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Newswise: Keep Your Heart Strong with these 3 Foods.
Expert Tips for February: American Heart Month
Released: 25-Jan-2023 9:00 AM EST
Keep Your Heart Strong with these 3 Foods. Expert Tips for February: American Heart Month
Monday Campaigns

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women, with half of all Americans (47%) qualifying for at least one of the three key risk factors (high blood pressure, high cholesterol, smoking cigarettes). Keep Your Heart Strong with these 3 Foods. Expert Tips for February: American Hearth Month Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women, with half of all Americans (47%) qualifying for at least one of the three key risk factors (high blood pressure, high cholesterol, smoking cigarettes). Good news: You can manage two of these risk factors.

Newswise: Stories With Heart: Tipsheet From Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai
Released: 24-Jan-2023 1:30 PM EST
Stories With Heart: Tipsheet From Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai
Cedars-Sinai

Cardiologists and surgeons from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai are available for interviews during Heart Month on an array of cardio-related topics.

Newswise: S&T spacecraft design expert discusses the viability of interstellar travel
Released: 24-Jan-2023 11:05 AM EST
S&T spacecraft design expert discusses the viability of interstellar travel
Missouri University of Science and Technology

Researchers at NASA recently announced the discovery of another planet about 95% the size of Earth that is 100 light-years away and could potentially sustain life.

Newswise: UT Southwestern ophthalmologist shares techniques for cataract surgery complications
Released: 24-Jan-2023 7:05 AM EST
UT Southwestern ophthalmologist shares techniques for cataract surgery complications
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Patients undergoing cataract surgery typically have their natural lens replaced with an artificial intraocular lens (IOL). But complications occasionally arise that require the placement of a more surgically challenging secondary IOL. Several techniques are available for secondary IOL placement, and each has its advantages and disadvantages.

Newswise: Q&A: How AI can help people be more empathetic about mental health
Released: 23-Jan-2023 12:00 PM EST
Q&A: How AI can help people be more empathetic about mental health
University of Washington

A team led by researchers at the University of Washington studied how artificial intelligence could help people on the platform TalkLife, where people give each other mental health support. The researchers developed an AI system that suggested changes to participants’ responses to make them more empathetic. The best responses resulted from a collaboration between AI and people.

   
Released: 20-Jan-2023 12:15 PM EST
Perguntas e respostas da Mayo Clinic: estrias em adolescentes
Mayo Clinic

ESTIMADA MAYO CLINIC: Meu filho de 14 anos cresceu quase 4 pol. (10 cm) no último ano. Notei que ele tem algumas marcas rosas e roxas nas pernas e nas costas. Elas são parecidas com estrias, mas eu achava que elas apareciam somente na gravidez. Estrias são comuns na adolescência?

Released: 20-Jan-2023 12:15 PM EST
Preguntas y respuestas de Mayo Clinic: estrías en la adolescencia
Mayo Clinic

ESTIMADA MAYO CLINIC: Mi hijo de 14 años creció casi 4 pulgadas (10 centímetros) en el último año. Observé que tiene algunas rayas rosas y moradas en las piernas y la espalda. Lucen como estrías, pero yo pensaba que eso solo sucedía durante el embarazo.

Released: 20-Jan-2023 12:15 PM EST
أسئلة وإجابات مايو كلينك: علامات التمدد لدى المراهقين
Mayo Clinic

الأعزاء في مايو كلينك: زاد طول ابني البالغ من العمر 14 عامًا حوالي 4 بوصات (10 سم) في العام الماضي. وقد لاحظت ظهور بعض الخطوط الوردية والأرجوانية على ساقيه وظهره. لقد بدت هذه الخطوط كأنها علامات تمدد، وكنت أظن أن مثل هذه الخطوط لا تظهر إلا خلال فترة الحمل. هل علامات التمدد شائعة الحدوث في أثناء فترة المراهقة؟ لقد سمعت أن وضع زبدة الكاكاو على الجلد سيؤدي إلى اختفاءها، ولكن هل هناك أشياء أخرى يجب أن نجربها؟

Released: 19-Jan-2023 12:55 PM EST
Why We Need Sustainability to Achieve Public Health
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Expert discusses the role that sustainability – especially at universities – has on impacting public health

   
Released: 19-Jan-2023 10:05 AM EST
Síntomas de menopausia: especialista de Mayo Clinic describe las terapias hormonales y no hormonales
Mayo Clinic

La menopausia, que es el fin de los ciclos menstruales, puede provocar síntomas como sofocos, sudoración nocturna, insomnio y cambios en el estado de ánimo. Las mujeres no tienen por qué sufrir en silencio. La Dra. Jewel Kling, presidenta de la División de Salud de la Mujer de Mayo Clinic en Scottsdale, Arizona, explica las terapias hormonales y no hormonales.

Released: 19-Jan-2023 10:05 AM EST
Sintomas da menopausa: especialista da Mayo Clinic fala sobre terapias hormonais e não hormonais
Mayo Clinic

A menopausa (o fim dos ciclos menstruais) pode produzir sintomas como ondas de calor, transpiração noturna, insônia e mudanças de humor. As mulheres não precisam sofrer em silêncio. Muitas opções de tratamento estão disponíveis. A Dra. Jewel Kling, diretora da divisão de Saúde da Mulher na Mayo Clinic em Scottsdale, Arizona, fala sobre terapias hormonais e não hormonais.

Released: 19-Jan-2023 9:05 AM EST
Menopause symptoms: Mayo Clinic expert outlines hormone and nonhormonal therapies
Mayo Clinic

Menopause, the end of menstrual cycles, can produce symptoms such as hot flashes, night sweats, insomnia and mood changes. Women do not need to suffer in silence: Many treatment options are available. Jewel Kling, M.D., chair of the Division of Women’s Health at Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona, describes hormonal and nonhormonal therapies.

Released: 19-Jan-2023 12:05 AM EST
أعراض انقطاع الطمث: خبير من مايو كلينك يفسر العلاجات الهرمونية وغير الهرمونية
Mayo Clinic

مدينة سكوتسديل، ولاية أريزونا - يمكن أن يؤدي انقطاع الطمث، نهاية دَورة الحيض، إلى ظهور أعراض مثل هَبَّات الحرارة والتعرّق الليلي والأرق والتغيرات المزاجية. لا يُفترض أن تعاني النساء في صمت: إذ تتوفر العديد من خيارات العلاج. تصف جويل كلينج، دكتورة الطب، رئيسة قسم صحة المرأة في مايو كلينك في مدينة سكوتسدال، بولاية أريزونا، العلاجات الهرمونية وغير الهرمونية.

Newswise: What to Know About the Recently Approved Alzheimer’s Drug
Released: 13-Jan-2023 12:25 PM EST
What to Know About the Recently Approved Alzheimer’s Drug
Cedars-Sinai

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently granted approval to Lecanemab, the first Alzheimer’s disease treatment to win approval since the largely failed rollout of Aduhelm two years ago.

Newswise: Consider risks and alternatives before deciding on LASIK surgery, UT Southwestern ophthalmologists say
Released: 13-Jan-2023 11:10 AM EST
Consider risks and alternatives before deciding on LASIK surgery, UT Southwestern ophthalmologists say
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Patients considering LASIK vision correction surgery should weigh the risks as well as benefits and see a doctor who can assess whether they are a good candidate for the procedure, according to an ophthalmologist at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Released: 12-Jan-2023 4:40 PM EST
Sports Psychologist Offers Insight on Damar Hamlin’s Collapse and the Future of Football
University at Albany, State University of New York

University at Albany’s Bruce Svare, professor emeritus of psychology and neuroscience, is an expert in sport psychology and the relationship between sport and society. We caught up with Svare to gain insight into the potential implications of Hamlin’s injury on the sport, whether the incident might incite changes to policies around player protection and how this event might influence perceptions of the sport among youth athletes and their caregivers.

   
Released: 12-Jan-2023 1:35 PM EST
Ask the expert: What are nanomedicines?
Michigan State University

Morteza Mahmoudi, an assistant professor in MSU’s Department of Radiology, explains why addressing disagreements with stronger standards will help ensure future nanomedicines are safe, effective and successful.

Released: 12-Jan-2023 10:05 AM EST
Especialista da Mayo Clinic Healthcare explica por que a doença do refluxo não é apenas uma azia
Mayo Clinic

A doença do refluxo gastroesofágico é um dos distúrbios digestivos mais comuns do mundo. Acontece quando o ácido do estômago sobre para o esôfago: o estômago é capaz de resistir ao ácido, mas o esôfago é menos resistente. O Dr. James East, gastroenterologista da Mayo Clinic Healthcare em Londres, diz que a doença do refluxo pode ser comum, mas pode haver complicações graves se for constante e não for tratada.

Released: 12-Jan-2023 10:05 AM EST
Mayo Clinic Healthcare expert explains why reflux disease isn’t `just’ heartburn
Mayo Clinic

Gastroesophageal reflux disease is one of the most common digestive disorders in the world. It happens when acid comes up from the stomach into the esophagus: The stomach can resist acid but the esophagus is less acid-resistant. James East, M.D., a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic Healthcare in London, says reflux disease may be common, but there can be severe complications if it is ongoing and left untreated.

Released: 12-Jan-2023 9:00 AM EST
El experto de Mayo Clinic Healthcare explica por qué la enfermedad por reflujo no es "simplemente" acidez estomacal
Mayo Clinic

a enfermedad por reflujo gastroesofágico es uno de los trastornos digestivos más comunes en el mundo. Se produce cuando el ácido del estómago regresa hacia el esófago: el estómago puede resistir el ácido, pero el esófago no tiene tanta resistencia. El Dr. James East, gastroenterólogo de Mayo Clinic Healthcare en Londres, dice que la enfermedad por reflujo puede ser común, pero que puede presentar complicaciones graves si es persistente y no se trata.

Released: 12-Jan-2023 1:05 AM EST
خبير من مايو كلينك للرعاية الصحية يشرح لماذا داء الجَزْر ليس مجرد حرقة في المعدة
Mayo Clinic

لندن - داء الجَزْر المَعدي المريئي هو أحد أكثر اضطرابات الهضم شيوعًا حول العالم. يحدث عندما يعود الحمض من المعدة إلى المريء: يمكن للمعدة مقاومة الأحماض ولكن المريء أقل مقاومة للأحماض. جيمس إيست، دكتور الطب، طبيب الجهاز الهضمي في مايو كلينك للرعاية الصحية في لندن، يقول إن داء الجَزْر قد يكون شائعًا، ولكن قد تحدث مضاعفات إذا ظل مستمرًا وتُرِكَ دون علاج.

Released: 12-Jan-2023 12:05 AM EST
妙佑医疗中心专家解释为什么反流病不“只是”胃灼热?
Mayo Clinic

伦敦 — 胃食管反流病是世界上最常见的消化道疾病之一。当胃酸从胃部上升到食管时就会发生这种状况:胃能抗酸,但食管的抗酸能力却没有那么强。妙佑伦敦医疗中心的胃肠科医生James East(医学博士)说反流病虽然很常见,但如果长期不加以治疗,可能会出现严重的并发症。

Newswise: New Year, New Habits: Johns Hopkins Children’s Center Experts Weigh in on Tips to Kick-start Healthy Habits in 2023
Released: 9-Jan-2023 10:00 AM EST
New Year, New Habits: Johns Hopkins Children’s Center Experts Weigh in on Tips to Kick-start Healthy Habits in 2023
Johns Hopkins Medicine

The year 2023 is here. A new year symbolizes a fresh start and offers a renewed focus on health and well-being. Many people make resolutions regarding their health — and resolutions aren’t just for adults. They are for kids, too. Johns Hopkins Children’s Center experts are available to help parents kick-start healthy habits for their children and families in 2023.

Released: 3-Jan-2023 2:05 PM EST
La dietista de Mayo Clinic responde: ¿los batidos de frutas son una buena opción para sustituir una comida?
Mayo Clinic

Un batido tradicional se prepara con una mezcla de frutas o verduras, y hay muchas formas de hacerlo. Si bien aportan varios beneficios para la salud, consumirlos en exceso puede afectar negativamente a la salud. Pueden aportar muchas calorías imprevistas, sobre todo cuando un batido es simplemente una bebida para acompañar una comida. Lorraine Fye, dietista de Mayo Clinic, tiene algunos consejos sencillos para ser más ingeniosos a la hora de tomar batidos de frutas.

Released: 3-Jan-2023 1:05 PM EST
O nutricionista da Mayo Clinic responde: seria um smoothie de frutas uma boa opção para substituir uma refeição?
Mayo Clinic

Um smoothie comum é uma bebida feita com uma mistura de frutas ou vegetais. Há muitas maneiras de preparar um. Embora eles forneçam vários benefícios à saúde, beber muitos smoothies pode afetar negativamente a sua saúde. Eles podem adicionar muitas calorias inesperadas à dieta, especialmente quando um smoothie é uma bebida que pode equivaler a uma refeição. Lorraine Fye, nutricionista da Mayo Clinic, dá algumas dicas sobre como consumir smoothies de frutas de uma forma inteligente.

Released: 3-Jan-2023 2:05 AM EST
يستجيب اختصاصي التغذية في Mayo Clinic: هل عصير الفاكهة خيار بديل جيد للوجبات؟
Mayo Clinic

الشراب المخفوق التقليدي (السموذي) هو عبارة عن مشروب مصنوع من خليط الفواكه أو الخضراوات، ويمكن تحضيره بعدة طرق مختلفة. على الرغم من فوائده الصحية العديدة، فإن الإفراط في تناول المشروبات المخفوقة (السموذي) بمعدلات كبيرة قد يؤثر سلبًا على صحتك. إذ إنه قد يضيف الكثير من السعرات الحرارية غير المتوقعة، لا سيما عند تناوله مع وجبات طعام. لورين فاي، اختصاصي النُّظم الغذائية لدى مايو كلينك، لديها بعض الطرق البسيطة للتعامل بذكاء مع شراب الفاكهة المخفوقة (السموذي).

Released: 28-Dec-2022 3:55 PM EST
Can (Holiday) Stress Cause a Heart Attack?
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

Health article about how the holidays can add stress to your life, and left unchecked, the stress and anxiety can be detrimental to physical and mental health, including heart health.

Newswise: What's the Connection Between HPV and Cervical Cancer? And More Questions You’re Reluctant to Ask
Released: 28-Dec-2022 8:05 AM EST
What's the Connection Between HPV and Cervical Cancer? And More Questions You’re Reluctant to Ask
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Cervical cancer is often stigmatized due to its association with human papilloma virus (HPV), a sexually transmitted infection, however, HPV is extremely common, affecting most adults. Some people may also feel uncomfortable asking their doctor about sexual health .James K. Aikins, Jr., MD, FACOG, FACS, chief of Gynecologic Oncology at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, answers questions about HPV, cervical cancer and more.

Newswise: The Medical Minute: Making a holiday present of being present
Released: 21-Dec-2022 4:55 PM EST
The Medical Minute: Making a holiday present of being present
Penn State Health

Last minute gift idea: Take a deep breath. Let it go. Repeat. A Penn State Health psychiatrist offers a remedy for holiday stress.

Released: 21-Dec-2022 10:05 AM EST
Especialista da Mayo Clinic explica por que é importante que as crianças sejam vacinadas contra o HPV
Mayo Clinic

Há mais de 100 variedades de papilomavírus humano (HPV), uma infecção viral que, normalmente causa verrugas. Porém, alguns tipos de HPV podem causar câncer no colo do útero, ânus, pênis, vagina, vulva e garganta.

Released: 21-Dec-2022 10:05 AM EST
Experta de Mayo Clinic explica la importancia de que los niños reciban la vacuna contra el virus del papiloma humano (VPH)
Mayo Clinic

Existen más de 100 variedades del virus del papiloma humano (HPV), que es una infección viral que normalmente causa verrugas. Sin embargo, algunos tipos de VPH pueden causar cáncer de cuello uterino, ano, pene, vagina, vulva y garganta.

Released: 21-Dec-2022 12:05 AM EST
خبير من مايو كلينك يشرح أهمية حصول الأطفال على لقاح فيروس الورم الحليمي البشري
Mayo Clinic

هناك أكثر من 100 نوع من فيروس الورم الحليمي البشري (HPV)، وهو عدوى فيروسية شائعة عادة ما تسبب البثور، إلا إن بعض أنواع فيروس الورم الحليمي البشري قد تسبب سرطانات في عنق الرحم، والشرج، والقضيب، والمهبل، والفرج، والحلق.

Released: 20-Dec-2022 11:05 AM EST
What You Should Know About Mpox
Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Find out what special pathogens expert Erika Cheung, MSN, RN, CPN, has to say about the disease, which the WHO has declared a public health emergency of international concern. Since May 18, 2022, cases of mpox have been spreading in the United States, including California. On July 23, 2022, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the current outbreak a public health emergency of international concern.

Released: 19-Dec-2022 1:55 PM EST
‘Tis The Season for Home Holiday Hazards
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

The holidays are an exciting and busy time of year. Whether you’re traveling, hosting or attending a gathering, or just cozying up at home, the holidays are filled with potential hazards that could ruin your holiday cheer.

Released: 16-Dec-2022 8:05 AM EST
Shorter days affect the mood of millions of Americans – a nutritional neuroscientist offers tips on how to avoid the winter blues
Binghamton University, State University of New York

The annual pattern of winter depression and melancholy – better known as seasonal affective disorder, or SAD – suggests a strong link between your mood and the amount of light you get during the day. Binghamton Univesity mood expert offers strategies to beat the winter blues.

   
Newswise:Video Embedded a-heart-fix-that-fits
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Released: 15-Dec-2022 11:25 AM EST
A Heart Fix That Fits
Cedars-Sinai

Yvette Honda-Schumacher was 20 weeks pregnant and had just had a routine anatomy ultrasound when she was surprised to hear that a cardiologist was asked to come into the exam room.

Released: 15-Dec-2022 8:05 AM EST
How to Prevent ''Wine Teeth'' This Holiday
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

A Rutgers dental expert offers advice for healthy white teeth during the holiday season – and beyond

Released: 14-Dec-2022 5:00 PM EST
Stay on Your Toes This Winter: Protect Your Feet During Cold Weather Months
Hospital for Special Surgery

In the winter, orthopedic specialists at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) often see an uptick in injuries and foot problems that could be avoided with good practices. They offer advice for preparing for weather challenges.

Released: 14-Dec-2022 10:20 AM EST
Stress and the holidays
University of Delaware

Expert shares advice to mitigate anxiety heightened by the holidays

Newswise: What the breakthrough in nuclear fusion energy means
Released: 13-Dec-2022 11:05 AM EST
What the breakthrough in nuclear fusion energy means
University of Miami

Scientists have reportedly achieved a key milestone in nuclear fusion energy. University of Miami College of Engineering researcher Giacomo Po addresses queries about the process of nuclear fusion and what it could mean for the future.

Released: 12-Dec-2022 5:20 PM EST
Holiday humbug hits workforce this year
Arizona State University (ASU)

The holiday season is upon us once again. That means gift purchases, time with family and friends, and good tidings all around. But thousands of workers are part of a year-end trend that seems to be emerging: mass layoffs.

   
Released: 12-Dec-2022 3:35 PM EST
Prioritize Mental Health on Your Holiday List
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Keith Stowell, chief medical officer at Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care, and Kelly Moore, director of the Center for Psychological Services at the Rutgers Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, discuss some practical tips can help minimize holiday stress.

   
Released: 9-Dec-2022 2:05 PM EST
Kids Get Holiday Stress, Too
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

A mental health expert at Rutgers discusses how adults can help children from feeling overwhelmed

Released: 9-Dec-2022 8:30 AM EST
Russian technological sovereignty in agricultural and food biotechnology
Russian Foundation for Basic Research

Experts discussed related questions in Sochi within the business programme of the II Congress of Young Scientists.

Released: 9-Dec-2022 4:05 AM EST
A country without science is a country without a future
Russian Foundation for Basic Research

At the session "Can science become a family value?", representatives of scientific and educational organizations, development institutions and businesses discussed how to make science more popular among society.

Released: 8-Dec-2022 2:10 PM EST
Student Loan Forgiveness on Ice: Insights for Borrowers
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

Accounting lecturer and tax expert Samuel Handwerger at the University of Maryland examines the Biden Administration’s stalled student loan forgiveness program and gives advice for borrowers for the latest repayment pause period.

   
Released: 8-Dec-2022 1:40 PM EST
Risk Lessons from FTX
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

UMD Smith professor Clifford Rossi, who saw the subprime meltdown from the inside of Citi, WaMu and Countrywide leading to the 2008 financial crisis, dissects the FTX collapse from a risk management perspective.

   
Released: 8-Dec-2022 11:05 AM EST
Have you heard of cloud computing? Argonne’s Ian Foster helped lay its groundwork
Argonne National Laboratory

Argonne computer scientist Ian Foster is considered the father of cloud computing. His impact on grid computing and computer science is recognized by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers with the 2023 IEEE Internet Award.

Newswise: Physician-scientists from Cedars-Sinai Cancer to present research and are available for interviews at the American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting & Exposition
Released: 8-Dec-2022 10:05 AM EST
Physician-scientists from Cedars-Sinai Cancer to present research and are available for interviews at the American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting & Exposition
Cedars-Sinai

Physician-scientists from Cedars-Sinai Cancer will present research and are available for comment on breaking news throughout the American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting & Exposition taking place Dec. 10-13 in New Orleans.


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