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  • Contact Sports Associated with Lewy Body Disease

    August 7th, 2018

    Athletes who play contact sports associated with repetitive head impacts, such as football and ice hockey, may be at increased risk for Lewy body disease, which can cause Parkinson’s.

  • Tekk Tv

    July 26th, 2018

    Demenz: 4 Risikofaktoren im Zusammenhang mit der Krankheit — quotes Rhoda Au, professor of epidemiology

  • Lung Cancer Risk Drops Quickly After Quitting Smoking, But Persists

    June 13th, 2018

    Risk of lung cancer drops 39 percent five years after quitting, but after 25 years is still three times the risk of those who never smoked.

  • Game-Based Interventions Increase Physical Activity

    November 10th, 2017

    Motivated by points, teams, levels, and prizes, families from Framingham Heart Study walked almost one extra mile per day.

  • Married Couples with Common Ancestry Share Similar Genes

    April 7th, 2017

    [VIDEO] In first of its kind investigation into mating patterns across generations, researchers used genomic data to characterize ancestry of 879 participant spouse pairs.

  • Biomarkers May Help Better Predict Who Will Have Stroke

    August 29th, 2016

    Findings could help identify people who might benefit from new or existing therapies.

  • Medscape

    August 29th, 2016

    Circulating Biomarkers Linked to Stroke — references study co-authored by Sarah Preis, research associate professor of biostatistics; Alexa Beiser, professor of biostatistics; Philip Wolf, professor of biostatistics and epidemiology; Ramachandran S. Vasan, professor of epidemiology; and Emelia Benjamin, professor of epidemiology

  • U.S. News & World Report

    August 25th, 2016

    Social Isolation Is Just As Unhealthy For You As Smoking, Study Says — references study co-authored by Emelia Benjamin, professor of epidemiology

  • News Medical

    August 25th, 2016

    People With High Levels of Four Biomarkers May Have Increased Risk For Stroke — references study co-authored by Sarah Preis, research associate professor of biostatistics; Alexa Beiser, professor of biostatistics; Philip Wolf, professor of biostatistics and epidemiology; Ramachandran S. Vasan, professor of epidemiology; and Emelia Benjamin, professor of epidemiology

  • Science Daily

    August 25th, 2016

    Biomarkers May Help Better Predict Who Will Have a Stroke — references study co-authored by Sarah Preis, research associate professor of biostatistics; Alexa Beiser, professor of biostatistics; Philip Wolf, professor of biostatistics and epidemiology; Ramachandran S. Vasan, professor of epidemiology; Emelia Benjamin, professor of epidemiology;