lifetime risk

What’s your risk of developing kidney failure?


August 17th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 17 (IANS) New research has thrown up some startling insights about the likelihood of middle-aged adults developing kidney failure during their lifetime. About one in 40 men and ... Read more...

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Pregnancy killing a million girls every year: Report


June 28th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Pregnancy has emerged as the biggest killer across the globe for teenage girls, with a million teenagers dying annually, a report by international voluntary organisation ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Chances of heart attack, stroke rise with BP


December 20th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 20 (IANS) Chances of a heart attack or stroke are greater if blood pressure (BP) levels go up during the middle age, reveals a study. Men and women ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Red wine’s benefits for heart overestimated?


September 20th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 20 (IANS) Red wine, popularly touted as a remedy for a host of medical condtions, has no protective qualities to prevent heart disease, says a new study."In particular, ... Read more...

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Fibre-rich diet reduces heart risk


March 23rd, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) Consuming food items rich in fibre, like fruits, vegetables and whole-grain products, especially as a young adult, is likely to confer a lifetime of protection ... Read more...

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High-fiber diet ‘cuts heart disease risk’


March 23rd, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 23 (ANI): Scientists have found that a high-fiber diet could be a critical heart-healthy lifestyle change young and middle-aged adults can make.The study from Northwestern University Feinberg School of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Beijing Olympics pollution controls could cut lung cancer risk


February 8th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Corvallis (Oregon, US), Feb.8 (ANI): The air pollution control measures that were put in place in Beijing during the 2008 Olympic Games - if continued - would cut almost in half the ... Read more...

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1 in 8 Brit women ‘will develop breast cancer’


February 4th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4 (ANI): One in eight British women is likely to develop breast cancer at some point in their life, according to new figures.The grim statistics released by the Cancer Research ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lifetime risk of adult rheumatoid arthritis determined


January 6th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): Scientists have determined the lifetime risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis and six other autoimmune rheumatic diseases for both men and women."We estimated the lifetime risk for rheumatic ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gene that predisposes people to syndrome with high cancer risk identified


December 22nd, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a new genetic alteration that predisposes people to Cowden syndrome, a rare disorder that is characterized by high risks of breast, thyroid and other cancers. ... Read more...

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New ’score’ to predict heart disease in youngsters


December 9th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 09 (ANI): University of Nottingham researchers have developed a new 'score', which could be useful for general practitioners (GP) to detect heart disease in youngsters - before it damages their ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

MRI recommended for women with personal history of breast cancer


November 29th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 29 (ANI): A new study has suggested that women with a personal history of breast cancer should consider annual screening with MRI in addition to mammography.The American Cancer Society (ACS) ... Read more...

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US study finds smoking, ADHD link


October 8th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 08 (ANI): A new research has found that children exposed to tobacco smoke in their homes suffer higher rates of ADHD and stuttering.The US-based study found children with exposure to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New nuclear breast imaging technologies linked to higher cancer risks


August 25th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 25 (ANI): A new study has revealed that some nuclear-based breast imaging exams may increase a woman's risk of developing radiation-induced cancer.However, the radiation dose and risk from mammography are ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Breast cancer gene may increase men’s risk, too


July 7th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 6 (ANI): If a new research is to be believed, then men who carry a faulty gene have a one in 15 chance of developing breast cancer by the time ... Read more...

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Breast cancer test not for all women, say experts


January 16th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): While women are being widely urged to undergo breast cancer screening, experts from the University of Michigan have warned that the test is not appropriate for all women.A ... Read more...

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Genes linked to brittle bone identified


October 7th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 7 (ANI): Scientists from University of Western Australia claim to have identified new genes tied to loss of bone mineral density and osteoporosis.According to molecular geneticist and study author Associate ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Braveheart: Lisa Ray fighting cancer!


September 14th, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Canadian actress and model Lisa Ray (Bollywood/Hollywood) has cancer. She has been diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma and has started her cycle of treatment. Lisa, 37, wants to share all her experience fighting with ... Read more...

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Women opting for surgical removal of breasts, ovaries to cut cancer risk


August 6th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 6 (ANI): An increasing number of women at high risk for breast or ovarian cancer are choosing to undergo surgery as a precautionary measure to decrease their cancer risk, say ... Read more...

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More evidence backs the idea a healthy lifestyle can prevent cardiovascular disease


July 22nd, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): A new research article says that there is a substantial body of evidence showing that the adoption of a healthy lifestyle pays huge rewards in the prevention of ... Read more...

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Simple urine test for appendicitis may soon be available


June 23rd, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 23 (ANI): A simple urine test to detect appendicitis may soon be available, if scientists have their way.Researchers at the Children's Hospital Boston have identified a protein in the ... Read more...

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Two drinks a day can raise death risk


March 7th, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 7 (ANI): Australia''s new guideline on alcohol consumption has stated that two alcoholic drinks a day can put people at a greater risk of dying. The guidelines, which were ... Read more...

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Now, a statistical model to predict stroke risk with 86pct accuracy


February 26th, 2009 - 6:25 pm ICT by admin
Washington, February 26 (ANI): Experts at the Children's Hospital Informatics Program (CHIP) say that an individual's lifetime risk of stroke can now be predicted with the aid of a new statistical model.During ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Men 100pct more likely than women to become alcoholics


January 26th, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 26 (ANI): A new study by a team of American researchers has revealed that men are twice as likely as women to become alcoholics.The study, conducted by researchers ... Read more...

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78,000 Indian women die in pregnancy, childbirth annually: Unicef


January 15th, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) As many as 78,000 women die each year in India from causes related to pregnancy and childbirth, according to a Unicef report released here Thursday.This implies that ... Read more...

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Good health, youth no longer provide immunity from heart disease


January 14th, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 14 (IANS) Healthy young adults are not really immune from heart disease; they are likely to carry a higher risk of cardiac complications over their lifetimes, according to new findings. ... Read more...

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Even young and healthy adults could be at risk for heart disease


January 13th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): Even young and healthy adults could be at risk for heart disease, according to a new study.Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have shown in clinical studies ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Obese breast cancer survivors at increased lymphedema risk


December 19th, 2008 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 19 (ANI): Breast cancer survivors, who are obese or overweight, face a lifetime risk of developing lymphedema, a chronic condition that involves swelling of the limbs and affects physical ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

MRI with alternated mammography can effectively detect breast cancers


December 14th, 2008 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center have found that magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) alternated with mammography at six-month intervals can detect breast ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Four more genes causing colon cancer identified


November 18th, 2008 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Nov 18 (IANS) Canadian researchers say they have identified four new genes responsible for colorectal or colon cancer.This brings to 10 the total number of genes linked to the disease, which ... Read more...

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Asthma Drug can have serious impact on bones


November 10th, 2008 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): Chronic use of the asthma drug corticosteroid may have some serious impact on bones, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American College ... Read more...

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Fat mums more likely to have chubby babies


October 20th, 2008 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 20 (ANI): Overweight mums are more likely to have plump babies, setting them a lifetime risk of diabetes and other obesity-related illnesses, studies have shown.One study has revealed that ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Women largely unaware of alcohol linked-breast cancer threat


October 18th, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 18 (ANI): Women have been oblivious of the biggest threat linked with excessive alcohol consumptionincreased risk of breast cancer, according to a survey.The YouGov survey cited that although majority ... Read more...

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Metabolic syndrome increases colorectal cancer risk by 75pc


October 7th, 2008 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 7 (ANI): Metabolic syndrome can significantly increase the risk of colorectal cancer, according to a new study. Dr. Donald Garrow and Dr. Mark Delegge of the Medical University of ... Read more...

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Half of US population develop osteoarthritis by 85


September 3rd, 2008 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 3 (IANS) Nearly half of the US adult population will develop painful osteoarthritis of the knee by 85, according to a University of North Carolina study.Osteoarthritis is a condition manifesting ... Read more...

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