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.
New insight into the genetics of Lou Gehrig's disease

New insight into the genetics of Lou Gehrig's disease

Patriarch Edward Kennedy stricken with malignant brain tumour

Patriarch Edward Kennedy stricken with malignant brain tumour

Global burden of disease shifts from infectious diseases to noncommunicable diseases

Global burden of disease shifts from infectious diseases to noncommunicable diseases

Gap in mortality rates between people with more, less education widened, study finds

Gap in mortality rates between people with more, less education widened, study finds

Chicago Tribune magazine examines HIV/AIDS among children, adolescents in U.S.

Chicago Tribune magazine examines HIV/AIDS among children, adolescents in U.S.

End-stage dementia patients deserve the same access to palliative care as people with cancer

End-stage dementia patients deserve the same access to palliative care as people with cancer

Binge eating and crash diets could shorten your life

Binge eating and crash diets could shorten your life

Specialists create center to help patients with pediatric diseases transition to adulthood

Specialists create center to help patients with pediatric diseases transition to adulthood

FDA approves Relistor for opioid-induced constipation - helps reduce effects of drugs like morphine on bowel function

FDA approves Relistor for opioid-induced constipation - helps reduce effects of drugs like morphine on bowel function

Life expectancy declines in some U.S. populations

Life expectancy declines in some U.S. populations

Estimating mortality risk reduction and economic benefits from controlling ozone air pollution

Estimating mortality risk reduction and economic benefits from controlling ozone air pollution

Life expectancy of a significant segment of the U.S. population is declining or at best stagnating

Life expectancy of a significant segment of the U.S. population is declining or at best stagnating

Neuroimaging helps improve quality of life for brain tumor patients

Neuroimaging helps improve quality of life for brain tumor patients

Parkinson's disease linked to exposure to pesticides

Parkinson's disease linked to exposure to pesticides

Social networking, malaria and philanthropy partnership

Social networking, malaria and philanthropy partnership

Report examines how social, economic factors contribute to health disparities in Alameda County

Report examines how social, economic factors contribute to health disparities in Alameda County

Antioxidant supplements for prevention of mortality in healthy participants and patients with various diseases

Antioxidant supplements for prevention of mortality in healthy participants and patients with various diseases

Increased life expectancy seen for patients with advanced cancers

Increased life expectancy seen for patients with advanced cancers

Americans living longer, enjoying greater health and prosperity, but important disparities remain

Americans living longer, enjoying greater health and prosperity, but important disparities remain

Mutant proteins could lead to new treatment for heart disease

Mutant proteins could lead to new treatment for heart disease

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