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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.
Deprescribing could help manage polypharmacy in older adults

Deprescribing could help manage polypharmacy in older adults

Breast cancer treatment more effective when determined by tumor cell count

Breast cancer treatment more effective when determined by tumor cell count

DFG is establishing 10 new Collaborative Research Centers to support top-level research in Germany

DFG is establishing 10 new Collaborative Research Centers to support top-level research in Germany

HIV targets achieved by United Kingdom, says report

HIV targets achieved by United Kingdom, says report

New study to investigate how yoga benefits older people with multiple long-term health conditions

New study to investigate how yoga benefits older people with multiple long-term health conditions

Study reveals direct link between stigma and cognitive performance in people with HIV

Study reveals direct link between stigma and cognitive performance in people with HIV

Study reveals increasing life expectancy gap between richest and poorest communities in England

Study reveals increasing life expectancy gap between richest and poorest communities in England

Study: Personalized physical exercise reverses functional, cognitive deterioration in the elderly

Study: Personalized physical exercise reverses functional, cognitive deterioration in the elderly

Personalized program of physical exercise effective in reversing functional decline in the elderly

Personalized program of physical exercise effective in reversing functional decline in the elderly

Researchers identify molecule to fight myotubular myopathy

Researchers identify molecule to fight myotubular myopathy

Mechanisms that govern HIV latency differ in the gut and blood, finds study

Mechanisms that govern HIV latency differ in the gut and blood, finds study

Report reveals increase in pancreatic cancer death rates across Europe

Report reveals increase in pancreatic cancer death rates across Europe

Study defines biomarker in response to treatment of castration-resistant prostate cancer

Study defines biomarker in response to treatment of castration-resistant prostate cancer

AHA and ADA launch new initiative to help people with type 2 diabetes reduce heart disease risk

AHA and ADA launch new initiative to help people with type 2 diabetes reduce heart disease risk

IIASA researchers introduce new, simple measure for human wellbeing

IIASA researchers introduce new, simple measure for human wellbeing

HIV-2 is more pathogenic than previously demonstrated, finds study

HIV-2 is more pathogenic than previously demonstrated, finds study

Zinc can protect against oxidative stress when taken along with coffee, tea, and chocolate

Zinc can protect against oxidative stress when taken along with coffee, tea, and chocolate

AstraZeneca to present Phase III CVOT DECLARE-TIMI 58 results at AHA Scientific Sessions

AstraZeneca to present Phase III CVOT DECLARE-TIMI 58 results at AHA Scientific Sessions

Aging edible dormice found to shorten hibernation for increase in reproductive activity

Aging edible dormice found to shorten hibernation for increase in reproductive activity

Radiation therapy can lower risk of breast cancer recurrence in patients with ‘good risk’ DCIS

Radiation therapy can lower risk of breast cancer recurrence in patients with ‘good risk’ DCIS