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(HealthDay)—The prevalence of prehypertension and hypertension is lower than previously reported in school-based cohorts, according to a large community-based study published online Jan. 28 in Pediatrics.
Pediatrics Jan 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists at Singapore Eye Research Institute and A*STAR's Genome Institute of Singapore have succeeded in identifying genes for central corneal thickness that may cause potentially blinding eye conditions. These eye conditions ...
Genetics Jan 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Exon 20 insertions are the third most common family of epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutations found in non–small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Little is known about cancers harboring these mutations aside from their ...
Cancer Jan 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Geneticists uncover a trail of variants associated with kidney dysfunction, specifically among East Asian populations
The past decade has seen a steady torrent of data linking human genetic variants associated with disease risk, and yet many important gaps remain. For example, many of these studies have focused primarily ...
Genetics Dec 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Global travel and climate warming could be creating the right conditions for outbreaks of a new virus in this country, according to a new Cornell University computer model.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Speaking at the IOF Regionals Asia-Pacific Osteoporosis Meeting, researchers from the National University of Singapore and the Singapore Ministry of Health, announced a study which links carotenoids to decreased hip fracture ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A Newcastle University expert has won a prestigious award for her work to help young children with language difficulties. Dr Cristina McKean and Drs Sean Pert and Carol Stow, who both work for Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
College education and alcohol consumption may be linked to risk for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Researchers from Kaiser Permanente Medical Group in Oakland, California, followed 126,019 people who supplied ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Pacific Islanders, South Asians and Filipinos have higher rates of diabetes than all other ethnic groups
(Medical Xpress)—Rates of diagnosed diabetes are much higher among some Asian subgroups than is apparent when aggregating all Asians as a whole, according to a new study by the Kaiser Permanente Division of Research and ...
Diabetes Oct 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Rabies experts from 12 Asian countries on Friday concluded their annual meeting to exchange views and find practical solutions to the disease, which is still prevalent in the region.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center and colleagues have published a study describing the greater difficulty in finding matched, unrelated donors for non-Caucasian patients who are candidates for hematopoietic ...
Cancer Sep 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Half of all people of South Asian, African and African Caribbean descent will develop diabetes by age 80 according to a new study published today. The study is the first to reveal the full extent of ethnic differences in ...
Diabetes Sep 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Screening for colorectal cancer (CRC) is cost-effective and saves lives by early detection. The ability to screen large numbers of individuals is especially important for states with tight health insurance budgets dealing ...
Cancer Aug 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists at the Singapore Eye Research Institute (SERI) and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) have developed an innovative way to combat post-surgical scarring for glaucoma patients.
Ophthalmology Jul 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Skin cancer is more common among white people, but people with darker skin are also at risk, a dermatology expert cautions.
Cancer Jul 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0