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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.
Mutant proteins could lead to new treatment for heart disease

Mutant proteins could lead to new treatment for heart disease

Less education may mean shorter life

Less education may mean shorter life

Experts says remote Aboriginal communities lack the means to prepare and store food

Experts says remote Aboriginal communities lack the means to prepare and store food

Life gets longer but only for the educated

Life gets longer but only for the educated

Survival rates for patients for with non-Hodgkin lymphoma improved over past decade

Survival rates for patients for with non-Hodgkin lymphoma improved over past decade

Exercise doesn't stop the clock on aging, but it seems to slow it down

Exercise doesn't stop the clock on aging, but it seems to slow it down

Working at a nuclear site may be bad for the heart

Working at a nuclear site may be bad for the heart

Obesity crisis will shorten the lives of Australian children by four years

Obesity crisis will shorten the lives of Australian children by four years

Congestion charge has increased life expectancy of Londoners

Congestion charge has increased life expectancy of Londoners

Chronic disease as great a threat as terrorists

Chronic disease as great a threat as terrorists

Rural doctors say 16,000 more health professionals are urgently needed in the bush

Rural doctors say 16,000 more health professionals are urgently needed in the bush

The obesity epidemic - does the evidence stack up?

The obesity epidemic - does the evidence stack up?

Targeting astrocytes slows progression of Lou Gehrig's disease

Targeting astrocytes slows progression of Lou Gehrig's disease

Collaboration to improve the UK's health

Collaboration to improve the UK's health

Global aging will peak during the decade 2020 to 2030 and then decelerate

Global aging will peak during the decade 2020 to 2030 and then decelerate

Sickle cell disease pain study

Sickle cell disease pain study

People with dementia survive on average four and a half years after diagnosis

People with dementia survive on average four and a half years after diagnosis

New York City mortality rate at all-time low in 2006

New York City mortality rate at all-time low in 2006

Baxter to develop recombinant Factor IX proteins to treat hemophilia B

Baxter to develop recombinant Factor IX proteins to treat hemophilia B

Colon cancer screenings may bring little benefit and may actually pose harm

Colon cancer screenings may bring little benefit and may actually pose harm

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