Polygenic Risk Score Predicts Risk of Developing Common but Serious Diseases
Polygenic screening test score predicts risk of developing common but serious diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, breast cancer and atrial fibrillation in the general...
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Fracture Risk Increases by 30 Percent after Gastric Bypass
Fracture risk increases by about 30 percent after gastric bypass surgery, which is an effective method to reduce obesity, diabetes, and mortality.
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Dear Mark: Choline Supplementing, Too Many Almonds, Keto and Insulin Resistance, and How to Drink
For today's edition of Dear Mark , I'm responding to four reader comments. First up, if a person can't eat eggs, doesn't like liver, but really wants choline, can they just...
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The balloon to treat women's health issues
Called Revita, the device is already used for type 2 diabetes because the burning process, ablation, burns off cells which have become resistant to insulin.
15 hours ago - Daily Mail
Optometry students recognize need for interprofessional collaboration
The connection between optometry and other health professionals must be enhanced, according to researchers evaluating interprofessional education and collaboration between...
15 hours ago - Healio
Study Links 3 Eye Diseases, Alzheimer's
Patients with age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy or glaucoma had a 40 to 50 percent greater risk of Alzheimer's disease than those without the eye...
16 hours ago - Web MD
American Girl Released An XBox Gaming Set For Dolls And We're Here For It
Gaming shouldn't be gendered and American Girl shows that they agree by releasing a new Xbox gaming set for their dolls Since the 1980s, American Girl has been creating...
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Overweight, obesity prevalent in youths with type 1 diabetes
Additional strategies are needed to address the high rate of overweight and obesity in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes, according to study data published in...
19 hours ago - Healio
High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy Tied to Heart Disease Risk Afterward
High blood pressure during pregnancy isn't just dangerous for both mother and child during pregnancy; it can put the mother at risk for future high blood pressure problems. And...
19 hours ago - Health Status - 3 articles
New genetic test could detect your risk of five deadly diseases DECADES before symptoms arise
Harvard Medical School scientists say their new test, giving a 'polygenic risk score', would be the earliest predictor ever. It could be given at birth to spot risk of cancer...
20 hours ago - Daily Mail - 3 articles
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Benzodiazepines Drugs Linked to Raised Risk of Alzheimer's Disease
Long-term benzodiazepine use may develop the risk of Alzheimer's disease, finds a new study.
Simple Blood Tests May Help Identify Rare Cancer Earlier
Simple blood tests can help detect myeloma, a rare cancer type, finds a new study.
Kids who regularly talk to adults improve two areas of their brain
Children who talk to adults improve the language regions of their developing brain more quickly and get better language skills, according to new research by Massachusetts...
Wearable Devices and Mobile Health Technology Can Promote Overall Health
Wearable devices and mobile health technology may work better as part of a general overall health plan, rather than working only to help weight loss, finds a new study.
E-cigarettes are NOT as safe as we've been led to believe
University of Birmingham research has revealed vaping triggers damaging inflammatory chemicals in the airways. When inhaled, the liquid condenses and 'disables protective cells.'
Pregnant women could be spared epidurals if NHS changed painkiller
Experts say remifentanil is more effective than the injection, pethidine, given to 250,000 women in a year. Forty per cent of women in the UK end up needing an epidural after...
High Omega-3 Levels May Improve Brain Function in Kids
High blood levels of omega-3s, especially docosahexaenoic acid may be associated with better brain function in children.
Reddit Online Forum Provides Specific Suicide Prevention Support for Men
Some men and boys who are considering suicide are finding emotional support in an online forum, finds a new study.
Artificial Intelligence Platform Screens for Acute Neurological Illnesses
New study findings lay the framework for applying deep learning and computer vision techniques to radiological imaging.
HIV Prevention Intervention Benefits Young Transgender Women
Project LifeSkills - New intervention for reducing condomless sex acts among young transgender women through sharing information about HIV, motivating people to protect...