The gap between the average life expectancy of men and women is 4.2 years. A male born this year will live an average of 77.7 years while a female will live an average of 81.9 years. Kirkwood described that the paternalistic theory that women are the weaker of the two sexes could be inaccurate.
The new research suggests that women could be living longer than men because their bodies are more capable of repairing themselves. Men’s bodies are less capable and are more disposable. continue reading>>