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Analyzing family health history ‘best way for disease risk assessment’

November 6th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 06 (ANI): Family health history assessment is an inexpensive, simple, and useful tool that has been shown to be effective and accurate when implemented in clinical care settings to assess ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Coronary artery calcium may help predict heart disease risk

April 28th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 28 (ANI): A new research suggests that adding coronary artery calcium scores (CACS) to traditional risk factors for coronary heart disease (CHD) events significantly improves predictions of risk, and results ... Read more...

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Pain killers may prevent heart disease

March 2nd, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 2 (IANS) Paracetamol, a pain reliever, has shown promising results as a preventive for heart disease, says new research. It has also shown promise in preventing other diseases associated with free ... Read more...

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Biomarkers’ ability to improve prediction of heart risk minimal, say experts

July 1st, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): Researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital have revealed that measuring the known biomarkers modestly improves the prediction of future heart attack, but not enough to change preventive therapies.Although conventional ... Read more...

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Mammals that hibernate or burrow are less likely to go extinct

January 29th, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.29 (ANI): A new study published in The American Naturalist suggests that mammals that hibernate or that hide in burrows are less likely to turn up on an endangered species ... Read more...

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Scientists shed light on genetics of cancer relapse

November 28th, 2008 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 28 (ANI): A study conducted by researchers at St Jude Children''s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, has revealed that cancer cells that cause a type of childhood leukaemia to ... Read more...

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Now, a web based tool to predict bone fracture risk

March 9th, 2008 - 1:12 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 9 (ANI): Elderly people would soon be able to predict their bone fracture risk with just a click of a button. Scientists at Sydney-based Garvan Institute of Medical Research have ... Read more...

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