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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 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

Targeted treatment slows progression of two degenerative brain diseases in mice

Targeted treatment slows progression of two degenerative brain diseases in mice

Prevention, not cure, may be key to stopping Alzheimer’s disease

Prevention, not cure, may be key to stopping Alzheimer’s disease

Article highlights link between diabetes and depression as likely cause for increased self-harm rates

Article highlights link between diabetes and depression as likely cause for increased self-harm rates

Researchers achieve new step towards treatment of myotubular myopathy using gene therapy

Researchers achieve new step towards treatment of myotubular myopathy using gene therapy

Number of HIV-positive cancer patients in the U.S. projected to decrease through 2030

Number of HIV-positive cancer patients in the U.S. projected to decrease through 2030

Low normalized grip strength linked to cardiometabolic diseases and disabilities in adults

Low normalized grip strength linked to cardiometabolic diseases and disabilities in adults

Researchers identify mechanism to recover aging of Progeria patients

Researchers identify mechanism to recover aging of Progeria patients

Alzheimer’s disease risk not increased by psychiatric disorders

Alzheimer’s disease risk not increased by psychiatric disorders

Researchers discover key to reveal secret of reversible aging recovery

Researchers discover key to reveal secret of reversible aging recovery

Could light from LED screens cause irreversible eye damage?

Could light from LED screens cause irreversible eye damage?

New analysis reveals high rate of colon cancer screening among dialysis patients

New analysis reveals high rate of colon cancer screening among dialysis patients

New recommendations aim to guide doctors and patients about testing, treatment options

New recommendations aim to guide doctors and patients about testing, treatment options

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