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Life expectancy is the expected (in the statistical sense) number of years of life remaining at a given age. It is denoted by e''x'', which means the average number of subsequent years of life for someone now aged ''x'', according to a particular mortality experience.
New spherical nucleic acid drug crosses blood-brain barrier to target brain tumors in animals

New spherical nucleic acid drug crosses blood-brain barrier to target brain tumors in animals

Introduction of ART has increased life expectancy in HIV patients by 10 years

Introduction of ART has increased life expectancy in HIV patients by 10 years

Researchers find unforeseen increase in smoking-related mortality risk among East German women

Researchers find unforeseen increase in smoking-related mortality risk among East German women

Cancer screening for transplant patients do not meet existing guidelines, new study finds

Cancer screening for transplant patients do not meet existing guidelines, new study finds

The health system has improved in Israel, but challenges still remain

The health system has improved in Israel, but challenges still remain

Scientists identify differences in outcomes for women and men with AFF in emergency departments

Scientists identify differences in outcomes for women and men with AFF in emergency departments

Study: Patients operated by higher volume mitral surgeons experience lower mortality and reoperations

Study: Patients operated by higher volume mitral surgeons experience lower mortality and reoperations

African-Americans are living longer, but racial disparity still exists, according to CDC

African-Americans are living longer, but racial disparity still exists, according to CDC

New study highlights importance of cervical cancer screening for older women after age 65

New study highlights importance of cervical cancer screening for older women after age 65

Heterogeneity may drive longer lives in females, study reveals

Heterogeneity may drive longer lives in females, study reveals

Mayo Clinic study shows surgery could more than double life expectancy for kidney cancer patients

Mayo Clinic study shows surgery could more than double life expectancy for kidney cancer patients

Researchers identify obesity as leading cause of preventable life-years lost

Researchers identify obesity as leading cause of preventable life-years lost

Researchers discover how protein aggregation triggers aging

Researchers discover how protein aggregation triggers aging

Periodic check-ups are essential to maintain health and longevity of baby boomers

Periodic check-ups are essential to maintain health and longevity of baby boomers

Study reveals newly diagnosed type 1 and type 2 diabetes is on a rising trend among American youth

Study reveals newly diagnosed type 1 and type 2 diabetes is on a rising trend among American youth

Healthcare for mental illness is on the decline in US, say experts

Healthcare for mental illness is on the decline in US, say experts

New NSF Industry/University Cooperative Research Center to focus on developing neural technologies

New NSF Industry/University Cooperative Research Center to focus on developing neural technologies

New 7-gene test strategy could improve life expectancy for women at risk of hereditary breast cancer

New 7-gene test strategy could improve life expectancy for women at risk of hereditary breast cancer

Study finds increasing trends in new diagnosed cases of type 1 and type 2 diabetes among youth

Study finds increasing trends in new diagnosed cases of type 1 and type 2 diabetes among youth

Lower-face asymmetries may help identify early life stress

Lower-face asymmetries may help identify early life stress