* WOMEN LIVE MORE THAN MEN *
According to scientists, to the extent that the body's defenses weaken over time, men's susceptibility to illness increases, which lowers its lifespan. In reaching this
conclusion, analyzed blood samples from 350 healthy volunteers in Japan, aged between 20 and 90 years of age and of both sexes. Katsuiku Hirokawa, coordinator of the
work ensures that the aging process is different in men and women for many reasons. One is that the Women have more estrogen than men, which are protected from
cardiovascular disease until menopause: "Our results indicate that the rate of decrease in these immune parameters is slower in women than in men and this is consistent
with the fact that women live longer"