It’s a commonly accepted fact that women outlive men. Wherever you live, there’s a good chance that men will die on average eight years earlier than women. Is this an unavoidable fact of genetics or a problem we can begin to solve during the 2020s?
One 2019 review investigated this gap by evaluating existing national surveys for data on mortality, disease prevalence and physiological status to understand whether men overall have worse health.
In this issue of MAGNIFI, we delve into the challenges of men’s health, questioning why these differences may exist, what is currently being done to address them and what this means for the healthcare industry.