News tagged with risk model
Among individuals with chronic kidney disease (CKD), African Americans experience faster progression of the disease during later stages compared with other races, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
As part of their ongoing research on the role of genes in the development of type 1 diabetes, Joslin Diabetes Center scientists, in collaboration with scientists at the University of Würzburg, have demonstrated ...
Diabetes Nov 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Models used for predicting the likelihood of individuals developing chronic kidney disease and for predicting disease progression in people who already have the condition are useful tools but not yet robust enough to help ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The most widely used models for predicting heart failure rely on a complex combination of lifestyle, demographic, and cardiovascular risk factor information.
Cardiology Nov 08, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
Blood hormone tests can predict a woman's risk for developing postmenopausal breast cancer for up to 20 years, according to a study led by Xuehong Zhang, MD, Channing Division of Network Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital ...
Cancer Oct 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A study by Stirling's Dr Ruth Jepson has determined that South Asian people in the UK will be more likely to exercise if it can be done as part of a group and has a social element.
Health Oct 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The increasingly common condition of gestational diabetes can have serious consequences for both the mother and child if left untreated. Prompt diagnosis and therapy can protect against these consequences. ...
Diabetes Oct 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
As part of their ongoing research investigating the biology of aging, the greatest risk factor for type 2 diabetes and other serious diseases, scientists at Joslin Diabetes Center have identified a new factor—microRNA ...
Medical research Sep 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 1 |
Heart calcium scans are far superior to other assessment tools in predicting the development of cardiovascular disease in individuals currently classified at intermediate risk by their doctors, according to researchers at ...
Cardiology Aug 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A lung cancer risk prediction model developed by scientists at the University of Liverpool has been shown to be a viable tool for selecting high risk individuals for prevention and control programmes.
Cancer Aug 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In addition to the well-known risk factor of smoking, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) increases lung cancer risk.
Cancer Jul 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Scientists at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) pioneered the study of the link between irregularities in the immune system and neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism a decade ago. Since ...
Autism spectrum disorders Jul 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (8) | 0 |
Inflammatory bowel disease is caused by chronic inflammation , which leads to damage of the intestinal epithelium.
Inflammatory disorders Jul 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Aneurysm screening for men aged over 65 is cost effective and rescreening those at highest risk, at least once, should be considered, suggests a study published in the British Medical Journal today.
Cardiology Jul 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
High levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol increases the risk for coronary heart disease.
Medical research Jul 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0