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COVID-19 has caused the biggest decrease in life expectancy since World War II: Oxford University study

London: The COVID-19 pandemic triggered life expectancy losses not seen since World War II in Western Europe and exceeded those observed around the dissolution of the Eastern Bloc in central and Eastern European countries, according to research published today, led by scientists at Oxford’s Leverhulme Centre for Demographic Science.

Air Pollution is cutting lives short by 8.6 years in UP: AQLI

Lucknow/UNI: On an average, air pollution cuts short life expectancy of citizens in Uttar Pradesh by nearly 8.6 years relative to what they would be if particulate concentrations everywhere were at the level of 10 µg/m 3 deemed safe by the WHO,  as per a new analysis of the Air Quality Life Index (AQLI).

Women outliving men ‘everywhere’, new UN health agency statistics report shows

New York, Apr 5 (IBNS): Average life-expectancy globally has increased by five-and-a-half years since the turn of the century, and women outlive men “everywhere”, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday.

A healthy lifestyle increases life expectancy by up to seven years, says study

New Delhi, July 21 (IBNS): A new study published today in Health Affairs shows that people who refrain from engaging in risky health behaviors not only have a very long life — longer than the famously long-lived Japanese - but that most of these additional years of life are spent in good health.