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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.
Middle-aged people report more pain than older Americans, study finds

Middle-aged people report more pain than older Americans, study finds

Functional ability of older people has improved in the last three decades

Functional ability of older people has improved in the last three decades

Study: Greater exercise capacity is linked to decreased mortality risk in people with type 2 diabetes

Study: Greater exercise capacity is linked to decreased mortality risk in people with type 2 diabetes

Discovery could help enhance the effectiveness of immunotherapy against melanoma

Discovery could help enhance the effectiveness of immunotherapy against melanoma

Non-invasive neurotechnology can improve insomnia symptoms and autonomic function

Non-invasive neurotechnology can improve insomnia symptoms and autonomic function

CNIC researchers uncover a mechanism explaining how macrophages regulate obesity

CNIC researchers uncover a mechanism explaining how macrophages regulate obesity

Better heart health linked to lower risk of developing hypertension in middle-aged adults

Better heart health linked to lower risk of developing hypertension in middle-aged adults

Yale researchers identify possible treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Yale researchers identify possible treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Maternal psychological wellbeing during pregnancy has a positive effect on newborns

Maternal psychological wellbeing during pregnancy has a positive effect on newborns

Novel drug could improve life expectancy and quality for patients with hard-to-treat cancers

Novel drug could improve life expectancy and quality for patients with hard-to-treat cancers

New drug can enhance life expectancy and quality for patients with hard-to-treat cancers

New drug can enhance life expectancy and quality for patients with hard-to-treat cancers

Relatives' grief symptoms after bereavement can be helped earlier

Relatives' grief symptoms after bereavement can be helped earlier

Study suggests role for estrogen replacement to protect women against Alzheimer's

Study suggests role for estrogen replacement to protect women against Alzheimer's

$1.2 million grant will help researchers to develop AI tools for improving adolescents' diets

$1.2 million grant will help researchers to develop AI tools for improving adolescents' diets

UC Berkeley demographers calculate the consequences of U.S. lives lost to COVID-19

UC Berkeley demographers calculate the consequences of U.S. lives lost to COVID-19

Study shows Klotho supplementation can prevent hypertension

Study shows Klotho supplementation can prevent hypertension

Study reports potential therapeutic target for lethal heart defect in children

Study reports potential therapeutic target for lethal heart defect in children

COVID-19 - England's lockdown vs. Sweden's herd immunity

COVID-19 - England's lockdown vs. Sweden's herd immunity

First clinical trial could become an effective way to deliver chemotherapy to abdominal cancer patients

First clinical trial could become an effective way to deliver chemotherapy to abdominal cancer patients

Oxytocin can aid in the control and prevention of osteoporosis

Oxytocin can aid in the control and prevention of osteoporosis