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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.
FDA approves Besponsa – Pfizer’s new drug for rare form of acute lymphoblastic leukemia

FDA approves Besponsa – Pfizer’s new drug for rare form of acute lymphoblastic leukemia

FDA approval provides new, targeted treatment option for adults with relapsed or refractory B-cell ALL

FDA approval provides new, targeted treatment option for adults with relapsed or refractory B-cell ALL

Dementia and low brain serotonin may be linked: Study finds

Dementia and low brain serotonin may be linked: Study finds

Apathy linked to increased risk of death in nursing home patients

Apathy linked to increased risk of death in nursing home patients

Health gap widens between Appalachia and rest of the U.S.

Health gap widens between Appalachia and rest of the U.S.

Newly discovered biomarker linked to rare metabolic disorders may facilitate better diagnosis

Newly discovered biomarker linked to rare metabolic disorders may facilitate better diagnosis

JAX receives new federal research grant to study mouse models of ALS

JAX receives new federal research grant to study mouse models of ALS

Governments could do more to develop transport policies that encourage older people’s mobility

Governments could do more to develop transport policies that encourage older people’s mobility

New findings could help better understand aging process and extend lifespan

New findings could help better understand aging process and extend lifespan

"Fat switch" may hold the key to obesity finds new study

"Fat switch" may hold the key to obesity finds new study

Smartphone-based biofeedback rehabilitation system aims to improve balance in Parkinson's patients

Smartphone-based biofeedback rehabilitation system aims to improve balance in Parkinson's patients

Newly identified biomarkers could lead to better therapies for cystic fibrosis

Newly identified biomarkers could lead to better therapies for cystic fibrosis

HIV testing at GP surgery is cost-effective and will save lives, study suggests

HIV testing at GP surgery is cost-effective and will save lives, study suggests

Study finds increased risk of death in patients who develop depression after heart disease diagnosis

Study finds increased risk of death in patients who develop depression after heart disease diagnosis

Juvenescence AI to develop first compounds generated by Insilico's deep-learned drug discovery engines

Juvenescence AI to develop first compounds generated by Insilico's deep-learned drug discovery engines

Genetic test that predicts prognosis could benefit early-stage colon cancer patients

Genetic test that predicts prognosis could benefit early-stage colon cancer patients

Transgender women cite harmful drug interactions as reason for not taking anti-HIV medications

Transgender women cite harmful drug interactions as reason for not taking anti-HIV medications

AIDS deaths halve and 19 million people on life saving treatment

AIDS deaths halve and 19 million people on life saving treatment

Rise in life expectancy is grinding to a halt in England, says leading health advisor

Rise in life expectancy is grinding to a halt in England, says leading health advisor

Genetic therapy for two inherited neurologic diseases moves closer to human clinical trials

Genetic therapy for two inherited neurologic diseases moves closer to human clinical trials