Nov 23, 2018

Poorest dying nearly ten years younger than the rich in “deeply worrying” trend

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On the growing life expectancy gap between the rich and the poor in England, a new study. I noticed that tendency years ago between whole nations and minority or social groups. I proposed that we concentrate on scientific research for indefinite lifespans so that a few years difference would not matter (Lens-Pechakova, Rejuvenation Res. 2014 Apr;17:239–42), but still life extension is not on the agenda.

The gap between the life expectancy of the richest and poorest sectors of society in England is increasing.

This is the finding of new research from Imperial College London.

The research, published in the journal Lancet Public Health, also reveals that the life expectancy of England’s poorest women has fallen since 2011, in what researchers say is a “deeply worrying” trend.

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