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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.
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

Scientists reveal key role of TLK2 gene in placenta development, embryo viability in mice

Scientists reveal key role of TLK2 gene in placenta development, embryo viability in mice

Surgery may not prolong life in men with early-stage prostate cancer

Surgery may not prolong life in men with early-stage prostate cancer

Novel approach to leukemia therapy can safely improve treatment success, reduce side effects

Novel approach to leukemia therapy can safely improve treatment success, reduce side effects

New treatment receives FDA approval to reduce complications of sickle cell disease

New treatment receives FDA approval to reduce complications of sickle cell disease

Study predicts dementia in over 1.2 million people in England and Wales by 2040

Study predicts dementia in over 1.2 million people in England and Wales by 2040

Combination therapy may lead to new standard of care for kidney cancer patients

Combination therapy may lead to new standard of care for kidney cancer patients