There IS a limit on human life expectancy: Scientists say we cannot hope to live longer than 115 years old despite medical advances
Researchers claim to have discovered the maximum age 'ceiling' for human lifespan.
Despite growing life expectancy because of better nutrition, living conditions and medical care, Dutch scientists say our longevity cannot keep extending forever.
Women can only live to a maximum of 115.7 years, they said, while men can only hope for 114.1 years at the most.
The research by statisticians at Tilburg and Rotterdam's Erasmus universities said however there were still some people who had bent the norm, like French woman Jeanne Calment who died at the ripe old age of 122 years and 164 days in... read more
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