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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.
After a decade of lobbying, ALS patients gain faster access to disability payments

After a decade of lobbying, ALS patients gain faster access to disability payments

Study: Menopause symptoms are worse for women with premature ovarian insufficiency

Study: Menopause symptoms are worse for women with premature ovarian insufficiency

Sex disparity is not a risk factor for stroke mortality

Sex disparity is not a risk factor for stroke mortality

Study offers new insight into the global obesity epidemic

Study offers new insight into the global obesity epidemic

New review supports stricter control of HbA1C levels among children with type 1 diabetes

New review supports stricter control of HbA1C levels among children with type 1 diabetes

Incidence of osteoporotic hip fractures expected to escalate in some Eurasian countries

Incidence of osteoporotic hip fractures expected to escalate in some Eurasian countries

Migration from high sunlight to low sunlight regions is linked to vitamin D deficiency

Migration from high sunlight to low sunlight regions is linked to vitamin D deficiency

UOC researchers to study the effects of intermittent fasting on aging in postmenopausal women

UOC researchers to study the effects of intermittent fasting on aging in postmenopausal women

Cardiovascular risk due to COVID-19-related unemployment 4-6 times higher among Maoris vs. non-Maoris in NZ

Cardiovascular risk due to COVID-19-related unemployment 4-6 times higher among Maoris vs. non-Maoris in NZ

WHO highlights leading causes of mortality and morbidity worldwide from 2000 to 2019

WHO highlights leading causes of mortality and morbidity worldwide from 2000 to 2019

Research sheds light on the mystery cause of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Research sheds light on the mystery cause of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Study investigates the possibilities to increase official retirement age

Study investigates the possibilities to increase official retirement age

Low-dose CT for lung cancer screening offers more benefit than harm for heavy ex-smokers

Low-dose CT for lung cancer screening offers more benefit than harm for heavy ex-smokers

Innovative, integrated approaches can improve cardiovascular health, shows study

Innovative, integrated approaches can improve cardiovascular health, shows study

Researchers develop telomerase gene therapy for treating different pathologies

Researchers develop telomerase gene therapy for treating different pathologies

Review: Using age alone as deciding factor for COVID-19 intensive care treatment is not fair

Review: Using age alone as deciding factor for COVID-19 intensive care treatment is not fair

School closures caused by COVID-19 may reduce life expectancy in U.S. children

School closures caused by COVID-19 may reduce life expectancy in U.S. children

Study: Over-45s are at higher risk of contracting STIs than ever before

Study: Over-45s are at higher risk of contracting STIs than ever before

Research can bring new possibilities for earlier diagnosis, preventive treatment of dementia

Research can bring new possibilities for earlier diagnosis, preventive treatment of dementia

CRISPR/Cas9 system is highly effective in treating metastatic cancers

CRISPR/Cas9 system is highly effective in treating metastatic cancers