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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 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

Study uncovers a key role for MKK3/6–p38γ/δ signaling pathway in cardiac hypertrophy

Study uncovers a key role for MKK3/6–p38γ/δ signaling pathway in cardiac hypertrophy

Repurposed drug shows promise as potential new treatment for motor neuron disease

Repurposed drug shows promise as potential new treatment for motor neuron disease

Combination therapy regimen for cystic fibrosis is also beneficial to primary school-aged children

Combination therapy regimen for cystic fibrosis is also beneficial to primary school-aged children

Tribe embraces recreational marijuana sales on reservation where alcohol is banned

Tribe embraces recreational marijuana sales on reservation where alcohol is banned

Eating fish and seafood reduces risk of rheumatoid arthritis

Eating fish and seafood reduces risk of rheumatoid arthritis

The COVID-19 pandemic led to sustained decreases in smoking

The COVID-19 pandemic led to sustained decreases in smoking

Researchers find decline in life expectancy among Native Americans due to COVID-19

Researchers find decline in life expectancy among Native Americans due to COVID-19

Textile vest with integrated acoustic sensors records noises in the lungs

Textile vest with integrated acoustic sensors records noises in the lungs

Thrombectomy could give better opportunity to more patients for successful recovery after stroke

Thrombectomy could give better opportunity to more patients for successful recovery after stroke

Years of life lost associated with leading causes of US death during the first 20 months of the COVID-19 pandemic

Years of life lost associated with leading causes of US death during the first 20 months of the COVID-19 pandemic

Brain stimulation can improve the age-related impairment in learning new motor skills

Brain stimulation can improve the age-related impairment in learning new motor skills

Elephant genes could offer new clues to preventing cancer development

Elephant genes could offer new clues to preventing cancer development

Alternative therapy based on S100A9 protein improves metabolism of insulin-dependent diabetics

Alternative therapy based on S100A9 protein improves metabolism of insulin-dependent diabetics

Best available chemotherapy for HIV-related Kaposi sarcoma would save lives and be cost-effective in Africa

Best available chemotherapy for HIV-related Kaposi sarcoma would save lives and be cost-effective in Africa