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.
Genes account for approximately 30 percent of longevity in humans

Genes account for approximately 30 percent of longevity in humans

Sports medicine may help the national fight against pediatric obesity

Sports medicine may help the national fight against pediatric obesity

European Commission has approved the use of Herceptin® (trastuzumab) in combination with Taxotere®

European Commission has approved the use of Herceptin® (trastuzumab) in combination with Taxotere®

Report shows the health of Australians continues to improve

Report shows the health of Australians continues to improve

Real-Time Immuno-PCR has the ability to detect HIV infection earlier than all current methods

Real-Time Immuno-PCR has the ability to detect HIV infection earlier than all current methods

Education improves health situation in Puerto Rico

Education improves health situation in Puerto Rico

Eye drops may prevent the onset of glaucoma in African Americans

Eye drops may prevent the onset of glaucoma in African Americans

Early hormone therapy for metastatic prostate cancer increases life expectancy

Early hormone therapy for metastatic prostate cancer increases life expectancy

Accurately estimating the life expectancy of persons with advanced dementia

Accurately estimating the life expectancy of persons with advanced dementia

Untreated prostate cancer can turn to lethal disease over long-term

Untreated prostate cancer can turn to lethal disease over long-term

Smokers who quit before the age of 35 have a reasonable chance to regain their health

Smokers who quit before the age of 35 have a reasonable chance to regain their health

Australian government programs help improve Indigenous eye health

Australian government programs help improve Indigenous eye health

CRT devices used in combination with optimized pharmacologic therapy (OPT) significantly impact patient's quality and length of life

CRT devices used in combination with optimized pharmacologic therapy (OPT) significantly impact patient's quality and length of life

1.3 million Hispanics will have Alzheimer’s disease by 2050

1.3 million Hispanics will have Alzheimer’s disease by 2050

CDC announces new goals and organizational structure

CDC announces new goals and organizational structure

Americans spend more on health care but feel worse

Americans spend more on health care but feel worse

Australian researchers are working on a vaccine to prevent rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease

Australian researchers are working on a vaccine to prevent rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease

Increasing number of cases of wet age-related macular degeneration

Increasing number of cases of wet age-related macular degeneration

Country Industry Forecast - European Union Healthcare Industry

Country Industry Forecast - European Union Healthcare Industry

Indicators identify shingles patients who have an increased risk of developing persistent pain

Indicators identify shingles patients who have an increased risk of developing persistent pain