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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.
How the Eastern Cherokee took control of their health care

How the Eastern Cherokee took control of their health care

Patients' physical health often overlooked in pursuit of treating the mind, finds study

Patients' physical health often overlooked in pursuit of treating the mind, finds study

Light at last: why do more women develop Alzheimer’s disease?

Light at last: why do more women develop Alzheimer’s disease?

Heart disease is still the number 1 killer in Australia, according to latest figures

Heart disease is still the number 1 killer in Australia, according to latest figures

Life expectancy outlook has worsened for non-Hispanic whites in the U.S.

Life expectancy outlook has worsened for non-Hispanic whites in the U.S.

UCR biomedical professor to investigate how body's cannabis-like molecules influence obesity

UCR biomedical professor to investigate how body's cannabis-like molecules influence obesity

Effective stop smoking treatments less likely to be prescribed to people with mental health conditions

Effective stop smoking treatments less likely to be prescribed to people with mental health conditions

Pitt/UPMC researchers to lead large clinical trial to test red cell exchange in sickle cell disease

Pitt/UPMC researchers to lead large clinical trial to test red cell exchange in sickle cell disease

Could hormone therapy for prostate cancer increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease?

Could hormone therapy for prostate cancer increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease?

Smoke-free generation ‘in sight’ as numbers of smokers drop dramatically

Smoke-free generation ‘in sight’ as numbers of smokers drop dramatically

Perspectives on how to communicate to older adults about stopping cancer screening

Perspectives on how to communicate to older adults about stopping cancer screening

BioSA team aims to develop improved bone regeneration scaffold design

BioSA team aims to develop improved bone regeneration scaffold design

Delaney’s debate claim that ‘Medicare for All’ will shutter hospitals goes overboard

Delaney’s debate claim that ‘Medicare for All’ will shutter hospitals goes overboard

ALS mobility and survival could be improved by increasing glucose

ALS mobility and survival could be improved by increasing glucose

TV watching proves more of heart health threat than a desk job among African Americans

TV watching proves more of heart health threat than a desk job among African Americans

Natural antibiotic made by Tübingen researchers interacts with human defense mechanisms

Natural antibiotic made by Tübingen researchers interacts with human defense mechanisms

FDA expands approval of cystic fibrosis treatment to include pediatric patients as young as 6 years old

FDA expands approval of cystic fibrosis treatment to include pediatric patients as young as 6 years old

UTA professor awarded $2.88 million for novel research on Lou Gehrig's disease

UTA professor awarded $2.88 million for novel research on Lou Gehrig's disease

Sortilin protein plays crucial role in pain development

Sortilin protein plays crucial role in pain development

Investigational drug for treatment of sickle cell disease shows early promise in clinical trials

Investigational drug for treatment of sickle cell disease shows early promise in clinical trials