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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.
Study: Population aging likely to end in China, USA, and Germany

Study: Population aging likely to end in China, USA, and Germany

Patients with advanced illness should have more options for end-of-life care

Patients with advanced illness should have more options for end-of-life care

Breast cancer drug Kadcyla now offered on NHS

Breast cancer drug Kadcyla now offered on NHS

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy reduces depression, anxiety among chronic pain patients

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy reduces depression, anxiety among chronic pain patients

Happitech, Arrhythmia Alliance and Bug Labs launch Heart for Heart e-health initiative

Happitech, Arrhythmia Alliance and Bug Labs launch Heart for Heart e-health initiative

FOI technique found to be effective in detecting joint inflammation in children

FOI technique found to be effective in detecting joint inflammation in children

Higher BMI, abdominal obesity and body fat linked to greater risk of rheumatoid arthritis in women

Higher BMI, abdominal obesity and body fat linked to greater risk of rheumatoid arthritis in women

New tools can potentially play key role in early diagnosis of systemic sclerosis

New tools can potentially play key role in early diagnosis of systemic sclerosis

Surgery prior to drug treatment not beneficial for women with metastasized breast cancer

Surgery prior to drug treatment not beneficial for women with metastasized breast cancer

Single-dose radiotherapy effectively reduces spinal cord compression symptoms

Single-dose radiotherapy effectively reduces spinal cord compression symptoms

Patients nearing end of life may not feel abandoned after discontinuation of cholesterol medications

Patients nearing end of life may not feel abandoned after discontinuation of cholesterol medications

CTs of core muscle may help identify optimal treatments for older patients with hip fractures

CTs of core muscle may help identify optimal treatments for older patients with hip fractures

Tobacco use more common among HIV positive individuals, York study shows

Tobacco use more common among HIV positive individuals, York study shows

New treatment strategies increase lifespan of transplanted kidneys

New treatment strategies increase lifespan of transplanted kidneys

Study highlights rising burden of aging and disability in the coming decade

Study highlights rising burden of aging and disability in the coming decade

BGU researchers redesign portion of FDA-approved drug into new molecule to treat ALS

BGU researchers redesign portion of FDA-approved drug into new molecule to treat ALS

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