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Older Adults with Arthritis Need Just 45 Minutes of Activity Per Week

Aging population can do far less activity per week than recommended. Older adults who suffer from arthritis need to keep moving to be functionally independent. But in

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non-cacner-opiod-use

Opioid Treatment Programs & Older Adults | Feature

Few studies have examined substance use among older adults, especially among those who need substance abuse treatment. This is a vulnerable patient population that may put increasing

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diabetes-prevalence-trends_feature

CME/CE: Recent Trends in Triglycerides | Feature

Triglyceride levels among Americans appear to have dropped significantly in the past decade. Despite positive trends, continued efforts are needed to improve the adoption of several treatments and lifestyle modifications to further reduce triglyceride levels.

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coronary-heart-artery-arteries

Soft Robotic Sleeve Helps the Heart Beat | Feature

The device attaches directly around the heart. Harvard University and Boston Children’s Hospital researchers have developed a customizable soft robot that fits around a heart and helps

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physician-doctor-patient-exam-blood-pressure-hypertension

Maternal Blood Pressure Before Pregnancy May be Related to Babies’ Sex | Feature

American Journal of Hypertension suggests blood pressure could determine if you will have a boy or girl. The possibility of predicting the sex of the baby in

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Metabolic-Syndrome

Millions of People with Metabolic Syndrome May Need More Vitamin E | Feature

Surveys estimate that 92% of men, 96% of women in the U.S. fail to get an adequate daily intake of vitamin E. New research has shown that

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Experts Urge for Wider Prescription of Statins in Treatment and Prevention | Feature

The link to diabetes is questionable and inconsequential. World-renowned researchers from the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University as well as Harvard Medical

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diabetes-prevalence-trends_feature

Recent Trends in Triglycerides | Feature

Triglyceride levels among Americans appear to have dropped significantly in the past decade. Despite positive trends, continued efforts are needed to improve the adoption of several treatments and lifestyle modifications to further reduce triglyceride levels.

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smart watch

Wearable Biosensors Can Flag Illness, Lyme Disease, Risk for Diabetes | Feature

A new study reveals your smart watch can detect when you’re getting sick. Stanford researchers found that smart watches and other personal biosensor devices can help flag

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How Stress May Increase Risk of Heart Disease and Stroke | Feature

Heightened activity in the amygdala is associated with a greater risk of heart disease and stroke. While more research and larger studies are needed to confirm the

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Social, Economic, Personal-Care Factors Play Role in Readmission Risk | Feature

Hospitals find that social determinants of health and disability raise readmission risk. Once a patient is released from a hospital, the caretakers do not want to see

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medicine-pictures-health-doctor-technology-patient-diagnosis-diagnose-medical-physician

Pictures Could be the Key to Prevent Prescription Drug Tragedies | Feature

New research reveals pictograms on Rx drug labels help seniors understand medication instructions. Simple images designed to convey information about prescription drugs could help save lives and

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Asthma-Link-Shingles-Feature

African Americans May Be Less Responsive to Asthma Treatment | Feature

Black patients are more likely to die from asthma due to a unique type of airway inflammation, according to one of the largest trials on race and

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Time-Restricted Feeding Shown to Help in Shedding Body Fat | Feature

Study: eating early in the day lessens daily swings in hunger, changes 24-hour pattern of fat oxidation and energy metabolism. University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers are

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Infographic: Best & Worst Cities for an Active Lifestyle | Feature

With “lose weight and get fit” being both the most popular and most commonly broken New Year’s resolution, and the level of inactivity among Americans aged 6

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physician-doctor-patient-exam-blood-pressure-hypertension

Public Unaware of Alarming Levels of High Blood Pressure | Feature

Study: 50% of Canadians unaware they suffer from hypertension. A new study published in the American Journal of Hypertension focuses on the “silent” nature of hypertension (high

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robots-standardize-individualize-patients-doctors-standards-cookbook

To Standardize or Not to Standardize? | Medical Blog

How much can we standardize medicine, and even if we can, is that a good thing? There was a meeting yesterday for all of our Ambulatory Care

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shoulder-pain-arthritis-joint-orthopedics-bonep-tendon

Shoulder pain linked to increased heart disease risk | Medical Blog

After all the lifting, hauling and wrapping, worn out gift givers may blame the season’s physical strain for any shoulder soreness they are feeling. It turns out

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heart-attack-chest-pain

HIV Patients Have Nearly Twice the Heart Attack Risk | Medical Blog

Current methods to predict the risk of heart attack and stroke vastly underestimate the risk in individuals with HIV, which is nearly double that of the general

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physicians-doctors-nurses

Patients Treated by Male vs Female Physicians: Who Fares Better? | Medical Blog

Do patient outcomes differ between those treated by male and female physicians? In a cross-sectional study published in JAMA Internal Medicine, researchers examined nationally representative data of

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