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Have we now reached the limit of longer and healthier lives?
 

Have we now reached the limit of longer and healthier lives?

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Heart disease and dementia are on the rise globally, reversing decades of improving health trends. Long-term studies are trying to understand the risk factors associated with these diseases as people age.
 
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2 Nov 2016 - General
 
The increases in life expectancy are not necessarily accompanied by a concurrent postponement of functional limitations and disability. Although ageing processes are modifiable and that people may live longer without severe disability, there are still many challenges for ageing populations. The technological and medical development and redistribution of work have become extremely vital to take care of our growing elderly population. However, obesity is still one of the main obstacles to lengthen...
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