Demographics

Search for Anti-Aging information and Medical News in Demographics within the Longevity and Age Management section

142 articles.
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.

Continue reading…
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.

Continue reading…
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.

Continue reading…
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.

Continue reading…
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.

Continue reading…
Posted on Nov. 18, 2013, 6 a.m. in Stroke Demographics Health Disparities
Global Stroke Burden Up

While rates of nonfatal and fatal stroke are on the decline, the overall burden of stroke in terms of absolute numbers of people affected around the world is on a sharp rise.

Continue reading…
Posted on Nov. 6, 2013, 6 a.m. in Demographics Bone and Dental
“State of Decay” in Oral Health in the US

With only 2% of retired Americans having dental insurance, Oral Health America warns of an impending epidemic of poor periodontal health among older Americans.

Continue reading…
Posted on Nov. 5, 2013, 6 a.m. in Demographics Healthcare and Public Policy Sensory
Cataract Surgeries on the Rise

The condition that causes a clouding of the eye’s lens is an under-recognized cause of the loss of the ability to live independently.

Continue reading…
Posted on Oct. 17, 2013, 6 a.m. in Demographics Aging Longevity
Americans Living Longer and Healthier Lives

Research shows that the average 25-year-old American today can expect 2.4 more years of a healthy life than 20-years ago.

Continue reading…
Posted on Oct. 7, 2013, 6 a.m. in Demographics Healthcare and Public Policy Vitamins
Worldwide, 1 in 3 People Low in Vitamin D

Discerning patterns of Vitamin D status worldwide, German researchers identify population subgroups potentially at-risk for bone and cardiac disorders.

Continue reading…