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Balancing risk and life expectancy when treating the elderly

"Understanding someone's life expectancy places into context whether they will benefit from therapy," Prof Hurria tells ecancertv at SIOG 2014, addressing the need to balance life expectancy, quality ...

U.S. Life Expectancy Hits Record High of Nearly 79 Years: CDC

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 8, 2014 -- Average life expectancy in the United States reached an all-time high of 78.8 years in 2012, federal officials reported Wednesday. The increased life expectancy is likely du...

Life expectancy gains threatened as more older Americans suffer from multiple medical conditions

With nearly four in five older Americans living with multiple chronic medical conditions, a new study finds that the more ailments you have after retirement age, the shorter your life expectancy. The ...

Medical News Today: CDC: life expectancy in the US reaches record high

Life expectancy in the US is at its highest since records began, according to a new report from the CDC. The authors say the increase is due to declines in major causes of death.

South Africa's life expectancy jumps to 61.2 years

Life expectancy in AIDS-hit South Africa has shot up sharply over the past decade, thanks to life prolonging anti-retroviral (ARVs) treatment, latest estimates from the country's statistics agency sho...

Life expectancy gains threatened as more older Americans suffer from multiple conditions

(Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health) With nearly four in five older Americans living with multiple chronic medical conditions, a new study by researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloom...

Medical News Today: Are life expectancy increases among older Americans slowing?

A team of Johns Hopkins researchers find that the more multiple chronic medical conditions a person has after retirement age, the shorter their life expectancy.

Mutations in PLK4, encoding a master regulator of centriole biogenesis, cause microcephaly, growth failure and retinopathy

Andrew Jackson, Peter Nürnberg and colleagues identify mutations in PLK4 and TUBGCP6 in individuals with microcephaly, primordial dwarfism, retinopathy and other congenital anomalies. These findings ...

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Losing ground - Swedish life expectancy in a comparative perspective.

In the beginning of the 1970s, Sweden was the country where both women and men enjoyed the world's longest life expectancy. While life expectancy continues to be high and increasing, Sweden has been l...

Healthy life expectancy in older adults with social security.

Population aging increases the prevalence of chronic diseases. This morbidity impacts on the relatively high mortality levels and has disabling effects. Classic health indicators -life expectancy at b...

Life expectancy after HIV diagnosis based on data from the counseling center for behavioral diseases.

Predicting life expectancy is an important component of public health, in that, it may affect policy making in fields such as social security and medical care., To estimate the life expectancy and the...

Characterization of Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease in an Older Population: Updated Incidence and Life Expectancy With and Without Dementia.

Objectives. We estimated dementia incidence rates, life expectancies with and without dementia, and percentage of total life expectancy without dementia. Methods. We studied 3605 members of Group Heal...

Racial Disparities in Life Expectancy in Brazil: Challenges From a Multiracial Society.

Objectives. We calculated life expectancy at birth for Whites, Blacks, and mixed races in Brazil, and decomposed the differences by causes of death. Methods. We used Ministry of Health death records a...

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