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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.
Cognitive impairment does not equate to unhappiness in older adults

Cognitive impairment does not equate to unhappiness in older adults

Diabetes epidemic in Guatemala driven by aging, not obesity

Diabetes epidemic in Guatemala driven by aging, not obesity

New digital pharmacy aims to help people living with chronic care conditions

New digital pharmacy aims to help people living with chronic care conditions

Women who develop type 1 diabetes at early age have increased risk of premature death

Women who develop type 1 diabetes at early age have increased risk of premature death

Researchers discover genetic mutation underlying debilitating childhood brain disorder

Researchers discover genetic mutation underlying debilitating childhood brain disorder

Bayshore Medical Center now offers Y-90 radioembolization to treat liver tumors without surgery

Bayshore Medical Center now offers Y-90 radioembolization to treat liver tumors without surgery

PEACHI project develops vaccine strategies targeting both HIV and hepatitis C virus

PEACHI project develops vaccine strategies targeting both HIV and hepatitis C virus

Novel method for rapid, reliable HIV testing

Novel method for rapid, reliable HIV testing

Early surgical intervention may improve outcomes for patients with mitral valve disease

Early surgical intervention may improve outcomes for patients with mitral valve disease

Health burdens of very high risk drinking are potentially large, study reveals

Health burdens of very high risk drinking are potentially large, study reveals

Conservative management of lung subsolid nodules reduces overtreatment and unnecessary surgery

Conservative management of lung subsolid nodules reduces overtreatment and unnecessary surgery

Fighting cancer with engineered cancer cells

Fighting cancer with engineered cancer cells

Increased physical activity more important for heart disease patients than weight loss

Increased physical activity more important for heart disease patients than weight loss

Sun avoidance may be almost as hazardous to health as cigarette smoking

Sun avoidance may be almost as hazardous to health as cigarette smoking

Mathematical model assesses efficacy, cost-effectiveness of screening strategies for HCV

Mathematical model assesses efficacy, cost-effectiveness of screening strategies for HCV

Glucose-based dietary supplement increases muscle-force in Duchenne muscular dystrophy mouse

Glucose-based dietary supplement increases muscle-force in Duchenne muscular dystrophy mouse

Deeper appreciation of kidney disease patients' emotional experiences may help improve care

Deeper appreciation of kidney disease patients' emotional experiences may help improve care

Cardiac specialists review benefits of 'prehabilitation' before heart surgery for older, frail patients

Cardiac specialists review benefits of 'prehabilitation' before heart surgery for older, frail patients

Researchers work on new treatment that could improve lives of cystic fibrosis patients

Researchers work on new treatment that could improve lives of cystic fibrosis patients

Coconut oil diet increases vitality, lifespan of fruit flies with peroxisomal disorder

Coconut oil diet increases vitality, lifespan of fruit flies with peroxisomal disorder