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Etiology of Sudden Death in Sports

What are the predominant causes of sudden cardiac death in athletes?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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New Research Finds Low Risk of Zika Virus at Olympics

New research attempting to calculate the risk of the Zika virus at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro may reassure organizers and many of the more than 500,000 athletes and fans expected to travel to the epicenter of the epidemic.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Exercise and Pregnancy in Recreational and Elite Athletes

At what level can female athletes safely continue exercise and sporting activities during pregnancy and the preconception period? Find out what the experts have to say.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Why it's OK to run when you are pregnant - BBC News

A new report takes a detailed look at the risks athletes face if they train or compete while pregnant - and it turns out there simply aren't many.  
bbc.co.uk
over 3 years ago
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Experimental Collar Minimizes Effects of Concussion

The collar compresses the jugular vein, increasing blood volume in the cranium and reducing the brain slosh that occurs during traumatic brain injury in contact-sport athletes, new research shows.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Why it's OK to run when you are pregnant - BBC News

A new report takes a detailed look at the risks athletes face if they train or compete while pregnant - and it turns out there simply aren't many.  
bbc.co.uk
over 3 years ago
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Call to cancel 2016 Olympics because of Zika risk is not backed by WHO guidance

A call by a leading public health expert to cancel this summer’s Olympic Games in Brazil for fear of accelerating a global spread of the Zika virus has been quelled by new World Health Organization guidance, which backs travel but advises athletes and visitors to take simple steps to manage health risks.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Call to cancel 2016 Olympics because of Zika risk is not backed by WHO guidance

A call by a leading public health expert to cancel this summer’s Olympic Games in Brazil for fear of accelerating a global spread of the Zika virus has been quelled by new World Health Organization guidance, which backs travel but advises athletes and visitors to take simple steps to manage health risks.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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ACL Injuries Tutorial

The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) of the knee can be injured during sporting activities, particularly when an athlete pivots suddenly.  
youtube.com
over 3 years ago
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Zika virus and the Olympic and Paralympic Games Rio 2016

WHO on Zika virus and the Olympics. Athletes and visitors are seeking more information on the risks of Zika and ways to prevent infection while attending the Olympic and Paralympic Games Rio 2016.  
who.int
over 3 years ago
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Return to Play in Athletes After Lumbar Microdiscectomy

A new study compares the return to play rates between operative and nonoperative treatment for lumbar herniated nucleus pulposus.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Apr 29 Cardiology News

ECG screening in athletes, warfarin for AF, sugar-sweetened beverages, CT-induced cancer treatment costs, and night-shift work are the topics discussed by John Mandrola in this week’s podcast.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Global Drug Reference Online - Global DRO

Global DRO provides athletes and physicians information on prohibited status of medications based on the current WADA Prohibited List.  
lifeinthefastlane.com
over 3 years ago
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Review Recommends Skipping Sudden Cardiac Death Screening in Young Athletes

Everyone agrees that sudden cardiac death should be avoided in young athletes, but two new reports take divergent views on whether preparticipation screening can accomplish this.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Harms and benefits of screening young people to prevent sudden cardiac death

Sudden cardiac death of young athletes needs to be avoided but does screening really help? Hans Van Brabandt and colleagues look at the evidence  
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over 3 years ago
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Preventing sudden cardiac death in athletes

Sudden cardiac death is a tragic complication of several underlying heart diseases.1 In young people (<35 years), particularly athletes, genetic heart diseases such as hypertrophic cardiomyopathy are a major cause.2 Few question the importance of developing effective measures to help prevent sudden cardiac deaths in athletes worldwide, but much controversy exists about whether preparticipation screening of athletes is effective in reducing risk .  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Advising Parents Who Push Kids Too Hard to Achieve in Sports

Even very protective parents may urge their young athlete to practice too hard, risking injury and taking the fun out of sports. An ethicist offers cautionary advice.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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DTI Flags Traumatic Brain Injury in NFL Players

The longer these athletes played the game, the greater their chance of having brain lesions detected on sophisticated neuroimaging, a new study shows.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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The Incidence of Concussion in Youth Sports

How often do young athletes sustain a sports-related concussion -- and what can clinicians and coaches do to lessen the risk?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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The Training-Injury Prevention Paradox

Do athletes who train at higher workloads have a lesser risk of sustaining a sports-related injury than those who train at lower volumes? This review explores the issue.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago