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AMSSM launches new sports medicine website geared toward parents and the public

The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) is pleased to announce the launch of its new patient - focused website, www.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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New study indicates that exercise improves non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Improvements seen in obese and overweight adults regardless of amount and intensity of exercise, report researchers in the Journal of HepatologyNon-alcoholic fatty liver...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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Exercise at any level may benefit overweight patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

For overweight or obese patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, exercise - regardless of volume or intensity - may reduce both visceral and liver fat, a new study finds.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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Exercise largely absent from US medical school curriculum, study shows

Exercise may play a critical role in maintaining good health, but fewer than half of the physicians trained in the United States in 2013 received formal education or training on the subject...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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Exercise linked to improved erectile and sexual function in men

Men who exercise more have better erectile and sexual function, regardless of race, according to a recent study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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Study monitors walking activity in people with MS

PatientsLikeMe has announced results of a novel study conducted with Biogen that showed how people living with multiple sclerosis (MS) can use wearable activity tracking devices to collect and...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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Exercise ball used in delivery process decreases labor time, reduces number of C-sections

According to a new study by nurse researchers at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, a Phoenix hospital part of Banner Health, a peanut-shaped exercise ball can be a highly effective tool to...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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New study by American Council on exercise determines activity trackers fail to accurately predict caloric expenditure

An estimated 19 million activity trackers were used in 2014, but when it comes to tracking steps and calories, how many of those were actually accurate?  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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Therapeutic exercise lessens lung injury and muscle wasting in critically ill patients

Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a life-threatening lung condition that affects approximately 200,000 people a year in the United States and has a higher mortality rate than breast...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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New Western University study reveals exercise further combats cigarette cravings

Tobacco use kills more than five million people per year and smoking is the world's single most preventable cause of death.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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New design makes treadmill more like running outdoors

Prototype uses sonar to change speeds...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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How does bench angle affect upper body muscle activation during bench press exercise?

Muscular activation during exercise is the key to developing muscle mass and strength and the bench press exercise is a popular and widely used method of building upper body strength.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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Strength training still advisable in older age

In Austria, around ten per cent of over-65-year-olds are frail, while a further 40 per cent are in a preliminary stage of frailty.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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Exercise can outweigh harmful effects of air pollution

New research from the University of Copenhagen has found that the beneficial effects of exercise are more important for our health than the negative effects of air pollution, in relation to the...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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PodMed: A Medical News Roundup From Johns Hopkins

This weeks topics include open versus microsurgical laminectomy, PT versus surgery for lumbar issues, sudden cardiac death and exercise, benefits of leisure time, moderate or vigorous exercise on mort  
medpagetoday.com
over 6 years ago
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Eulogy For My Father

I thought I would get used to it. Maybe feel some callousness to it. Walking into the building and being directed to the viewing hall. Walking to the fro...  
huffingtonpost.com
over 6 years ago
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Why running a marathon WON'T trigger a cardiac arrest

The risk of cardiac arrest among middle aged adults carrying out exercise was low, doctors at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute found. Those who did have an arrest were more likely to be given CPR and survive.  
dailymail.co.uk
over 6 years ago
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Top 6 Components of a Safe Workout

Safety barring any other aspect of an exercise program is the No. 1 priority both in the short and long term. Longevity and quality of life as a result o...  
huffingtonpost.com
over 6 years ago
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Strenuous exercise is 'unlikely to cause cardiac arrest'

A new study by researchers in the US suggests that the danger of strenuous exercise on the heart has been over-exaggerated  
telegraph.co.uk
over 6 years ago