Tag Archives: Risk

Higher Vitamin D Levels Could Reduce Multiple Sclerosis Risk

Other research has revealed an association between vitamin D levels and risk of multiple sclerosis, but this study looked at individuals who have just had the 1st symptoms of multiple sclerosis and without even been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis yet. Other research has investigated individuals who have already got multiple sclerosis, and then it’s difficult… Read More »

Technology better than tape measure for identifying lymphedema risk

Bioimpedance spectroscopy (BIS) is better than a tape measure for assessing a woman’s risk for developing lymphedema after breast cancer surgery, according to interim results of a study led by Sheila Ridner, PhD, RN, Martha Ingram Professor and director of the PhD in Nursing Science Program at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. The multisite international… Read More »