A team of scientists from the University of Hawaii conducted a study and found that men with average and small growth live longer, than individuals with high growth. Data were established during the research, several thousand Americans, native country which was Japan.
Volunteers were divided into two groups. In the first group were people with a growth of less than 158 cm, the second more 163 see the Statistics showed that the average life expectancy of volunteers from the first group was more.
Scientists suggest that the secret may lie in the presence of FOX3 gene. This structure is responsible for longevity regulates insulin reduces the predisposition to neoplastic diseases.
Interestingly, the regularities are evident not only among humans but also among animals and insects. In the future, scientists conducting similar statistical studies among different nationalities. This will allow to obtain more accurate information.