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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]