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Battle of the bulge

Babies now born in the western world will, on average, live three months longer than today's one-year-olds. Due to improvements in medicine and healthcare resources, the average life expectancy in industrialised nations has been rising at a rapid rate for many decades. Longevity researchers predict that, in the medium term, we shall be living to well over 100. The bad news is that we may carry around much more weight for a longer time. A recent study by the Public Health Epidemiology Departm