Biological Clue to Why Women Live Longer Than Men
by Shruti Modi
In Biological clue to why women live longer than men for BBC, Helen Briggs discusses a study citing reasons why women live longer than men.
Women live longer than men partly because their immune systems age more slowly, a study suggests.
As the body’s defences weaken over time, men’s increased susceptibility to disease shortens their lifespans, say Japanese scientists. [more]