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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.
Hyperglycemia has the most significant impact on cardiovascular disease mortality

Hyperglycemia has the most significant impact on cardiovascular disease mortality

Study investigates the link between protein intake and skeletal muscle mass in kidney transplant recipients

Study investigates the link between protein intake and skeletal muscle mass in kidney transplant recipients

Excessive smartphone use may lead to early puberty

Excessive smartphone use may lead to early puberty

One year later, 40% of patients with COVID pneumonia still had lung problems

One year later, 40% of patients with COVID pneumonia still had lung problems

Court ruling may spur competitive health plans to bring back copays for preventive services

Court ruling may spur competitive health plans to bring back copays for preventive services

Air pollution may trigger arrhythmias in healthy adolescents

Air pollution may trigger arrhythmias in healthy adolescents

Study finds spike in the "Years of Life Lost" among adolescents during COVID-19 pandemic

Study finds spike in the "Years of Life Lost" among adolescents during COVID-19 pandemic

Experimental drug prolongs survival, improves muscle function in mice severe Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Experimental drug prolongs survival, improves muscle function in mice severe Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Worldwide hip fracture counts likely to double by 2050, study finds

Worldwide hip fracture counts likely to double by 2050, study finds

World's first partial heart transplant performed at Duke Health

World's first partial heart transplant performed at Duke Health

Better access to primary care physicians may increase high blood pressure awareness and control

Better access to primary care physicians may increase high blood pressure awareness and control

Inequalities are the most significant threat to public health, top doctor warns

Inequalities are the most significant threat to public health, top doctor warns

Covid-19 study highlights a continued drop in U.S. life expectancy

Covid-19 study highlights a continued drop in U.S. life expectancy

Depletion of reactive astrocytes regresses glioblastoma

Depletion of reactive astrocytes regresses glioblastoma

New guidelines recommend earlier detection and treatment of pulmonary hypertension

New guidelines recommend earlier detection and treatment of pulmonary hypertension

Study identifies links between combinations of early childhood adversity and risk of premature death

Study identifies links between combinations of early childhood adversity and risk of premature death

Polygenic risk score identifies coronary artery disease patients at risk for sudden cardiac death.

Polygenic risk score identifies coronary artery disease patients at risk for sudden cardiac death.

Researchers assess lutein nanodisks against ultraviolet light-induced retinal damage

Researchers assess lutein nanodisks against ultraviolet light-induced retinal damage

Eating grapes may reduce the risk of fatty liver disease

Eating grapes may reduce the risk of fatty liver disease