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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.
That ‘living will’ you signed? At the ER, it could be open to interpretation.

That ‘living will’ you signed? At the ER, it could be open to interpretation.

How America got hooked on a deadly drug

How America got hooked on a deadly drug

New blood test better than having a needle inserted into the eye

New blood test better than having a needle inserted into the eye

Redaction of substance abuse data could result in long-term implications

Redaction of substance abuse data could result in long-term implications

New ACS guidelines recommend early screening for colorectal cancer

New ACS guidelines recommend early screening for colorectal cancer

Increased physical activity helps individuals with coronary heart disease to live longer

Increased physical activity helps individuals with coronary heart disease to live longer

New system for anti-cancer drug delivery offers hope to treat pediatric tumors

New system for anti-cancer drug delivery offers hope to treat pediatric tumors

American Cancer Society releases updated guideline for CRC screening

American Cancer Society releases updated guideline for CRC screening

Study finds link between dietary protein and heart failure risk in middle-aged men

Study finds link between dietary protein and heart failure risk in middle-aged men

New study shows how to personalize lung cancer screening decision for every patient

New study shows how to personalize lung cancer screening decision for every patient

New drug-delivering nanoparticle could offer better way to treat brain tumors

New drug-delivering nanoparticle could offer better way to treat brain tumors

International researchers succeed in stopping growth of mesothelioma in model animals

International researchers succeed in stopping growth of mesothelioma in model animals

Now more of us can count on more time dodging the dementia bullet

Now more of us can count on more time dodging the dementia bullet

Scientists uncover the cause of insulin resistance in obesity

Scientists uncover the cause of insulin resistance in obesity

Study: Lifetime risks of developing Alzheimer's dementia vary by age, gender

Study: Lifetime risks of developing Alzheimer's dementia vary by age, gender

New tool predicts the lifetime risk of Alzheimer’s

New tool predicts the lifetime risk of Alzheimer’s

Researchers to test two-pronged approach in humans to treat advanced colorectal cancer

Researchers to test two-pronged approach in humans to treat advanced colorectal cancer

Johns Hopkins' new project helps improve clinician response to deteriorating patient conditions

Johns Hopkins' new project helps improve clinician response to deteriorating patient conditions

UCLA develops new algorithm that accurately predicts which people will survive heart failure

UCLA develops new algorithm that accurately predicts which people will survive heart failure

Opioid overdoses are rising faster among Latinos than whites or blacks. Why?

Opioid overdoses are rising faster among Latinos than whites or blacks. Why?