News tagged with risk model
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 |
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 |
In a development that sheds new light on the pathology of Alzheimer's disease (AD), a team of Whitehead Institute scientists has identified connections between genetic risk factors for the disease and the ...
Medical research Oct 27, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Food and environment can chemically alter your gene function and scientists have identified a gene that is consistently altered in obesity.
Genetics Mar 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Marriage may not always be as beneficial to health as experts have led us to believe, according to a new study.
Health Mar 05, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 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 |
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 |
The link between psoriasis and cardiovascular events has been observed for years, however the mechanics were unknown. For the first time, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine researchers have discovered preclinical ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Older adults may be at increased risk of being hospitalized for lung and heart disease, stroke, and diabetes following long-term exposure to fine-particle air pollution, according to a new study by researchers at Harvard ...
Health Apr 17, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Most medical imaging equipment is not designed with overweight and obese patients in mind. As a result, these individuals can be exposed to higher levels of radiation during routine X-ray and CT scans.
Medical research Apr 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A team of global scientists, led by researchers at Intermountain Medical Center in Salt Lake City, has developed a safer and more accurate way to administer warfarin, one of the most commonly prescribed but also potentially ...
Medical research Feb 29, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A diametric shift in the levels of two proteins involved in folding, moving and cutting other proteins enables accumulation of the destructive brain plaque found in Alzheimer's disease, researchers report.
Medical research Dec 01, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Mice born to mothers who are fed a diet supplemented with B vitamins are less likely to develop intestinal tumors, report scientists at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (USDA HNRCA) at Tufts University.
Health Jun 09, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers have developed a more accurate method for estimating breast cancer risk for Asian and Pacific Islander American (APA) women. Most current risk estimates rely on data from non-Hispanic white women, but researchers ...
Cancer May 17, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—University of Nottingham researchers have developed a new predictive tool to help GPs identify and treat patients at risk of stroke.
Cardiology May 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0