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Friday, July 06, 2018


There’s no known upper limit to human longevity, study suggests

Chiyo Miyako of Japan is the world's oldest verified living person as of June 29, 2018, according to the Gerontology Research Group. She credits eating eel, drinking red wine, and never smoking for her longevity. (credit:  Medical Review Co., Ltd.) 
New high-precision database of Italians shows risk of death leveling off at age 105
Human death risk increases exponentially from 65 up to about age 80. At that point, the range of risks starts to increase. But by age 105, the death risk actually levels off — suggesting there’s no known upper limit for human lifespan.* That’s the conclusion of a controversial study by an international team of scientists, … more…

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