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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.
Cancer treatment may undergo a paradigm shift to immunotherapy soon

Cancer treatment may undergo a paradigm shift to immunotherapy soon

Study: Targeting specific genomic mutation in breast cancer improves survival

Study: Targeting specific genomic mutation in breast cancer improves survival

Study reports increased risk of death in children with inflammatory bowel disease

Study reports increased risk of death in children with inflammatory bowel disease

Report predicts life expectancy in 2040, Spain comes out on top

Report predicts life expectancy in 2040, Spain comes out on top

One-time universal screening recommended to tackle increase in hepatitis C

One-time universal screening recommended to tackle increase in hepatitis C

Patients once thought incurable can benefit from high-dose radiation therapy

Patients once thought incurable can benefit from high-dose radiation therapy

Research shows people over 65 are not performing enough physical activity

Research shows people over 65 are not performing enough physical activity

Early menopause and diabetes may reduce life expectancy

Early menopause and diabetes may reduce life expectancy

World Arthritis Day: New campaign raises awareness for early diagnosis of rheumatic diseases

World Arthritis Day: New campaign raises awareness for early diagnosis of rheumatic diseases

Study shows no added benefit of pertuzumab combination in treatment of early breast cancer

Study shows no added benefit of pertuzumab combination in treatment of early breast cancer

Study: Young adults who are obese can expect to lose up to 10 years in life expectancy

Study: Young adults who are obese can expect to lose up to 10 years in life expectancy

Study: Urban Inuit communities have more health problems than general Canadian population

Study: Urban Inuit communities have more health problems than general Canadian population

Frequent surveillance imaging not associated with improved overall postoperative survival

Frequent surveillance imaging not associated with improved overall postoperative survival

Yo-yo dieting increases risk of heart attack and stroke, finds study

Yo-yo dieting increases risk of heart attack and stroke, finds study

Study suggests diet as major contributor for high risk of hypertension in black Americans

Study suggests diet as major contributor for high risk of hypertension in black Americans

Combination approach appears to improve chemotherapy response, boost anti-tumor immunity

Combination approach appears to improve chemotherapy response, boost anti-tumor immunity

Researchers provide overview of trends toward increasing deaths of despair and declining health

Researchers provide overview of trends toward increasing deaths of despair and declining health

Diets rich in carbohydrates reduce body weight and fat

Diets rich in carbohydrates reduce body weight and fat

NIH launches clinical trial to test infusions of combination antibodies in people with HIV

NIH launches clinical trial to test infusions of combination antibodies in people with HIV

Scientists to focus on length of time when a person is alive and healthy

Scientists to focus on length of time when a person is alive and healthy