Sleep: Not enough can trigger three serious health conditions and shorten life expectancy

Sleep can boost a person’s health in a number of ways, from improving immunity to helping you lose weight. Not getting enough can have a detrimental effect. Millions of people suffer from poor sleep as a result of stress, their job and computers. But bad moods and lack of focus aren’t the only negatives that […]

How to live longer: Following a Japanese diet could add years to your life expectancy

How to live longer is a question everybody wish they knew the answer to, but over the years scientists have discovered the answer to living a longer life is in some simple lifestyle changes. Regular exercise and quitting smoking are recommended to help improve longevity, alongside a healthy and balanced diet. The NHS recommends people […]

Diabetes type 2: What is the life expectancy? How to prevent symptoms of the condition

DIABETES type 2 symptoms can be difficult to detect, but it’s important to recognise all the signs or do what you can to prevent the condition as it can lead to more serious health problems such as heart disease. But after you identified the symptoms and you’e been diagnosed with the condition, what is the […]

How to live longer: Eat this much olive oil a day to increase your life expectancy

How to live longer is a question everyone wish they knew the answer to. Quitting smoking can cut your risk of dying from cancer related to smoking and slash your risk of stroke. And alongside exercise, the NHS, says eating a healthy, balanced diet is crucial to helping you live longer, and one food recommended […]

State media in China boasted that their healthy life expectancy is now better than in the US — and they’re right

Getty Images China was celebrating this week after new figures put its “healthy life expectancy” ahead of the US. Chinese people can now expect 68.7 years of healthy life, compared to 68.5 for Americans. The US figure peaked in 2010, while China’s keeps on rising, and this year pulled ahead. State media in China were […]