The study by University of Chicago's Energy Policy Institute ascertains how much longer a person can live if they breathe clean air. It said that India's high levels of air pollution have expanded geographically over time.
Published on Sep 01, 2021 12:05 PM IST
The figures capture the impact of a pandemic that’s been directly responsible for almost half a million American deaths.
Updated on Feb 18, 2021 06:15 PM IST
Bloomberg | | Posted by Prashasti Singh
A study quantifies the disparate impacts of Covid-19 on life expectancy in the United States on the basis of racial and ethnic disparities.
Updated on Jan 15, 2021 01:12 PM IST
The study, published in the Lancet journal, noted that life expectancy in India has risen from 59.6 years in 1990 to 70.8 years in 2019, ranging from 77.3 years in Kerala to 66.9 years in Uttar Pradesh.
Updated on Oct 16, 2020 01:37 PM IST
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Niyati Singh
The actual number of years a person could expect to live for depends on a range of socio-economic factors, health conditions, climate, etc.
Updated on Sep 28, 2020 08:47 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Vijdan Mohammad Kawoosa
Study reveals this factor causes the population to live longer as compared to those living in other societies
Updated on Sep 06, 2020 02:31 PM IST
Washington D.C. [USA] | By Asian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
The average life expectancy in India is 68.8 years, with women living close to three years longer than men. Life expectancy is 70.3 years for women in India, and 67.4 years for men, said the 2020 World Health Statistics report.
Updated on May 14, 2020 12:05 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sanchita Sharma
Coronavirus is hitting humanity where it hurts in the most complex way — the mind. Draw a road map based on that
Updated on Mar 16, 2020 07:42 PM IST
By Tulsipriya Rajkumari and Sanjana Kadyan
Be it growth, enhanced investment, life expectancy, literacy, and health, Bangladesh is doing well
Updated on Feb 15, 2020 06:48 PM IST
By Karan Thapar
Researchers have found that maintaining five healthy habits may increase years lived free of type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer.
Updated on Jan 11, 2020 03:33 PM IST
New York | By Indo Asian News Service
Habitual tea consumption was associated with more healthy years of life and longer life expectancy.
Updated on Jan 09, 2020 03:23 PM IST
Beijing | By Indo Asian News Service
Some types of belly fat accumulates around organs, contributing to increased inflammation and metabolic decline.
Updated on Nov 25, 2019 09:56 AM IST
New York | By Press Trust of India
The Air Quality Life Index (AQLI), produced by the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago (EPIC), shows there has been a 72% increase in pollution from 1998 to 2016 in the region which accounts for 40% of India’s population.
Updated on Oct 31, 2019 12:49 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Jayashree Nandi
Studies show that natural disasters tend to lower life expectancy more in women than in men.
Updated on Oct 28, 2019 02:42 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By Lalita Panicker
Singapore replaces US as world’s most competitive economy on World Economic Forum’s global competitiveness index
The Global Competitiveness Report, which is now in its 40th year, said the US is losing ground in measures such as “healthy life expectancy” and preparedness for the future skills needed in the 21st century.
Updated on Oct 09, 2019 07:04 AM IST
Geneva | By Associated Press
Air pollution results in babies born with low height and also leads to higher infant mortality rates. Despite this, few in India acknowledge that it is a serious problem.
Updated on Sep 07, 2019 12:48 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By Sudhirendar Sharma
PGIMER said foetus affected with thalassaemia major, won’t have normal life expectancy
Published on Aug 24, 2019 12:14 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Mohali | By HT Correspondent
An Australian man who’s above age 74 we know with 100 per cent certainty has outlived half of his cohort - he’s an above-average survivor compared to his peers born in the same year.
Updated on Aug 24, 2019 12:53 PM IST
Washington D.C. | By Asian News International
The slowdown in fertility rate along with an increase in life expectancy is ageing the population – the share of working and older population is increasing while the share of younger population is declining.
Updated on May 28, 2020 06:26 PM IST
New Delhi | By Vijdan Mohammad Kawoosa
Urban lifestyle fuels unhealthy eating patterns and inactivity, and is leading to nutritional deficiencies and obesity, which causes and aggravates bone and joint diseases.
Published on Jul 04, 2019 11:47 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
India’s Achilles' heel is likely to be the inefficient use of natural resources and growing pollution levels
Updated on Jun 18, 2019 07:57 PM IST
By Navroz K Dubash
While exposure to outdoor particulate matter (PM) accounted for a loss of nearly one year and six months in life expectancy, exposure to household air pollution accounted for a loss of nearly one year and two months, according to the CSE.
Published on Jun 12, 2019 12:07 AM IST
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
Yeh Bhi Hai Mumbai Meri Jaan [This too is Mumbai, my dear] — to be held at YB Chavan Auditorium in Nariman Point on June 14 — is a collection of 10 drama, dance and music acts put together by youths from Govandi, Shivaji Nagar and Makhurd.
Published on Jun 09, 2019 05:35 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
Jaspal, who has been a councillor in the City of Wolverhampton Council since 2012, is responsible for policy areas that include resilience and business continuity, community safety and cohesion, healthy ageing and healthy life expectancy.
Updated on May 18, 2019 10:29 PM IST
Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
An improvement in healthcare along with a decline in infant and child mortality have contributed to this progress
Updated on Apr 29, 2019 08:16 PM IST
By Bibek Debroy
Sikkim is supposed to hold assembly elections along with the Lok Sabha polls in April-May.
Updated on Mar 06, 2019 10:55 AM IST
Namchi (South Sikkim) | By Pramod Giri
By 2050, every fifth Indian will be above the age of 60, according to a 2017 joint report brought out by the Pension Fund Regulatory Development Authority (PFRDA) and CRISIL.
Updated on Feb 20, 2019 05:46 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Gautam Bhardwaj, Shrayana Bhattacharya, Varsha Marathe and Robert Palacios
According to research published earlier this year in Nature, there are about 500,000 people aged 100 years and above in the world, and the number is going to almost double every decade. There is no limit to longevity.
Updated on Jan 01, 2019 02:36 PM IST
New Delhi | By Rhythma Kaul
From DASH diet to Hara Hachi Bu, here’s what dictated our stomach and mind this year.
Updated on Dec 18, 2018 11:51 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By Abhinav Verma, New Delhi
Air pollution causes one in eight deaths and lowers life expectancy on average by 1.7 years, according to a pan-India study that should end the policy indecision on the urgency to implement clean air strategies
Updated on Dec 10, 2018 07:23 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent