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To Combat A Deadly Mental Health Illness, Researchers, Clinicians, and Thought Leaders from Around the Globe are Gathering in London

Academy for Eating Disorders (AED)

To Combat A Deadly Mental Health Illness, Researchers, Clinicians, and Thought Leaders from Around the Globe are Gathering in London at the Academy for Eating Disorders European Chapter conference with the Faculty of Eating Disorders of the Royal College of Psychiatrists

Channels: All Journal News, Education, Exercise and Fitness, Family and Parenting, Healthcare, Mental Health, Obesity, Psychology and Psychiatry, Trauma,

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19-Nov-2019 9:00 AM EST
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What will make grandma use her Fitbit longer?

Michigan State University

For older adults, Fitbits and other activity trackers may be popular gifts, but they may not be used for very long. While counterintuitive, engaging in competition with family and friends decreases the odds of long-term use among older adults, perhaps because they feel it's demotivating, according to a new Michigan State University study.

Channels: Aging, All Journal News, Apps, Behavioral Science, Exercise and Fitness, Seniors, Technology,

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18-Nov-2019 4:05 PM EST
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Newswise: Teens with Heart Disease Improve Exercise Capacity in Large Clinical Trial

Teens with Heart Disease Improve Exercise Capacity in Large Clinical Trial

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

The largest-ever clinical trial of a medication for pediatric cardiology patients found that an oral drug significantly improved exercise capacity in adolescent patients with severe, congenital single-ventricle heart defects. A study leader says the physiologic benefits represent a milestone in pediatric cardiology.

Channels: Exercise and Fitness, Pharmaceuticals, All Journal News, Cardiovascular Health, Children's Health, Clinical Trials, Heart Disease, Grant Funded News,

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17-Nov-2019 10:45 AM EST
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Participants Sought for National Trial to Test Benefits of a Healthy Lifestyle

Rush University Medical Center

The Enhanced Lifestyles for Metabolic Syndrome (ELM) Trial, a multisite test of two lifestyle treatments for a dangerous cluster of sub-disease indicators called the metabolic syndrome, is now accepting applicants at five medical centers around the country.

Channels: All Journal News, Cancer, Clinical Trials, Diabetes, Exercise and Fitness, Heart Disease, Nutrition,

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15-Nov-2019 1:10 PM EST
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Estudio de Mayo Clinic descubre que hombres y mujeres tienen diferente percepción de su propia salud

Mayo Clinic

Un estudio de Mayo Clinic publicado en American Journal of Health Behavior investiga las diferencias entre hombres y mujeres en cuanto a la percepción de su propia salud. El estudio descubrió que el sexo de la persona influye sobre la seguridad de poder mantener buenos hábitos de salud.

Channels: All Journal News, Exercise and Fitness, Gender Issues, Healthcare, Men's Health, Nutrition, Women's Health,

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14-Nov-2019 1:50 PM EST
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Mayo Clinic study finds differences in how men and women perceive their own health

Mayo Clinic

A Mayo Clinic study published in the American Journal of Health Behavior investigates differences in how men and women perceive their own health. The study finds that confidence in maintaining good health habits can be influenced by gender.

Channels: All Journal News, Exercise and Fitness, Gender Issues, Men's Health, Women's Health,

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13-Nov-2019 11:15 AM EST
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