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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: New biopsy methods can help improve benefit-harm ratio of PSA screening

Study: New biopsy methods can help improve benefit-harm ratio of PSA screening

Is vitamin D really linked to excess COVID-19 mortality?

Is vitamin D really linked to excess COVID-19 mortality?

Early surgery improves outcome and survival in patients with hydrocephalus

Early surgery improves outcome and survival in patients with hydrocephalus

UK has the largest gender health gap in G20, study reveals

UK has the largest gender health gap in G20, study reveals

Study evaluates the effectiveness of interferon beta 1b in COVID-19 pneumonia

Study evaluates the effectiveness of interferon beta 1b in COVID-19 pneumonia

Genome-wide pattern found in glioblastoma tumors predicts patients' life expectancy

Genome-wide pattern found in glioblastoma tumors predicts patients' life expectancy

Researchers make a significant leap in mucus biology

Researchers make a significant leap in mucus biology

Study suggests ROBO2 pathway as therapeutic target for kidney diseases

Study suggests ROBO2 pathway as therapeutic target for kidney diseases

Always the bridesmaid, public health rarely spotlighted until it’s too late

Always the bridesmaid, public health rarely spotlighted until it’s too late

RA patients enrolled in Medicare plan face significant cost exposure on specialty drugs

RA patients enrolled in Medicare plan face significant cost exposure on specialty drugs

Scientists develop new way to deliver molecules that target specific genes within cells

Scientists develop new way to deliver molecules that target specific genes within cells

New study indicates novel therapies for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

New study indicates novel therapies for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

New web-based tool examines community factors underlying COVID-19 outcomes

New web-based tool examines community factors underlying COVID-19 outcomes

Researchers identify protein that plays critical role in cancer treatment-related heart damage

Researchers identify protein that plays critical role in cancer treatment-related heart damage

CIHR Institute of Indigenous Peoples’ Health awards NEIHR grant to McGill University

CIHR Institute of Indigenous Peoples’ Health awards NEIHR grant to McGill University

Individuals with celiac disease at increased risk of premature death

Individuals with celiac disease at increased risk of premature death

Researchers link celiac disease to increased risk of premature death

Researchers link celiac disease to increased risk of premature death

Healthy lifestyle, greater disease-free life expectancy

Healthy lifestyle, greater disease-free life expectancy

Tackling unhealthy lifestyle factors could increase life expectancy of people with severe mental illness

Tackling unhealthy lifestyle factors could increase life expectancy of people with severe mental illness

Removing a gene prevents Type 1 diabetes in mice by disguising beta cells

Removing a gene prevents Type 1 diabetes in mice by disguising beta cells