New model helps prevent high blood pressure in early stage

Researchers from the Hefei Institutes of Physical Science (HFIPS) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences recently have introduced new method to assess the risk of hypertension. Results were published in Frontiers in Public Health.

Oncology & Cancer

You got your mother's eyes. Will you get her breast cancer?

Sometimes, when you look in the mirror you find your family looking back. It can be a source of pride—in some families, chins, noses, earlobes—even the way your brothers, sisters, aunts and uncles talk and laugh all seem ...


Mononucleosis as child, teen may up later multiple sclerosis risk

(HealthDay)—Infectious mononucleosis (IM) during childhood, particularly during adolescence, appears to be a risk factor for subsequent diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS), independent of shared familial factors, according ...


Early-life exposure to antibiotics linked to atopic dermatitis

Exposure to antibiotics in utero and during the first year of life is associated with an increased risk for atopic dermatitis, with the correlation partially attenuated after adjustment for familial factors, according to ...

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