Fri, 17 Feb 2012
Study suggests death rate keeps rising at same pace after age 80
Decades-old assumptions about the odds of reaching very old age may be wrong, which could put 100 out of reach for many seniors, a new study finds.
At issue is how likely you are to die each year as you age.
A team of researchers now believe that death rates continue to rise at the same rate after age 80, instead of flattening out a bit.
Read the full article in the HealthDay News