News tagged with disease risk

Rising body mass index increases heart risk

Research at the Australian National University has found increased body mass index (BMI) significantly increases the risk of heart disease – regardless of exercise level, smoking status and whether or not someone has diabetes.

Oct 24, 2013
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Understanding inflammation

German scientists at Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin for he first time have solved the 3-dimensional structure of the protein LBP and it´s genetic variant. This finding may help certain patients to better survive ...

Oct 14, 2013
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Doing battle with breast cancer

Silvana Davis was 16 when breast cancer took her mother. Now a mother herself, the 41-year-old Brighton, Mich., woman is doing everything she can to make sure that she does not face the same diagnosis.

Oct 11, 2013
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