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Monday, July 20, 2015

Why are Women live longer than Men?

There are 53 supercentenarians (people aged over 110 years old) who live in the world, 51 of them women. This means that 95 percent of that amount. Is it true that a woman has the potential to live longer than men?

An international researchers team investigating the life span of men and women born between 1800 and 1935 in 13 developed countries to seek the answers. As a result, they found that a very long lifespan in women only appeared recently.
Studies have shown that women outlive men. (Picture from: http://ti.me/XbR9hR)
Prior to 1840, the death rate among men and women are almost identical, but, since 1880 it declined considerably. Diet, vaccinations, and better health care make women the death rate fell by 70% compared to men. Heart disease also seemed to only attack the men, according to the researchers report in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

The oldest woman in the world who are still alive today is Misao Okawa. This Japanese woman recently celebrated her 117th birthday in March. She also declared the world's oldest woman by Guinness World Records.

Researchers seen, biologically men are more prone to cardiovascular health problems and weight they are likely to uncontrolled acts become one of the causes. The researchers plan to further explore the differences in male and female views of biological, genetic, and lifestyle to get a more complete answer. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | LIVESCIENCE]
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