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Released: 15-Apr-2024 10:05 AM EDT
University Hospital and Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Launch Comprehensive Weight Management Center
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

University Hospital and Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (NJMS) have established a Weight Management Center designed to address obesity and its complications by providing comprehensive support to patients struggling with weight management through a multidisciplinary approach.

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Released: 10-Apr-2024 11:05 AM EDT
The Vandal Theory Podcast - Season 7, Episode 4: Learning to Love Running
University of Idaho

Meet Sharon Stoll, the director of the Center for ETHICS at University of Idaho and a leading authority in competitive moral education intervention techniques for college-aged students in America.

Newswise: Short On Time? A 15-minute Workout May Help Boost Your Immune System 
1-Apr-2024 9:00 AM EDT
Short On Time? A 15-minute Workout May Help Boost Your Immune System 
American Physiological Society (APS)

Exercising at moderate intensity for just 15 minutes may be all that is needed to boost immunity by increasing levels of natural killer (NK) cells. Researchers will present their work this week at the American Physiology Summit in Long Beach, California.

Newswise: Regular Exercise Prevents DNA Damage with Aging
1-Apr-2024 9:00 AM EDT
Regular Exercise Prevents DNA Damage with Aging
American Physiological Society (APS)

Regular aerobic exercise later in life prevents genomic instability characterized by DNA damage and telomere dysfunction

Released: 2-Apr-2024 9:05 AM EDT
Scientific Paper of the Year Awards Announced by ACSM
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

The American College of Sports Medicine® (ACSM) announced the 2023 Paper of the Year for each of its six highly acclaimed journals. The annual awards recognize the demonstrated scientific and scholarly significance and impact of an article published during the previous year.

Released: 2-Apr-2024 7:05 AM EDT
Want to cut U.S. heart risks? Get more people into primary care, study suggests
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

When someone has a heart attack or a stroke, specialized care can give them the best chance of surviving.

16-Apr-2021 9:00 AM EDT
Trial Tests Intervention to Reduce Sedentary Time in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease
American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

• Sedentary time decreased, stepping time increased, and number of steps per day increased among patients with chronic kidney disease assigned to the ‘Sit Less, Interact, Move More’ intervention. • These effects were not sustained after 20 weeks, however.

Newswise: Experts Highlight Strategies for Cancer Control and Prevention
Released: 27-Mar-2024 9:05 AM EDT
Experts Highlight Strategies for Cancer Control and Prevention
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Many cancers can be prevented, and others can be detected early in their development, treated and cured.

21-Mar-2024 7:05 AM EDT
People Use Multiple Strategies to Successfully Resolve Alcohol Use Disorder Without Treatment
Research Society on Alcoholism

While highly effective, specialty alcohol treatment may present barriers, such as cost and stigma. A variety of strategies and other factors—often in combination—help people address their problem drinking without the use of specialized alcohol services, according to a study of untreated people in recovery from alcohol use disorder.

Released: 19-Mar-2024 9:00 AM EDT
Rising rates of head and facial injuries from exercise and weightlifting
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Numbers of craniofacial injuries related to exercise and weightlifting have increased sharply over the past decade, reports a study in The Journal of Craniofacial Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Newswise: Mouse study shows exercising during pregnancy improves heart health of future generations
Released: 15-Mar-2024 12:05 AM EDT
Mouse study shows exercising during pregnancy improves heart health of future generations
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Exercising during pregnancy doesn’t just benefit moms – it may also give their babies a head start on their heart health after birth, according to a study by researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.

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Released: 12-Mar-2024 2:05 PM EDT
Colorectal cancer ‘not an old people’s disease anymore’
University of Washington School of Medicine

Dr. Issaka’s comments follow the January release of the American Cancer Society’s Cancer statistical report for 2024. Among people under 50 in the U.S., the report said, colorectal cancer is currently the No. 1 cause of cancer death among men and the No. 2 cause of death among women.

Newswise: UTEP Clinical Trial to Encourage Healthy Walking Habits
Released: 5-Mar-2024 5:05 PM EST
UTEP Clinical Trial to Encourage Healthy Walking Habits
University of Texas at El Paso

Health researchers at The University of Texas at El Paso are launching a clinical trial to improve walking in the El Paso community, thanks to a $4.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health. The project will enroll local school district employees in 50K 4 Life, a program that challenges them to improve their health by walking at least 50,000 steps per week.

23-Feb-2024 5:05 PM EST
Tandem Cycling Linked to Improved Health for Those with Parkinson’s, Care Partners
American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

Pedaling on a stationary bicycle built for two may improve the health and well-being for both people with Parkinson’s disease and their care partners, according to a small, preliminary study released today, February 29, 2024, that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 76th Annual Meeting taking place April 13–18, 2024, in person in Denver and online.

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Released: 29-Feb-2024 2:05 PM EST
February Monthly Research Highlights Newsletter

A roundup of the latest medical discoveries and faculty news at Cedars-Sinai for February 2024.

Newswise: Five Signs of Colorectal Cancer You Shouldn’t Ignore – Even if You're a Younger Adult
Released: 29-Feb-2024 9:00 AM EST
Five Signs of Colorectal Cancer You Shouldn’t Ignore – Even if You're a Younger Adult
American Cancer Society (ACS)

The recent Cancer Facts & Figures 2024 report from American Cancer Society (ACS) researchers revealed a stark increase in colorectal cancer (CRC) incidence among Americans under the age of 55. In just two decades, CRC has moved up from being the fourth leading cause of cancer death in both younger men and women, to first in men and second in women.

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Released: 28-Feb-2024 11:05 AM EST
Some Patients With Liver Disease May Tolerate Small Amounts of Alcohol Without Getting Sicker

Patients diagnosed with steatotic liver disease (formerly called fatty liver disease) are usually advised to stop drinking alcoholic beverages. But a new study led by Cedars-Sinai found that drinking, on average, a small amount of alcohol a day did not lead to further liver damage in patients with mild disease.

Released: 28-Feb-2024 9:35 AM EST
L-Nutra Unveils Groundbreaking Research on Fasting Mimicking Diets (FMDs) and Reduced Biological Age Score
L-Nutra Inc.

L-Nutra Inc., a leading nutrition technology company developing evidence-based Nutrition for Longevity and Nutrition as Medicine programs, is excited to announce the release of a groundbreaking longevity and healthy aging study published in Nature Communications, a prestigious Nature portfolio journal.

Released: 26-Feb-2024 10:05 PM EST
Healthcare leaders plea to reinstate the Canadian hypertension control program to prevent death and disability

A passionate plea for the re-establishment of Canada's health coalition focused on hypertension prevention and control appears as an editorial in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology, published by Elsevier.

Newswise: Yoga provides unique cognitive benefits to older women at risk of Alzheimer’s disease, study finds
Released: 26-Feb-2024 12:05 AM EST
Yoga provides unique cognitive benefits to older women at risk of Alzheimer’s disease, study finds
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

A new UCLA Health study found Kundalini yoga provided several benefits to cognition and memory for older women at risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease including restoring neural pathways, preventing brain matter decline and reversing aging and inflammation-associated biomarkers – improvements not seen in a group who received standard memory training exercises.

Newswise: ACSM Announces 2024 Certified Professional of the Year
Released: 23-Feb-2024 2:05 PM EST
ACSM Announces 2024 Certified Professional of the Year
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

Brian Cleven, M.S., ACSM-CEP, LAT has been named the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Certified Professional of the Year for 2024. Cleven received the award today during the 2024 IDEA & ACSM Health & Fitness Summit in Chicago, IL.

Released: 23-Feb-2024 12:00 PM EST
Higher body mass index linked to complications after autologous breast reconstruction
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

For women undergoing autologous breast reconstruction – reconstruction using the patient's own tissues, rather than implants – the risks of overall and specific complications are increased at higher body mass index (BMI) levels, reports the March issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 21-Feb-2024 2:05 PM EST
Long COVID can happen to anyone. Keep up with the latest research on Long COVID on Newswise

Stay informed! These are the latest research articles on "Long COVID" from the Coronavirus News Source on Newswise.

Released: 21-Feb-2024 2:05 AM EST
Fasting-like diet lowers risk factors for disease, reduces biological age in humans
University of Southern California (USC)

Cycles of a diet that mimics fasting can reduce signs of immune system aging, as well as insulin resistance and liver fat in humans, resulting in a lower biological age, according to a new USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology-led study.

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Released: 20-Feb-2024 12:05 PM EST
Mujeres Obtienen los Mismos Beneficios del Ejercicio que Hombres, Pero con Menos Esfuerzo

Un nuevo estudio del Smidt Heart Institute del Cedars-Sinai muestra que existe una brecha de género entre mujeres y hombres a la hora de hacer ejercicio.

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Released: 20-Feb-2024 12:05 AM EST
Women Get the Same Exercise Benefits As Men, But With Less Effort

A new study from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai shows there is a gender gap between women and men when it comes to exercise.

Newswise: Self-monitoring improves physical activity of care-needing elderly
Released: 16-Feb-2024 10:05 PM EST
Self-monitoring improves physical activity of care-needing elderly
Kobe University

Self-monitoring of physical activity with an accelerometer and feedback is an effective tool to improve physical activity in elderly people requiring long-term support.

Released: 16-Feb-2024 7:05 PM EST
New study analyzes link between digit ratio and oxygen consumption in footballers
Swansea University

The efficiency of oxygen supply to tissues is a factor in the severity of important diseases such as Covid-19 and heart conditions.

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Released: 16-Feb-2024 4:05 AM EST
Podcast: Experts in Health: The unexpected ways that drama improves our health
Loughborough University

Dr Catherine Rees, Reader in Drama at Loughborough University, discusses the various ways that applied theatre and the arts are making an unexpected but significant impact in improving the public’s health and wellbeing.

Released: 13-Feb-2024 11:05 AM EST
Life doesn't stop at age 65. Get the latest on seniors and healthy aging in the Seniors channel

Below are some of the latest research and features on this growing population of older adults in the Seniors channel on Newswise.

Released: 13-Feb-2024 10:05 AM EST
Little by little: Small changes can lead to heart health, Mayo Clinic expert says
Mayo Clinic

Switching from an unhealthy diet and sedentary lifestyle to healthy eating and exercise can be daunting.

Released: 13-Feb-2024 8:05 AM EST
Experto de Mayo Clinic: Poco a poco, pequeños cambios pueden conducir a la salud del corazón
Mayo Clinic

Cambiar de una dieta poco saludable y un estilo de vida sedentario a una alimentación saludable y ejercicios puede ser abrumador.

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Released: 13-Feb-2024 7:00 AM EST
Heat Stress May Affect the Muscles for Longer Than We Think
American Physiological Society (APS)

People who experience heat stress during exercise may need more recovery time to let their muscles heal, according to a new mouse study published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology-Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology.

Released: 12-Feb-2024 4:05 PM EST
Pouco a pouco se vai longe: pequenas mudanças que podem levar à saúde do coração, diz especialista da Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic

Mudar de uma dieta pouco saudável e estilo de vida sedentário para uma alimentação saudável com exercícios físicos pode ser assustador.

Released: 12-Feb-2024 3:05 PM EST
تدريجيًا: التغييرات الصغيرة قد تؤدي إلى صحة القلب، كما يقول خبير مايو كلينك
Mayo Clinic

قد يكون الانتقال من اتباع نظام غذائي غير صحي ونمط حياة خامل (نمط حياة قليل الحركة) إلى نمط غذائي صحي وممارسة التمارين الرياضية أمرًا شاقًا. في هذا التحذير الصادر من الخبير، يطلعنا جوان كارديناس روسالز، الدكتور في الطب، وهو طبيب باطني والمدير الطبي لممارسة الطب الدولي في مايو كلينك في جاكسونفيل، فلوريدا، على بعض الخطوات الصغيرة وخطوة كبيرة يمكن أن تؤدي إلى حياة صحية للقلب.

Released: 8-Feb-2024 2:05 PM EST
University of Limerick, Ireland research confirms benefits of resistance exercise training in treatment of anxiety and depression
University of Limerick

A new study by researchers at University of Limerick in Ireland and at Iowa State University has demonstrated the impact resistance exercise training can have in the treatment of anxiety and depressive symptoms.

Released: 8-Feb-2024 1:05 PM EST
Heart organoids simulate pregestational diabetes-induced congenital heart disease
Cell Press

An advanced human heart organoid system can be used to model embryonic heart development under pregestational diabetes-like conditions, researchers report February 8 in the journal Stem Cell Reports.

Released: 6-Feb-2024 3:05 PM EST
ارتباط نمط الحياة بصحة القلب يتجاوز الطعام وممارسة الرياضة، وفقًا لخبيرة الرعاية الصحية في مايو كلينك هيلثكير
Mayo Clinic

ما هي الخطوات التي يمكنك اتخاذها بخلاف اتباع نظام غذائي صحي وممارسة الرياضة بهدف تحسين صحة قلبك؟ في هذا التنببه، تجيب جوشيا وامل، دكتورة الطب، الحاصلة على الدكتوراه، طبيبة القلب في مايو كلينك هيلثكير في لندن، على هذا السؤال وغيره من الأسئلة.

Released: 6-Feb-2024 2:05 PM EST
Ligações do estilo de vida à saúde do coração vão além de alimentação e exercícios físicos, explica especialista em saúde da Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic

Quais são os passos que se pode tomar além de uma alimentação saudável e exercícios físicos para melhorar a sua saúde do coração? Neste alerta, a especialista, PhD e Dra. Gosia Wamil, cardiologista pela Mayo Clinic Healthcare em Londres, responde a essa pergunta e muito mais.

Released: 6-Feb-2024 12:05 PM EST
Lifestyle links to heart health go beyond food, exercise, Mayo Clinic Healthcare expert explains
Mayo Clinic

What are steps you can take beyond a healthy diet and exercise to improve your heart health? In this expert alert, Gosia Wamil, M.D., Ph.D., a cardiologist at Mayo Clinic Healthcare in London, answers that question and more.

Released: 6-Feb-2024 12:05 PM EST
“Los vínculos del estilo de vida con la salud del corazón van más allá de la alimentación y el ejercicio”, explica la experta en salud de Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic

¿Cuáles son los pasos que se pueden tomar más allá de una alimentación saludable y realizar ejercicios físicos para mejorar su salud del corazón? En esta alerta, la experta PhD y Dra. Gosia Wamil, cardióloga de Mayo Clinic Healthcare en Londres, responde a esa pregunta y más.

Newswise: Running won’t help lose weight, but it does prevent weight gain
Released: 5-Feb-2024 9:05 PM EST
Running won’t help lose weight, but it does prevent weight gain
Jyvaskylan Yliopisto (University of Jyvaeskylae)

Recently, some media outlets have highlighted that it is a myth that running will help you lose weight/fat.

Newswise: A tie between the most common obesity surgeries
Released: 30-Jan-2024 5:05 PM EST
A tie between the most common obesity surgeries
University of Gothenburg

The two most common obesity surgeries – gastric bypass and gastric sleeve – have few short-term complications and are equivalent in that sense. These are the findings of a study conducted at the University of Gothenburg.

Released: 30-Jan-2024 2:05 PM EST
Our winter of discontent: Get the latest news on the flu in the Influenza channel

The latest research and expertise on the flue can be found in the Influenza channel on Newswise.

Released: 30-Jan-2024 7:00 AM EST
Elite Athletic Events May Not Be Out of Reach for Recreational Athletes
American Physiological Society (APS)

A new case study finds that recreationally trained athletes—“regular” people, as compared to elite athletes—may be able to achieve the extremely high levels of energy expenditure needed to complete high-endurance athletic events.

Released: 29-Jan-2024 12:05 PM EST
Cancer Prevention Tipsheet: Reducing cancer mortality starts with exercise, nutrition and early detection
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center

February is Cancer Prevention Month. While cancer can feel inevitable, random or out of our control, there are things we can do to reduce cancer risk, from exercise and nutrition to annual screenings.

Newswise: UAH researchers design revolutionary low-cost wearable biosensor to enhance athletic performance and physical health
Released: 29-Jan-2024 12:05 PM EST
UAH researchers design revolutionary low-cost wearable biosensor to enhance athletic performance and physical health
University of Alabama Huntsville

Researchers at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) have designed a wearable biosensor that offers a new way to measure human muscle activation to potentially prevent injuries and enhance athletic performance.