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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.
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

New Medicare funded health check for indigenous Australians

New Medicare funded health check for indigenous Australians

John Reid reaffirms British Government’s commitment to tackling health inequalities

John Reid reaffirms British Government’s commitment to tackling health inequalities

Dieting greatly reduces risk of heart attack, stroke and diabetes

Dieting greatly reduces risk of heart attack, stroke and diabetes

Dietary supplement may improve immune function in the elderly

Dietary supplement may improve immune function in the elderly

Strict dieting can dramatically reduce the risk of heart disease

Strict dieting can dramatically reduce the risk of heart disease

Lung cancer varies between men and women

Lung cancer varies between men and women

Use of acute services by patients who die in NHS hospitals does not increase with age according to new research

Use of acute services by patients who die in NHS hospitals does not increase with age according to new research

The amount of female smokers rose by 600% in the 20th century

The amount of female smokers rose by 600% in the 20th century

Transplants of older kidneys work as well as younger ones

Transplants of older kidneys work as well as younger ones

Alzheimer's live about half as long as those of similar age without dementia

Alzheimer's live about half as long as those of similar age without dementia

Study Identifies Predictors of Alzheimer's Disease Longevity

Study Identifies Predictors of Alzheimer's Disease Longevity

Genetic cause of cancer identified as a defect in the function of otherwise normal genes

Genetic cause of cancer identified as a defect in the function of otherwise normal genes

£1.6m for research into a possible cure for muscular dystrophy

£1.6m for research into a possible cure for muscular dystrophy

Air pollution effects Cystic Fibrosis Sufferers

Air pollution effects Cystic Fibrosis Sufferers

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