Women are genetically programmed to live longer than men, a study has found according to Daily mail.
It is well known ladies tend to live longer than gentlemen.
But now scientists have discovered that this 'male disadvantage' is not just a human phenomenon – because of men having higher likelihoods of men dying in war, violence or exposure to industrial accidents.
A study of monkeys and apes find that males in primate species also live shorter lives.
The study, analysed data from more than one million births and deaths from the 18th century to the present day.