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Vigorous Exercise Not Tied To Increased Risk Of Adverse Events In Rare Heart Condition

Vigorous exercise does not appear to increase the risk of death or life-threatening arrhythmia for people with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), according to a study supporte...
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ASHA Encourages Families to Learn the Signs of Pediatric Feeding Disorder

With more than 1 in 37 children under the age of 5 affected by pediatric feeding disorder in the United States annually, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA...
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How Electricity Can Heal Wounds Three Times As Fast

Chronic wounds are a major health problem for diabetic patients and the elderly – in extreme cases they can even lead to amputation. Using electric stimulation, researchers in...
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‘Do You Have a Food Sensitivity?’ and Other Questions Answered

Fad diets tell us removing just one food from our daily lives will make us feel healthier. Manufacturers of at-home genetic tests say they may identify a gene that makes us su...
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Sedentary Time May Significantly Enlarge Adolescents’ Heart

In adolescents, sedentary time may increase heart size three times more than moderate-to-vigorous physical activity, a paper published in the Scandinavian Journal of Medicine ...
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Can We Intercept Cancer? A New Frontier in Cancer Research

Imagine cancer as a line on a chalkboard. At the left is a healthy cell. Reading left to right, you can follow a cell’s journey as it begins to develop abnormalities, morphs t...
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Obstructive Sleep Apnea Associated With Increased Risks For Long Covid

Among people who have had COVID-19, adults with obstructive sleep apnea were more likely to experience long-term symptoms suggestive of long COVID than those without the sleep...
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AAAHC Publishes Updated Certification Handbook for Advanced Orthopaedics

The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC), the industry leader in ambulatory health care accreditation, announces the release of updated Standards for i...
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Leisure-Time Physical Activity Is Associated With Better Mental Health Among Adolescents

A recent study led by the University of Eastern Finland suggests that regular leisure-time physical activity, even in small doses, is associated with lower odds of depression,...
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APA Panel Issues Recommendations For Adolescent Social Media Use

A presidential panel of the American Psychological Association has issued recommendations for the use of social media by adolescents, noting that while these platforms can pro...
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Prevent Cancer Foundation’s Better Outcomes Campaign

In the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s first annual Early Detection Survey, 65% of Americans 21 years of age and older say they are not up to date with one or more routine cancer ...
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The Healing Power of Music

Music may help to ease the stress of living with advanced Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new report. Nursing home residents with dementia who listened to enjoyable music ...
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Back to the Footwork He Loves

Fred Tallaksen is a performer and choreographer with 35 years in the industry and four Emmy nominations under his belt. But for more than a decade, between dancing and drummin...
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Penn Medicine Study Links Air Pollution, Heat, Carbon Dioxide, and Noise to Reduced Sleep

Air pollution, a warm bedroom, and high levels of carbon dioxide and ambient noise may all adversely affect our ability to get a good night’s sleep, suggests a study from rese...
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Arterial Stiffness May Cause Metabolic Syndrome In Adolescents Via An Increase In Fasting Insulin And LDL Cholester

Arterial stiffness may be a novel risk factor for metabolic syndrome in teens, a paper published in the American Journal of Physiology-Heart and Circulatory Physiology conclud...
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School Prevalence Of Stimulant Therapy For ADHD Associated With Higher Rates Of Prescription Stimulant Misuse Among Teens

Researchers have identified a strong association between prevalence of prescription stimulant therapy for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and rates of prescrip...
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Let The Sunshine In

As the weather warms and the days grow longer, it may be a good idea to take a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease outdoors for a walk. A new analysis found that exposure to br...
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MedStar Health Doctor Advocates for Palliative Care as a Human Right in Speech to United Nations Council

In a speech to the United Nations on April 4th, Kristin Forner, MD FAAHPM, Palliative Care Program Director, MedStar Health, Southern Maryland Region, discussed the "global ne...
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Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Announces PFF Community Registry Recruitment Month in April

The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) announces that April is PFF Community Registry Recruitment Month with activities including an educational webinar, social media content...
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Visually Navigating On Foot Uses Unique Brain Region

Using vision to efficiently move through an area by foot uses a unique region of the brain’s cortex, according to a small study funded by the National Eye Institute (NEI). The...
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Therapy for Rare Bone Disorder Shows Promise in NIH Clinical Trial

A clinical trial at the National Institutes of Health found that a medication, denosumab, significantly reduced abnormal bone turnover in adults with fibrous dysplasia, a rare...
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Adult-Onset Allergies: How They Happen and How to Manage Them

Picture this: You take a bite of your favorite childhood snack — an apple — something your mother used to pack in your lunchbox every day for school. But rather than tasting t...
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Study Unexpectedly Finds Only 7 Health Symptoms Directly Related To ‘Long COVID’

In a new study, a team of University of Missouri researchers made an unexpected discovery: People experiencing long-lasting effects from COVID-19 — known as “long COVID” or po...
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Penn Medicine Researchers Develop Model to Predict Cardiovascular Risk Among Chronic Kidney Disease Patients

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a strong cardiovascular risk factor and is often accompanied by hypertension and diabetes. Despite the disease’s prevalence—10 percent of indiv...
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Study Identifies Features That May Make Motor Neurons Vulnerable To ALS

New research offers clues about the biology of cells in the spinal cord that die off in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and other neurodegenerative diseases. A team of res...
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