Items Tagged ‘risk’

April 26, 2013

How Gut Bacteria Increase Heart Disease Risk

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

Participants who had a heart attack, stroke or died during the study period had higher average TMAO levels than those who didn’t experience a cardiovascular event. People with high TMAO levels and no cardiovascular risk factors were 1.8 times more likely to experience a cardiovascular event than those with low levels. “This is going to […]

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Tags: dietary recommendation, Dr. Scott Wright, gut bacteria, heart attack, heart disease, My Health News Daily, risk

March 13, 2013

Mayo: Children who avoid risk tend to develop anxiety later

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

Children who avoid or flee from worrisome situations are more likely to develop anxiety, according to an analysis of parent and child surveys conducted by Mayo Clinic researchers. The underlying theory isn’t that new, that an absence of risk and challenge in childhood leads to nervousness and anxiety later on. But researchers were nonetheless surprised at […]

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Tags: anxiety, avoidance, childhood, risk, Star Tribune

January 30, 2013

Botox Shots in Belly Won’t Help Weight Loss

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

They found that the injection slowed movement of food through the stomach but it did not cause weight loss, the journal Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology reports. “On the basis of our findings, I would not recommend gastric Botox injections to people who want to lose weight,” said Mark Topazian, professor of medicine at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, who […]

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Tags: Botox injections, Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Dr. Mark Topazian, risk, Times of India

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