2019 Health Care Heroes

Health care in San Antonio means so many things. It ’s doctors, hospitals and patients, as well as the emergency services we need in our worst moments. It’s the loving care we’ve come to want for our aging parents and grandparents. And it’s the research needed to find more effective treatments and cures for the many diseases we fight every da y like cancer, heart disease, Alzheimer’s and diabetes. In San Antonio, the health care industry continues to be one of our largest employers and a…
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The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development report said 62 per cent of adults in the UK are overweight, putting them at risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease, strokes and cancer.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
HOW TO get rid of visceral fat: Carrying too much visceral fat is extremely harmful and is linked to a higher risk of type 2 diabetes, insulin resistance, heart disease and even certain cancers. How can one lose this dangerous fat?
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Fitbit or Apple Watch for running? Garmin or Misfit for swimming? Sleep Cycle or Sleep as Android for sleep tracking? What about measuring heart rate, blood pressure, or tracking how to cut out stress from your life? Dozens of gadgets on the healthcare wearable market promise you a healthier lifestyle, but it’s easy to go astray in the jungle of digital health gadgets. Let me show you my top choices when it comes to health wearables and trackers. Guidance in the health wearable universe By now, I have tested and used more than a hundred devices and gadgets that measure health parameters or vital signs. Thus,...
Source: The Medical Futurist - Category: Information Technology Authors: Tags: Health Sensors & Trackers Portable Diagnostics activity fitness fitness trackers Health 2.0 Healthcare Innovation meditation mental health Personalized medicine sleep sleep optimization sleep tracking stress technology wear Source Type: blogs
FRIDAY, Oct. 4, 2019 -- Middle-aged adults with high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, or stroke could be at higher risk for cancer and early death when sleeping less than six hours per day, according to a study published online Oct. 2...
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Results of the analysis, led by 14 experts from seven countries, showed eating three servings less of unprocessed red meat each week was linked to a seven per cent lower risk of ever developing cancer.
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(CNN) — Leading nutritional experts in the United States and the UK are fired up about new dietary recommendations claiming there’s no need to reduce your red and processed meat intake for good health. “This is a very irresponsible public health recommendation,” said Dr. Frank Hu, who chairs the nutrition department at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The new guidelines and five corresponding studies are part of a systematic analysis of existing research done by NutriRECS, a recently formed international group of nutritionists and health researchers. NutriRECS says its mission is to &l...
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Conclusion: Low- or very-low-certainty evidence suggests that dietary patterns with less red and processed meat intake may result in very small reductions in adverse cardiometabolic and cancer outcomes. Primary Funding Source: None. (PROSPERO: CRD42017074074). PMID: 31569217 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Annals of Internal Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Tags: Ann Intern Med Source Type: research
Whether you're vegan, vegetarian, or omnivore, getting your nutrition from plant-based foods is one of the best things you can do for your health —and it's easier than you might think! The science confirms that a diet rich in whole, plant-based foods can help your body thrive. In fact, a growing number of physicians advocate a completely plant-based diet for many of their patients who suffer from diabetes, heart disease, and cancer.—Publi sher
Source: Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior - Category: Nutrition Authors: Tags: New Resources for Nutrition Educators Source Type: research
One expert says findings by international experts represent ‘egregious abuse of evidence’New research that claims red and processed meat is probably not harmful to our health has caused controversy among experts who maintain people should cut down.The World Health Organization has classified red and processed meats as cancer-causing. Public health bodies worldwide urge people to limit their intake of red and processed meat to reduce their cancer risk. The NHS advises that people who eat 90g of meat a day – equivalent to three thin slices of roast meat – should cut down to 70g.Continue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - Category: Science Authors: Tags: Meat Food The meat industry Environment Farming Health Society Cancer Heart disease Diabetes Nutrition Science Life expectancy Source Type: news
Discussion of Developmental Effects on Aging Microtubule Function and Longevity in Nematodes Quantifying the Correlation Between Poverty and Faster Pace of Aging Matthew O'Connor Presenting on Underdog Pharmaceuticals at Undoing Aging 2019 https://www.fightaging.org/archives/2019/09/matthew-oconnor-presenting-on-underdog-pharmaceuticals-at-undoing-aging-2019/ Here Matthew O'Connor of the SENS Research Foundation talks about the research that led to founding of Underdog Pharmaceuticals, a biotech startup incubated by the foundation to commercialize a means of targeting 7-ketocholesterol in atheroscleros...
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