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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.
African Americans have shorter lifespan because of heart disease and stroke

African Americans have shorter lifespan because of heart disease and stroke

Liver cirrhosis mortality found to be greater than that of five major cancers

Liver cirrhosis mortality found to be greater than that of five major cancers

BMS survey reveals negative effects of menopause on most aspects of women’s lives

BMS survey reveals negative effects of menopause on most aspects of women’s lives

On back roads of Appalachia’s coal country, mental health services are as rare as jobs

On back roads of Appalachia’s coal country, mental health services are as rare as jobs

Report: Global burden of neurological disorders in today’s world

Report: Global burden of neurological disorders in today’s world

Study pinpoints which lifestyle factors cause longer or shorter lifespan

Study pinpoints which lifestyle factors cause longer or shorter lifespan

WHO announces establishment of new high-level commission to tackle NCDs

WHO announces establishment of new high-level commission to tackle NCDs

Study: Patients with intellectual disability more likely to hospitalized for potentially preventable conditions

Study: Patients with intellectual disability more likely to hospitalized for potentially preventable conditions

E-cigarettes, vaping could save 6.6 million deaths in the USA

E-cigarettes, vaping could save 6.6 million deaths in the USA

Cooling treatment for babies deprived of oxygen at birth can reduce childhood epilepsy

Cooling treatment for babies deprived of oxygen at birth can reduce childhood epilepsy

Special issue of Current Diabetes Review explores the management of diabetes in medically complex patients

Special issue of Current Diabetes Review explores the management of diabetes in medically complex patients

Routine and rapid HCV testing improves life expectancy, reduces costs for young adults

Routine and rapid HCV testing improves life expectancy, reduces costs for young adults

Cancer patients less likely to receive evidence-based treatments for heart attack

Cancer patients less likely to receive evidence-based treatments for heart attack

Teenagers becoming more responsible, or more lazy, or more boring !

Teenagers becoming more responsible, or more lazy, or more boring !

People with schizophrenia three times more likely to die than general population

People with schizophrenia three times more likely to die than general population

Global Burden of Disease study reveals latest findings on state of world’s health

Global Burden of Disease study reveals latest findings on state of world’s health

Prognosis communication may be helpful to older adults with disabilities

Prognosis communication may be helpful to older adults with disabilities

Doctors and older patients should work together to dial back diabetes treatment, study suggests

Doctors and older patients should work together to dial back diabetes treatment, study suggests

Report suggests possible remission of type 2 diabetes through weight loss

Report suggests possible remission of type 2 diabetes through weight loss

Study reveals that air pollution may cause Northern China to suffer a lifespan reduction of 3 years

Study reveals that air pollution may cause Northern China to suffer a lifespan reduction of 3 years