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Cases of sports-related sudden cardiac arrest are rare in the elderly

FINDINGS The annual incidence of sports-related sudden cardiac arrest in older adults is rare: 2 to 3 cases per 100,000 people. Of a total of 4,078 cases of sudden cardiac arrest studied in people aged 65 and over, 77 (1.9%) occurred during or after exercise, such as cycling, working out at the gym, running, or …

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Microbial polyphenols in the Mediterranean diet improve cardiovascular health

In Europe, cardiovascular disease (CVD) is one of the leading causes of premature death. CVDs are associated with an individual’s existing health conditions and habits, such as smoking, hypercholesterolemia, obesity, hypertension, unhealthy eating habits, and diabetes mellitus. survey: Association of microbiota polyphenols with cardiovascular health in the context of a Mediterranean diet. Image credit: Antonina …

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iHerb publishes 2023 wellness trend predictions

iHerb, an e-commerce platform dedicated to vitamins, minerals and supplements, reached out to Dr. Michael Murray, a North Dakota leading voice in dietary supplements, to share his observations on the top health and wellness trends likely to will gain popularity in 2023. Murray, who is iHerb’s chief scientific advisor, recently identified a number of trends …

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The report identifies strategies for measuring, interpreting racial and ethnic disparities in health care

A report recently published by the Urban Institute aims to quantify and interpret measures of health disparities, one of the most important yet challenging perspectives in the pursuit of equitable care. Racial and ethnic disparities have long been a problem in the US health care system, but efforts to eliminate these disparities have been limited …

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Physical fitness directly related to the mental health of compulsory secondary school students

The study carried out at the Universitat Jaume I by Carlos Bu Sospedra in his doctoral thesis entitled “Condición física y salud mental en estudiantes de ESO: Proyecto DADOS” showed that physical fitness is directly related to the mental health of Compulsory Secondary students, who participated in the study. The dissertation was supervised by Dr. …

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A conference to address key issues affecting the health sector

Three former federal health secretaries headline the marquee for the Business of Health Care: Managing Through Uncertainty conference at the University of Miami. Secretaries will join industry executives and experts for a day that includes three formal sessions and numerous networking opportunities to address key issues affecting the healthcare sector. Conference coordinators Steven Ullman, professor …

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Using motion capture technology and AI to monitor the progression of movement disorders

A multidisciplinary team of researchers has developed a way to monitor the progression of movement disorders using motion capture technology and AI. In two groundbreaking studies published in Nature Medicine, an interdisciplinary team of AI and clinical researchers showed that by combining human movement data collected from wearable technology with powerful new medical AI technology, …

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iHerb publishes 2023 wellness trend predictions

iHerb, an e-commerce platform dedicated to vitamins, minerals and supplements, reached out to Dr. Michael Murray, a North Dakota leading voice in dietary supplements, to share his observations on the top health and wellness trends likely to will gain popularity in 2023. Murray, who is iHerb’s chief scientific advisor, recently identified a number of trends …

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Researchers evaluated retrospectively obtained health-related quality of life data from patients with COVID-19

In a recent study published in medRxiv* preprint server, researchers evaluated a retrospective EQ-5D-5L data collection among patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Study: Evaluation of a retrospective collection of the EQ-5D-5L in US patients with COVID-19. Image Credit: PopTika/Shutterstock Background The studies highlighted an effect of SARS-CoV-2 infection that extended past clinical results. To …

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Study led by Henry Ford Health nephrologist evaluates and validates vascular monitoring technology

Research led by Lalathaksha Kumbar of Henry Ford Health, MD, evaluated and validated remote access monitoring technology that can predict vascular access blockage in dialysis patients. The single-center prospective validation study published in Journal of Vascular Access reviewed the Vasc-Alert technology and concluded that it is a “reliable and effective tool” for predicting which patients …

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