• Teenagers and young adults aged 15-24, household contacts of a person known to have had this disease, immunocompromised people, and people traveling to parts of the world where meningococcal disease is prevalent are also at increased risk of contracting the disease. (who.int)
  • In contrast, animal healthy carriers of C. botulinum group II, such as C. botulinum type E in fish of the northern hemisphere, and C. botulinum B4 in pigs, represent a more prevalent risk of botulism transmission to human subjects. (mdpi.com)
  • We conclude that pregnancies of Robertsonian translocation carriers are at increased risk for chromosomal imbalance, and prenatal chromosomal testing should be discussed. (nih.gov)
  • Randomised trial of a parent-mediated intervention for infants at high risk for autism: longitudinal outcomes to age 3 years. (nih.gov)
  • Fifty-four infants (28 intervention, 26 nonintervention) at familial risk of autism but not otherwise selected for developmental atypicality were assessed at 9-month baseline, 15-month treatment endpoint, and 27- and 39-month follow-up. (nih.gov)
  • Follow-up to 3 years of the first RCT of a very early social communication intervention for infants at familial risk of developing autism has shown a treatment effect, extending 24 months after intervention end, to reduce the overall severity of autism prodromal symptoms and enhance parent-child dyadic social communication over this period. (nih.gov)
  • The PLLR requires changes to the content and format for information presented in prescription drug labeling in the Physician Labeling Rule (PLR) format to assist health care providers in assessing benefit versus risk and in subsequent counseling of pregnant women and nursing mothers who need to take medication, thus allowing them to make informed and educated decisions for themselves and their children. (fda.gov)
  • Information in the Pregnancy sub-section includes a Risk Summary, Clinical considerations, and Data. (fda.gov)
  • Specifically a 34 and 76 percent decrease in risk was observed for post-menopausal breast cancer and all lymphomas respectively among frequent organic food consumers compared to consumers with a low organic food consumption frequency. (newsweek.com)
  • The results demonstrated that eight metals (As, Cd, Cu, Pb, Mo, Se, Tl, Zn) occurred at statistically-significantly greater levels than natural background levels, but most were below risk-based residential soil screening levels. (mdpi.com)
  • Hazard ratios (HR) for cancer risk by SES quartile were estimated using Cox proportional hazards regression. (aacrjournals.org)
  • Reference needed) A risk is not an uncertainty (where neither the probability nor the mode of occurrence is known), a peril (cause of loss), or a hazard (something that makes the occurrence of a peril more likely or more severe). (wikipedia.org)
  • Aim 3 was to utilize our interactive, customized portal as a risk communication tool by allowing residents to educate themselves as to the potential risks from industrial sources in close proximity to their community. (mdpi.com)
  • They face higher risks of potential COVID-19 infection in their efforts to protect the greater community and are exposed to hazards such as psychological distress, fatigue and stigma. (who.int)
  • Risk is the potential of gaining or losing something of value. (wikipedia.org)
  • Financial risk is often defined as the unpredictable variability or volatility of returns, and this would include both potential better-than-expected and worse-than-expected returns. (wikipedia.org)
  • In studies from a total of 7 cities, the risk of death among homeless women was greater than that among women in the general population by a factor of 4.6 to 31.2 in the younger age group and 1.0 to 2.0 in the older age group. (cmaj.ca)
  • This document explains the Prostate Cancer Risk Management Programme (PCRMP), PSA testing and evidence against a national screening programme. (www.gov.uk)
  • The NHS Prostate Cancer Risk Management Programme ( PCRMP ) provides GPs and primary care professionals with information to counsel asymptomatic men aged 50 and over who ask about prostate specific antigen ( PSA ) testing for prostate cancer. (www.gov.uk)
  • Background: Early life socioeconomic status (SES) may play a role in cancer risk in adulthood. (aacrjournals.org)
  • Impact: This novel methodology can contribute to improved understanding of the role of early-life SES in affecting cancer risk. (aacrjournals.org)
  • However, few studies have examined the association of organic food consumption with cancer risk. (newsweek.com)
  • In a population of 68,946 French adults, we found a reduction of 25 percent of cancer risk among consumers with a high frequency of organic foods compared to consumers with a low frequency, after accounting for confounders, such as lifestyle, diet and sociodemographic factors," Baudry said. (newsweek.com)
  • Elina Hypponen from the South Australian Healh & Medical Research Institute, who was not involved in the paper, said in a statement: "This is certainly a thought-provoking study, and it could suggest that choosing organic products as a part of an overall healthy diet might help to reduce cancer risk. (newsweek.com)
  • Robertsonian translocation carriers are at increased risk for infertility, spontaneous abortions, or chromosomally unbalanced offspring. (nih.gov)
  • Researchers found that people who used mobiles for 15 hours per month on average had a two to three times greater risk of developing glioma and meningioma - the main types of brain tumour - compared with those who used their phone rarely. (nzherald.co.nz)
  • Risk perception is the subjective judgment people make about the severity and probability of a risk, and may vary person to person. (wikipedia.org)
  • COVID-19 is a new disease and there is limited information regarding risk factors for severe disease. (cdc.gov)
  • The purpose of this study is to determine a relationship between a person's flora/bacteria in their gut (the intestinal microbiome) and their risk of cardiovascular disease. (mayo.edu)
  • Administration of varicella vaccine before the age of 15 months, and the prescription of oral steroids, may be associated with a slightly increased risk of breakthrough disease. (greenmedinfo.com)
  • In 5 to 15 years, your risk of stroke and coronary heart disease returns to that of someone who has never smoked. (heartfoundation.org.au)
  • The study objective is to demonstrate that the safety and effectiveness of the Medtronic TAVR system as measured by rates of all-cause mortality or disabling stroke at two years is noninferior to SAVR in the treatment of severe aortic stenosis in subjects who have a low predicted risk of operative mortality for SAVR. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • A large-scale study has found a link between eating a diet based on organic food and having a reduced risk of cancer. (newsweek.com)
  • Despite these results, the authors note that the study contains several limitations which mean, at present, no conclusions can be drawn which definitively link eating organic food to having a reduced risk of developing cancer. (newsweek.com)
  • Using a mobile phone for more than half an hour a day over five years can triple the risk of developing certain types of brain cancer, a French study suggests. (nzherald.co.nz)
  • It is difficult to define a level of risk, if any, especially as mobile phone technology is constantly evolving," the study conceded. (nzherald.co.nz)
  • The high prevalence of botulism types C, D and variants DC and CD in farmed and wild birds, and to a lower extent in cattle, raises the risk of transmission to human beings. (mdpi.com)
  • Any human endeavour carries some risk, but some are much riskier than others. (wikipedia.org)
  • Results were conveyed to residents via an educational, risk-communication informational card. (mdpi.com)
  • Risk can be seen as relating to the probability of uncertain future events. (wikipedia.org)
  • For example, according to Factor Analysis of Information Risk, risk is: the probable frequency and probable magnitude of future loss. (wikipedia.org)
  • Less common botulism types in animals but at risk of transmission to humans, can sporadically be observed, such as botulism type E in farmed chickens in France (1998-2002), botulism type B in cattle in The Netherlands (1977-1979), botulism types A and B in horses, or botulism type A in dairy cows (Egypt, 1976). (mdpi.com)
  • Trading risk is divided into two general categories: (1) Systematic risk affects all securities in the same class and is linked to the overall capital-market system and therefore cannot be eliminated by diversification. (wikipedia.org)
  • Risk is an uncertain event or condition that, if it occurs, has an effect on at least one [project] objective. (wikipedia.org)
  • Despite modern techniques, induction of labor still introduces considerable risk compared with natural onset of labor, and many, if not most, inductions are done for reasons that are not supported by sound medical research. (motherfriendly.org)
  • The Oxford English Dictionary cites the earliest use of the word in English (in the spelling of risque from its from French original, 'risque' ) as of 1621, and the spelling as risk from 1655. (wikipedia.org)