• Knowledge about your personal breast cancer risk factors is an important step toward breast cancer prevention. (breastlink.com)
  • Conclusions: Our large cohort study with up to a 30-year follow-up period provides evidence to support the hypothesis of shared risk factors in CVD and OA, and the findings suggest an alternative aetiological process in the pathogenesis of OA. (lu.se)
  • Objective: To investigate the hypothesis that cardiovascular risk factors increase the likelihood of future osteoarthritis (OA)-related arthroplasty in adult men and women. (lu.se)
  • In the population of Malmö (Malmö 1990 cohort), it was shown that immigrants from China/Vietnam and the Former Soviet Union had higher risk of ICH than citizens born in Sweden. (lu.se)
  • For instance, women with first-degree relatives diagnosed with breast cancer or a history of certain genetic mutations with their family are at higher risk than women within no history or limited family history of breast cancer. (breastlink.com)
  • Understanding and being realistic about your risk factors for melanoma is an important step in prevention. (mskcc.org)
  • Prevention programmes will need to take into account the variety of health determinants and the interplay between all the different risk factors. (www.nhs.uk)
  • We also prepare annual BRFSS reports, newsletters, and fact sheets on health risks, prevention efforts, and chronic disease in Indiana. (in.gov)
  • Better and earlier identification of those at highest risk makes it possible to develop targeted intervention/prevention efforts for these children, possibly enabling them to avoid [this] outcome. (elsevier.com)
  • quicklist: 1 category: Stroke Risk Factors title: Preeclampsia url: text: This condition is a significant risk factor during and after pregnancy, so if you're trying to put a bun in the oven, prevention is key. (go.com)
  • We know that even younger women who take birth control pills and smoke have a very elevated risk of both heart attack and stroke," says Prevention advisor Steven Nissen, MD, chairman of the department of cardiovascular medicine at The Cleveland Clinic. (go.com)
  • If you'd like to learn more about cholangiocarcinoma risk factors, the bile duct cancer experts at Moffitt can help you assess your individual risk profile and provide advice on prevention and early detection. (moffitt.org)
  • Prevention is possible but there are many risk factors needing attention. (bellaonline.com)
  • The assessment of risk factors for genocide is an upstream prevention mechanism for genocide. (wikipedia.org)
  • Anyone can get pneumococcal disease, but some people are at increased risk. (cdc.gov)
  • And some people who get the disease may not have any known risk factors. (cancer.org)
  • People with a history of colorectal cancer in a first-degree relative (parent, sibling, or child) are at increased risk. (cancer.org)
  • Most people with risk factors never get MCC, while others with this disease may have few or no known risk factors. (cancer.org)
  • People who get a lot of sun exposure are at greater risk for MCC. (cancer.org)
  • The risk of MCC goes up as people get older. (cancer.org)
  • People with autoimmune diseases (like lupus) sometimes take medicines that suppress the immune system, which might increase their risk for other diseases. (cancer.org)
  • People with HIV , the virus that causes AIDS, often have weakened immune systems and are also at increased risk for MCC. (cancer.org)
  • Most of this risk is in people who have type 2 diabetes . (webmd.com)
  • In other research, people lowered their risk by eating a healthy diet with lots of fruits and vegetables . (webmd.com)
  • People who have occupations that involve working with soil are more at risk of histoplasmosis. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Although people with any skin color can develop melanoma, having a fair complexion (light-colored eyes or hair, prominent freckles, easily sunburned, not able to tan) puts you at a significantly higher risk for the illness. (mskcc.org)
  • People exposed to ETS who have never smoked before are believed to have a lung cancer risk 31% higher than those who have never smoked and were not exposed to ETS. (news-medical.net)
  • There are a number of materials people will regularly come into contact with through their work that may increase lung cancer risk. (news-medical.net)
  • Sure, scientists can point to a few risk factors, but most people who develop the disease don't even have a family history. (healthcentral.com)
  • Family history may be a factor for some people. (healthcentral.com)
  • Peer pressure is another risk factor for addiction, especially among young people. (healthline.com)
  • However, having a particular version of the apolipoprotein E (APOE) gene on chromosome 19-does increase risk, but only for people of European ancestry. (washington.edu)
  • Systematic reviews on risk factors tend to report their findings in terms of ' relative risks ', which express the risk of a disease in people with a risk factor relative to people without this risk factor (e.g. smokers vs. non-smokers). (www.nhs.uk)
  • While doctors have an idea of what may increase your risk of cancer, the majority of cancers occur in people who don't have any known risk factors. (mayoclinic.org)
  • People taking such drugs should consider wearing sunglasses outdoors to reduce any risk," according to the editors of Consumer Reports. (selfgrowth.com)
  • People from racial and ethnic minority groups, especially those who are undergoing rapid Westernization, may be at increased risk for developing an eating disorder due to complex interactions between stress, acculturation, and body image. (nationaleatingdisorders.org)
  • People with this blood disease are at increased risk of developing acute myeloid leukemia. (smartdraw.com)
  • Smokers are at higher risk of stroke than people who do not smoke. (empowher.com)
  • Lack of physical activity-People who do not get moderate exercise regularly are at increased risk of having a stroke. (empowher.com)
  • Risk for stroke after a heart attack has been shown to be elevated for people over age 75. (empowher.com)
  • People who have been diagnosed with type 1 neurofibromatosis have an elevated risk of developing schwannoma, meningioma and glioma. (moffitt.org)
  • People who have been diagnosed with type 2 neurofibromatosis have a heightened risk of developing meningioma, vestibular schwannoma and spinal cord ependymoma. (moffitt.org)
  • Many people who have one or more risk factors never develop bile duct cancer, while others are diagnosed with cholangiocarcinoma despite having no known risk factors. (moffitt.org)
  • Had these additional risk factors been communicated, this might have led to the delivery being attended by a team of people, including those of appropriate seniority, ensuring a more timely and robust resuscitation process. (rcog.org.uk)
  • About one in five (18%) Texas adults who access the internet, or as many as 2,348,206 people, engage in at least 7 of the 15 behaviors or experience life events that may put them at increased risk of being victimized by online fraud. (aarp.org)
  • On the other hand, eating too much poultry and red meat can also put you at risk for stones: One 2014 study in the journal Nutritional Epidemiology found that vegetarians and fish-eaters were 30 to 50 percent less likely to have kidney stones than people who ate about 100 grams of meat per day (think: a steak and a half). (foxnews.com)
  • One oft-cited study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology in 1996 found that people living in this area had nearly double the risk of stones as people living in cooler regions of the United States. (foxnews.com)
  • People with diabetes are at greater risk for a stroke than someone without diabetes. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • Among people of African-Caribbean descent, the risk of diabetes and stroke - but not heart disease - is also higher. (alzheimers.org.uk)
  • But sometimes leukemia develops in people who don't have any of the risk factors described below. (cancer.ca)
  • A family history only affects risk in a small proportion of people. (macmillan.org.uk)
  • However, some people with leukemia do not have any identifiable risk factors. (cancer.ca)
  • Some people with 1 or more risk factors never develop cancer. (uhhospitals.org)
  • Other people can develop cancer and have no risk factors. (uhhospitals.org)
  • While most moles are harmless, people who have many moles or abnormal moles (dysplastic nevi) are at increased risk for melanoma. (uhhospitals.org)
  • People with very pale skin, those who freckle easily, and those with red or blond hair are at higher risk. (uhhospitals.org)
  • People whose parents or siblings have had melanoma are at higher risk of melanoma. (uhhospitals.org)
  • In some families, people share specific gene changes that increase their risk. (uhhospitals.org)
  • People with certain rare, inherited conditions, such as xeroderma pigmentosum (XP), are at increased risk for melanoma. (uhhospitals.org)
  • People who have a weak immune system, such as people who have had an organ transplant, are at higher risk for melanoma. (uhhospitals.org)
  • Over 26 million people in the United States have diabetes and many more are at risk of developing diabetes. (kraftrecipes.com)
  • Individual risk factors must not serve to blame people who have been victimized , but to prevent sexual assault by helping to target people who are at greater risk and to act on the factors concerned. (inspq.qc.ca)
  • The community and societal factors identified as being associated with an increased risk that children and young people will be sexually abused show that sexual abuse is a social phenomenon that concerns the population as a whole. (inspq.qc.ca)
  • Various societal factors have been associated with an increased risk of being sexually abused as a child, in particular: hypersexualization of young people in a society, a history of denial in a society that child sexual abuse occurs, traditional norms regarding gender roles, the presence of an ideology of male sexual entitlement, weak legal sanctions against child sexual abuse, and social norms that support sexual abuse. (inspq.qc.ca)
  • Average-risk individuals are those people over the age 50 with no personal or family history of CRC. (eurekalert.org)
  • They looked at behaviors and social factors that people are able to change, including exercise, sleep, TV and computer use, diet, social activities, and social support. (nih.gov)
  • Environmental factors included how much green space and noise or air pollution the people lived around. (nih.gov)
  • For people with genetic risk factors for depression, frequency of confiding in others and sleep duration were the most protective. (nih.gov)
  • People with silicosis have an approximately 30-fold greater risk for developing TB. (wikipedia.org)
  • The risk of developing TB is estimated to be between 20-37 times greater in people living with HIV than among those without HIV infection. (wikipedia.org)
  • People with diabetes mellitus are at increased risk of contracting tuberculosis, and they have a poorer response to treatment, possibly due to poorer drug absorption. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other conflict histories that put a state at risk are past cultural traumas that have hurt the core social identity of the state, or if the people have been known to have legacy of group grievances or vengeance. (wikipedia.org)
  • Having more than 100 moles, even if they appear normal, is associated with an increased risk for developing melanoma. (mskcc.org)
  • Limiting alcohol use to no more than 2 drinks a day for men and 1 drink a day for women could have many health benefits, including a lower risk of many kinds of cancer . (cancer.org)
  • When we address human factors in relation to health and safety, we're aiming to optimise human performance and reduce human failures. (hse.gov.uk)
  • A risk factor is something that increases your chance of getting a disease or health problem. (medlineplus.gov)
  • But eating a healthy diet, keeping a healthy weight, and exercising often will improve your overall health and lower your risk of other problems. (webmd.com)
  • While age, family history and heredity are all risk factors we can't change, research is beginning to reveal clues about other risk factors we may be able to influence through general lifestyle and wellness choices and effective management of other health conditions. (alz.org)
  • Specific groups such as health care workers and indigenous population are also at an increased risk of TB infection and disease. (hindawi.com)
  • This paper summarizes these factors along with health system issues such as the effects of delay in diagnosis of TB in the transmission of the bacilli. (hindawi.com)
  • Similarly, conditions which prolong the length of exposure to an infectious patient include health system-related factor such as delay in diagnosis. (hindawi.com)
  • Underlying mental health issues can increase your risk of addiction. (healthline.com)
  • W. H. Frost, "Risk of persons in familial contact with pulmonary tuberculosis," American Journal of Public Health , vol. 23, no. 5, pp. 426-432, 1933. (hindawi.com)
  • A handful of states have enacted rating reforms for the individual health insurance market, prohibiting or restricting insurers from charging higher premiums based on health status or the risk of having future medical claims. (hhs.gov)
  • Factor in your health needs when deciding on Medicare coverage. (aarp.org)
  • High blood pressure, or hypertension, is strongly associated with an increased risk of dementia - more so than any other single health condition. (aarp.org)
  • 8. FP7 - ICT - 614440 http://www.carre-project.eu modelling health risk factors disorder 1 (as a risk factor) disorder 2 (as a probable consequence) leads to under certain conditions with a probability x E. Kaldoudi, et al. (slideshare.net)
  • Available at: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/hypothyroidism/DS00353/DSECTION=risk-factors. (endocrineweb.com)
  • Health, health care, and factors associated with homelessness were assessed using multiple logistic regression with a Monte Carlo algorithm to estimate exact standard errors of the model coefficients and p-values. (jhu.edu)
  • M. Michele Blackwood, MD, FACS, of Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and RWJBarnabas Health discusses risk factors for breast cancer and the importance of screening. (newswise.com)
  • New Brunswick, N.J. - September 29, 2019 - During this Breast Cancer Awareness Month, M. Michele Blackwood, MD, FACS, chief of breast surgery at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and medical director/Northern regional director of breast services at RWJBarnabas Health, shares expertise on who is at risk for breast cancer and the importance of screening. (newswise.com)
  • The most consistently reported factors include: being female, being between the ages of 6 and 11 (for intrafamilial sexual abuse alone), being between the ages of 12 and 17 (for extrafamilial sexual abuse alone), having experienced physical or sexual abuse in the past, and having special needs (handicap, intellectual disability, chronic illness, mental health problems). (inspq.qc.ca)
  • The most consistently reported factors include: limited supervision by parents, use of drugs and alcohol by parents, having parents with mental health problems, and being in a family where the mother's spouse is not the child's biological father (i.e. a stepfather family). (inspq.qc.ca)
  • Those in poor health or who are ethnic or racial minorities were more likely than others to be exposed to "cumulative risk. (edweek.org)
  • There was not enough data available to include dietary factors or alcohol consumption in the findings, but experts believe both could be similarly influential. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • Alcohol consumption has also been linked to increased lung cancer risk. (news-medical.net)
  • Along with well-established risk factors (such as human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), malnutrition, and young age), emerging variables such as diabetes, indoor air pollution, alcohol, use of immunosuppressive drugs, and tobacco smoke play a significant role at both the individual and population level. (hindawi.com)
  • The risk of infection following TB exposure is primarily governed by exogenous factors and is determined by an intrinsic combination of the infectiousness of the source case, proximity to contact and social and behavioural risk factors including smoking, alcohol, and indoor air pollution. (hindawi.com)
  • Diabetes, alcohol, malnutrition, tobacco smoke, and indoor air pollution are factors which impact a larger section of the population and accelerate progression to TB disease. (hindawi.com)
  • Regardless of your upbringing or moral code, many factors can raise your risk of becoming addicted to alcohol and other drugs. (healthline.com)
  • According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse , up to half of your risk of addiction to alcohol, nicotine, or other drugs is based on genetics. (healthline.com)
  • For children and teens, lack of parental involvement can lead to greater risk-taking or experimentation with alcohol and other drugs. (healthline.com)
  • In addition, while it is well-known that individual risk is increased with the number of relatives with alcohol dependence, scientists have not been in a position to identify who among these individuals might have greater or lesser risk. (elsevier.com)
  • Dr. Shirley Hill and her colleagues recruited children with either high or low familial risk for developing alcohol dependence and followed them annually over an eleven-year span. (elsevier.com)
  • The article is "Childhood Risk Factors for Young Adult Substance Dependence Outcome in Offspring from Multiplex Alcohol Dependence Families: A Prospective Study" by Shirley Y. Hill, Stuart R. Steinhauer, Jeannette Locke-Wellman, and Richard Ulrich. (elsevier.com)
  • The disease likely develops from multiple factors, such as genetics, lifestyle and environment. (alz.org)
  • Some risk factors, like tobacco use, are lifestyle related and can be avoided, but others, like age and genetics, cannot be controlled. (moffitt.org)
  • Although some diabetic risks come from our genetics, many are preventable. (diabetes.co.uk)
  • The Risk: Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT). (go.com)
  • But oestrogen unopposed by progesterone (e.g. after menopause, or during use of oestrogen-only hormone replacement therapy) increases endometrial cancer risk. (cancerresearchuk.org)
  • Different cancers have different risk factors. (cancer.org)
  • Exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays is thought to be a major risk factor for most skin cancers, including MCC. (cancer.org)
  • While examining the usual suspects in a region on chromosome 8, we found that SNP's (single nucleotide polymorphisms) associated with ovarian cancer risk were located quite a distance away from those associated with risk of other cancers, which suggest that they may act through a different mechanism. (redorbit.com)
  • There is evidence of a convincing or probable causal link between certain foods and a reduced risk of some cancers including: foods containing dietary fibre, vegetables and fruits, milk, calcium supplements (which protect against colorectal cancer) and selenium supplements (which protect against prostate cancer). (www.nhs.uk)
  • The following can increase the risk of cancer: alcoholic drinks (they say that evidence that alcoholic drinks are a cause of particular cancers has strengthened), red meat, processed meats (meats preserved by smoking, salting, or curing) which includes bacon, ham and salami (which are linked to colorectal cancer), a diet very high in calcium, salt and salty foods, beta-carotene supplements (high doses increase risk of lung cancer in smokers). (www.nhs.uk)
  • Most cancers are the result of many risk factors. (cancer.ca)
  • Ataxia-telangiectasia is associated with an increased risk of some cancers, including leukemia and lymphoma. (cancer.ca)
  • Down syndrome is associated with an increased risk of developing some cancers, including leukemia. (cancer.ca)
  • Sunlight, the main source of UV rays, is a major risk factor for melanomas (and other skin cancers). (uhhospitals.org)
  • Regional estimates of mortality and burden of disease and injury attributable to these 24 global risk factors are available for download. (who.int)
  • The search strategy for this paper included searching PubMed, Medline, and EMBASE databases for known risk factors. (hindawi.com)
  • Only English language papers were included in the search, and the searches were limited to studies of risk factors influencing TB infection and disease. (hindawi.com)
  • These images are a random sampling from a Bing search on the term "Somatization Risk Factors. (fpnotebook.com)
  • In every grade, children experiencing any risk were more often chronic absentees-that is, they missed 10 percent or more of the school year-than those who did not encounter any risks," they write in the report, released in late January. (edweek.org)
  • Persons with chronic renal failure and also on hemodialysis have an increased risk. (wikipedia.org)
  • Adults 65 years or older are at increased risk for pneumococcal disease. (cdc.gov)
  • Adults who smoke cigarettes are also at increased risk for pneumococcal disease. (cdc.gov)
  • In fact, the links between diet, weight, and exercise and colorectal cancer risk are some of the strongest for any type of cancer. (cancer.org)
  • A diet that's high in red meats (such as beef, pork, lamb, or liver) and processed meats (like hot dogs and some luncheon meats) raises your colorectal cancer risk. (cancer.org)
  • Cooking meats at very high temperatures (frying, broiling, or grilling) creates chemicals that might raise your cancer risk. (cancer.org)
  • It's not clear how much this might increase your colorectal cancer risk. (cancer.org)
  • It's not clear if other dietary components (for example, certain types of fats) affect colorectal cancer risk. (cancer.org)
  • Geographically there is a lot of variation in lung cancer risk, both globally and within nations. (news-medical.net)
  • This risk increases with the duration and amount of smoking, but duration has the biggest effect on lung cancer risk. (news-medical.net)
  • The report presents findings and recommendations to decrease cancer risk. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Professor Michael Marmot, an epidemiologist at University College London, chairman of the panel that produced this report, features in much of the coverage as suggesting that the direct link between increased weight and increased cancer risk was even stronger than that associated with smoking. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Think Pink, Live Green: A Step-by-Step Guide to Reducing Your Risk of Breast Cancer teaches you the biology of breast development and how modern life affects breast cancer risk. (breastcancer.org)
  • Uterine cancer risk is strongly related to age. (cancerresearchuk.org)
  • This is probably their mechanism of association with uterine cancer risk. (cancerresearchuk.org)
  • Irregular, infrequent, absent or anovulatory menstrual cycles may reflect exposure to oestrogen unopposed by progesterone, and so may be associated with increased uterine cancer risk. (cancerresearchuk.org)
  • Cancer risk factors are overall similar worldwide. (cancerresearchuk.org)
  • Any substance or condition that increases cancer risk is referred to as a risk factor. (cancer.ca)
  • Some drugs, including rheumatoid arthritis drugs that work by blocking tumor necrosis factor-alpha (an inflammation-causingcytokine), raise the risk of activating a latent infection due to the importance of this cytokine in the immune defense against TB. (wikipedia.org)
  • The increased risk may be related to skin damage caused by sun exposure over time and the fact that people's immune systems tend to become weaker as they get older. (cancer.org)
  • The most common risk factor for melanoma is exposure to UV light from the sun or indoor tanning beds or booths. (mskcc.org)
  • In addition to UV light exposure, there are several other risk factors for melanoma. (mskcc.org)
  • Exogenous factors play a key role in accentuating the progression from exposure to infection among which the bacillary load in the sputum and the proximity of an individual to an infectious TB case are key factors. (hindawi.com)
  • These studies limited the true understanding of the total risk factor package for women living in the equatorial regions with the greatest exposure to Vitamin D from sunlight. (bellaonline.com)
  • For example, sun exposure is a risk factor, and you can protect yourself from the sun. (uhhospitals.org)
  • So not surprisingly with today's high risk factor correlations, it is difficult to create unique return streams. (forbes.com)
  • A particular high-risk population is currently Chinese men, due to the large population in China and the increased trend of cigarette smoking. (news-medical.net)
  • Generally, more risk factors were identified as associated with neuroblastoma among younger infants relative to older ages, including high birth weight, heavier maternal gestational weight gain, maternal hypertension, older maternal age, ultrasound, and respiratory distress. (nih.gov)
  • Ideally, these individual risk factors will now be fully investigated through high-quality trials. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Measuring Risk briefly discusses measurement concepts and challenges, and then provides a high-level discussion of risk factor measurements. (wikipedia.org)
  • One of the strongest risk factors for an eating disorder is perfectionism, especially a type of perfectionism called self-oriented perfectionism, which involves setting unrealistically high expectations for yourself. (nationaleatingdisorders.org)
  • Cannon and his team followed 291 teenagers considered to be at high risk for developing schizophrenia for two-and-a-half years to look for a more accurate predictive technique. (psychcentral.com)
  • quicklist: 5 category: Stroke Risk Factors title: High Blood Pressure url: text: "The link between high blood pressure and stroke is one of the most profound in all of medicine," says Dr. Nissen. (go.com)
  • Poor diet- A diet that is high in trans fat, saturated fat, and low in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and fiber increases your risk of having a stroke. (empowher.com)
  • But most women with breast cancer either don't have a family history or just had a single family member who's been diagnosed with breast cancer and don't come from these very high-risk families. (npr.org)
  • Potentially life-threatening severe cutaneous adverse reactions (SCAR) are associated with a high risk of morbidity and mortality. (nih.gov)
  • IV (intravenous) drug abuse carries a high risk of stroke from blood clots (cerebral embolisms). (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • Coming into contact with high levels of radiation - for example, radiation from nuclear reactor accidents - is a risk factor for leukemia. (cancer.ca)
  • But a new report finds that children in families experiencing multiple risk factors-such as poverty or having a teenage mother-are more likely to have high absenteeism during their early years in school than children without those risks. (edweek.org)
  • There is also a very high 3 fold increased risk of infection with TB for patients who have diabetes mellitus. (wikipedia.org)
  • Those conditions with the addition of high unemployment rates, foreign debt, and informal economies such as growing black markets a country is at risk of its economic conditions playing into their risk factors for Genocide. (wikipedia.org)
  • While some risk factors - age, family history and heredity - can't be changed, emerging evidence suggests there may be other factors we can influence. (alz.org)
  • It is known from previous studies of twins and families that the risk of acquiring short-sightedness is determined to a large extent by heredity. (uni-mainz.de)
  • 1 ] Studies with endometrial cancer as the endpoint are now rare, because the risks of oestrogen-only HRT users are now well-known, so users are closely monitored and their treatment stopped or changed if endometrial hyperplasia develops. (cancerresearchuk.org)
  • Perinatal risk factors for neuroblastoma. (nih.gov)
  • Smokers have been advised not to take beta-carotene supplements as studies have shown an increased risk of lung cancer associated with this dietary supplement. (news-medical.net)
  • Having some of these same risk factors before a first stroke can make stroke survivors more vulnerable to having a second or third one within five years, finds a report in the August 2016 issue of Stroke . (healthcentral.com)
  • The new rules for defeating cancer" was the front-page headline today in The Times - part of widespread press coverage that has been given to a report on diet and the risk of cancer. (www.nhs.uk)
  • After all, recent studies have tied an increased risk of dementia to breathing polluted air, drinking a daily diet soda, undergoing anesthesia, being "sleepy" in the afternoon, and, if you're a woman, to either having lots of kids or not having enough of them, depending on which set of results you believe. (aarp.org)
  • These differences are thought to be partly inherited but mainly due to lifestyle factors such as diet, smoking and exercise. (alzheimers.org.uk)
  • Diet may also modulate risk. (wikipedia.org)