Tag Archives: risk

How to live longer: The superfood seed that may reduce heart disease and cancer risk

General dietary tips According to the NHS, fruit and vegetables are a good source of vitamins and minerals and fibre, and should make up just over a third of the food you eat each day. “It’s recommended that you eat at least five portions of a variety of fruit and vegetables every day,” advises the… Read More »

Zegami to help find why BAME community is at greater risk from coronavirus

Oxford University data visualisation spin-out, Zegami, is offering its services for free to help discover why members of the BAME community are at greater risk of contracting COVID-19 than people from white ethnic backgrounds, suffering more serious health implications from it and an increased threat of dying from the virus.  Zegami says that by using… Read More »

VA apps pose privacy risk to veterans’ healthcare data

The increasing use of apps provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs is meant to improve access to patient health and benefits information in convenient digital platforms. However, members of Congress are worried that this electronic data is vulnerable. “When a veteran downloads an app from the VA’s app store, how much personal information does… Read More »

Why use cardiovascular risk

Can shaking exercises improve stress and PTSD? This, said the authors, may be because those more susceptible to acute MI were selected out of the cohort at earlier time points. The purpose of these models is to stratify the population into different CV risk categories and to apply preventive actions accordingly. These can be calculated… Read More »