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Article ID: 717943

El mejor amigo del corazón: tener un perro se relaciona con mejor salud cardiovascular

Mayo Clinic

Tener una mascota puede ayudar a conservar la salud cardíaca, especialmente cuando esa mascota es un perro, dice el primer análisis de datos del estudio Kardiozive Brno 2030. El estudio examina la relación entre tener una mascota —específicamente, un perro— y los factores de riesgo para enfermedades cardiovasculares y la salud cardiovascular misma.

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23-Aug-2019 1:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Uncovering how nature builds with chitin, protein

Article ID: 717938

Uncovering how nature builds with chitin, protein

South Dakota State University

Identifying and characterizing the proteins in the flexible skeletal structure in the trunk of a squid’s body can help scientists construct tissue scaffolds for repairing or replacing damaged cartilage, bones and ligaments.

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23-Aug-2019 12:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Caregivers of People with Dementia Are Losing Sleep

Article ID: 717918

Caregivers of People with Dementia Are Losing Sleep

Baylor University

Caregivers of people with dementia lose between 2.5 to 3.5 hours of sleep weekly due to difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep — a negative for them and potentially for those who receive their care, according to a Baylor University study published in JAMA Network Open.

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23-Aug-2019 11:10 AM EDT

Article ID: 717930

Do single people suffer more?

De Gruyter

Researchers at the University of Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology (UMIT, Hall, Austria) and the University of the Balearic Islands (Palma de Mallorca, Spain) have confirmed the analgesic effects of social support - even without verbal or physical contact.

Released:
23-Aug-2019 11:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 717920

Uma coisa boa em excesso pode ser perigosa, acreditam pesquisadores que investigam a hipoglicemia

Mayo Clinic

Para pessoas que têm diabetes, tomar as medicações e monitorar o açúcar no sangue faz parte do ritmo de seu cotidiano. Entretanto, de acordo com a nova pesquisa da Mayo Clinic, mais de 2,3 milhões dos pacientes adultos nos Estados Unidos são provavelmente tratados de forma intensa demais. Isso causou milhares de visitas potencialmente evitáveis aos departamentos de emergência e hospitalizações por hipoglicemia (baixa de açúcar no sangue).

Released:
23-Aug-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 717925

Investing for Retirement? Add Physical Activity to Your Portfolio

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

If you're a middle-aged or older adult saving for retirement, it's never too late to think about adding physical activity to your investment portfolio, according to an article in the September issue of ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal®

Released:
23-Aug-2019 10:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Keck Medicine of USC hospitals earn LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader designation

Article ID: 717911

Keck Medicine of USC hospitals earn LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader designation

University of Southern California (USC) Health Sciences

Keck Medicine of USC hospitals earn LGBTQ Health Care Equality Leader designation for commitment to LGBTQ patient-centered care

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23-Aug-2019 6:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 717866

New Tool Evaluates Patient and Family Ratings of the Quality of Hospital Care for Stroke

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

The newly developed "STROKE Perception Report" is a valid and reliable tool for evaluating the quality of hospital care for acute stroke, reports a study in the Journal of Neuroscience Nursing, official journal of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

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23-Aug-2019 3:40 AM EDT
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    23-Aug-2019 12:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 717614

Death Rate of Critically Ill Children Linked to Hospital Preparedness for Pediatric Emergencies

Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

Critically ill children brought to hospital emergency departments that are ill-prepared to care for pediatric emergencies have more than three times the odds of dying compared to those brought to hospitals well-equipped to care for them.

Released:
19-Aug-2019 8:00 AM EDT

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