Back pain - simple ‘Superman’ stretch you should do every day to prevent lower backache
BACK pain could be prevented by watching your diet, or by changing your sleep position. But you could also lower your risk of backache symptoms by doing this simple ‘Superman’ exercise. This is the best stretch to avoid developing lower back pain. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Knee pain from squatting: What to do
Squatting properly does not usually cause knee pain. However, if a person squats incorrectly or has a knee injury or knee condition, they may experience pain. Here, learn more about the causes of knee pain from squatting, as well as treatment and prevention. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sports Medicine / Fitness Source Type: news

New Technology Saves Those With Genetic Heart Disease
BOSTON (CBS) – We’ve all heard the tragic tales of teens and young adults collapsing while playing sports from a rare heart condition. Now, a father-son team in Boston has developed a strategy to save those patients most at risk. “It was devastating.”  Kevin Whelan recalled the moment he learned his oldest brother, Kyle, collapsed and died. He was only 26 years old. Kyle had hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, or HCM, a genetic disease of the heart and the most common cause of sudden death in otherwise healthy young people. But Kyle wasn’t the only one in the family with it.  His father and...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 - three of the best exercises to avoid high blood sugar symptoms
DIABETES type 2 risk could be lowered by making some exercise or lifestyle changes. You could lower your risk of high blood sugar symptoms and signs by regularly adding these sports to your gym workout routine. Should you speak to a doctor about diabetes? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer - the 55p dinner food you should eat to boost weight loss
HOW to live longer: Prevent an early death by eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. But you could also increase your life expectancy, and even boost your weight loss routine, by regularly eating this cheap dinner food. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Phys Ed: A Possible Weight Loss Strategy: Skip Breakfast Before Exercise
A new study finds that the choice to eat or omit a meal before an early workout could affect our relationship to food for the rest of the day. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: GRETCHEN REYNOLDS Tags: Exercise Weight Calories Carbohydrates Source Type: news

Exercise may help teens sleep longer, more efficiently
(Penn State) Getting more exercise than normal -- or being more sedentary than usual -- for one day is enough to affect sleep later that night. Researchers found that when teenagers got more physical activity than they usually did, they got to sleep earlier, slept longer and slept better that night. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Arthritis pain - the best sport to lower your chances of joint pain symptoms revealed
ARTHRITIS pain affects about 10 million people in the UK. Exercise and diet changes could help to relieve signs of joint pain. This is the best sport to lower your chances of developing arthritis symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Where's the Best Place for Your Child's Sports Physical Exam?
TUESDAY, May 21, 2019 -- Student athletes usually need a sports physical. And the best place for that exam is at their primary care doctor's office, according to updated guidelines from leading U.S. medical experts. " Whenever possible, the sports... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 21, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

How to live longer - the 10p vegetable to slash your risk of diabetes revealed
HOW to live longer: Prevent an early death by eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. But you could also extend your life expectancy, and lower your risk of diabetes type 2 symptoms, by adding this cheap vegetable to your daily routine. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study Finds CBD Effective In Treating Heroin Addiction
(CNN) — Cannabidiol, the non-psychoactive ingredient in hemp and marijuana, could treat opioid addiction, a new study says. Given to patients with heroin addiction, cannabidiol, also known as CBD, reduced their cravings for the illicit drug as well as their levels of anxiety. “The intense craving is what drives the drug use,” said Yasmin Hurd, the lead researcher on the study and director of the Addiction Institute of Mount Sinai. “If we can have the medications that can dampen that [craving], that can greatly reduce the chance of relapse and overdose risk.” CBD: What Is It And Why Do People U...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News CBD CNN Source Type: news

Balance control in youth hockey players with and without a history of concussions during a lower limb reaching task - Mitchell KM, Cinelli ME.
BACKGROUND: Sport-related concussion (SRC) is a functional injury that affects several clinical domains, including balance and cognition. The purpose of this study was, 1) to determine whether a lower limb visuomotor task could identify balance control dif... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Ghana: Kofikrom Pharmacy CEO Grateful to SWAG
[Ghanaian Times] THE Chief Executive Officer of Kofikrom Pharmacy, Kofi Addo Agyekum, has expressed his gratitude to the Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) for honouring him and his company at the just-ended SWAG Awards night. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 21, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

A Parent-Led Physical Activity Intervention for Obese Youth A Parent-Led Physical Activity Intervention for Obese Youth
Could a parent-led, home-based physical activity intervention lead to improvements in exercise participation?Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Walking During Work Meetings Brings Benefits
Not only does it provide much needed exercise for people who are often tied to their desks for the entire work day, it can also give them a stress-reducing mental lift. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lung cancer warning: Three easy ways to avoid a deadly tumour - are you at risk?
LUNG cancer symptoms include having a cough that won ’t go away, unexplained weight loss and developing severe chest pain. But you could lower your risk of the disease by making just a few diet and exercise swaps. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pediatricians Warn Infant Car Seats Should Only Be Used for Travel
BOSTON (CBS) — Every year, several hundred babies die in sitting devices like car seats and strollers. A new study in the journal Pediatrics found many of those deaths occur when babies are left to sleep in car seats unsupervised, outside of the car. Researchers studied almost 12,000 infant sleep-related deaths and they found about 3 percent occurred in sitting devices.  Almost two-thirds of those in car seats, about one-third in bouncers and swings, and 2 percent in strollers. More than half of the deaths in sitting devices occurred in the child’s home and were more likely to occur while the baby was...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Car Seats Dr. Mallika Marshall Parenting Source Type: news

Should you keep exercising when you're sick?
(Natural News) You woke up early with your morning workout already planned. The moment you get out of bed, you feel it — a coming sneeze, a soreness in your throat, perhaps some body pain. It has long been accepted that exercise boosts the immune system. Yet when you already feel sick, should you still... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

US Kids Aren ’ t Eating Enough Seafood, Study Says
(CNN) — The humble tuna sandwich, once a lunchbox staple, is making less frequent appearances in school cafeterias across the nation. American children are eating relatively little fish and shellfish in comparison to meat, according to a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics. The report, published Monday in the journal Pediatrics, explores both the health benefits and the risks associated with eating what once swam in the sea while informing parents of the safest, most sustainable choices for their children. “Seafood consumption by children has declined every year since 2007 to levels not seen sinc...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News CNN Seafood Source Type: news

The Best Exercises for Brain Health
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - May 20, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology, Psychiatry, Sports Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Sierra Leone: Overcrowding, Poor Hygiene At Makeni Correctional Centre
[Concord] A monitoring exercise carried out by the Chairperson and Commissioners of the Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone (HRCSL) has revealed several challenges at the Makeni Correctional Centre. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 20, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The Best Exercises for Brain Health
MONDAY, May 20, 2019 -- There's a lot you can learn from your elders, starting with the results of a multi-year study of exercise and brain health in seniors. Researchers from Columbia University and the University of Miami compared results of two... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 20, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Walking During Work Meetings Bring Benefits
Title: Walking During Work Meetings Bring BenefitsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/20/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Exercise and Fitness General)
Source: MedicineNet Exercise and Fitness General - May 20, 2019 Category: Podiatry Source Type: news

How to live longer: Groundbreaking new research reveals one simple thing you can do
PEOPLE are constantly trying to find new ways to live longer and healthier - whether its through diet, exercise or supplements. A new study has lifted the lid on living longer and reveals the one, simple change you can make to live longer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The social impact of participation in culture and sport
A parliamentary report finds that opportunities to improve criminal justice, education and health are being missed by the government's failure to recognise and harness social impact. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - May 20, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

How to live longer: Groundbreaking new research reveals just one simple thing you can do
PEOPLE are constantly trying to find new ways to live longer and healthier - whether its through diet, exercise or supplements. A new study has lifted the lid on living longer and reveals the one, simple change you can make to live longer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Walking and strength training may decrease the risk of dying from liver disease
(Digestive Disease Week) Physical activity, including walking and muscle-strengthening activities, were associated with significantly reduced risk of cirrhosis-related death, according to research presented at Digestive Disease Week ® (DDW) 2019. Chronic liver disease is increasing, partly due to the obesity epidemic, and currently there are no guidelines for the optimal type of exercise for the prevention of cirrhosis-related mortality. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Maternity Leave for Sponsored Runners
A video about female runners losing their pay and health insurance if they are pregnant sends ripples through the running world. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JEN A. MILLER Tags: Athletics and Sports Running Women and Girls Family Leaves Pregnancy and Childbirth Health Insurance and Managed Care Marathon Running Source Type: news

Injuries and concussions among young children, ages 5-11, playing sports in recreational leagues in Florida - Liller KD, Morris B, Yang Y, Bubu OM, Perich B, Fillion J.
BACKGROUND: The specific research aims of this study included: 1) Conduct an epidemiologic analysis of recreational sports injuries among 1500 children, ages 5-11 in Florida: and 2) Utilize the computerized pediatric concussion tool from ImPACT Application... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Implementation of motivational interviewing in a fall prevention exercise program: experiences from a randomized controlled trial - Arkkukangas M, Hultgren S.
OBJECTIVE: The elderly population over 65 is increasing globally, and interventions promoting health and preventive work, especially fall prevention, will constitute a large part of physiotherapists' duties in the near future. To address the challenges of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Extending the reach of pediatric emergency preparedness: a virtual tabletop exercise targeting children's needs - So M, Dziuban EJ, Franks JL, Cobham-Owens K, Schonfeld DJ, Gardner AH, Krug SE, Peacock G, Chung S.
The objectives of our study were to (1) evaluate the effectiveness of a VTTX in improving preparedness capabilities s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Does soccer headgear reduce the incidence of sport-related concussion? A cluster, randomised controlled trial of adolescent athletes - McGuine T, Post E, Pfaller AY, Hetzel S, Schwarz A, Brooks MA, Kliethermes SA.
BACKGROUND: There have been no large randomised controlled trials to determine whether soccer headgear reduces the incidence or severity of sport-related concussion (SRC) in US high school athletes. OBJECTIVE: We aimed to determine whether headgear... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Do exercise interventions improve balance for children and adolescents with Down syndrome? A systematic review - Ma ïano C, Hue O, Lepage G, Morin AJS, Tracey D, Moullec G.
BACKGROUND: Youths with Down syndrome are characterized by deficits in balance/postural stability. One way to palliate balance deficits among this population is through exercise interventions. However, to the authors' knowledge, the effects of exercise int... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Tips on Making Exercise a Regular Part of Your Life
Building a fitness schedule — and strategies for sticking with it ... You are leaving AARP.org and going to the website of our trusted provider. ... The provider’s terms, conditions and policies ap... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - May 18, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Customers At Rockport Fish Shack May Have Been Exposed To Hepatitis A
ROCKPORT (CBS) – Officials at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health are warning customers of Ray Moore’s Fish Shack in Rockport that they may have been exposed to hepatitis A. An employee who worked at the restaurant from April 21-May 12 has been diagnosed with hepatitis A. Customers who dined during that time on cold or uncooked items such as salad, breads (including rolls and hot dog and hamburger buns), cold desserts, fruit or vegetable garnishes, condiments such as pickles and onions, chips and beverages containing ice should contact a doctor to receive treatment for possible exposure to hepatitis A...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated Local Hepatitis A Rockport News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Causes of swollen hands
Some causes of swollen hands include pregnancy, exercise, and fluid retention. Treatment depends on the underlying issue. Learn more about possible causes of swollen hands here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Blood / Hematology Source Type: news

'Active & Safe Central': development of an online resource for the prevention of injury in sport and recreational activity - Richmond SA, Black AM, Jacob J, Babul S, Pike I.
BACKGROUND: Sport and recreation related injuries exert a significant cost on the healthcare system. As prevention researchers and practitioners, we have a responsibility to provide guidance towards prevention to those who participate in sport and recreati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

New Guidelines for Preventing Dementia
World Health Organization report says exercise, good diet and staying social is better than popping pills ... You are leaving AARP.org and going to the website of our trusted provider. ... The prov... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - May 17, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: More women risking heart health through lack of exercise
New research examines the patterns of physical activity among women in the United States who also have a form of cardiovascular disease. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sports Medicine / Fitness Source Type: news

Many Elite Athletes Ashamed to Seek Help for Mental Illness
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - May 17, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Sports Medicine, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

How Some Generic Drugs Could Do More Harm Than Good
For the 16 years that Dr. Brian Westerberg, a Canadian surgeon, worked volunteer missions at the Mulago National Referral Hospital in Kampala, Uganda, scarcity was the norm. The patients usually exceeded the 1,500 allotted beds. Running water was once cut off when the debt-ridden hospital was unable to pay its bills. On some of his early trips, Westerberg even brought over drugs from Canada in order to treat patients. But as low-cost generics made in India and China became widely available through Uganda’s government and international aid agencies in the early 2000s, it seemed at first like the supply issue had been ...
Source: TIME: Health - May 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Katherine Eban Tags: Uncategorized generic drugs medication medicine Source Type: news

Simon Thomas sets up blood cancer fund in memory of wife Gemma
Former Sky Sports and Blue Peter presenter Simon Thomas says he "can't sit around and do nothing". (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

One in three professional sports stars and Olympians hide mental health problems
Elite athletes choose not to seek help because they fear it'll be seen as a sign of weakness to their competition, the review by the British Journal of Sports Medicine found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Device Can Perform Surgery Without Cutting
BOSTON (CBS) – Researchers at the University of British Columbia have developed a device that can perform surgery without cutting the skin. It is a specialized microscope that uses an infrared laser beam to quickly scan tissue looking for suspicious lesions or abnormalities. Once identified, surgeons can intensify the heat produced by the laser and effectively treat the area within tissue without cutting through the skin or disturbing surrounding healthy structures. They say it could one day be used to treat any structure of the body that can be reached by light and requires precise treatment like nerves or blood ves...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Surgery University of British Columbia Source Type: news

App May Help Parents Diagnose Ear Infections At Home
BOSTON (CBS) – What if you could diagnose your child’s ear infection in the comfort of your own home? Researchers at the University of Washington have developed a smartphone app that may be able help. An ear infection usually begins with fluid buildup behind the eardrum, which then becomes contaminated with bacteria, causing pain and often fever. Sometimes fluid builds up and doesn’t cause pain but can impair hearing and affect language development. Now, researchers have created a smartphone app that can detect fluid behind the eardrum by sending a series of chirps through a small paper funnel into the ea...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Ear Infections University of Washington Source Type: news

Over 1,700 First Responders Participate in Operation Heat Shield III in Florida
MIAMI (CBSMiami) — South Florida law enforcement, emergency personnel, and other government agencies carried out simultaneous training exercises Wednesday, designed to keep the community safe and informed in case of a terror attack. Authorities are calling it ‘Operation Heat Shield III.’ Organizers say, “The drills will offer regional first responders a series of unique and realistic drills designed around real-world scenarios that test unified command capabilities.” The full-scale exercise kicked off late Wednesday afternoon and covered three counties, with training taking place at Port Miami...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - May 16, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News Operations Source Type: news

Over 1,700 First Responders Participate in Operation Heat Shield III in Florida
MIAMI (CBSMiami) — South Florida law enforcement, emergency personnel, and other government agencies carried out simultaneous training exercises Wednesday, designed to keep the community safe and informed in case of a terror attack. Authorities are calling it ‘Operation Heat Shield III.’ Organizers say, “The drills will offer regional first responders a series of unique and realistic drills designed around real-world scenarios that test unified command capabilities.” The full-scale exercise kicked off late Wednesday afternoon and covered three counties, with training taking place at Port Miami...
Source: JEMS Operations - May 16, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News Operations Source Type: news

DOJ steps in on Oscar Health vs. Florida Blue, Spire Health launching COPD study and more digital health news briefs
Also: Tweeted images could suggest troubled users; Exercise apps could aid recovering cancer patients. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 16, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Americans' Dirty Pool Habits Revealed in Survey
More than half of adults said they use a swimming pool as a substitute for showering or to rinse off after exercise or yard work, according to the online survey of 3,100 adults conducted by the Sachs Media Group. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Recent changes in women's Olympic shooting and effects in performance - Mon-L ópez D, Tejero-González CM, Calero S.
In 2018, the Olympic shooting regulations were modified to increase the number of women's shots from 40 to 60, equaling the number given to men. This research presented in this paper addresses two research issues: (1) has the performance of women's shootin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Recreational and Sports Issues Source Type: news