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Clinical, geographical, and temporal risk factors associated with presentation and outcome of vivax malaria imported into the United Kingdom over 27 years: observational study

Objective To examine temporal and geographical trends, risk factors, and seasonality of imported vivax malaria in the United Kingdom to inform clinical advice and policy.  
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Genetics overlap found between Alzheimer's disease and cardiovascular risk factors

An international team of scientists, led by researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, have found genetic overlap between Alzheimer's disease (AD) and two...  
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over 6 years ago
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Study identifies low back pain risk factors

Counseling at-risk patients may prevent and minimize painNew research presented at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)...  
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over 6 years ago
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Genetic screening could improve breast cancer prevention

A test for a wide range of genetic risk factors could improve doctors' ability to work out which women are at increased risk of developing breast cancer, a major study of more than 65,000...  
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Shared risk factors lead to diabetes, heart disease and cancer, says major AACR symposium

In a major symposium at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2015, University of Colorado Cancer Center investigator Tim Byers, MD, MPH, describes research showing...  
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Two Brothers Born With Forms Of Cleft Lip And Palate Raises Awareness Of Condition And Risk Factors

Carter and Mason Osborne have a lot in common. Not only are they brothers who love to laugh, they also share one unique characteristic; they were born with forms of cleft lip and palate.  
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over 6 years ago
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Yoga comparable with walking, biking to improve cardiovascular risk

Researchers from the US and Netherlands find that yoga may provide the same cardiovascular disease risk factor reduction as traditional activities such as biking or brisk walking.  
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Emphysema on CT an important independent risk factor for death

Emphysema-like lung found on computed tomography (CT) is associated with an increased risk for mortality among people without airflow obstruction or COPD, according to a study published in...  
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Exposure to mercury, seafood associated with risk factor for autoimmune disease

One of the greatest risk factors for autoimmunity among women of childbearing age may be associated with exposure to mercury such as through seafood, a new University of Michigan study says.  
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over 6 years ago
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The connection between mouth bacteria and inflammation in heart disease

Oral infections are the most common diseases of mankind and are also a key risk factor for heart disease, which is the leading cause of death worldwide.  
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over 6 years ago
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Fertility patients' history is best predictor of risk for major depression

A potent risk factor for developing major depressive disorder (MDD) during fertility treatment is something health providers are likely not even looking for, according to new research from San...  
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over 6 years ago
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NYU researchers find diabetes perceptions vary according to risk factors

Perceptions among adults at-risk may differ from those with frank diabetesRecent research published in The Diabetes Educator by Dr.  
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over 6 years ago
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NIH-funded researchers identify genetic region associated with peanut allergy

Research funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) suggests that changes in a small region of chromosome 6 are risk factors for peanut allergy in U.S. children of European descent.  
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Bariatric surgery may be risk factor for severe headache

Spontaneous intracranial hypotension - a leaking of spinal fluid - causes severe headaches. Weight-loss surgery patients may be particularly at risk for this condition.  
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over 6 years ago
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A risk score for chronic kidney disease can inform choice of HIV medications

Both traditional and HIV-related risk factors can predict the likelihood of developing chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to a study published in PLOS Medicine.  
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over 6 years ago
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Study uncovers predictors of chronic kidney disease worsening in children and adolescents

Modifiable risk factors for kidney failure lay foundation for intervention and improved outcomesStudy results published in the National Kidney Foundation's American...  
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Melanoma prognosis affected by number of tumor cells spread to sentinel lymph nodes

Cancer cell spread to the sentinel node - the lymph node to which cancer cells are most likely to spread from a primary tumor - is a risk factor for melanoma death.  
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Computational tool identifies 800 risk factors for PTSD

Researchers have developed a computational tool that can establish the risk of post-traumatic stress disorder developing in individuals within ten days of a traumatic event.  
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Strong genetic risk factor for MS discovered in family of five affected siblings

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have identified a genetic variation that in women significantly increases their risk of developing multiple sclerosis.  
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over 6 years ago