News tagged with american journal of epidemiology

Rethinking body mass index for assessing cancer risk

A study by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University suggests that body mass index (BMI)—the most commonly used weight-for-height formula for estimating fatness—may not be the best measure ...

Nov 08, 2012
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Multiple sclerosis drug disappoints on disability

(Medical Xpress) -- This week the Journal of the American Medical Association published a study with unfortuate news for the millions of people who suffer from multiple sclerosis. In the large study, a therapy known as inte ...

Jul 23, 2012
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Finding genetic proof of coronary artery disease risk

University of Minnesota School of Public Health researchers have reported two high-signal genetic markers correlated with coronary artery disease (CAD) that should help define genetic fingerprints that can signal an increased ...

Jun 15, 2012
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