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How To Lower your Risk of Heart Disease by Dr. Nancy T. Naturopathic DoctorHealth Maven Posted Fri 21 Nov 2008 4:28pm 1 Comment The leading cause of death right now is Cardiovascular Disease and statistics has shown that 1 in 3 will die from Cardiovascular Disease and it has also been the leading cause of death from China since the 1990's. In fact, cardiovascular disease is the number one killer among women and it kills more women each year than all cancers, tuberculosis, ... Read on »
10 Risk Factors for Heart Disease by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Wed 28 Apr 2010 1:26am Heart disease is the number one killer in the world. Several factors that increase the risk for heart disease have been identified by the American Heart Association.  Scientific studies have shown significant risk increases with some factors. The risk factors that are listed are considered major risk factors and are those that medica ... Read on »
Past Smoking Rates Are a Major Reason For Shorter Lifespans in U.S. Compared to Other High-Income Countries; Obesity Also Appear by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Tue 25 Jan 2011 6:32pm US Office of News and Publications News Release The nation’s history of heavy smoking is a major reason why lifespans in the U.S. fall short of those in many other high-income nations, and evidence suggests that current obesity levels also play a substantial part, says a new report from the National Research Council. ... Read on »
Maternal Metabolic Conditions and Risk for Autism and Other Neurodevelopmental Disorders by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Mon 09 Apr 2012 6:13pm A study from the U.C. Davis MIND Institute was published today in the journal Pediatrics: Maternal Metabolic Conditions and Risk for Autism and Other Neurodevelopmental Disorders . The link is to the abstract, but the full paper is available free for download. The paper is part of the CHARGE Study . (CHARGE: Childhood Autism Risks from G ... Read on »
First Evidence that Obesity Gene is Risk Factor for Melanoma by A4M Worldhealth.net Posted Mon 25 Mar 2013 10:21pm Posted on March 22, 2013, 6 a.m. in Genetics in Disease Cancer Variations in a different part of the FTO gene, called intron 1, are already known to be the mos ... Read on »
BRCA1 and BRCA2: Cancer Risk and Genetic Testing by Cancer.gov Posted Thu 28 May 2009 9:00pm BRCA1 and BRCA2: Cancer Risk and Genetic Testing Key Points BRCA1 and BRCA2 are human genes that belong to a class of genes known as tumor suppressors. Mutation of these genes has been linked to hereditary breast and ovarian cancer (see Question 1 ). A woman's risk of devel ... Read on »
Kidney Disease — A Quiet, Sneaky Epidemic. Are You At Risk? by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted Thu 08 May 2014 1:17pm By Bob Aronson As I did the research for this blog, I “Cherry Picked” information from a great many sources.  I am not a medical professional, but made every effort to ensure that the information I used came from experts.  I have identified sources where possible.  This is a blog, it is made up of a good many opinions.  You should no ... Read on »
Lose Sleep, Gain Weight: Another Piece of the Obesity Puzzle by Environmental Health Posted Thu 31 Dec 2009 9:00pm Lose Sleep, Gain Weight: Another Piece of the Obesity Puzzle Formal Correction: This article has been formally corrected to address the following errors. Jump to ... Read on »
Obesity, Alcohol & Liver Disease by Robert W. Posted Sat 20 Mar 2010 4:18pm     Weekly Health Update: Obesity, Alcohol & Liver Disease   "A critical weekly review of important new research findings for health-conscious readers..."   By, Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS Updated:  03/21/2010 The information in this column is intended for informational purposes only, and does not con ... Read on »
Secondhand Smoke & Heart Attacks; Childhood Fitness & Heart Disease Risk During Adulthood by Robert W. Posted Sun 04 Jan 2009 6:27pm Health Report: Secondhand Smoke & Heart Attack Risk Poor Physical Fitness During Childhood & HeartDisease Risk During Adulthood  "A critical weekly review of important new research findings for health-conscious readers..."   By, Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS      Last Updated:  01/04/2009 The information in this column ... Read on »