Tag Archives: life expectancy

Longevity and telomere length

Came across a New Scientist article last week about the findings from an examination of the blood and tissues of Hendrikje van Andel-Schipper after her death in 2005. Aged 115 at her death, she was at one point the oldest … Continue reading

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How does the life expectancy of Australian men compare to others?

I was asked by a journalist last week for statistics on trends in life expectancy of Australian men, and in particular, where Australia ranked in the world. So I pulled out our latest life expectancy estimates, published a couple of … Continue reading

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