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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.
Being rich adds years to your lifespan, study says

Being rich adds years to your lifespan, study says

What the 2020s have in store for aging boomers

What the 2020s have in store for aging boomers

Researchers find key to preventing muscular dystrophy-related heart disease

Researchers find key to preventing muscular dystrophy-related heart disease

Study suggests average body temperature in humans falling

Study suggests average body temperature in humans falling

Long-term antipsychotic therapy for schizophrenia is safe

Long-term antipsychotic therapy for schizophrenia is safe

Drinking tea thrice a week is linked with longer, healthier life

Drinking tea thrice a week is linked with longer, healthier life

Report highlights steady 26-year decline in overall cancer mortality

Report highlights steady 26-year decline in overall cancer mortality

Extending ‘healthspan’: Brain scientists tap into the secrets of living well longer

Extending ‘healthspan’: Brain scientists tap into the secrets of living well longer

Canadian First Nations communities with greater social support, trust have lower cardiac risk factors

Canadian First Nations communities with greater social support, trust have lower cardiac risk factors

Almost one in two Americans will be obese by 2030

Almost one in two Americans will be obese by 2030

Aging can be a biggest risk factor for wide range of chronic diseases

Aging can be a biggest risk factor for wide range of chronic diseases

Study: People living in more deprived areas have greatest risk of hospitalization

Study: People living in more deprived areas have greatest risk of hospitalization

Research shows how high levels of blood fat induce inflammation and organ damage

Research shows how high levels of blood fat induce inflammation and organ damage

Important biomarker may help in determining prognosis of brain cancer patients

Important biomarker may help in determining prognosis of brain cancer patients

UPV researchers develop new methodology to monitor patients with glioblastoma

UPV researchers develop new methodology to monitor patients with glioblastoma

Life expectancy for children in the UK falling

Life expectancy for children in the UK falling

New treatment approach could improve outcomes for people with cystic fibrosis

New treatment approach could improve outcomes for people with cystic fibrosis

New spatial index measures connections between poverty and poor accessibility in Brazil

New spatial index measures connections between poverty and poor accessibility in Brazil

Lower life expectancy with intellectual disability

Lower life expectancy with intellectual disability

NIH Statement for World AIDS Day outlines efforts to end the HIV epidemic

NIH Statement for World AIDS Day outlines efforts to end the HIV epidemic