Even under extreme conditions as famines, epidemics, and slavery. Women live longer than men.
Danish study challenges speculations that the improving longevity is the result of the survival of very frail and disabled elderly.
Most studies on the health of oldest olds are based on self-reported or physician-reported information, not objective health information. But is that good enough?
Scientists are searching for a genetic blueprint that will enable humans to stay healthy and vital well into their old age.