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Men at 100 are healthier than women

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WHEN it comes to reaching 100, women hugely outnumber men, but researcher­s have discovered men who reach the milestone tend to be healthier.

Despite being outnumbere­d by female centenaria­ns by more than four to one, 100year-old men were found to be less affected by serious diseases, a King’s College study found.

Amazingly, 100-year-olds of both sexes were healthier than those up to 25 years their junior, when it came to diabetes, cancer and heart disease.

Researcher­s believe if a person has lived that long without being affected, they may have an in-built resistance.

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