News tagged with prospective cohort study

Posture provides clue for future disability

The shape of an individual's spinal column may predict his or her risk for nursing home admission or need of home assistance in old age, according to a new article published online in the Journals of Gerontology Se ...

Apr 08, 2013
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Key variables examined in gestational diabetes advance

(HealthDay)—For women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), clinical and genetic factors including higher pre-pregnancy body mass index are associated with development of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), ...

Mar 18, 2013
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HTN risk up for african-american live kidney donors

(HealthDay)—African-American live kidney donors have a significantly increased risk of hypertension compared with non-donors, according to a study published online Oct. 24 in the American Journal of Tr ...

Nov 06, 2012
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Anergia prevalent in acute coronary syndrome patients

(HealthDay)—Anergia, or the lack of energy, is highly prevalent in patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACS), and correlates independently with several factors, including bodily pain and exercise participation, according ...

Oct 21, 2012
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