MN Blue Cross parent Stella invests in sports-medicine startup
A unit of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota ’s parent company has invested an undisclosed amount in Fusionetics, a sports-medicine startup that aims to prevent orthopedic injuries. Milton, Ga.-based Fusionetics assesses how efficiently athletes move and identifies areas of weakness. Health care practitioners then create improvement plans f or patients with the goal of reducing their risk of musculoskeletal injuries. Fusionetics’ system also features a software application equipped with analytics… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 13, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Katharine Grayson Source Type: news

MN Blue Cross parent Stella invests in sports-medicine startup
A unit of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota ’s parent company has invested an undisclosed amount in Fusionetics, a sports-medicine startup that aims to prevent orthopedic injuries. Milton, Ga.-based Fusionetics assesses how efficiently athletes move and identifies areas of weakness. Health care practitioners then create improvement plans f or patients with the goal of reducing their risk of musculoskeletal injuries. Fusionetics’ system also features a software application equipped with analytics… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - August 13, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Katharine Grayson Source Type: news

Boost academic scores with exercise: Research shows cardio pumps up math and reading performance
(Natural News) A Florida State University and Larkin Community Hospital study concluded that high intensity interval training can improve a student’s abilities in math and reading. Frank Fincham who was part of the research said that their findings are “surprising” but can be a simple and effective way for struggling college students to boost their... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More Evidence Exercise Improves Mental Health More Evidence Exercise Improves Mental Health
This study, which included over 1 million people, found that exercise has beneficial effects on mental health.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

College Football Bowl Game Renamed and Will Honor First Responders
In a joint effort to honor the service and sacrifice of America’s First Responders, the annual college football bowl game played at Cotton Bowl Stadium in Dallas, Texas has been renamed the SERVPRO First Responder Bowl.  Kickoff for the newly christened SERVPRO First Responder Bowl is set for December 26 at 12:30 p.m. CT (1:30 p.m. ET) and will be televised by ESPN.  The agreement between ESPN Events and SERVPRO was brokered by Denver-based Impression Sports & Entertainment. “We are truly grateful for all first responders’ sacrifice and service,” said Brant Ringler, Executive Director ...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - August 13, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Anna Negron (ESPN) Tags: News Administration and Leadership Source Type: news

College Football Bowl Game Renamed and Will Honor First Responders
In a joint effort to honor the service and sacrifice of America’s First Responders, the annual college football bowl game played at Cotton Bowl Stadium in Dallas, Texas has been renamed the SERVPRO First Responder Bowl.  Kickoff for the newly christened SERVPRO First Responder Bowl is set for December 26 at 12:30 p.m. CT (1:30 p.m. ET) and will be televised by ESPN.  The agreement between ESPN Events and SERVPRO was brokered by Denver-based Impression Sports & Entertainment. “We are truly grateful for all first responders’ sacrifice and service,” said Brant Ringler, Executive Director ...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - August 13, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Anna Negron (ESPN) Tags: News Administration and Leadership Source Type: news

This May Be the Secret to Feeling Younger and Living Longer
Studies suggest that feeling younger may actually help you live to be older. Now, new research points to a way to keep that youthful state of mind, at least for elderly adults: feel in control. “On days when you felt above your average control perceptions — you felt more controlled for you — you tended to feel younger,” says Jennifer Bellingtier, a postdoctoral psychology researcher at Friedrich Schiller University in Germany, of her findings, which she presented her research at the recent annual American Psychological Association (APA) convention (and which have not been published in a scientific j...
Source: TIME: Health - August 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Aging healthytime onetime Source Type: news

Lack of Exercise Can Boost Cancer Risk
MONDAY, Aug. 13, 2018 -- Few Americans know that inactivity can increase the risk of colon, breast and other types of cancer, a new study finds. An analysis of survey responses from 351 people revealed that while many knew a sedentary lifestyle... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 13, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Woman makes ‘miracle’ recovery from massive stroke after medics broke protocol to remove blood clot
Ellie Edwards, from Surbiton, south west London, was a fit and healthy sports fan when she suffered a massive stroke which almost killed her outright. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 warning - the one thing you must do after exercising or risk foot problem
DIABETES type 2 patients should exercise to lower their risk of high blood sugar symptoms. But, this is the one thing all diabetics must do after walking, or risk painful foot complications. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Checkup: How to Minimize Repetitive Stress Injuries From Carrying a Baby
The early months as a baby grows can be hard on a parent ’ s muscles, because none of that “ weight lifting ” is guided by the strengthening — or the safety — of the parent. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: PERRI KLASS, M.D. Tags: Pregnancy and Childbirth Babies and Infants Baby Carriages, Strollers and Carriers Child Car Seats Muscles Parenting Exercise Weight Lifting Source Type: news

Having hobbies in middle age could help reduce your chances of getting dementia
Cambridge scientists discovered activities such as reading, playing sport and socialising contribute to maintaining brain power in old age - and may help reduce the risk of dementia in later life. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Former Razorback, His Career Ended by Injury, Sues Insurer
Former Arkansas Razorback Rawleigh Williams III thought a $1 million sports disability insurance policy would protect him financially if an injury derailed what promised to be a lucrative pro football career. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - August 13, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Exercise and Fecundability in Women With Prior Pregnancy Loss Exercise and Fecundability in Women With Prior Pregnancy Loss
Physical activity may influence fecundability through altered endocrine function. How might physical activity impact fecundability in women with prior pregnancy loss?Human Reproduction (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Journal Article Source Type: news

Lack of Exercise Can Boost Cancer Risk
(Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer - August 13, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Lack of Exercise Can Boost Cancer Risk
(Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer - August 13, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Exercise preserves brain cells and prevents memory loss
(Natural News) Exercise has been known to be essential for overall health. In a study carried out by researchers at the University of Jyvaskyla in Finland, the benefits of exercise on brain health have been emphasized. Researchers found that exercise can help preserve brain cells and prevent loss of memory, cognitive problems, and general problems in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arthritis pain: Best supplements, diet and exercise - six ways to reduce joint symptoms
ARTHRITIS pain affects about 10 million people in the UK, and symptoms include joint pain, inflammation, and restricted movement. This is how to avoid signs of arthritis, including supplements for your diet and the best exercises. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vicis raises $15 million to increase football helmet production and expand into other sports
While CEO Dave Marver declined to say what sports the company is looking to add to its portfolio, hints point to hockey. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - August 10, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Coral Garnick Source Type: news

Vicis raises $15 million to increase football helmet production and expand into other sports
While CEO Dave Marver declined to say what sports the company is looking to add to its portfolio, hints point to hockey. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 10, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Coral Garnick Source Type: news

Pets may cure depression: Adopting a furry friend relieves symptoms in a third of patients
Researchers from the Medical-Psychiatric Clinic, Porto, believe pets allow patients to experience pleasure from activities they once found enjoyable, such as exercise and social interactions. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trying to Be Happy Is Making You Miserable. Here ’s Why
The Declaration of Independence guaranteed Americans the right to pursue happiness, and we haven’t stopped looking for it since. But despite the college courses, research labs and countless self-help books dedicated to that search, only 33% of Americans actually said they were happy in a 2017 survey. A new paper may help explain why: We’re trying too hard. The research, published in the journal Emotion, found that overemphasizing happiness can make people more likely to obsess over failure and negative emotions when they inevitably do happen, bringing them more stress in the long run. “Happiness is a goo...
Source: TIME: Health - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Mental Health/Psychology onetime Source Type: news

Free Sports Physicals for Tween/Teen Athletes
Treatment TermsSports medicine Sub-Title Available in Wake Forest and Knightdale Overview Does your child need a sports physical? If he or she plans to work out with the middle or high school team this fall, participate in a fall sport, or try out for a sport any time in the upcoming school year, now is the time to make sure your forms are up to date. Content Blocks School Sports Physicals for FreeDuke Health will offer school sports physicals tostudent-athletes  in sixth grade through high school.  Student-athletes should arrive with the medical history portion of the physical form completed and signe...
Source: dukehealth.org: Health Tips - August 10, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: dg62 at duke.edu Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Exercise for mental health: How much is too much?
We know that physical activity can improve a person's mental health and well-being, but how much exercise is best, and how much is too much? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sports Medicine / Fitness Source Type: news

Cardiac Profiles Up With Exercise, Less Sitting in Early Old Age
FRIDAY, Aug. 10, 2018 -- For adults aged 60 to 64 years, greater light physical activity (PA) and moderate-to-vigorous intensity PA and less sedentary time are associated with more favorable cardiovascular profiles, according to a study published... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Botswana:Lack of Physiotherapist Costs Team Medal
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -The importance of physiotherapists in sport cannot be overemphasised, and www.focusphysiotherapy.com, says "they can bring dynamics to the warming up, conditioning, muscle activation as well as the recovery of players." (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 10, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Working Out After Baby
FRIDAY, Aug. 10, 2018 -- Losing weight about 6 months after giving birth lowers a woman's risk of being overweight in the future. The best strategy to get back to pre-baby weight is a combination of diet and exercise, rather than diet alone. That's... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Here's What Makes Seniors Feel and Act Younger
FRIDAY, Aug. 10, 2018 -- A pair of new studies points towards two potential paths to the fountain of youth. When older adults feel more control of their lives and get more exercise, they feel younger -- and that improves their thinking, overall... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Studies question link between contact sports and CTE
Are concerns about the brain health of professional athletes who played contact...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Did PET scan confirm CTE in living NFL player? MRI shows football position, career length affect the brain MRI shows concussion effects can linger in athletes MRI shows promise in diagnosing CTE in living patients FDDNP-PET shows toll of concussions on retired NFL players (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 10, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

In Vivo Sensors: More than a Space-Age Fantasy?
Why don’t we have in vivo sensors sprinkled around our bodies? How long until we stop investing in temporary ex vivo sensors and start investing in permanent in vivo ones? What technological barriers are in the way? Where would they go for maximum usefulness? What would be the benefit? Numerous medical device developers are investing in ex vivo sensors for a variety of applications, from wearables that support wellness, to outpatient tracking or non-invasive single-use diagnostics. I’ve been on a bit of a sci-fi kick lately, and it seems a pretty common motif that in the (fictional) futu...
Source: MDDI - August 9, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nigel Syrotuck Tags: Digital Health Source Type: news

Vaccine Being Tested To Prevent Dementia In People With Down Syndrome
BOSTON (CBS) – Local researchers are testing an experimental vaccine that may not only prevent Alzheimer’s disease in people with Down syndrome, but in those without Down syndrome as well. People with Down syndrome are at high risk of developing Alzheimer’s-like dementia at a very young age. Michael Clayburgh, 29, has Down syndrome, but that doesn’t hold him back. “Michael has three jobs,” says Nancy Novelline Clayburgh, Michael’s mom.  “He works at Target, McDonald’s and Dunkin Donuts.” Dr. Brian Skotko and Michael Clayburgh (WBZ-TV) He’s also qui...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - August 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Alzheimer's Disease Dementia Down Syndrome Dr. Mallika Marshall Source Type: news

Report Claims Asbestos In Crayons, Says Popular School Supplies Contain Dangerous Chemicals
(CNN) — Parents may want to take a second look at their children’s school supplies this season. The results of lab tests detailed in a report released Tuesday found traces of asbestos, lead and other dangerous chemicals in a number of popular school supplies. The US Public Interest Research Group Education Fund tested dozens of typical classroom materials for toxins. While most were nontoxic, some crayons, markers and binders received a failing grade. Here are some of the products that tested positive for toxic substances: Playskool crayons (36 count) This box set, purchased at Dollar Tree, has traces of asbes...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - August 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Asbestos Local TV Source Type: news

Exercise Can Chase Away the Blues, to a Point
A new analysis of data from 1.2 million people in the United States found they reported 3.4 days a month of poor mental health on average. But those who were physically active had 1.5 fewer "down" days a month than those who were not active. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - August 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fujifilm Sonosite taps Ueda as chair, CEO | Personnel Moves – August 9, 2018
Fujifilm‘s (TSE:4901) SonoSite subsidiary said earlier this week it appointed Fujifilm vet and current Fujifilm Medical Systems USA and Fujifilm New Development USA prez Takaaki Ueda as its new chair and CEO. Previously, Ueda has also served as Fujifilm global endoscopy systems division GM, the company said. Ueda will replace the departing Masayuki Higuchi who is returning to Tokyo to take the role of Fujifilm global finance & accounting deputy GM. Alongside the appointment, the company said it also promoted Rich Fabian to the position of prez and COO. Fabian had previously held various executive positions for 15...
Source: Mass Device - August 9, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Biolase Carmat Inc. Entellus Medical Inc. fujifilm Haemonetics johnsonandjohnson neurologics orthoconsulting personnel-moves PositiveID Corp. SonoSite Tactile Systems Technology Source Type: news

Exercise and Dieting Tied to Reduced Disability in Obese Older Adults Exercise and Dieting Tied to Reduced Disability in Obese Older Adults
Obese older adults who increase their exercise may have less fatigue and disability, but they may see an even bigger improvement if they also cut back on calories, a U.S. study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Exercise Really Can Chase Away the Blues & hellip; to a Point
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - August 9, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry, Sports Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Exercise may beat cocaine addiction and reduce relapses
Researchers from the University at Buffalo believe that regular aerobic exercise could be useful in preventing relapses when used alongside programmes for drug abusers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exercise may beat cocaine addiction: An hour on the treadmill five times a week may reduce relapses
Researchers from the University at Buffalo believe that regular aerobic exercise could be useful in preventing relapses when used alongside programmes for drug abusers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exercise Really Can Chase Away the Blues, to a Point
THURSDAY, Aug. 9, 2018 -- Exercise is good for your mental health, as long as you don't overdo it, researchers say. An analysis of data from 1.2 million people in the United States found they reported 3.4 days a month of poor mental health on... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 9, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Exercise Really Can Chase Away the Blues & hellip; to a Point
Title: Exercise Really Can Chase Away the Blues… to a PointCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/9/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/9/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Depression General)
Source: MedicineNet Depression General - August 9, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Exercising three to five times a week benefits mental health
A study of 1.2 million people has suggested that people who exercise regularly have, on average, 1.5 fewer days of poor mental health a month that those who do not exercise. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - August 9, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Public unaware of cancer risk from too little exercise, study reports
(Taylor& Francis Group) It has long been accepted that regular exercise can assist in helping to prevent or reduce the risk of a multitude of health problems. However, a new study on US audiences published in the Journal of Health Communication, reports that the public respondents to a survey were largely unaware that an insufficient level of exercise can contribute to an increased risk of certain types of cancer, such as colon and breast. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Proof a little exercise can boost your mental health
PEOPLE with mental health problems could be prescribed exercise regimes to help, researchers say. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Regular not excessive exercise link to better mental health
45 minute exercise three to five times a week had biggest benefits Related items fromOnMedica Diabetes and obesity higher among LGBQ teens Jogging protects heart more than walking Even athletes can ’t outrun the effects of a bad diet Higher weekly activity levels linked to lower risk of five chronic diseases Making health changes more effective as a couple (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - August 9, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Regular exercise 'best for mental health'
Exercising three to five times a week helps improved wellbeing over a month, US research finds. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - August 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Moderate exercise good for your mental health
Scientists, led by experts at Yale University in the US and Oxford University, found that exercising for 45 minutes three to five times a week was associated with the biggest benefits. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Regular Exercise Seems to Boost Mental Health (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- But expert says researchers need to better define mental health (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - August 8, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Exercise linked to better mental health - but too much may do harm
A study in the United States has found that people who exercise several times a week report having better mental health than those who take no exercise, with team sports and those involving social groups having the most positive effect. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Study reveals how much exercise you really need
The benefits of exercise are widely known: it helps you live longer and lowers risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes. A new study published Wednesday in The Lancet Psychiatry journal suggests that when done in moderation, it leads to better mental health as well. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exercise is good for your body and your mind, study says
The benefits of exercise are widely known: it helps you live longer and lowers risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes. A new study published Wednesday in The Lancet Psychiatry journal suggests that when done in moderation, it leads to better mental health as well. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news