Navigation Links
An Accurate Score to Measure Heart Risk

the progress of 1.28 million healthy men and women, registered at 318 general practices over a period of 12 years up to April 2007, recording first diagnosis of cardiovascular disease. All the participants were aged between 35 and 74 at the start of the study. They found that the QRISK score was more accurate than either Framingham or ASSIGN. In patients aged 35-74, Framingham over-predicted cardiovascular disease risk at 10 years by 35%, ASSIGN by 36% and QRISK by 0.4%. QRISK predicted 9% of patients aged 35-74 years to be at high risk compared with 13% for the Framingham equation and 14% for ASSIGN. Using this more focused tool for risk estimation, the research team estimate that 34% of women and 73% of men aged 64-75 would be at high risk compared with 24% and 86% according to the Framingham equation. QRISK would also identify a different group of patients than the Framingham equation, with one in ten patients being reclassified into high or low risk, they say. QRISK is likely to provide more appropriate risk estimates of cardiovascular disease risk based on age, sex and social deprivation, write the authors. It is therefore likely to be a more equitable tool to inform management decisions and help ensure treatments are directed towards those most likely to benefit. In people under 75 years without pre-existing cardiovascular disease or diabetes, QRISK identifies 3.2 million patients at high risk in 2005, compared with 4.7 million from Framingham and 5.1 million from ASSIGN. They suggest that QRISK should be further tested in other populations, but point out that this is the largest such study to have ever been undertaken, and the first time routine data in a UK general practice population have been used in this way. Study leader, Professor Julia Hippisley-Cox, of The University of Nottingham, said: QRISK is derived from primary care data for use in primary care, and takes account of social deprivation to better identify patients most a
'"/>




Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. More Accurate "PROSTATE CANCER" Test can save Unnecessary Biopsies
2. DNA Testing For More Accurate Results
3. New Heart-Screening Device ,An Accurate Predictor Of Heart Disease
4. CT Scans Said to Accurately Detect Small Cancers
5. Can Men Gauge Biological Paternity Accurately
6. Women Read Men’s Faces Quite Accuratel
7. Bipolar Disorder Not Being Accurately Diagnosed By Doctors In UK
8. High Resolution CT Accurately Diagnoses Shin Splints
9. Automated Technique Accurately Measures Platelet Counts in "Platelet Gel" Products
10. Scientists Have Developed Faster, More Accurate TB Test
11. Depression Symptoms Less Likely in Kids with Accurate Self-Perceptions
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Accurate Score Measure Heart Risk

(Date:9/30/2014)... California (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 ... its first “crowdfunding” campaign through GoFundMe. The campaign, which ... was for a portion of the funds necessary to ... bus for the Stockton Unified School District (SUSD). The ... will provide a portion of the funds necessary for ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... Montreal, September 30, 2014 More than 23 per cent ... days. While chronic stress increases the risk of poor mental ... Some cope well, but for others especially those most ... be harmful. , Thankfully, new research from Concordia University ... stress. That,s a huge help for healthcare professionals working to ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine ... the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, part ... exploration of the genetic roots of cleft lip and ... populations in Colombia, Nigeria, the Philippines and Pennsylvania. ... the lip or palate that can form when a ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... Four scientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) will ... new CSHL grants announced in Washington today. The CSHL ... National Institutes of Health (NIH), totaling $46 million for ... for the BRAIN Initiative. , The ... by the President in the spring of 2013. It ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... York (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 A ... U.S.-based market intelligence agency states that the global medical ... of USD 18.5 billion by the end of 2019. ... at USD 10.3 billion in 2012, will report a ... a USD 18.5 billion worth market by 2019. , ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:ADOMANI Raises More Than 100,000 Dollars Through GoFundMe to Convert a School Bus 2Health News:ADOMANI Raises More Than 100,000 Dollars Through GoFundMe to Convert a School Bus 3Health News:How to predict who will suffer the most from stress 2Health News:Pitt team searches for genetic roots of cleft lip, palate 2Health News:4 Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory scientists will contribute to President Obama's BRAIN Initiative under new NIH grants 2Health News:4 Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory scientists will contribute to President Obama's BRAIN Initiative under new NIH grants 3Health News:Global Medical Imaging Reagents Market Segment up to 2019: Transparency Market Research 2Health News:Global Medical Imaging Reagents Market Segment up to 2019: Transparency Market Research 3
... Nutraceutics(TM) announces the addition of Jim and Julie ... marketing professionals. Their remarkable achievements and expertise are ... of worldwide, home-based business owners. Former Amway Quixtar ... throughout an impressive 28-year career. Jim and Julie ...
... Transcept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: TSPT ), ... commercialization of proprietary products that address important therapeutic needs ... of Joseph T. Kennedy to the position of Vice ... Mr. Kennedy will provide legal advice to the company ...
... Medical Center have joined forces to help provide area ... patient care. This new partnership is a unique program ... better handle the cumbersome and time-consuming issues of managing ... Center will use Physicians Practice,s extensive resources to deliver ...
... Medical Corporation today launched the third in a series ... Bruschi, a professional football player who suffered a stroke ... career. The new video features Tedy describing his personal ... a continuation of Tedy,s story that began with the ...
... Study suggests that fast-growing youth have greater fondness for treats, ... your children will eat only a few bites of dinner ... ice cream? , Blame it on their growing bones. , ... a higher preference for sweets than children growing at a ...
... Earn Decision Resources, Clinical Gold Standard Status for ... New Report from Decision ResourcesWALTHAM, Mass., March 25 ... research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare ... therapy,s effect on the rate of mortality is ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Former Amway/Quixtar Diamond Leaders Find New Home at Eniva Nutraceutics 2Health News:Transcept Pharmaceuticals Appoints Joseph T. Kennedy as General Counsel 2Health News:Transcept Pharmaceuticals Appoints Joseph T. Kennedy as General Counsel 3Health News:Transcept Pharmaceuticals Appoints Joseph T. Kennedy as General Counsel 4Health News:Physicians Practice and Rose Medical Center Partner to Improve Patient Care in the Denver Metro Area 2Health News:Physicians Practice and Rose Medical Center Partner to Improve Patient Care in the Denver Metro Area 3Health News:AGA Medical Corporation Launches Third Web-Based Stroke Education and Awareness Video Featuring Professional Football Player Tedy Bruschi 2Health News:AGA Medical Corporation Launches Third Web-Based Stroke Education and Awareness Video Featuring Professional Football Player Tedy Bruschi 3Health News:A Child's Sweet Tooth May Be All in the Bones 2Health News:A Child's Sweet Tooth May Be All in the Bones 3Health News:Surveyed Experts Indicate that Biogen Idec's Adentri Has Advantages Over Nitroglycerin in the Treatment of Acute Heart Failure 2Health News:Surveyed Experts Indicate that Biogen Idec's Adentri Has Advantages Over Nitroglycerin in the Treatment of Acute Heart Failure 3
(Date:9/30/2014)... Calif. , Sept. 30, 2014 Headquartered ... (OTC: GWPC) is a diversified company comprised of several ... of advanced technology and the proven expertise of its ... health and wellness. WholeHealth Products, line of more than ... healthcare centers, and its more than 8 retail consumer ...
(Date:9/30/2014)...  The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging ER ... 866-714-6466 if they have well documented proof of ... been sent home, as an intentional way to ... as the Center would like to explain. ... Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140929/149017 ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... Netherlands , Sept. 30, 2014  eHealth, ... phone storage and access of this information, has ... Slot , however, that has not translated into ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140929/149122 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140929/149123 ... the past few years developing MWD® Health Manager ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:WholeHealth Products Announces The Discovery Of The "Autism And Fragile X" Microwell And Rapid Diagnostic Test 2Corporate Whistleblower Center Urges ER Doctors or Nurse Managers to Call Them if They Have Proof of a Hospital Needlessly Admitting Medicare Patients Instead of Sending Them Home 2Corporate Whistleblower Center Urges ER Doctors or Nurse Managers to Call Them if They Have Proof of a Hospital Needlessly Admitting Medicare Patients Instead of Sending Them Home 3Corporate Whistleblower Center Urges ER Doctors or Nurse Managers to Call Them if They Have Proof of a Hospital Needlessly Admitting Medicare Patients Instead of Sending Them Home 4MWD Challenges the Big eHealth Players With New Software for Your Smartphone 2
... Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: LTUS ) ("Lotus" or ... medicine and drugs in the People,s Republic of China ("PRC"), ... of directors and the subsequent appointment of four new directors. ... Li, and Mr. Jun Lu have been appointed to serve ...
... LONDON, Dec. 21, 2010 Many Women suffering from hair loss ... advanced laser therapy as a method along with other procedures ... restoration has been shown to be affective in helping a ... into one overall treatment. A cutting-edge laser device is used in ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Lotus Pharmaceuticals Announces Change of Directors 2Lotus Pharmaceuticals Announces Change of Directors 3Lotus Pharmaceuticals Announces Change of Directors 4Advanced Laser Therapy Solutions for Women's Hair Loss 2
Inquire...
VACUETTE paediatric tubes have decreased sample volumes and are ideal for small childrens' veins and geriatric patients....
BD Vacutainer® Heparin Tubes are spray-coated with either lithium heparin or sodium heparin and are used for plasma determinations in chemistry....
Inquire...
Medicine Products: