Tag: Risk

Risk factors of frailty and functional disability in community-dwelling older adults: a cross-sectional analysis of the FREEDOM-LNA cohort study – BMC Geriatrics

Main results and study reporting similar results In this study, we analysed various covariates including demographic variables, comorbidities, cognitive and emotional variables which could predict the risk of frailty or…

De novo disruptive heterozygous MMP21 variants are potential predisposing genetic risk factors in Chinese Han heterotaxy children – Human Genomics

Ethical statement These studies involving human participants were approved by the Medical Ethics Committee of Xinhua Hospital (NO. XHEC-C-2012–018) and Shanghai Children’s Medical Center (NO. SCMC-201015). Human peripheral blood samples…

Risk factors for wasting among hospitalised children in Nepal – Tropical Medicine and Health

In this cross-sectional study, conducted 18 months after the 2015 Nepal Earthquake, the prevalence of wasting among hospital admitted children was 9.2% at admission and 8.5% at discharge. Children from minor…

Drinking water nitrate and risk of pregnancy loss: a nationwide cohort study – Environmental Health

Wigle DT, Arbuckle TE, Turner MC, et al. Epidemiologic evidence of relationships between reproductive and child health outcomes and environmental chemical contaminants. J Toxicol Environ Health B Crit Rev. 2008;11:373–517.…

Does altitude increase the risk of traumatic aortic injuries? A retrospective cohort study among six level I trauma centers in the United States – Patient Safety in Surgery

TAIs are extremely rare but carry a high fatality rate, resulting in considerable importance in identifying predictors of TAIs [3]. Many health conditions are associated with altitude and with TAIs,…