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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.
Breakthrough research reveals potential path toward a cure for ALS

Breakthrough research reveals potential path toward a cure for ALS

Research reveals decline in childhood mortality extended US women's lifespan by a year

Research reveals decline in childhood mortality extended US women's lifespan by a year

Research shows the impact of social deprivation and distance on pulmonary fibrosis survival

Research shows the impact of social deprivation and distance on pulmonary fibrosis survival

Global research offers insights about health burden disparities between genders

Global research offers insights about health burden disparities between genders

Income inequality linked to 10-year gap in life expectancy, study reveals

Income inequality linked to 10-year gap in life expectancy, study reveals

Healthy lifestyle may offset genetic risks for early death, study finds

Healthy lifestyle may offset genetic risks for early death, study finds

People with severe mental illness more likely to have physical health comorbidities

People with severe mental illness more likely to have physical health comorbidities

Toxic gas adds to a long history of pollution in Southwest Memphis

Toxic gas adds to a long history of pollution in Southwest Memphis

Study: Healthy lifestyle may reduce impact of life-shortening genes

Study: Healthy lifestyle may reduce impact of life-shortening genes

Atrial fibrillation linked to high mortality and hospitalization rates, UQ study shows

Atrial fibrillation linked to high mortality and hospitalization rates, UQ study shows

UK study confirms healthy habits can extend lifespan, even with genetic predispositions

UK study confirms healthy habits can extend lifespan, even with genetic predispositions

NYU Langone surgeons perform first combined mechanical heart pump and gene-edited pig kidney transplant surgery

NYU Langone surgeons perform first combined mechanical heart pump and gene-edited pig kidney transplant surgery

Notre Dame study highlights diverse men's health trends across cultures

Notre Dame study highlights diverse men's health trends across cultures

Healthy plant-based diets cut mortality risks for Spain's seniors

Healthy plant-based diets cut mortality risks for Spain's seniors

Shifting perceptions of old age: Insights from middle-aged and older adults

Shifting perceptions of old age: Insights from middle-aged and older adults

Global disease burden study highlights COVID-19 impact and health inequities

Global disease burden study highlights COVID-19 impact and health inequities

Lifetime risk of atrial fibrillation rises to nearly 31% in recent decade

Lifetime risk of atrial fibrillation rises to nearly 31% in recent decade

Antibiotics ineffective for cough treatment in lower respiratory tract infections

Antibiotics ineffective for cough treatment in lower respiratory tract infections

Study reveals lasting lung damage in tuberculosis survivors

Study reveals lasting lung damage in tuberculosis survivors

New cancer projections show increased prostate cases by 25% in 2050, despite prevention efforts

New cancer projections show increased prostate cases by 25% in 2050, despite prevention efforts

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