• Chronic Disease
  • You may be referring to a test called ICHRON, which stands for the Intermountain Chronic Disease Risk Score. (drweil.com)
  • After 3 years they found that 7 percent of the women and 9 percent of the men had been diagnosed with at least one chronic disease. (drweil.com)
  • The researchers reported that women with a high ICHRON score were 11 times more likely to develop a chronic disease than those with a low score, while those with moderate scores were 3 times as likely to be diagnosed with one of the diseases than those with low scores. (drweil.com)
  • Instead, concentrate on healthy eating, exercise, stress reduction, controlling your weight and not smoking to maintain optimum wellness and minimize your risk of chronic disease. (drweil.com)
  • Heidi May et al, "Predicting 3-Year Risk of Incident Chronic Disease in Disease-Free Primary Care Patients: The Intermountain Chronic Disease Model (ICHRON). (drweil.com)
  • Malaria
  • The assistance of the Free African Society was requested by the city and readily agreed to by the members, based on the mistaken assumption that native Africans would have the same partial immunity to the new disease as many had to malaria, the most common source of fever epidemics during the summer months. (wikipedia.org)
  • infection
  • While the risk of contracting the disease from recreational water is very small, British Rowing is taking a precautionary approach and reiterating its advice that the serious nature of the disease means that rowers must be aware of the dangers and should take simple, routine precautions to reduce the risk of infection. (maidenheadrc.org.uk)
  • patients
  • The idea behind the scoring system is to help doctors identify patients who are most at risk for chronic diseases well in advance so that they can better determine who needs more attention and perhaps more treatment. (drweil.com)
  • It could also motivate patients to take better care of themselves in an effort to head off the disease(s) predicted by their scores. (drweil.com)
  • cases
  • They note that more than half of the adults in the U.S. suffer from one or more chronic diseases and that these cases are projected to increase by 40 percent in the next 10 years. (drweil.com)
  • 13 species cause disease or have been detected in human cases. (wikipedia.org)
  • Drugs
  • Do Heartburn Drugs Cause Kidney Disease? (drweil.com)
  • Nanotechnology is creating new opportunities for fighting disease - from delivering drugs in smart packaging to nanobots powered by the world's tiniest engines. (cam.ac.uk)
  • major
  • For instance Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) contribute substantially to the burden of persistent (more than 1 week) fevers in the Tropics, causing considerable mortality and major disability. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • spread
  • The disease originated in Africa, from where it spread to South America through the slave trade in the 17th century. (wikipedia.org)
  • risk
  • You can reduce your risk of developing diseases influenced by inflammation, including Alzheimer's, simply by following an anti-inflammatory diet like the one featured on the Dr. Weil on Healthy Aging online guide. (drweil.com)
  • topics
  • Read more tips, recipes, and insights on a wide variety of topics from Dr. Weil here. (drweil.com)
  • human
  • Unfortunately, no human vaccine against the disease exists (although there is a vaccine licensed for use in animals). (exeter.ac.uk)