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The reason why women live longer than men
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 03, 2012 10:01 am 
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Scientists are finally beginning to understand one of life’s enduring mysteries - why women live, on average, longer than men.

The new research describes how mutations to the DNA of the mitochondria can account for differences in the life expectancy of males and females. Read more


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Re: The reason why women live longer than men
PostPosted: Tue Aug 21, 2012 2:46 pm 
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Yeah! It left me pretty speechless too! Don't you comment, Jo.


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Re: The reason why women live longer than men
PostPosted: Tue Aug 21, 2012 3:32 pm 
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I'll just say if a man gets a women around 6 years older than him that should just be about right.


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Re: The reason why women live longer than men
PostPosted: Tue Aug 21, 2012 3:46 pm 
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Mine is 16 months older than me, think I should swap?


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Re: The reason why women live longer than men
PostPosted: Tue Aug 21, 2012 3:49 pm 
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Nahh...You'll probably age her 5 years anyway. :)


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Re: The reason why women live longer than men
PostPosted: Tue Aug 21, 2012 3:52 pm 
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Love you too x


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