2001 press release from US Dept of Health and Human Services describing recent findings.
The life expectancy page within a much larger effort to put mortality into perspective.
Causes of increased deaths in former states of the USSR. Book chapter viewable online at National Academy Press site.
Link to documents describing impact of longevity trends on world population.
Concise explanation of the mathematics of life expectancy calculation with links to related concepts.
Discussion of the causes of changes in life expectancy over the last 150 years.
Offers an international comparison of disability adjusted life expectancies.
Research on aging, molecular concepts of aging, cloning and age-related diseases such as Alzheimers, Werner syndrome, and Parkinsons.
Scientific and Educational Website on Human Longevity Studies
Online version of multi-author book describing biology and demography of longevity. Book can be ordered from National Academy Press.