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Relative Risk Reduction vs Absolute Risk Reduction by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven /new studies reporting tremendous relative risk reductions in disease-oriented evidence... of Cardiology demonstrating anywhere from 44% relative risk reduction in cardiovascular events...
Relative Risk Reduction vs Absolute Risk Reduction Part 2 by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven to show this.  While a 3x increase in relative risk is impressive (and statistically significant), I also think that it's..., I do not) but rather to demonstrate the  importance of understanding relative risk vs absolute risk...
Relative Risk Reduction vs Absolute Risk Reduction Part 3 by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven Remember last month's review of absolute vs relative risk ?  We looked at how the use of drospirenone doubled to tripled the relative risk of blood clots compared to women not taking any contraception...
The Relative Risk of Brain Cancer by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Doctors know that you’re at a higher risk for breast, colon and prostate cancers if they’ve been found in your family. Brain cancer can now be placed on that same list, says a new study by Tel Aviv University...
Risk of dementia related to diet by GoToSee Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Diet could be an important factor in the risks of developing Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study. Related News:Alzheimer’s risk from junk food, but good nutrition cuts the odds
Human Prion Disease and Relative Risk Associated with Chronic Wasting Disease Fri, 22 Sep 2006 09:05:59 -0500 by Terry S. Patient Expert IN REPLY TO ; Subject: Human Prion Disease and Relative Risk Associated with Chronic Wasting... Disease and Relative Risk Associated with Chronic Wasting Disease W. John Pape†, Jeri Forster*, C. Alan...
Are There Sex-Related Neural Differences In Risk Taking? by Dr. Romeo V. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven group. These findings strongly suggest a sex-related influence modulating brain activity during risk-taking tasks. When taking the same level of risk, relative to men, women tend to engage in more neural...
Those Hospitalized with an Alcohol Related Condition at Risk by Anthony Cirillo Patient ExpertHealth Maven Hospital patients who have alcohol use disorders are more likely to develop healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) during their hospitalizations and face much greater odds of death. @Digital Vision, Getty Images R
Risk of metabolic syndrome is closely related to working night shifts by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert % (6/336) among daytime workers (relative risk (RR) 5.0, 95% CI – 2.1 to 14.6). The annual rate... 2.15 to 12.11; p<0.001). The researchers conclude that the risk of developing MS is strongly associated...
Frequency of Vacations is Also Related to the Risk of Depression by Dr. Jonny B. Doctor of Philosophy with a reduced risk of death in middle-aged men at high risk of heart disease. And a study of 1500 women... major psychological health risks. If you can't quite manage the two to four weeks a year...

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