Latest Absolute risk reduction Stories

2011-06-27 12:21:04

How much can a woman lower her risk of breast cancer by losing weight, drinking less, or exercising more?

2011-03-23 05:50:00

Exercising or having sex nearly triples a person's chances of having a heart attack in the hours immediately afterward, particularly if the person rarely performs those activities.

2011-03-16 14:15:34

Choosing the appropriate way to present risk statistics is key to helping people make well-informed decisions.

2010-12-09 13:43:26

Experts at The University of Nottingham have developed a new 'score' to help GPs detect heart disease in younger people - before it damages their health.

Word of the Day
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.