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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.
'Oldest old' more likely to suffer social exclusion than younger counterparts, research shows

'Oldest old' more likely to suffer social exclusion than younger counterparts, research shows

Researchers find striking differences between countries, age groups in access to proper care for DMD

Researchers find striking differences between countries, age groups in access to proper care for DMD

Four-year Johns Hopkins program provides efficient, less expensive care for patients in East Baltimore

Four-year Johns Hopkins program provides efficient, less expensive care for patients in East Baltimore

Targeted alpha therapy shows promise in treatment of metastatic prostate cancer

Targeted alpha therapy shows promise in treatment of metastatic prostate cancer

Latest advances in medical imaging for personalized healthcare

Latest advances in medical imaging for personalized healthcare

Lifestyle choices and obesity linked to lower life expectancy

Lifestyle choices and obesity linked to lower life expectancy

Experts aim to unlock secrets for overall well-being of elderly population in Europe

Experts aim to unlock secrets for overall well-being of elderly population in Europe

Researchers discover biological pathway that plays vital role in tumor development

Researchers discover biological pathway that plays vital role in tumor development

New drug receives FDA approval to reduce risk of cardiovascular death in adults with diabetes

New drug receives FDA approval to reduce risk of cardiovascular death in adults with diabetes

UT Austin researchers develop new oral capsule for treating hemophilia patients

UT Austin researchers develop new oral capsule for treating hemophilia patients

Social status affects immune regulation and health status in rhesus monkeys

Social status affects immune regulation and health status in rhesus monkeys

Brazil makes progress in reducing gap in health status, but inequalities persist

Brazil makes progress in reducing gap in health status, but inequalities persist

Researchers develop more efficient system for detecting and treating atrial fibrillation

Researchers develop more efficient system for detecting and treating atrial fibrillation

Stop Smoking Services across England facing ongoing budget cuts

Stop Smoking Services across England facing ongoing budget cuts

New technology uses USB stick to monitor HIV in bloodstream

New technology uses USB stick to monitor HIV in bloodstream

Research offers new insights into how immunotherapy could help treat or functionally cure HIV

Research offers new insights into how immunotherapy could help treat or functionally cure HIV

SMU virologist receives NCI grant to advance research into how certain viruses cause cancers

SMU virologist receives NCI grant to advance research into how certain viruses cause cancers

Scientists investigate role of mitochondria in Alzheimer's disease pathology

Scientists investigate role of mitochondria in Alzheimer's disease pathology

Pancreatic cancer to become third leading cause of death in the EU in 2017

Pancreatic cancer to become third leading cause of death in the EU in 2017

Smoking may shorten HIV patients' lifespan more than HIV itself

Smoking may shorten HIV patients' lifespan more than HIV itself