A Cleveland Clinic genetic analysis has found that obesity itself, not just the adverse health ef...
A Cleveland Clinic genetic analysis has found that obesity itself, not just the adverse health effects associated with it, significantly increases the risk of type 2 diabetes and coronary artery disease.
By relying on genetic data, this method removes confounding, or outside, variables that can extraneously influence outcomes, such as smoking, high blood pressure or elevated cholesterol.
Our data show that nearly 100 genetic variations influence the development of obesity and subsequently increase your risk of heart disease.More on Cardiovascular Disease
What started out as flashcards evolved into Bradshaws first book an easy reader for kindergarten...
What started out as flashcards evolved into Bradshaws first book an easy reader for kindergarten and preschool-aged kids that centers around the adventures of Jake Jetpulse, the superhero his son created.
He plans to put out an educational history adventure next year, in which "Jake Jetpulse" and his crew will meet historical figures.
Bradshaw grew up watching cartoons about superheroes like The Incredible Hulk, Spider-Man and Batman (the Adam West show was a particular favorite) and received Stan Lee and John Buscemas How to Draw Comics the Marvel Way" as a birthday gift from his dad one year, he said.More on Autism
After over 700 million career streams to date, rising alterna-pop icon Maggie Lindemann opens up ...
After over 700 million career streams to date, rising alterna-pop icon Maggie Lindemann opens up and bares all in her new track, "Would I," premiering on PAPER Magazine.
From the opening moments of the track, we're greeted with a somber guitar riff layered against Maggie's brooding vocals, as she walks us through a narrative that pieces together her experiences with mental health issues while navigating the fast paced lifestyle of Los Angeles.
Maggie's appeal has a global reach, and also has Platinum and Gold records not only in her home country of the United States, but also in key territories including and Australia, Germany and Norway.More on Depression
On Oct. 29, Ashley Jewett and her family received confirmation from Phoenix Childrens Hospital in...
On Oct. 29, Ashley Jewett and her family received confirmation from Phoenix Childrens Hospital in Arizona that her daughter, Madi, had been diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia, an aggressive blood cancer.
After the decision was made to cut her hair completely, Madi asked that her mother, father and other people who had been supporting her do so in one particular way: by joining her in shaving their heads to match her new style.
Madis mother and her father, Chris, her grandfather and little brother shaved their heads in solidarity as well.The results were captured in a photo series by photographer Alicia Atkins that has gone viral on FacebookMore on Leukemia
(Reuters) - AstraZeneca (AZN.L) said on Friday its immunotherapy drug Imfinzi did not meet the ma...
(Reuters) - AstraZeneca (AZN.L) said on Friday its immunotherapy drug Imfinzi did not meet the main goal of improving survival rates for patients with the most advanced form of lung cancer, putting pressure on its shares.
The study, known as Mystic, was among the industrys most anticipated clinical experiments and was viewed as central to proving the value of the groups new drug pipeline and its future as an independent company, after it spurned a $118 billion takeover attempt by Pfizer (PFE.N) in 2014.
Results from the final Phase III trial found that Imfinzi (durvalumab) on its own and in combination with tremelimumab did not improve overall survival versus chemotherapy in patients with a protein called PD-L1 on 25 percent or more of their cancer cells.More on Lung Cancer