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What time of day you're likely to die

When you're most likely to die - November 22, 2012

Particularly when you're older, you're 14 percent more likely to die on your birthday than on any other day of the year. Particularly when you live in certain geographical areas, you're 13 percent more likely to die after getting paid. And particularly when you're human, you're more likely to die in the late morning -- around 11 a.m., specifically -- than at any other time during the day.

Yes. That last one comes from a new study, published in the Annals of Neurology, that identifies a common gene variant affecting circadian rhythms. And that variant, per study co-authors Andrew Lim and Clifford Saper, could also predict the time of day you will die.

But the circumstantial realities of old age change that, to a significant extent. "Social jet lag" -- the phenomenon through which our natural circadian rhythms are undermined by rigidl


Added: Nov-22-2012 Occurred On: Nov-21-2012
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