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  • coronary heart d
  • A study released this summer in the European Heart Journal showed that obese people who appear healthy according to things like their blood pressure , blood sugar and cholesterol levels still have a 28 percent increased risk of coronary heart disease. (aarp.org)
  • It directed attention to the causes of coronary heart disease and stroke, but also showed that an individual's risk can be changed. (wikipedia.org)
  • It demonstrated that the correlation between blood cholesterol level and coronary heart disease (CHD) risk from 5 to 40 years follow-up is found consistently across different specially selected cultures in these seven countries. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Seven Countries Study suggested that elevated blood pressure (hypertension) was correlated with risk of coronary heart disease and stroke. (wikipedia.org)
  • Chemicals
  • Some chemicals found in fragrances may be hazardous to your health, she says, yet makers of popular colognes, perfumes, and body sprays often don't disclose all the ingredients found in their products. (webmd.com)
  • The report, "Not So Sexy: The Health Risks of Secret Chemicals in Fragrance," includes test results on 17 fragranced products. (webmd.com)
  • We conduct such assessments and participates in a number of expert groups such as the IGHRC (Interdepartmental Group on Health Risks from Chemicals), World Health Organisation (WHO) and the European Concerted Action on urban air, indoor environment and human exposure. (cranfield.ac.uk)
  • chronic
  • This can be due to chronic health conditions or the use of certain medicines, including over-the-counter cold remedies. (medicinenet.com)
  • According to a PAHO article on the Infectious Disease Risks From Dead Bodies Following Natural Disasters: To those in close contact with the dead, such as rescue workers, there is a health risk from chronic infectious diseases which those killed may have been suffering from and which spread by direct contact, including hepatitis B and hepatitis C, HIV, enteric intestinal pathogens, tuberculosis, cholera and others. (wikipedia.org)
  • Smoking is a major risk factor for heart attacks, strokes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) (including emphysema and chronic bronchitis), and cancer (particularly lung cancer, cancers of the larynx and mouth, and pancreatic cancer). (wikipedia.org)
  • Smoking most commonly leads to diseases affecting the heart and lungs and will most commonly affect areas such as hands or feet with first signs of smoking related health issues showing up as numbness, with smoking being a major risk factor for heart attacks, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema, and cancer, particularly lung cancer, cancers of the larynx and mouth, and pancreatic cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • hazardous
  • Combining this knowledge is key to assessing the risks of hazardous substances and such work often entails the collaboration of scientists working in different disciplines. (cranfield.ac.uk)
  • Much of our research directly informs regulators and thereby the development and implementation of measures to control the release of hazardous substances in the environment that are a risk to human health. (cranfield.ac.uk)
  • Cranfield specialises in applied research in all activities, and understanding risks from hazardous substances is an important aspect complementing our environment and health portfolio. (cranfield.ac.uk)
  • tobacco
  • Tobacco use has predominantly negative effects on human health and concern about health effects of tobacco has a long history. (wikipedia.org)
  • The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that each year tobacco causes about 6 million deaths (about 10% of all deaths) with 600,000 of these occurring in non smokers due to second hand smoke. (wikipedia.org)
  • Similarly, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention describes tobacco use as "the single most important preventable risk to human health in developed countries and an important cause of premature death worldwide. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tobacco use is a significant factor in miscarriages among pregnant smokers, and it contributes to a number of other health problems of the fetus such as premature birth, low birth weight, and increases by 1.4 to 3 times the chance of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). (wikipedia.org)
  • Risks vary according to the amount of tobacco smoked, with those who smoke more at greater risk. (wikipedia.org)
  • impacts
  • Assessing the need for control and predicting the likely impact of a certain level of exposure requires knowledge about the nature of the exposure, toxicological mechanisms and outcomes of epidemiological studies of associations between exposures and health impacts. (cranfield.ac.uk)
  • This, along with new evidence that pesticides could have negative impacts on human health, helped spur the creation of the modern environmental movement. (wikipedia.org)
  • Scientific
  • Chief Executive of the British Dental Health Foundation, Dr Nigel Carter, explains: "The link between oral health and overall body health is well documented and backed by robust scientific evidence. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Among others, Steven Rottman, director of the UCLA Center for Public Health and Disasters, said that no scientific evidence exists that bodies of disaster victims increase the risk of epidemics, adding that cadavers posed less risk of contagion than living people. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks (SCENIHR) is one of the independent scientific committees managed by the Directorate-General for Health and Consumer Protection of the European Commission, which provide scientific advice to the Commission on issues related to consumer products. (wikipedia.org)
  • stroke
  • Despite this, only 1 in 6 people realises that people with gum disease may have an increased risk of stroke or diabetes. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Consistent high blood pressure over a period of time can make someone at higher risk for a life-threatening stroke or heart attack. (news-medical.net)
  • Studies have shown that they may help reduce the risk of Parkinson's disease , cardiovascular disease and stroke . (livescience.com)
  • The quercetin in onions may also help prevent plaque buildup in the arteries, which reduces the risk of heart attack and stroke, according to the University of Maryland Medical Center. (livescience.com)
  • The Seven Countries Study suggested that the risk and rates of heart attack and stroke (CVR), both at the population level and at the individual level, correlated directly and independently to the level of total serum cholesterol, in seven sampled out countries. (wikipedia.org)
  • emergencies
  • WHO continues to maintain its reserve stock of vaccine for use as an emergency supply in the case of an outbreak, and works with countries to advocate investment in public health preparedness and response for disease outbreaks and public health emergencies. (who.int)
  • Neurine Mass burials do more harm than good-experts Infectious Disease Risks From Dead Bodies Following Natural Disasters http://www.who.int/water_sanitation_health/hygiene/emergencies/deadbodies.pdf Lewis, Robert Alan (1998). (wikipedia.org)
  • problems
  • People with emphysema are at risk for many other problems linked to weak lung function, including pneumonia. (cancer.org)
  • Some health problems, such as asthma, sore throat and cold sores, are triggered or worsened by cold weather. (www.nhs.uk)
  • A number of articles and stories suggest that some people who lived or worked near Ground Zero after the September 11 attacks have developed health problems. (gothamgazette.com)
  • The state of your teeth affects your overall health, with gum disease linked to lots of health problems in other parts of the body. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Did you know that gum disease isn't just bad news for your teeth, it's also linked to serious health problems in other parts of your body? (www.nhs.uk)
  • The good news is that brushing your teeth properly and looking after your gums can prevent and treat gum disease, improve your overall health and help to reduce your risk of health problems, such as heart disease. (www.nhs.uk)
  • HRAs used as part of Medicaid enrollment help identify individuals with health problems that need immediate attention. (wikipedia.org)
  • Shoveling snow is a known trigger for myocardial infarction among people at risk for heart problems and who do not regularly engage in strenuous physical activity. (wikipedia.org)
  • overweight
  • In a paper released this fall in the New England Journal of Medicine , Ashkan Afshin, a physician and assistant professor of global health at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington, found that "nearly 40 percent of the deaths related to high BMI occur among the people who were overweight, but not obese. (aarp.org)
  • Risk factors include overweight, abnormalities in the structure of the nose or throat and a family history of apnea. (cnn.com)
  • effects
  • In this editorial , the Times criticizes the government's failure to provide leadership concerning the issue of air quality and its health effects downtown. (gothamgazette.com)
  • Some 300,000 people who lived, worked or were near Ground Zero after Sept. 11, 2001, are being asked to join an official registry to monitor any health effects from the World Trade Center debris plume. (gothamgazette.com)
  • The truth is that drugs can have very serious, long-term physical and emotional health effects. (okcu.edu)
  • PCP, LSD, heroin, mescaline, and morphine, have a wide variety of negative health effects from hallucinations and mental confusion to convulsions and death. (okcu.edu)
  • Health effects of pesticides may be acute or delayed in those who are exposed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many studies have examined the effects of pesticide exposure on the risk of cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • Agent Orange, a 50:50 mixture of 2,4,5-T and 2,4-D, has been associated with bad health and genetic effects in Malaya and Vietnam. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition to the EPA, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) set standards for the level of pesticide residue that is allowed on or in crops The EPA looks at what the potential human health and environmental effects might be associated with the use of the pesticide. (wikipedia.org)
  • estimate
  • The National Institutes of Health estimate more than 12 million people in the United States have obstructive sleep apnea. (cnn.com)
  • human health
  • Several government agencies, such as the Public Health Service, the Fish and Wildlife Service, and the President's Science Advisory Committee, found evidence that pesticides were negatively affecting human health. (wikipedia.org)
  • organization
  • The World Health Organization (WHO) recommended that sugar should make up less than 10 percent of your total daily energy intake, with additional benefits to be had if you reduce it to below 5 percent (which amounts to about 25 grams, or 6 teaspoons of sugar a day). (mercola.com)
  • At Charlotte Mecklenberg, he secured a contract with the World Health Organization to create a mainframe product that could be used on an international basis. (wikipedia.org)
  • epidemic
  • WHO has been engaging military health assets for public health by forming collaborating centre relationships with military laboratories in developing countries and engaging military health assets in epidemic response. (who.int)
  • accidentally
  • Falling over is not usually a problem for the young and fit, but elderly people who accidentally fall put themselves at risk of serious. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • disease
  • Said Schulman,'We know uncontrolled apnea over many, many years leads to higher risks of heart disease, high blood pressure, strokes and probably death. (cnn.com)
  • Therefore, brushing your teeth can prevent gum disease and improve your overall health. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Adequate fiber intake is so crucial to health, asserts senior study author Dr. Andrew Chan of Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, that consuming more fiber after such a diagnosis can positively impact patients' risk of dying from the disease, independent of how much fiber those patients ate before the diagnosis. (mercola.com)
  • The way marijuana is smoked enhances the risk of contracting lung disease and cancer. (okcu.edu)
  • According to health professionals, the fear of spread of disease by bodies killed by trauma rather than disease is not justified. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention define a HRA as: "a systematic approach to collecting information from individuals that identifies risk factors, provides individualised feedback, and links the person with at least one intervention to promote health, sustain function and/or prevent disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • The environment (geographical location, housing, contact with other animals) of the animal is one of the most important determinants of disease risk and exposure for organic swine. (wikipedia.org)
  • A year after quitting, the risk of contracting heart disease is half that of a continuing smoker. (wikipedia.org)
  • exposure
  • We conduct studies for a range of national and international authorities such as the European Food Safety Organisation, the Drinking Water Inspectorate, Department of Health, the European Concerted Action on urban air, indoor environment and human exposure. (cranfield.ac.uk)
  • diabetes
  • 1 Even drinking one or more 250 ml (about 8 ounce) servings of soda per day raises your risk of Type 2 diabetes by 18 percent. (mercola.com)
  • Binge-eating on a regular basis can increase the weight of a patient and contribute to them being at risk of type 2 diabetes. (news-medical.net)
  • One study found that associations between specific pesticides and incident diabetes ranged from a 20 percent to a 200 percent increase in risk. (wikipedia.org)
  • pesticides
  • Risks were greater when users of specific pesticides were compared with applicators who never applied that chemical. (wikipedia.org)
  • factors
  • A recently published finding in the International Journal of Epidemiology focused on body mass index or BMI (a measure of weight that factors in your height) to evaluate data on the health and life spans of about 60,000 Norwegians. (aarp.org)
  • Avoidance of risk factors, including smoking and air pollution, is the primary method of prevention. (wikipedia.org)
  • The study contributed much to survey methods and confirmed the results of larger studies that reported earlier on the predictive value for heart attack of several characteristics measured in health, the now-traditional risk factors of blood pressure and blood cholesterol level and cigarette smoking. (wikipedia.org)
  • significantly
  • Studies from the US, Europe and the UK have consistently shown a significantly increased risk among those exposed to passive smoke. (wikipedia.org)
  • This risk is significantly lower in nonsmokers: 1.3% in men and 1.4% in women. (wikipedia.org)
  • Study
  • To answer why anyone would need convincing that extra pounds are not a health plus, Afshin explains that current research serves partly as a response to a much-publicized 2013 study in the Journal of the American Medical Association . (aarp.org)
  • A perfect example, a recent study 1 reveals, is the discovery that people with colon cancer who add extra fiber to their overall food intake may have a lower risk of mortality compared to people who don't consume much fiber. (mercola.com)
  • 2 Another researcher, Nour Makarem, at Columbia University in New York (and also not involved in Chan's study), said that for her part, diet is very important, particularly as it relates to dietary fiber, as eating foods high in fiber can lower the risk of developing colon cancer. (mercola.com)
  • The study was based on in-depth longitudinal studies of 5,000 families in Framingham, Massachusetts, that continues to this day under funding from the National Institutes of Health. (wikipedia.org)
  • Begun in 1956 with a yearly grant of US$200,000 from the U.S. Public Health Service, the study was first published in 1978 and then followed up on its subjects every five years thereafter. (wikipedia.org)
  • The U.S. Public Health Service agreed to fund the study (and then set up and proceeded to fund the Framingham Heart Study on a larger scale). (wikipedia.org)
  • People
  • People with BED can be at risk because of the extra pressure they put on their joints because of increased weight. (news-medical.net)
  • include
  • Such tools could include modelling of possible scenarios of natural occurrence, accidental release or deliberate use of such agents and collective mechanisms concerning the global public health response. (who.int)
  • Other considerations which are very important, but not directly relevant to the topic of health risks, include religious and cultural practices, the stench, and the effect on morale. (wikipedia.org)
  • Health risks associated with shoveling snow include heart attacks (myocardial infarction), worsening of existing breathing issues, sprains and strains, slips and falls, back injuries, hypothermia and frostbite, and accidents involving road traffic. (wikipedia.org)
  • raises
  • Under such circumstances, the decomposition and putrefaction of cadavers goes unchecked, and raises a series of health, logistical, and psychological issues. (wikipedia.org)
  • prostate
  • Quercetin has a host of other benefits, as well, according to the University of Maryland Medical Center , reducing the symptoms of bladder infections, promoting prostate health and lowering blood pressure. (livescience.com)
  • Healthy
  • According to Jarzabkowski, onions encourage a healthy heart in many ways, including 'lowering blood pressure and lowering heart attack risk. (livescience.com)
  • intake
  • 7 For optimal health, I recommend limiting your intake of net carbs to under 40 to 50 grams per day, which is virtually impossible to do if you drink soda. (mercola.com)
  • initiatives
  • One of these initiatives was taken by G7 health ministers and Mexico, who began a series of meetings and informal contact. (who.int)
  • Depression
  • Some lasting risks are short attention span, irritability and depression, seizure and heart attack. (okcu.edu)
  • cause
  • In addition, those patients also had a 14 percent lower risk of dying from any cause when compared to those who reported the lowest dietary fiber consumption. (mercola.com)
  • greater
  • The studies also stress that the risks associated with tilting the scales - to a greater or lesser degree - have until now been underestimated. (aarp.org)
  • Studies have shown that a man with a collar size that is greater than seventeen inches around or a woman with a collar size greater than sixteen inches around is at a very increased risk of having obstructive sleep apnea,' he said, 'presumably because that's a marker of fat deposit around the airway. (cnn.com)
  • Working more that 12 hours a day raised the risk by more than a third, whilst a 60-hour week carried a 23 per cent greater risk. (netdoctor.co.uk)