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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.
Organs from hepatitis C-infected donors benefit many kidney patients

Organs from hepatitis C-infected donors benefit many kidney patients

Hospitality linked to patient satisfaction scores, not quality of medical care

Hospitality linked to patient satisfaction scores, not quality of medical care

Oxidative stress induces sleep in fruit flies, research shows

Oxidative stress induces sleep in fruit flies, research shows

Living in greener neighborhoods may delay onset of menopause

Living in greener neighborhoods may delay onset of menopause

Study: Medicaid expansion reduced uninsured rates in diabetes belt

Study: Medicaid expansion reduced uninsured rates in diabetes belt

Practo Insights: Appointments with oncologists increase by 94% in India

Practo Insights: Appointments with oncologists increase by 94% in India

Study clarifies pros and cons of open-heart surgery versus TAVR for treating aortic stenosis

Study clarifies pros and cons of open-heart surgery versus TAVR for treating aortic stenosis

US life expectancy increases for the first time in 4 years

US life expectancy increases for the first time in 4 years

Living longer AND living healthy

Living longer AND living healthy

New goals to help all people live healthier for more years of life

New goals to help all people live healthier for more years of life

Successful gene therapy trial in patients with X-linked Chronic Septic Granulomatosis

Successful gene therapy trial in patients with X-linked Chronic Septic Granulomatosis

New gene correction therapy for hereditary muscular disease among children

New gene correction therapy for hereditary muscular disease among children

Surgeon General urges people to stop smoking

Surgeon General urges people to stop smoking

Bloomberg on health care: Translating his mayoral record to the national stage

Bloomberg on health care: Translating his mayoral record to the national stage

Researchers estimate mortality costs associated with air pollution in the U.S.

Researchers estimate mortality costs associated with air pollution in the U.S.

A new framework for valuing health outcomes

A new framework for valuing health outcomes

People with limited access to food much more likely to die early

People with limited access to food much more likely to die early

Patient enrollment in potentially life-extending clinical trials is low

Patient enrollment in potentially life-extending clinical trials is low

Being rich adds years to your lifespan, study says

Being rich adds years to your lifespan, study says

What the 2020s have in store for aging boomers

What the 2020s have in store for aging boomers