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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.
Study investigates how vitamin D or omega fatty acids may affect rates of autoimmune diseases

Study investigates how vitamin D or omega fatty acids may affect rates of autoimmune diseases

Differences found in health-related quality of life among men and women with advanced kidney disease

Differences found in health-related quality of life among men and women with advanced kidney disease

Study offers a cost-benefit analysis of lockdowns implemented due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Study offers a cost-benefit analysis of lockdowns implemented due to the COVID-19 pandemic

CENTOGENE teams up with Insilico Medicine to improve therapeutic targets for Niemann-Pick disease type C

CENTOGENE teams up with Insilico Medicine to improve therapeutic targets for Niemann-Pick disease type C

Oral penicillin may be a safer option for people with high-risk rheumatic heart disease

Oral penicillin may be a safer option for people with high-risk rheumatic heart disease

Incarcerated Black individuals experience higher mortality rates, study shows

Incarcerated Black individuals experience higher mortality rates, study shows

Peto's paradox offers new insights into cancer risk across mammals

Peto's paradox offers new insights into cancer risk across mammals

Crude infection fatality rate is a key indicator in understanding COVID-19 mortality

Crude infection fatality rate is a key indicator in understanding COVID-19 mortality

Physicians who rely only on liver function test can fail to diagnose alcoholic cirrhosis

Physicians who rely only on liver function test can fail to diagnose alcoholic cirrhosis

Mask laws could prevent unnecessary COVID-19 deaths, study shows

Mask laws could prevent unnecessary COVID-19 deaths, study shows

Air pollution can cause serious health consequences to more than 600 million people in South Asia

Air pollution can cause serious health consequences to more than 600 million people in South Asia

TP53 mutations in men may predispose to aggressive prostate cancer

TP53 mutations in men may predispose to aggressive prostate cancer

Delays in hospitals' cardiac care services mount during COVID-19 pandemic

Delays in hospitals' cardiac care services mount during COVID-19 pandemic

UvA researchers to study developments in survival rates and life expectancy

UvA researchers to study developments in survival rates and life expectancy

Data science proved what Pittsburgh’s Black leaders knew: Racial disparities compound covid risk

Data science proved what Pittsburgh’s Black leaders knew: Racial disparities compound covid risk

First pediatric-only guidelines for the use of pacemakers and implantable defibrillators

First pediatric-only guidelines for the use of pacemakers and implantable defibrillators

Study shows the effects of GP characteristics on unplanned hospital admissions and patient safety

Study shows the effects of GP characteristics on unplanned hospital admissions and patient safety

New California law eases aid-in-dying process

New California law eases aid-in-dying process

Men with inherited gene mutation have high risk of aggressive prostate cancer

Men with inherited gene mutation have high risk of aggressive prostate cancer

Short-term severe calorie restriction safe, feasible, and well tolerated by cancer patients

Short-term severe calorie restriction safe, feasible, and well tolerated by cancer patients