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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.
Study finds stark socio-economic inequalities in children's body mass index

Study finds stark socio-economic inequalities in children's body mass index

Higher education associated with later onset of Alzheimer's-related accelerated cognitive decline

Higher education associated with later onset of Alzheimer's-related accelerated cognitive decline

Widespread HCV testing and treatment strategy in U.S. prisons improves outcomes

Widespread HCV testing and treatment strategy in U.S. prisons improves outcomes

Onset of inflammatory bowel disease in adulthood tied to higher mortality

Onset of inflammatory bowel disease in adulthood tied to higher mortality

Adult-onset inflammatory bowel disease tied to higher mortality

Adult-onset inflammatory bowel disease tied to higher mortality

People with fast walking pace have a long life expectancy

People with fast walking pace have a long life expectancy

Exploring the contributions of health care to longevity

Exploring the contributions of health care to longevity

Study shows how acceptance is key to living well with advanced cancer

Study shows how acceptance is key to living well with advanced cancer

Study finds substantial income-based differences in life expectancy both in Norway and USA

Study finds substantial income-based differences in life expectancy both in Norway and USA

Coffee and longevity – debate continues

Coffee and longevity – debate continues

UT Southwestern study suggests why UTIs have high recurrence rate in postmenopausal women

UT Southwestern study suggests why UTIs have high recurrence rate in postmenopausal women

Civil status, education, and income associated with post-bypass survival

Civil status, education, and income associated with post-bypass survival

$150,000 grant will support research on spinal muscular atrophy

$150,000 grant will support research on spinal muscular atrophy

Patients with advanced Hodgkin's lymphoma may benefit from radiotherapy after chemotherapy

Patients with advanced Hodgkin's lymphoma may benefit from radiotherapy after chemotherapy

The homeless are dying in record numbers on the streets of L.A.

The homeless are dying in record numbers on the streets of L.A.

People with low socioeconomic position more likely to receive worse end of life care

People with low socioeconomic position more likely to receive worse end of life care

First-of-its-kind study highlights lethal impact of medical emergencies worldwide

First-of-its-kind study highlights lethal impact of medical emergencies worldwide

Diabetic drug shows potential to be repurposed as heart disease treatment for non-diabetic patients

Diabetic drug shows potential to be repurposed as heart disease treatment for non-diabetic patients

Indicators of despair rising among Americans entering midlife

Indicators of despair rising among Americans entering midlife

Lower retirement pay, shorter lifespan

Lower retirement pay, shorter lifespan