News tagged with risk factors

Poor student outcomes linked to aging schools

When assessing education, much attention goes to the administrative control of the school district, teaching and testing. But little goes to the growing evidence that where learning occurs matters. American school buildings ...

dateDec 03, 2010 in Social Sciences
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New approach discovered to lowering triglycerides

Studies done with laboratory rats suggest that supplementation of their diet with lipoic acid had a significant effect in lowering triglycerides, which along with cholesterol levels and blood pressure are one of the key risk ...

dateMar 30, 2009 in Biochemistry
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Early immune system exposures linked to chronic disease

Scientists and regulators have a golden opportunity to reduce the health toll from a range of diseases by focusing more attention on identification of environmental factors that can damage the prenatal immune system as well ...

dateJan 19, 2009 in
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