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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.
Surgery can improve survival rate for oldest patients with early stage lung cancer

Surgery can improve survival rate for oldest patients with early stage lung cancer

Researchers develop new technology to inhibit the development of Alzheimer's disease

Researchers develop new technology to inhibit the development of Alzheimer's disease

Radiology-led awareness initiatives help decrease medical radiation dose that Americans receive

Radiology-led awareness initiatives help decrease medical radiation dose that Americans receive

Potential new therapy for progeria

Potential new therapy for progeria

Yale study uncovers why belly fat surrounding organs increases as people age

Yale study uncovers why belly fat surrounding organs increases as people age

Newly identified antibody has potential to stop, reverse pulmonary arterial hypertension

Newly identified antibody has potential to stop, reverse pulmonary arterial hypertension

Climate change poses unprecedented threat to children's health

Climate change poses unprecedented threat to children's health

Women most affected by diabetes-related vascular complications

Women most affected by diabetes-related vascular complications

Machine learning algorithm predicts life expectancy in heart failure patients

Machine learning algorithm predicts life expectancy in heart failure patients

UAB study suggests potential treatment target for IPF

UAB study suggests potential treatment target for IPF

Researchers identify new factors associated with higher mortality rates in Parkinson's patients

Researchers identify new factors associated with higher mortality rates in Parkinson's patients

HIV increases the prevalence of early menopause, shows study

HIV increases the prevalence of early menopause, shows study

Blood test combined with AI program could speed up diagnosis of brain tumors

Blood test combined with AI program could speed up diagnosis of brain tumors

Continuity of care can improve health outcomes for patients with severe mental illness

Continuity of care can improve health outcomes for patients with severe mental illness

UH receives $15 million gift from Cutler family to transform men's health care

UH receives $15 million gift from Cutler family to transform men's health care

UCLA prostate cancer program receives $8.7 million grant from NCI

UCLA prostate cancer program receives $8.7 million grant from NCI

Early retirement can accelerate cognitive decline among the elderly

Early retirement can accelerate cognitive decline among the elderly

New cystic fibrosis drug now available through NHS England

New cystic fibrosis drug now available through NHS England

People with mental disorders die many years earlier than others

People with mental disorders die many years earlier than others

Lowest-paid workers have three more years of retirement compared to their counterparts

Lowest-paid workers have three more years of retirement compared to their counterparts