Tag Archives: Risk

Rheumatoid arthritis warning – do you have this symptom in your mouth? How to reveal risk

Rheumatoid arthritis is a long-term condition that affects about 400,000 people in the UK. It’s an autoimmune condition, where the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks the lining of the joints. Common rheumatoid arthritis symptoms include swelling, joint pain, and have warm, red skin over the affected area. But you could also be at risk of… Read More »

Consuming a vegan diet may help reduce risk of developing Type-2 diabetes

Foods For Diabetics 3 Jul, 2018 While being active, staying hydrated, and checking blood glucose levels can work wonders, it is important to stick to a dietary plan that will ward off diabetes in the long run. A recent study showed that antioxidant-rich walnuts can nearly halve the risk of developing Type-2 diabetes. For patients,… Read More »

HHS guidance helps doctors conduct risk assessments

An updated Security Risk Assessment Tool aims to help providers and business associates identify risks to electronic protected heath information. The tool, created by the HHS Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information technology and the Office for Civil Rights, is designed for practices with up to 10 providers, along with their business associates,… Read More »

Stress News: Mental Distress May Increase Heart Attack, Stroke Risk In Adults Over 45

Adults – ages 45 or older who experience psychological distress such as depression and anxiety – may have an increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease, according to new research in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, an American Heart Association journal. In a study of 221,677 participants from Australia, researchers found that: Among women, high/very high psychological… Read More »

Medical News Today: Higher risk of alcohol- and suicide-related death in diabetes

A new study uncovers a worrying association: people who have any form of diabetes are more likely to die by suicide, causes related to alcohol consumption, or due to an accident. Mental health problems linked with diabetes may lead to a higher risk of death by suicide in people with this condition. Researchers at the… Read More »