A girl born in 2012 can expect to live to 812 years – almost 5 years longer than a boy born in the same year, who is likely to live to the age of 764 why is that turns out, the significant disability for men in making it to retirement, is the y-chromosome.
Women succumb to heart disease later heart disease is the leading killer of both men and women, but men are more likely to develop it—and die from it—as early as their 30s and 40swomen, on. Best answer: here are some interesting facts i found across the industrialized world, women still live 5 to 10 years longer than men among people over 100 years old, 85% are women, according to tom perls, founder of the new england centenarian study at boston university and creator of the website livingto100com. -- women generally outlive men, and researchers are exploring the reasons why evolution may play a role, researchers note in the journal human nature but other factors also work in. In russia women live 10 years longer than men, in bhutan the difference is less than half a year in rich countries the female advantage in longevity used to be smaller let’s now look at how the female advantage in longevity has changed over time.
Chris - well the statistics we have on populations bears that out that women do, on average, live longer than men do and there's a range of reasons why this might be true one of them is that women are relatively protected against big killers of humans until the age of the menopause. There is also a different perspective as to why women live longer than men that you need to know the thing is, men usually get involve in high-risk occupations that expose them to death not to mention the crazy and silly things they are fond of doing. Women are paid 20 percent less than men in the us but live about five years longer than men you might be surprised at the reasons that men, on average, die at a younger age. Why women live longer than men: male bodies are much more genetically 'disposable' a british man who has reached 65 can expect to live another 176. Women live longer than men primarily because of modern lifestyle factors, rather than any biological difference, a new study has found statistically, women are less prone to heart disease and.
Steven austadwomen live longer than men this simple statement holds a tantalizing riddle that steven austad, phd, and kathleen fischer, phd, of the university of alabama at birmingham explore in a perspective piece. Hey men, there’s good news and bad news the good news is we’re living decades longer than we were just a couple centuries ago the bad news is the gap between how long men live and how long. Across the industrialized world, women still live 5 to 10 years longer than men among people over 100 years old, 85% are women, according to tom perls, founder of the new england centenarian study at boston university and creator of the website livingto100comtimecom asks him why.
In trying to understand why women age slower than men, researchers have looked at the rate of cellular aging one of the biological differences from birth is that women have longer telomeres. Women in the industrialized parts of the world generally outlive their male counterparts by several years why is this happening find out the more women in the industrialized parts of the world generally outlive their male counterparts by several years why is this happening find out the answer. In the contemporary united states, males have 60 percent higher mortality than females in part i, published in the previous issue, we showed that 40 percent of this sex differential in mortality is due to a twofold elevation of arteriosclerotic heart disease among men major causes of higher rates. Why do women live longer than men by dr marios kyriazis it is a known fact that, in general, women live longer than men all life expectancy calculations over the past years tend to show that females live several years longer compared to males, as a group (see figure 1.
Women usually live longer than men why is this - and are modern day vices, such as smoking and drinking, reducing the longevity gap life expectancy in the uk is currently 79 years for men and 82 years for women so why do women tend to live longer. Why do women typically live longer than men the keynote address at the north american menopause society (nams) annual meeting in san diego, oct 3-6, reviews some old and provides some new. One major reason why women live longer is because they develop cardiovascular disease about 10 years later in life than men, often in their 70s and 80s rather than their 50s and 60s this was once credited to the female hormone estrogen, but that theory has been largely discarded, and we now know that giving estrogen to postmenopausal women.