Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicLife expectancy

Topic: Life expectancy

UN report projects India to surpass China as world’s most populous country in 2023

Eight countries including Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, India among others will see the majority of the projected increase up to 2050.

Air pollution reducing Indians’ life expectancy by 5 years, says University of Chicago study

Air Quality Life Index, produced by Energy Policy Institute at University of Chicago, based on data from 2020. It says India’s National Clean Air Programme has potential to save 1.6 years of life.

Global life expectancy has risen by 43 years, but it’s more time living in poor health

Life expectancy is rising, but we are also spending more time living in poor health. A new study from the McKinsey Health Institute has a few answers.

WHO flags ‘lack of regulation in pvt sector’ in Indian healthcare, lauds rise in life expectancy

Review part of WHO’s ‘Health Systems in Transition (HiT)' profiles, which are country-based reports of health systems. Low public health spend among other issues raised.

SubscriberWrites: World Happiness Report shows how India lags behind in GDP, social support & life expectancy

For a big democracy like India, it would need greater efforts to drive the nation on the road of perfection, writes Seshank Mavalapalli

Covid has led to drop in life expectancy in India by 2 years, study says

The study by International Institute for Population Studies also says 35-79 age group had excess deaths caused by Covid in 2020 as compared to other years.

Covid led to biggest decrease in life expectancy since World War II, Oxford study finds

The study found that 27 of 29 nations spanning Europe, the US and Chile saw reductions in life expectancy in 2020, and at a scale which wiped out years of progress on mortality.

How can Indians live longer? We need the Blue Zone diet

An average Indian diet is unhealthy. Even rich Indians don’t eat right.

How long will people live in the future? Studies say you could live up to the age of 150

Researchers suggest that cellular decay behind ageing could be defeated to a point where people will no longer suffer from age-related health problems.

Women in India live longer than men but don’t have healthier lives, finds new report

World Health Statistics 2021 report finds that in India, overall life expectancy was at 70.8 years, but healthy life expectancy was at 60.3 years, trend common to other countries.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.