In China, the average lifespan
was only 42 years as recently as 1950 - but then it began increasing by six months per year, so that the average Chinese citizen can now expect to live to 75 years.
He begins his book with the story of a young officer who died after six weeks and four days, four days over the average lifespan
of a junior officer on the Western Front during the worst weeks of the war.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Scientists are reporting the first evidence that consumption of a healthful antioxidant substance in apples extends the average lifespan
of test animals, and does so by 10 percent.
The Assembly Government statistics show men in Ceredigion can expect to live to an average age of 80.4 - while their counterparts in Merthyr Tydfil have an average lifespan
of just 74.6, nearly three years below the average male life expectancy in Wales.
Abolishing the fixed default retirement age will give people more choices as the average lifespan
increases, but the change also means people will pay taxes longer, a revenue raising benefit that could help address the country's record deficit.
For men, average lifespan
rose to 79.59 years last year, but fell to fifth
The average lifespan
in China is now 73 (it was only 41 in 1949); many parts of the country have no pension plan--this is where the son supporting his aged parents comes in--and those which do, e.g.
And Deborah Arnott, head of the anti-smoking pressure group ASH, warned: "Half of all smokers will die before they quit." Long-term puffing knocks about 10 years off an average lifespan
"Stay 40: Without Diet or Exercise" takes a look at the somewhat optimistic tale saying that the average lifespan
is increasing ...
The average Israeli man can expect to live 78 years, higher than in other developed countries except for Iceland, where the average lifespan
is 79.2 years, and Japan, Switzerland, Sweden and Australia, where men live a few months longer than in Israel.
Most asphalt and concrete runways have an average lifespan
between 16 and 20 years, says Proulx.