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[Sweden, UK] Men who live to 100 healthier than women: Male centenarians found to be less affected by serious illnesses

Another surprising finding was that six per cent of centenarians are still smoking after having received a telegram from the Queen... More women had been smokers during their lifetime 85 per cent of women compared to 61 per cent of men.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 22, 2015 07:40

VIDEO: How To Get Wrinkles And Look Older

The Wrinkler is a foolproof product that makes you look older and more wrinkly (hence the name) by ageing your skin prematurely...That's right, it's a parody infomercial, but a pretty effective one by Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) USA - an independen
Men's Health Magazine
added Jun 16, 2015 11:18

Americans Believe They Have The Power To Reduce Their Risk Of Cognitive Decline But Don't Know How To Make It Happen

A recent survey from Reader's Digest and the Alzheimer's Association shines new light...Only 62 percent of people realize that smoking affects their risk of cognitive decline. While studies show that smoking increases risk of cognitive decline, quitting
PR Newswire
added Jun 16, 2015 06:49

[Spain, UK] Growing old disgracefully! Meet the British pensioners living in boozy Benidorm who believe 'life begins at 60'... as they drink until dawn and go dancing every night

Smoking and driving - Harry Bird, or Flash Harry as he's known in the Spanish resort, has a 60-a-day habit but refuses to kick it, saying he's having too much fun
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 15, 2015 21:44

[UK] UTLEY: What happens when a chain-smoking, boozy slob like me takes a test to see when I'll drop dead?

But even this didn’t inquire how many cigarettes I smoked a day, asking merely: ‘Do you smoke tobacco now?’ The alternative-choice answers were: ‘Yes, most or all days/ only occasionally/ no.’ (In my case, they could have left that ‘s’ off the end of ‘al
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 5, 2015 14:48

[UK] Lay summary - UbbLE

Overall, walking pace was a stronger predictor than smoking habits and other lifestyle measurements... When Andrea and Erik examined only individuals who didn’t have any major diseases, measurements of smoking habits were the strongest predictors of death
UbbLE Longevity Explorer (se)
added Jun 5, 2015 08:03

[Sweden, UK] About UbbLE

On this website, which we named UbbLE, you can explore the findings of the scientific research* carried out by Andrea Ganna (Karolinska Institutet and Uppsala University) and Erik Ingelsson (Uppsala University).
UbbLE Longevity Explorer (se)
added Jun 5, 2015 08:01
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5 year mortality predictors in 498 103 UK Biobank participants: a prospective population-based study

Measures that can simply be obtained by questionnaires and without physical examination were the strongest predictors of all-cause mortality in the UK Biobank population. The prediction score we have developed accurately predicts 5 year all-cause mortali
The Lancet (uk)
added Jun 5, 2015 07:58

[UK] Website determines your risk of dying within 5 years

researchers from a Swedish institute have created an online tool that calculates a person's risk ... For individuals who did not report any major diseases, smoking habits were the strongest predictor of mortality within five years.
added Jun 5, 2015 07:52

[UK] Ubble: the online test to predict if you'll die within five years

Scientists use questions on smoking, how briskly you walk and how many cars you own to find your risk of death... The website, called Ubble (for UK Longevity Explorer), also tells people their “Ubble age”. If their Ubble age is lower than their real age,
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 5, 2015 07:49
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