Men have 60% higher risk for death, worldwide study shows

Men aged 50 years or older had a 60% higher mortality risk than women aged 50 years or older, in part due to smoking and CVD rates, a worldwide study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal showed.“Many studies have examined the potential impact of social, behavioral and biological factors on sex differences in mortality, but few have been able to investigate potential variation across countries,” Yu-Tzu Wu, PhD, a research associate at King’s College London, and colleagues wrote.In general, women have longer life expectancies but higher rates of disability andRead More

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