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Wellness

Playing tennis could help prevent musculoskeletal conditions

January 23, 2020

Via: The Medical News

PLAYING tennis could beat going to the gym when it comes to warding-off muscle and bone problems later in life, according to a groundbreaking new study. So-called ‘Musculoskeletal’ problems are a major issue in the UK, with 1 in 4 […]


Clinical Research, Innovation, Wellness

Recommended amounts of physical activity associated with reduced risk for seven cancers

December 27, 2019

Via: The Medical News

A pooled analysis of nine prospective studies involving more than 750,000 adults finds that recommended amounts of leisure-time physical activity were linked to a lower risk for seven cancers, with several cancer types having a ‘dose/response’ relationship. The study was […]


Wellness

Seven ways to get the right amount of sleep during holiday season

December 12, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Aunt Jessica is visiting from the west coast. Twelve gifts need wrapping. Three party invites just arrived by text message. And now little Timmy’s classmates expect fresh-baked cookies by 7 a.m. Between shopping, entertaining, socializing and traveling, the holidays bring […]


Regulatory, Wellness

Flu Season Is Off to an Earlier-than-Normal Start, Raising Fears of a Severe Year

December 9, 2019

Via: Time Health

Flu season in the U.S. is off to an early start—which means a virulent winter may be impending. Influenza activity has been higher than normal for four weeks in a row, which many experts consider the official mark of flu […]


Wellness

Exercise improves key measures of cardiovascular health

December 9, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Eight months of daily, afterschool physical activity in previously inactive 8- to 11-year-olds with obesity and overweight improved key measures of their cardiovascular health like good cholesterol levels, aerobic fitness and percent body fat, but didn’t improve others like arterial […]


Wellness

Why You Should Add Rest to Your Workout Routine

November 27, 2019

Via: Time Health

Most fitness advice urges people to squeeze in more workouts. That’s reasonable, considering government data show that only about a quarter of American adults meet the current guidelines for adequate physical activity: 150 minutes of moderate or 75 minutes of […]


Wellness

Running Can Help you Live Longer. But More Doesn’t Always Mean Better

November 7, 2019

Via: Time Health

One major reason Americans don’t get enough exercise is they feel they don’t have enough time. It can be difficult to squeeze in the 75 minutes of vigorous aerobic exercise per week that federal guidelines recommend; only about half of […]


Wellness

What you need to know ahead of this year’s flu season

November 4, 2019

Via: CNBC

A surge in influenza cases in Australia and at least three deaths in the U.S. in recent weeks have some physicians worried that this year’s flu season could be a bad one for Americans. Though public health officials say they […]


Clinical Research, Innovation, Wellness

Cannabis is not an effective treatment for mental health conditions, conclude experts

October 30, 2019

Via: The Medical News

A team in Australia has reviewed available evidence over a period of almost 30 years to investigate the effectiveness and safety of medicinal cannabinoids in the treatment of mental health disorders. They found little evidence to back up claims that […]


Clinical Research, Innovation, Wellness

How Much Dog Do You Need For Optimum Health?

October 28, 2019

Via: Forbes

Humans have had dogs as companions for thousands of years. Over that time, dogs have evolved to become ever-better companions, as we humans selectively bred them for traits that we like, such as friendliness and loyalty. Dog owners already know […]


Wellness

Half of millennials and 75% of Gen Zers have left their job for mental health reasons

October 11, 2019

Via: CNBC

Cases of burnout have been increasing at an alarming rate in recent years among millennials and Gen Zers. It’s a growing problem in today’s workplace because of trends like rising workloads, limited staff and resources and long hours. It’s no […]


Clinical Research, Innovation, Wellness

Survey: Very few Americans are concerned about the health effects of bad posture

October 9, 2019

Via: The Medical News

The average American adult spends more than three and a half hours looking down at their smartphones every day. Looking down or slouching for long periods of time can not only cause chronic pain in the back, neck and knees, […]


Wellness

Cleveland Clinic, Bravo join forces to offer wellness program

August 19, 2019

Via: Health Data Management

Employers and health plans nationwide are now able to tap into Cleveland Clinic’s employee wellness program, which includes evidence-based eCoaching aiming to achieve lifestyle and behavioral changes. The healthcare organization has partnered with Cleveland-based Bravo Wellness to offer the employee […]


Wellness

Eat more plant‐based food, less meat, for better heart health

August 12, 2019

Via: The Medical News

What many scientists been saying for decades turns out to be most likely true, according to a recent study that looked at diet. Eating more food from the plant category and less animal-based food could benefit your heart and reduce […]


Wellness

Eating chicken rather than red meat could lower breast cancer risk

August 7, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Red meat refers to the flesh obtained from cows, pigs and lambs, that is, beef, pork and lamb/mutton respectively. These contain more of the muscle protein called myoglobin which carries oxygen to the muscle tissue, similar to hemoglobin in the […]