Daily Archives: 5. May 2009

Why do females live longer than males?

It has long been known that females tend to outlive males.  I have only to look at my own family’s history to see how that kept happening.  And apparently this also happens in a variety of other species as well. … Continue reading

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Women who give birth late in life live longer – and so do their brothers

Previous studies have found that women who have babies naturally in their 40s or 50s tend to live significantly longer than other women. At first it seemed that epigenetic factors were at work here.  The theory was that something changes … Continue reading

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