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*  Diet-induced obesity model
Further variation is seen when the sex is also factored in; males of the S5B/P1 strain showed 12% weight gain, while females ... along with some of the medications that treat such illnesses can increase someone's risk of obesity. Some examples of other ... Living a sedentary lifestyle is one of the leading factors in causing obesity. As of 2016, over 30% of people in the world ... Intra and Inter Laboratories results can differ due to variation in the experimental factors such as the protocol used, housing ...
*  Framingham Risk Score
... pressure or raised cholesterol and treating these individual risk factors without a consideration of both their overall risk of ... Individuals with low risk have 10% or less CHD risk at 10 years, with intermediate risk 10-20%, and with high risk 20% or more ... or less CHD risk at 10 years). 16% had intermediate risk (10-20%). 3% had high risk (20% or more). High risk was most commonly ... One such key risk model is the Framingham Risk Score. The Framingham Risk Score is based on findings from the Framingham Heart ...
*  Essential hypertension
Another risk factor is salt (sodium) sensitivity which is an environmental factor that has received the greatest attention. ... However, several risk factors have been identified. Having a personal family history of hypertension increases the likelihood ... However it is a known risk factor for other serious cardiovascular disease. It has been suggested that vitamin D deficiency is ... Renin elevation is another risk factor. Renin is an enzyme secreted by the juxtaglomerular apparatus of the kidney and linked ...
*  Risk factor
Mainly taken from risk factors for breast cancer, risk factors can be described in terms of, for example: Relative risk, such ... number of persons exposed to risk factor (food)}}}} So the chicken eaters' risk = 22/74 = 0.297 And non-chicken eaters' risk = ... Protective factor Wald, N J; Hackshaw, A K; Frost, C D (1999). "When can a risk factor be used as a worthwhile screening test ... In epidemiology, a risk factor is a variable associated with an increased risk of disease or infection. When evidence is found ...
*  Risk factors for tuberculosis
HIV is a major risk factor for tuberculosis. The risk of developing TB is estimated to be between 20-37 times greater in people ... There are a number risk factors for tuberculosis infection; worldwide the most important of these is HIV. Co-infection with HIV ... Strachan DP, Powell KJ, Thaker A, Millard FJ, Maxwell JD (February 1995). "Vegetarian diet as a risk factor for tuberculosis in ... Diabetes mellitus is also an important risk factor that is growing in importance in developing countries. Other disease states ...
*  Risk factors for genocide
This list of risk factors has been used by the US State Department. Barbara Harff came up with a list of seven risk factors for ... These risk factors include: Common risk factors: Situation of armed conflict or other forms of instability Record of serious ... The United Nations have their list of 14 risk factors for atrocity crimes with multiple indicators for each factor. ... risk factor has other multiple subsections that can point to more specific events that can be seen as potential risk factors ...
*  Risk factor (disambiguation)
Risk factor may also refer to: Risk factor (criminology) Risk dominance in game theory Risk factor (finance) Risk factor ( ... Risk factor in epidemiology is a variable associated with an increased risk of disease or infection. ...
*  Risk factor (computing)
Risk factors are those factors that influence the frequency and/or business impact of risk scenarios; they can be of different ... Factor Analysis of Information Risk (FAIR) is devoted to the analysis of different factors influencing the IT risk. It ... ISACA THE RISK IT FRAMEWORK (registration required) "An Introduction to Factor Analysis of Information Risk (FAIR)", Risk ... Risk factors can also be interpreted as causal factors of the scenario that is materialising, or as vulnerabilities or ...
*  Risk factor (finance)
... the Fama-French three-factor model) proxy for a linear combination of unobserved risk factors if financial market efficiency is ... A risk factor is a concept in finance theory such as the CAPM, arbitrage pricing theory and other theories that use pricing ... In the Intertemporal CAPM, non-market factors proxy for changes in the investment opportunity set. Cochrane, John H. (2005). ... In practice, a linear combination of observed factors included in a linear asset pricing model (for example, ...
*  Risk factor (criminology)
... negotiate or resist risk; - Imputation - e.g. assuming that risk factors and definitions of offending are homogenous across ... Risk factor research has proliferated within the discipline of Criminology in recent years, based largely on the early work of ... The identification of risk factors that are allegedly predictive of offending and reoffending (especially by young people) has ... Two UK academics, Stephen Case and Kevin Haines, have been particularly forceful in their critique of risk factor research ...
*  Risk factors for breast cancer
... means any risk factor that is not genetically inherited. For breast cancer, the list of environmental risk factors includes the ... The studies have found that these risk factors become less material as a woman reaches menopause, i.e. that they affect risk of ... and well-established risk factors accounts for approximately 30% of cases. The risk of getting breast cancer increases with age ... have a relative risk of breast cancer between 2.1 and 4.0. The risk increases with increased dose. In addition, the risk is ...
*  Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) is a United States health survey that looks at behavioral risk factors. ... Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System CDC Website. ...
*  Factor analysis of information risk
... (FAIR) is a taxonomy of the factors that contribute to risk and how they affect each other ... These components have characteristics (factors) that, in combination with one another, drive risk. Risk Factoring begins to ... The Risk and Risk Analysis section discusses risk concepts and some of the realities surrounding risk analysis and ... Measuring Risk briefly discusses measurement concepts and challenges, and then provides a high-level discussion of risk factor ...
*  Latent tuberculosis
"HIV infection is the greatest known risk factor for the progression of latent M. tuberculosis infection to active TB. In many ... "Risk Factors". The Mayo Clinic. July 12, 2013. "Tuberculosis , Doctor". Patient. 2014-05-21. Retrieved 2015-10-05. " ... "Tuberculosis Symptoms, Causes & Risk Factors". American Lung Association. Retrieved 2015-10-05. Tuberculosis at eMedicine ... for medium risk groups, 10 mm; for low risk groups, 15 mm. The U.S. guidelines recommend that a history of previous BCG ...
*  Molluscum contagiosum
"Risk Factors , Molluscum Contagiosum". www.cdc.gov. 11 May 2015. Archived from the original on 10 June 2017. Retrieved 10 June ... Risk factors include a weak immune system, atopic dermatitis, and crowded living conditions. Following one infection, it is ...
*  Human body
"Risk Factors". National Cancer Institute. Retrieved 2017-07-14. "Introduction page, "Anatomy of the Human Body". Henry Gray. ... Some forms of cancer have strong or known risk factors, whereas others may arise spontaneously. Depending on the type of cancer ... risk factors can include exposure to carcinogens and radiation, excessive alcohol or tobacco intake, age, and hormone ... social and cultural factors.[citation needed] The absence or deficit of health is illness which includes disease and injury. ...
*  Meningeal syphilis
Sutton, K (2013). "Risk Factors". Neil S. Skolnik Amy Lynn Clouse. 17. Lanska, MJ; Lanska, Schmidley. "Syphilitic ... incidence and risk factors". Clinical Infectious Diseases. 51 (8): 976-979. doi:10.1086/656419. PMID 20825309. Garcia‚ÄźRetamero ... When the nervous system is infected at this particular stage, the individual is at risk for meningeal syphilis, which in turn ... Using latex condoms can however reduce the risk of obtaining syphilis. In order to prevent further contamination to other ...
*  Coccidioidomycosis
"Risk factors". Valley Fever Center for Excellence. "Increase in Reported Coccidioidomycosis-United States, 1998-2011". ... The risk of dissemination is 175 times greater in Filipinos and 10 times greater in African Americans than non-Hispanic whites ... Individuals with pre-existing conditions such as diabetes are also at a higher risk. Age also affects the severity of the ... Infection rates vary greatly by county, and although population density is important, so are other factors that have not been ...
*  Beta thalassemia
Another risk factor is because of certain ancestry. Beta thalassemia occurs most often in people of Italian, Greek, Middle ... "Risk Factors". Mayo Clinic. Retrieved 4 April 2017. "How Are Thalassemias Diagnosed? - NHLBI, NIH". www.nhlbi.nih.gov. ... Family history and ancestry are factors that increase the risk of beta thalassemia. Depending on your family history, if your ... Due to this factor, the patient may require blood transfusions to make up for the blockage in the beta-chains. Repeated blood ...
*  National Center for Health Statistics
... risk factors, and health-related behaviors. The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) is NCHS' most in- ... risk factors for adverse pregnancy outcomes, infant mortality rates, leading causes of death, and life expectancy. The National ... risk factors; and environmental exposures. The National Health Care Surveys provide information about the organizations and ... They conduct the National Survey of Family Growth, that obtains information on factors affecting birth and pregnancy rates, ...
*  The Go-Getter (2007 film)
"Risk Factors". Filmmaker Magazine. Winter 2007. Retrieved 2009-01-28. "Martin Hynes Talks M. Ward, The Origins of She & Him and ...
*  Hypoplastic left heart syndrome
Factors that increase an infant's risk include lower birth weight, additional congenital anomalies, a genetic syndrome or those ... "Endocarditis: Risk factors". MayoClinic.com. Retrieved 2007-10-23. Taylor, D. O., Stehlik, J., Edwards, L. B., Aurora, P., ... For patients without these additional risk factors, 5 year survival now approaches 80%.[citation needed] Further, studies show ... Any factor that increases PVR will impede right sided flow. Surgical operations to assist with hypoplastic left heart are ...
*  Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting
... personal factors may put a patient at greater risk for CINV. Other risk factors include: Female sex Patient age (under 55 years ... "CINV Risk Factors". Cesamet Patient Education. Meda Pharmaceuticals. 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-02. "Chemotherapy Induced Nausea ... "Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting: Addressing the Problem of Delayed Nausea: Risk Factors for CINV". Medscape.com. ... The risk of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting varies based on the type of treatment received, as well as several outside ...
*  Scabies
"Epidemiology & Risk Factors". Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. November 2, 2010. Archived from the original on 29 ... Since mites can survive for only two to three days without a host, other objects in the environment pose little risk of ... Healthcare workers are at risk of contracting scabies from patients, because they may be in extended contact with them. The ... Crowded living conditions, such as those found in child-care facilities, group homes, and prisons, increase the risk of spread ...
*  Teenage pregnancy in Australia
"Risk factors (AIHW)". www.aihw.gov.au. Retrieved 2015-09-03. ... Many factors contribute to this gap, such as unemployment, ... These risks have been linked to increased caesarean and abortion rates among mothers living in rural and remote areas.[citation ... In Australia, pregnancy and childbirth in teenage women are associated with obstetric and social risks, and there is evidence ... Region, along with many other factors, have all contributed to the high teenage fertility rate among Aboriginal Australians. To ...
*  New Melones Dam
A deciding factor in the rescinding of the water-level limit was the prevention of $50 million in damages by New Melones Dam in ... forcing the Corps to stop filling the lake or risk drowning him. Dubois hid in the canyon for five days while local authorities ...
*  Pinworm infection
"Epidemiology & Risk Factors". CDC. 10 January 2013. Archived from the original on 18 October 2016. Retrieved 16 October 2016. ... Those at risk are those who go to school, live in a health care institution or prison, or take care of people who are infected ... Infection rates among high risk groups may be as high as 50%. It is not considered a serious disease. Pinworms are believed to ...