Life Expectancy News and Research

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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.
Lawmakers want Federal rules to cover home health care workers and end-of-life care

Lawmakers want Federal rules to cover home health care workers and end-of-life care

Researchers discover why Lou Gehrig's disease speeds along more rapidly in some patients than others

Researchers discover why Lou Gehrig's disease speeds along more rapidly in some patients than others

External beam partial breast irradiation most cost-effective treatment for women with early-stage breast cancer

External beam partial breast irradiation most cost-effective treatment for women with early-stage breast cancer

South African Health Minister to launch ‘plan to address mother-to-child HIV transmission’

South African Health Minister to launch ‘plan to address mother-to-child HIV transmission’

Obesity appears to play a protective role in heart disease

Obesity appears to play a protective role in heart disease

Autism in the UK costs more than £27 billion every year

Autism in the UK costs more than £27 billion every year

San Francisco Chronicle examines emergency department HIV testing program

San Francisco Chronicle examines emergency department HIV testing program

New Centre to target health and well being of children and young people

New Centre to target health and well being of children and young people

Building a bridge from Alzheimer's disease to diabetes and vice versa

Building a bridge from Alzheimer's disease to diabetes and vice versa

Full kidney removal is not always the best treatment for small renal tumors

Full kidney removal is not always the best treatment for small renal tumors

Senior men more likely than women to die after pneumonia

Senior men more likely than women to die after pneumonia

Half a glass of wine a day may boost life expectancy by five years

Half a glass of wine a day may boost life expectancy by five years

AUA counters mainstream recommendations with new best practice statement on PSA testing

AUA counters mainstream recommendations with new best practice statement on PSA testing

Researchers discover key enzyme in the development of cardiac insufficiency

Researchers discover key enzyme in the development of cardiac insufficiency

Study examines outcomes of gastric bypass surgery in morbidly obese and superobese patients

Study examines outcomes of gastric bypass surgery in morbidly obese and superobese patients

Study looks at effect of transcatheter arterial chemoembolization on liver function

Study looks at effect of transcatheter arterial chemoembolization on liver function

Why do blacks with advanced kidney disease live longer than whites?

Why do blacks with advanced kidney disease live longer than whites?

Strange glaucoma puzzle solved

Strange glaucoma puzzle solved

OncoGel: New system for delivering chemotherapy for patients with esophageal cancer

OncoGel: New system for delivering chemotherapy for patients with esophageal cancer

Cancer vaccines receive orphan drug designation for advanced head and neck cancer

Cancer vaccines receive orphan drug designation for advanced head and neck cancer

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