Sites listed will inform readers about the concept of life expectancy or about the general factors influencing life expectancy.
Online version of multi-author book describing biology and demography of longevity. Book can be ordered from National Academy Press.
Concise explanation of the mathematics of life expectancy calculation with links to related concepts.
Offers an international comparison of disability adjusted life expectancies.
Research on aging, molecular concepts of aging, cloning and age-related diseases such as Alzheimers, Werner syndrome, and Parkinsons.
Link to documents describing impact of longevity trends on world population.
Causes of increased deaths in former states of the USSR. Book chapter viewable online at National Academy Press site.
Generally favorable review of a book by Olshansky and Carnes that argues that large increases in life expectancy are unlikely in near future without fundamental advances in the science of aging. (Requires registration, but is reprinted in entirety on Amazon.)
Informational website on Gerontology and Aging Research
Scientific and Educational Website on Human Longevity Studies
Discussion of the causes of changes in life expectancy over the last 150 years.
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