Posts Tagged ‘risk prediction’

January 27th, 2015

Can Precision Medicine Do Better Than Precision Weather?

Larry Husten asks the question, “Is the human body simpler than the weather?”

October 27th, 2014

Traditional CVD Risk Factors Mediate Between Lifestyle Factors and Cardiovascular Risk in Women

Nina Paynter discusses her case-cohort study comparing lifestyle-based with traditional cardiovascular disease prediction among women in the Women’s Health Initiative Observational Study.

May 21st, 2014

The Risk-Prediction Conundrum: Individual Risk vs. Population Risk

John W. McEvoy discusses his recent review article about how to interpret cardiac risk for an individual patient when risk estimates are more accurate for populations of patients.

November 7th, 2012

Risk Prediction and Translation to Clinical Practice

Are we focusing too much on risk prediction of CVD? Or not enough?