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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 polymer for use in joint reconstruction

New polymer for use in joint reconstruction

Improvements in survival after dialysis in the elderly

Improvements in survival after dialysis in the elderly

HIV is spread most by people with medium levels of HIV in blood

HIV is spread most by people with medium levels of HIV in blood

Longer-living, healthier mouse holds clues to human ageing

Longer-living, healthier mouse holds clues to human ageing

Severely mentally ill at high risk for cardiovascular disease

Severely mentally ill at high risk for cardiovascular disease

Mechanism behind nicotine dependency revealed

Mechanism behind nicotine dependency revealed

Study helps determine best treatment for bladder cancer

Study helps determine best treatment for bladder cancer

Scientists say fewer calories equals longer life

Scientists say fewer calories equals longer life

Older men chasing younger women contributes to human longevity

Older men chasing younger women contributes to human longevity

American life expectancy reaches an all-time high of 78

American life expectancy reaches an all-time high of 78

Health spending in OECD countries in 2004 and trends in the health of older Americans

Health spending in OECD countries in 2004 and trends in the health of older Americans

Decitabine and interferon gamma show promise for ocular melanoma that has spread

Decitabine and interferon gamma show promise for ocular melanoma that has spread

Rock and pop stars twice as likely to die young

Rock and pop stars twice as likely to die young

First European guidelines on the management of valvular heart disease

First European guidelines on the management of valvular heart disease

Clinical reality of coronary prevention in Europe : A comparison

Clinical reality of coronary prevention in Europe : A comparison

FDA approves Somatuline Depot to treat acromegaly

FDA approves Somatuline Depot to treat acromegaly

Debate rumbles on over how often PSA tests should be done

Debate rumbles on over how often PSA tests should be done

Avastin approved in Europe for advanced lung cancer

Avastin approved in Europe for advanced lung cancer

Living in America - you don't live quite as long!

Living in America - you don't live quite as long!

Estrogen deficiency may trigger the development of high blood pressure and obesity in aged females

Estrogen deficiency may trigger the development of high blood pressure and obesity in aged females

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