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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.
Estimating life expectancy changes since 2020

Estimating life expectancy changes since 2020

Outpatient antibiotic treatment for infective endocarditis improves outcomes, reduces costs

Outpatient antibiotic treatment for infective endocarditis improves outcomes, reduces costs

Firearms surpass car crashes as the leading cause of premature traumatic deaths in the U.S.

Firearms surpass car crashes as the leading cause of premature traumatic deaths in the U.S.

Study offers a new, effective therapeutic option against glioblastoma

Study offers a new, effective therapeutic option against glioblastoma

Transformational $104 million gift will help VCU to expand treatment options for liver diseases

Transformational $104 million gift will help VCU to expand treatment options for liver diseases

Molecular treatment works against metastatic cancer that spread to the brain

Molecular treatment works against metastatic cancer that spread to the brain

Changing from Western diet to an optimized diet could provide gains to life expectancy

Changing from Western diet to an optimized diet could provide gains to life expectancy

Study suggests people with COVID-19 exhibit increased risks and 12-month burdens of incident cardiovascular diseases

Study suggests people with COVID-19 exhibit increased risks and 12-month burdens of incident cardiovascular diseases

30-year-old cancer drug could get another shot, study says

30-year-old cancer drug could get another shot, study says

NIH grant renewal will enable Nebraska scientist to advance research on virtual immune system

NIH grant renewal will enable Nebraska scientist to advance research on virtual immune system

Study highlights the importance of educational attainment for better brain health

Study highlights the importance of educational attainment for better brain health

COVID-19 patients are at high risk of developing heart problems up to a year after infection

COVID-19 patients are at high risk of developing heart problems up to a year after infection

Patient-reported impact of having surgery delayed during the COVID-19 pandemic

Patient-reported impact of having surgery delayed during the COVID-19 pandemic

Study investigates how vitamin D or omega fatty acids may affect rates of autoimmune diseases

Study investigates how vitamin D or omega fatty acids may affect rates of autoimmune diseases

Differences found in health-related quality of life among men and women with advanced kidney disease

Differences found in health-related quality of life among men and women with advanced kidney disease

Study offers a cost-benefit analysis of lockdowns implemented due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Study offers a cost-benefit analysis of lockdowns implemented due to the COVID-19 pandemic

CENTOGENE teams up with Insilico Medicine to improve therapeutic targets for Niemann-Pick disease type C

CENTOGENE teams up with Insilico Medicine to improve therapeutic targets for Niemann-Pick disease type C

Oral penicillin may be a safer option for people with high-risk rheumatic heart disease

Oral penicillin may be a safer option for people with high-risk rheumatic heart disease

Incarcerated Black individuals experience higher mortality rates, study shows

Incarcerated Black individuals experience higher mortality rates, study shows

Peto's paradox offers new insights into cancer risk across mammals

Peto's paradox offers new insights into cancer risk across mammals