Life Expectancy News and Research

RSS
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: Lack of naloxone linked to high rates of overdose deaths in rural areas

Study: Lack of naloxone linked to high rates of overdose deaths in rural areas

Does maternal psychological and biological stress affect the composition of human breast milk?

Does maternal psychological and biological stress affect the composition of human breast milk?

Vitamin supplements can benefit cystic fibrosis patients, study suggests

Vitamin supplements can benefit cystic fibrosis patients, study suggests

Report: Less than half of children with sickle cell anemia received recommended screening and treatment

Report: Less than half of children with sickle cell anemia received recommended screening and treatment

Mortality prediction model for dementia patients may help guide decisions on end-of-life care

Mortality prediction model for dementia patients may help guide decisions on end-of-life care

In Jackson, the water is back, but the crisis remains

In Jackson, the water is back, but the crisis remains

Hyperglycemia has the most significant impact on cardiovascular disease mortality

Hyperglycemia has the most significant impact on cardiovascular disease mortality

Study investigates the link between protein intake and skeletal muscle mass in kidney transplant recipients

Study investigates the link between protein intake and skeletal muscle mass in kidney transplant recipients

Excessive smartphone use may lead to early puberty

Excessive smartphone use may lead to early puberty

One year later, 40% of patients with COVID pneumonia still had lung problems

One year later, 40% of patients with COVID pneumonia still had lung problems

Court ruling may spur competitive health plans to bring back copays for preventive services

Court ruling may spur competitive health plans to bring back copays for preventive services

Air pollution may trigger arrhythmias in healthy adolescents

Air pollution may trigger arrhythmias in healthy adolescents

Study finds spike in the "Years of Life Lost" among adolescents during COVID-19 pandemic

Study finds spike in the "Years of Life Lost" among adolescents during COVID-19 pandemic

Experimental drug prolongs survival, improves muscle function in mice severe Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Experimental drug prolongs survival, improves muscle function in mice severe Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Worldwide hip fracture counts likely to double by 2050, study finds

Worldwide hip fracture counts likely to double by 2050, study finds

World's first partial heart transplant performed at Duke Health

World's first partial heart transplant performed at Duke Health

Better access to primary care physicians may increase high blood pressure awareness and control

Better access to primary care physicians may increase high blood pressure awareness and control

Inequalities are the most significant threat to public health, top doctor warns

Inequalities are the most significant threat to public health, top doctor warns

Covid-19 study highlights a continued drop in U.S. life expectancy

Covid-19 study highlights a continued drop in U.S. life expectancy

Depletion of reactive astrocytes regresses glioblastoma

Depletion of reactive astrocytes regresses glioblastoma