Harvard Study : New tools developed to help clinicians predi
A new study led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health researchers provides powerful new tools to help clinicians around the globe predict their patients' 10-year risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD).

The researchers produced the first set of risk charts for 182 countries to predict future risk of fatal and non-fatal CVD events, including heart attack and stroke. These up-to-date charts will be useful everywhere, but particularly in low- and middle-income countries that lack locally-developed models to predict CVD risk, and in places where access to labs that can perform bloodwork is limited. Typically, blood tests are necessary to measure CVD risk factors such as blood sugar and lipids....

https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-01/htcs-ntd012017.php
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