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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.
Parenthood may boost longevity, study suggests

Parenthood may boost longevity, study suggests

Birth-weights of babies have not increased over last 150 years, research reveals

Birth-weights of babies have not increased over last 150 years, research reveals

UAB professor receives grant for HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder research

UAB professor receives grant for HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder research

Immune system defect makes Addison’s patients prone to respiratory infections

Immune system defect makes Addison’s patients prone to respiratory infections

Gentle Chinese martial art could help prevent falls in people with Parkinson’s disease, study shows

Gentle Chinese martial art could help prevent falls in people with Parkinson’s disease, study shows

Older people with back pain have 13% increased risk of dying from any cause, study finds

Older people with back pain have 13% increased risk of dying from any cause, study finds

Study: Life expectancy projected to surpass 90 years in coming decades

Study: Life expectancy projected to surpass 90 years in coming decades

Mayo Clinic study finds link between biology of aging and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Mayo Clinic study finds link between biology of aging and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

New report highlights serious health problems faced by spinal cord injury patients

New report highlights serious health problems faced by spinal cord injury patients

Smoking cessation counseling can be effective when given shortly after lung cancer screening

Smoking cessation counseling can be effective when given shortly after lung cancer screening

New ASTRO guideline underscores safety, effectiveness of palliative radiation therapy for bone metastases

New ASTRO guideline underscores safety, effectiveness of palliative radiation therapy for bone metastases

Dietary fructose consumption may increase risk for NASH in children and adolescents

Dietary fructose consumption may increase risk for NASH in children and adolescents

Older adults developing preference for LAT relationships

Older adults developing preference for LAT relationships

FDA approves new treatment for wide range of patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy

FDA approves new treatment for wide range of patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Scientists secure NIH grant to test portable blood-adhesion monitor for sickle cell disease patients

Scientists secure NIH grant to test portable blood-adhesion monitor for sickle cell disease patients

Poor socioeconomic conditions linked to loss of more than two years of life

Poor socioeconomic conditions linked to loss of more than two years of life

Food: the good, the bad and the ugly

Food: the good, the bad and the ugly

Study links low socioeconomic status to ill health and early death

Study links low socioeconomic status to ill health and early death

First stem cell study could lead to development of therapy to reduce inflammation caused by CF

First stem cell study could lead to development of therapy to reduce inflammation caused by CF

Light emitted from digital screens can cause irreversible damage to eyes, research shows

Light emitted from digital screens can cause irreversible damage to eyes, research shows