What if the human life span keeps increasing?

A post from a good blog I want to share with you.

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by Rebecca Briant, Student and Receptionist, London, UK

The average life expectancy of humans is increasing at an unprecedented rate. Seen as one of the great achievements of the century, in the last 40 years alone it has risen by 10 years, and in 2011 life expectancy at birth was almost double what it was in 1841(1). But what will happen if our life span continues to increase, and how can we address the issues we will face?

As most people know, with age there comes a natural deterioration of the body. However, what we are already witnessing, and will see more of should trends continue to increase, is an unmanageable presence of chronic, multi-symptomatic conditions in our elderly and increasingly in younger people, which create a huge economic strain on the NHS. The annual cost of health and social care is far higher for elderly people, with more than…

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Why some people with very risky lifestyle and lots of risk factors can live longer than others free of risks? A long-standing question in medical practice.

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This is an excerpt of an article written by me submitted recently to be assessed for publication in a scientific journal that I would like to share with you.

In medical practice is common to find situations that might call into question any practitioner on the epidemiological component of cardiovascular disease (CVD).

How many times we assess patients with multiple cardiovascular risk factors (CRF) and poor adherence to the treatment and they never develop one expected disease resulting from these CRF. While at the other extreme, there are individuals without CRF and with an appropriate lifestyle who begin suffering from an “unexpected” acute or chronic heart disease.

Taking into account the above mentioned, this article attempts to answer the following question: which would be the wiser perspective to address the issue of cardiovascular risk in relation to causation in CVD? Continue reading “Why some people with very risky lifestyle and lots of risk factors can live longer than others free of risks? A long-standing question in medical practice.”