New Study Questions Whether Death Rate Levels Off in Old Age
New Study Questions Whether Death Rate Levels Off in Old Age
A demographer’s model suggests the “mortality plateau” in the extreme elderly could be explained by clerical errors. Not everyone agrees.
New Study Questions Whether Death Rate Levels Off in Old Age
New Study Questions Whether Death Rate Levels Off in Old Age

A demographer’s model suggests the “mortality plateau” in the extreme elderly could be explained by clerical errors. Not everyone agrees.

A demographer’s model suggests the “mortality plateau” in the extreme elderly could be explained by clerical errors. Not everyone agrees.

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Study: Human Life Span Maxed Out
Study: Human Life Span Maxed Out
Ben Andrew Henry | Oct 6, 2016
Scientists argue that current medical advances cannot crack Homo sapiens’s natural age limit.
Spice of Life?
Spice of Life?
Tracy Vence | Aug 6, 2015
A large prospective study links the consumption of spicy foods to reduced mortality risk.
Flipped Fat-burning Linked to Cancer Cachexia
Flipped Fat-burning Linked to Cancer Cachexia
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Jul 22, 2014
Conversion of white fat to brown is associated with muscle atrophy and weight loss in cancer patients.
For Whom the Biomarkers Toll?
For Whom the Biomarkers Toll?
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Feb 27, 2014
Study finds that a handful of biological indicators can predict a healthy person’s risk of dying within five years.
Killer Cups?
Killer Cups?
Kerry Grens | Aug 16, 2013
Heavy coffee drinkers under 55 are more likely to die sooner, a study shows.
Isolation Harms Health
Isolation Harms Health
Kate Yandell | Mar 25, 2013
Being socially isolated could increase death risk in the elderly even if they don’t feel lonely.