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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.
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

Increasing idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis research

Increasing idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis research

Hypertensive disease of pregnancy linked to higher risk for early mortality

Hypertensive disease of pregnancy linked to higher risk for early mortality

Stop smoking services may improve mental health of smokers with depression

Stop smoking services may improve mental health of smokers with depression

People with schizophrenia more likely to have diabetes than general population

People with schizophrenia more likely to have diabetes than general population

MUSC scientists design novel antibody-based therapy to fight against cancer

MUSC scientists design novel antibody-based therapy to fight against cancer

Scientists discover gene that may open new door to developing treatments for Alzheimer's disease

Scientists discover gene that may open new door to developing treatments for Alzheimer's disease

Study finds decline in rate of prostate cancer treatment after change in screening recommendations

Study finds decline in rate of prostate cancer treatment after change in screening recommendations

Studies reveal long-term effects of gastric bypass surgery in severely obese teenagers

Studies reveal long-term effects of gastric bypass surgery in severely obese teenagers

'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