News tagged with independent risk factor

High uric acid levels linked to greater mortality

(HealthDay)—High serum uric acid levels are associated with greater risk of all-cause and cardiovascular mortality, but not cancer mortality, in elderly adults, according to a study published online Aug. 16 in the Journal ...

Aug 25, 2015
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Non-O blood group tied to higher CAD, MI risk

(HealthDay)—Having non-O blood group may be an independent risk factor for coronary artery disease (CAD) and myocardial infarction, according to a meta-analysis published in the Sept. 1 issue of The American Journal of ...

Sep 09, 2015
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Obesity ups risks in pediatric procedural sedation

(HealthDay)—For pediatric patients undergoing procedural sedation, obesity is associated with increased risk of adverse respiratory events and frequency of airway interventions, according to research published in the July ...

Jun 12, 2015
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