A study attempted to shed light on why "deaths of despair" may be causing the shorter life expectancy of white Americans.
South Koreans ranked as the highest life expectancy in the world, and those in the United States were amongst the lowest where men and women are expected to live 79.5 and 83.3 years respectively.
White American’s life expectancy has slightly declined in 2014, according to the new federal data. More younger and middle-age whites are dying due to drug related causes and suicide and this is lowering the average life spans for the white American population as a whole.
Researchers found that participants who closely followed Japan's government-recommended dietary guidelines had a 15 percent lower risk of dying during a 15-year time period, as compared to those who didn't.
To maintain an active lifestyle between the ages of 40 and 50 can be beneficial in preventing shrinking of brain, thus extending the life expectancy, reveals a new study
The infant mortality rate in the United States fell to a new low in 2014, new federal data revealed.
Researchers examine genes that are related to the aging process.
The life epectancy gap between white and black Americans has narrowed to a four-year difference, a new study reported.
A new report found that the life expectancies for white and black Americans continue to vary throughout the country.
According to a new study, getting a preventive mastectomy does not improve survival rate from breast cancer.
WHO reported that the global world's life expectancy increased for men and women.
A new study found that shorter men tend to live longer than taller men,
A new study found that the loss of the Y chromosome in blood cells could explain why men have shorter life expectancies than women.
Researchers reported that patients are twice as likely to be alive two years after their mouth and throat cancers recur if the cancers were caused by a virus.
The gap between the life expectancies of rural and urban residents is growing, according to a new study.