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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.
Study finds increase in health gap between First Nation people and other Manitobans

Study finds increase in health gap between First Nation people and other Manitobans

Cure for Rett Syndrome a step closer as scientists successfully reactivate 'back-up’ genes

Cure for Rett Syndrome a step closer as scientists successfully reactivate 'back-up’ genes

Improving care for geriatric population

Improving care for geriatric population

Socioeconomic deprivation linked to suicide rates in rural areas

Socioeconomic deprivation linked to suicide rates in rural areas

Hemophilia much more prevalent than previously thought

Hemophilia much more prevalent than previously thought

Researchers explore how talk therapy can help cystic fibrosis patients with mental health problems

Researchers explore how talk therapy can help cystic fibrosis patients with mental health problems

Analysis: How your beloved hospital helps to drive up health care costs

Analysis: How your beloved hospital helps to drive up health care costs

Research offers solution to increase organ donations and save lives

Research offers solution to increase organ donations and save lives

A factor that predicts prolonged survival in brain tumor uncovered

A factor that predicts prolonged survival in brain tumor uncovered

Lack of sexual activity in older adults linked to health problems

Lack of sexual activity in older adults linked to health problems

Research reveals family perceptions of end-of-life care for patients with advanced CKD

Research reveals family perceptions of end-of-life care for patients with advanced CKD

Adults with cerebral palsy twice as likely to develop cardiovascular, chronic respiratory diseases

Adults with cerebral palsy twice as likely to develop cardiovascular, chronic respiratory diseases

Study looks into causes of mortality in Zambia

Study looks into causes of mortality in Zambia

Australian men live longer than other males in the world

Australian men live longer than other males in the world

Heart attack patients with mild cognitive impairment less likely to receive proven treatment

Heart attack patients with mild cognitive impairment less likely to receive proven treatment

Study opens up a new way for developing potential glioblastoma treatment

Study opens up a new way for developing potential glioblastoma treatment

Simple test could help diagnose glioblastoma

Simple test could help diagnose glioblastoma

Research shows link between long working hours and low life expectancy

Research shows link between long working hours and low life expectancy

New oral androgen deprivation therapy increases risk of death in cardiovascular patients

New oral androgen deprivation therapy increases risk of death in cardiovascular patients

HIV infection raises risk of additional health problems

HIV infection raises risk of additional health problems