Tag Archives: Risk

Quebec warns of cancer risk to women with textured breast implants

MONTREAL — The Quebec Health Department wants the thousands of women in the province who have received textured breast implants since 1995 to be warned of a potential cancer risk. The government has asked the province’s hospitals and clinics to contact all patients who received that specific type of implant in the last 24 years… Read More »

Medical News Today: Diabetes: How optimism may influence your risk

New research suggests that optimism may have a protective effect against type 2 diabetes in postmenopausal women. In addition to lifestyle factors such as physical activity, optimistic personality traits may lower diabetes risk. A range of factors can raise the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Some of these factors — such as diet, physical… Read More »

Headache Disorders Associated With Risk of All-Cause Dementia – AJMC.com Managed Markets Network

An analysis of 6 studies found an increased risk of all-cause dementia among patients with any headache. However, no association was found between headache and Alzheimer disease. Dementia is the most common neurological disease in the elderly, and in addition to trying to develop a drug treatment that can significantly delay the progression of disease,… Read More »