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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.
What is the association between long-term salt usage behavior and risk of premature mortality?

What is the association between long-term salt usage behavior and risk of premature mortality?

Adding salt to foods at the table increases risk of premature death

Adding salt to foods at the table increases risk of premature death

Study finds microglia to be responsible for neuronal death in a mitochondrial disease animal model

Study finds microglia to be responsible for neuronal death in a mitochondrial disease animal model

Politicians have a considerable survival benefit over general populations, finds study

Politicians have a considerable survival benefit over general populations, finds study

Cancer drug helped delay progression of Duchenne muscular dystrophy in mice

Cancer drug helped delay progression of Duchenne muscular dystrophy in mice

Existing cancer drug shows promise for treating patients with muscular dystrophy

Existing cancer drug shows promise for treating patients with muscular dystrophy

Study examines trends in life expectancy in the U.S. at county level

Study examines trends in life expectancy in the U.S. at county level

People living in South Asia could lose about five years of life expectancy to air pollution

People living in South Asia could lose about five years of life expectancy to air pollution

Medicare for all in the U.S. could have saved over 338,000 lives during COVID pandemic

Medicare for all in the U.S. could have saved over 338,000 lives during COVID pandemic

Targeting macropinocytosis may be an effective therapeutic approach for hepatocellular carcinoma

Targeting macropinocytosis may be an effective therapeutic approach for hepatocellular carcinoma

Recently born generations of older adults more likely to have multiple chronic health conditions

Recently born generations of older adults more likely to have multiple chronic health conditions

Older adults with Type 1 diabetes have greater risk for muscle weakening, cardiovascular complications

Older adults with Type 1 diabetes have greater risk for muscle weakening, cardiovascular complications

Study finds holocaust survivors may be at lower risk of developing post-operative delirium

Study finds holocaust survivors may be at lower risk of developing post-operative delirium

Australian-first health alliance aims to close life expectancy gap for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Australian-first health alliance aims to close life expectancy gap for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

U.S. health and mortality continue to rank poorly compared to peer countries

U.S. health and mortality continue to rank poorly compared to peer countries

Vaccinated people with breakthrough SARS-CoV-2 infection can experience debilitating long COVID

Vaccinated people with breakthrough SARS-CoV-2 infection can experience debilitating long COVID

Hydration restores airway integrity in people with cystic fibrosis

Hydration restores airway integrity in people with cystic fibrosis

Increasing greenery in urban areas may reduce mortality of all causes, study reveals

Increasing greenery in urban areas may reduce mortality of all causes, study reveals

Polypharmacy can lead to harmful drug interactions, especially among cancer patients

Polypharmacy can lead to harmful drug interactions, especially among cancer patients

Mice live longer with nasal gene therapy

Mice live longer with nasal gene therapy