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Study: Having Daughter Can Increase A Father’s Longevity, Here’s How

A recent study, involving 4,310 participants, highlighted a positive association between a daughter's birth and a father's longevity

Edited By : News24 Desk | Updated: Jan 18, 2024 12:51 IST
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A recent study from Poland’s University challenges the common belief that daughters are more cherished by their fathers. Instead, it suggests a direct link between having daughters and a father’s extended lifespan. This study, involving 4,310 participants, highlighted a positive association between a daughter’s birth and a father’s longevity. Furthermore, it indicated that individuals with more daughters tend to live longer, with an increase of approximately 74 weeks in a father’s average lifespan per daughter. The research outcomes were published in the American Journal of Human Biology

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First published on: Jan 05, 2024 09:01 PM IST

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