New services needed for rise in 100-year-olds

Posted by on June 5, 2014 in Home Page | 0 comments

Over 35,000 people lived to 100 years or more in England over the last ten years, with a large proportion subsequently dying from frailty exacerbated by pneumonia, according to a new study by King’s College London.

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‘Place and cause of death in centenarians: a population based observational study in England, 2001 to 2010’, by Evans et al, is published in the journal PLOS Medicine and can be accessed here.


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