Life Expectancy News and Research

RSS
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.
The association between modifiable healthy lifestyle components and lifetime gain in the general Japanese population

The association between modifiable healthy lifestyle components and lifetime gain in the general Japanese population

Researchers use bacteriophages to treat antibiotic-resistant mycobacterial lung infection

Researchers use bacteriophages to treat antibiotic-resistant mycobacterial lung infection

Multi-million pound funding to support women experiencing reproductive issues in the workplace

Multi-million pound funding to support women experiencing reproductive issues in the workplace

Changing lifestyle behaviors can have a marked effect on lifespan, study finds

Changing lifestyle behaviors can have a marked effect on lifespan, study finds

Soaring food prices are leaving millions without access to a healthy and affordable diet

Soaring food prices are leaving millions without access to a healthy and affordable diet

Study to use AI for improving the health and wellbeing of people with learning disabilities

Study to use AI for improving the health and wellbeing of people with learning disabilities

Scientists investigate the association between walking pace and leucocyte telomere length

Scientists investigate the association between walking pace and leucocyte telomere length

Sri Lanka’s healthcare system heavily affected by the current economic crisis

Sri Lanka’s healthcare system heavily affected by the current economic crisis

Advancements in HIV science

Advancements in HIV science

Five different diseases attack language areas in the brain that cause primary progressive aphasia

Five different diseases attack language areas in the brain that cause primary progressive aphasia

Study finds US life expectancy decreased between 2019 and 2020 on a scale not seen in 21 peer countries

Study finds US life expectancy decreased between 2019 and 2020 on a scale not seen in 21 peer countries

Acute stroke associated with considerable loss in life expectancy

Acute stroke associated with considerable loss in life expectancy

Healthy lifestyle may reduce the risk of dementia and extend life expectancy

Healthy lifestyle may reduce the risk of dementia and extend life expectancy

Children born in exceptionally long-lived families have reduced risk for developing type II diabetes

Children born in exceptionally long-lived families have reduced risk for developing type II diabetes

Certain personality traits may play a role in cognitive functioning later in life

Certain personality traits may play a role in cognitive functioning later in life

Bilingualism can slow down the course of age-related changes in the brain

Bilingualism can slow down the course of age-related changes in the brain

Study finds a steady decline in mammography use by breast cancer survivors

Study finds a steady decline in mammography use by breast cancer survivors

People with some types of epilepsy may have a lower quality of life, study suggests

People with some types of epilepsy may have a lower quality of life, study suggests

Study shows effectiveness of community-based group exercise program for older people with mobility limitations

Study shows effectiveness of community-based group exercise program for older people with mobility limitations

Researchers study COVID-19-associated loss of life expectancy among Native Americans

Researchers study COVID-19-associated loss of life expectancy among Native Americans