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Original Source: Asian Americans have greater prevalence of metabolic syndrome despite lower body mass index.

Objective:To examine the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and metabolic syndrome for Asian Americans and non-Hispanic Whites (NHWs), given that existing evidence shows racial/ethnic heterogeneity exists in how BMI predicts metabolic syndrome.Research Design and Methods:Electronic health records of 43 507 primary care patients aged 35 years and older with self-identified race/ethnicity of interest (Asian Indian, Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese or NHW) were analyzed in a mixed-payer,...

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Systemic Lupus Erythematosus SLE

Lupus is an autoimmune disease characterized by acute and chronic inflammation of various tissues of the body. Because the antibodies and accompanying cells of inflammation can affect tissues anywhe...

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Huntington's disease is a hereditary disease caused by a defect in a single gene on Chromosome 4 that is inherited in an autosomal dominant fashion. The defect causes a part of DNA, called a CAG...

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Gaucher's disease

Gaucher's (go-SHAYZ) disease occurs when certain harmful fatty substances accumulate to excessive levels in your liver, spleen, lungs, bone marrow and, less commonly, brain. This accumulation of...

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Glaswegians four times more likely to die early from cardiovascular disease than those living in Hampshire ~ BHF launch new strategy to fight unacceptable heart disease burden

A person living in Glasgow is more than four times as likely to die prematurely[i] from cardiovascular disease (CVD) than someone living in Hart in Hampshire, according to new statistics[ii] publish...

England sees sharp rise in liver and skin cancer

The number of people diagnosed with skin and liver in England has risen since 2003.The Office for National Statistics (ONS) have released statistics that highlight these increases; however the statis...

Health Tip: Risk Factors for Heart Disease in Women

-- Heart disease is the leading cause of death among women in the United States, government statistics show. The U.S. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute says risk factors for heart disease in w...

Alzheimer’s Disease: A Women’s Health Issue

Alzheimer’s affects more women than men, making education and awareness an essential part of your health plan. By Mia James Although Alzheimer’s disease affects both men and women, the condition i...

Industry-Disease Foundation Partnerships Thrive on Communication & Transparency

Disease foundations are playing an increasingly important role in advancing research and helping to bring new treatments to market. Their unique expertise in specific disease areas, along with their k...

Is it possible to treat ADHD with a little fresh air?

According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2011 statistics, 11 percent of children ages 4 to 17 have been diagnosed with ADHD , accounting for 6.4 million cases nationwide....

Progress Against Cardiovascular Disease Putting the Pieces Together

The JAMA theme issue on cardiovascular disease (CVD) recognizes the progress made in CVD but also acknowledges the challenges that remain. On the positive side, from 2000 to 2010 age-adjusted death ra...

Scope of Ebola Outbreak May Be Greater Than Statistics Show: WHO

FRIDAY, Aug. 15, 2014 -- The magnitude of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa may be far greater than the current statistics indicate, officials from the World Health Organization said Friday. Patients ...

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Assessing Attitudes towards Statistics among Medical Students: Psychometric Properties of the Serbian Version of the Survey of Attitudes Towards Statistics (SATS).

Medical statistics has become important and relevant for future doctors, enabling them to practice evidence based medicine. Recent studies report that students' attitudes towards statistics play an im...

Test Statistics and Confidence Intervals to Establish Non-inferiority Between Treatments with Ordinal Categorical Data.

Abstract The problem for establishing non-inferiority is discussed between a new treatment and a standard (control) treatment with ordinal categorical data. A measure of treatment effect is used and a...

The chicken-and-egg debate about statistics and research.

Basic Statistics and Pharmaceutical Statistical Applications (3(rd) Edition), by James. E. De Muth.

Multiple testing problems in pharmaceutical statistics.

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