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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.
Air quality improvement linked with reduced risk of dementia

Air quality improvement linked with reduced risk of dementia

Researchers identify four themes as key contributors to diseases of despair in Pennsylvania

Researchers identify four themes as key contributors to diseases of despair in Pennsylvania

Higher net worth at midlife associated with longevity in US adults

Higher net worth at midlife associated with longevity in US adults

Investigational Oncomagnetic Device shrinks end-stage recurrent glioblastoma

Investigational Oncomagnetic Device shrinks end-stage recurrent glioblastoma

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Delta changes the covid conversation

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Delta changes the covid conversation

Study: Omega-3 levels in blood erythrocytes are good mortality risk predictors

Study: Omega-3 levels in blood erythrocytes are good mortality risk predictors

Traditional Japanese dish may hold an answer to COVID-19

Traditional Japanese dish may hold an answer to COVID-19

New technology can pave the way for development of long-acting drugs

New technology can pave the way for development of long-acting drugs

U.S. sees sharp decrease in life expectancy largely due to COVID-19 pandemic, CDC says

U.S. sees sharp decrease in life expectancy largely due to COVID-19 pandemic, CDC says

Cognitive decline increases future fracture risk in women

Cognitive decline increases future fracture risk in women

Drug combination found to be safe and effective in malignant peritoneal mesothelioma patients

Drug combination found to be safe and effective in malignant peritoneal mesothelioma patients

Reductions in local government funding contribute to declines in life expectancy

Reductions in local government funding contribute to declines in life expectancy

People's desire to live into older ages reduced by hypothetical adverse life scenarios

People's desire to live into older ages reduced by hypothetical adverse life scenarios

Scientists discover potential marker for the success of immunotherapy in lung cancer patients

Scientists discover potential marker for the success of immunotherapy in lung cancer patients

Study explores the intersection of culture and health among Mexican women and children

Study explores the intersection of culture and health among Mexican women and children

Study quantifies the impact of loneliness in old age on life and health expectancy

Study quantifies the impact of loneliness in old age on life and health expectancy

Lower UVB exposure correlated with higher risk of colorectal cancer

Lower UVB exposure correlated with higher risk of colorectal cancer

Inadequate exposure to UVB light may be linked with increased risk of colorectal cancer

Inadequate exposure to UVB light may be linked with increased risk of colorectal cancer

Study: Valvular heart disease in patients with chronic heart failure has been underestimated

Study: Valvular heart disease in patients with chronic heart failure has been underestimated

Changes in midlife wealth influence cardiovascular health

Changes in midlife wealth influence cardiovascular health