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Regular Exercise may Slightly Increase HDL Levels

...servational study, every 1-milligram per deciliter increment in HDL-C level was reported to be associated with a 2 percent and 3 percent decreased risk of cardiovascular disease in men and women, respectively,' the authors write. 'If this observation were applied to our results, the increase in HDL-C level by ...

Treatment Cost for Arthritis on the Rise: Study

...ose with musculoskeletal conditions as well as the increment in costs beyond what would be expected of people o...year, to about $81 billion. However, the average increment in medical care expenditures for an individual with arthritis remained surprisingly stable – $1,762 ...

Resistance Already Emerging in First Months of Treatment Despite Viral Load Decline

...re was a substantial and simultaneous quantitative increment of drug-resistant viruses that developed soon after ARV initiation. One patient was lost to follow-up after week 7 of treatment and it took up to 12 months for the other six patients to reach undetectability. Slower viral load decline in some patient...

Habitual Consumption of Alcohol Linked With Sleep-related Breathing Disorder in Men

...elative to men who consumed less alcohol, for each increment of one drink per day, men who consumed more alcohol had 25 percent greater odds of a mild or worse SRBD. Among women, minimal to moderate alcohol consumption was not significantly associated with an increased risk of an SRBD. According to Peppard...

Gait Difficulties Associated with High Blood Pressure

...e, education, and gender, the study found a 10mmHg increment in systolic blood pressure was associated with greater decline in lower limb function. On average, lower limb function declined 28.7 percent faster in persons with a systolic blood pressure of 160 mmHg than in persons with a normal systolic blood pre...

Hormone Levels Increase Due To Socioeconomic Stress

...tress levels, Cohen said, adding that every upward increment of socioeconomic status increases the likelihood of better overall health. Yet there still exists an idea that stress goes with greater socioeconomic status rather than the reverse, said Nancy Adler, Ph.D., a professor of medical psychology at the ...

Scientist Affirm Mom’s Advice - Keep Yourself Wrapped Up To Avoid Cold

... virus that actually causes colds, not exposure to increment weather. For the study, staff at the Common Cold Center in Cardiff recruited 180 volunteers during the peak common cold season - October to March and asked half of them to keep their bare feet in icy water for 20 minutes, and the other t...

Scientist affirm mother’s advice

... virus that actually causes colds, not exposure to increment weather. For the study, staff at the Common Cold Center in Cardiff recruited 180 volunteers during the peak common cold season - October to March and asked half of them to keep their bare feet in icy water for 20 minutes, and the other the others ha...

Pancreatic cancer risk

...oup found. Multivariable analyses revealed that an increment of 1 kg/m was associated with a 5% increased risk of pancreatic cancer among men and a 3% increased risk of pancreatic cancer among women. There was also an inverse association between moderate physical activity and the risk of pancreatic cancer for...

Eating Fiber Reduces The Risk Of Heart Disease

...g the six- to 10-year follow-ups. For each 10-gram increment of fiber consumed per day, study researchers found...ry heart disease. They also found for each 10-gram increment of fiber consumed per day, there’s a 27-percent decreased risk of dying from coronary heart disease....

A new and surprising insight on AIDS

...ritional syndrome caused by the alarming worldwide increment of immunological stressor agents." Giraldo emphasized throughout his speech that there were similarities between AIDS and the symptoms of malnutrition and long-known tropical diseases. He added that adequate vitamin intake was necessary in curbing A...

The effect of heart rate in middle aged men

... calculating the hazard ratio ,for each heart rate increment of 20 beats per minute , they found that for all-cause mortality the hazard ratio was 1.52, for cardiovascular disease mortality it was 1.63 and for noncardiovascular mortality the hazard ratio was 1.47. They also found that men with heart rates of m...

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