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Posted on June 26, 2015, 6 a.m. in Demographics Lifestyle
Challenges of Caregiving

As the nation’s population ages, the profile of the family caregiver is evolving.

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Posted on June 23, 2015, 6 a.m. in Longevity Demographics Stem Cell Women's Health
Secret to Longevity in Stem Cells

Of today’s 53 living supercentenarians (age 110 and over), 51 are female.

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Posted on May 8, 2015, 6 a.m. in Demographics Blood Pressure
Spike in BP-Related Deaths

The overall death rate from hypertension (high blood pressure) in the US has increased by 23% since 2000, despite the death rate from all other causes dropping by 21%.

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Posted on Feb. 2, 2015, 6 a.m. in Demographics Cancer
Declines in Cancer Deaths

While cancer mortality in the US has declined by 22% over the past two decades, persistent trends in cancer types remain as important public health issues.

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Posted on Jan. 19, 2015, 6 a.m. in Demographics Cancer Weight and Obesity
BMI a Major Cancer Risk Factor

High body mass index (BMI) may be responsible for half a million cancers a year worldwide.

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Posted on Sept. 3, 2014, 6 a.m. in Demographics Longevity
Multiple Chronic Conditions Threaten Gains in Life Expectancy

The average decline in life expectancy is 1.8 years with each additional chronic condition—ranging from 0.4 fewer years with the first condition to 2.6 fewer years with the sixth condition.

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Posted on Feb. 17, 2014, 6 a.m. in Demographics Cancer
Worldwide Cancer Cases to Soar by 70%

WHO’s IARC warns that over the next 20 years, cancer cases worldwide will rise sharply -- with lower income countries bearing much of the burden.

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Posted on Jan. 17, 2014, 6 a.m. in Demographics Longevity
US Life Expectancy Now at 78.7 Years

Americans are enjoying continuation of the steady increase that started 50 years ago.

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Posted on Dec. 25, 2013, 6 a.m. in Demographics Alzheimer's Disease
Alzheimer’s Trends Worldwide

The number of people living with dementia worldwide in 2013 is now estimated at 44 million, and will reach 135 million by 2050.

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Posted on Nov. 29, 2013, 6 a.m. in Demographics Diabetes
Global Number of Diabetes Cases to Soar

Whereas 382 million people worldwide have diabetes in 2013, that number will soar to 592 million by 2035.

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