A moment that changed me: a scuba dive gone horribly wrong taught me the dangers of complacency
I was working on a boat on the Great Barrier Reef, when two crewmates began a 20-minute dive. Hours later, with rescue helicopters circling, there was still no sign of themTwenty years ago, I took six months out from my NHS job as a psychologist to embark on a round-the-world trip. But, when I fell in love with scuba diving and took a job as a cook on a dive boat on the Great Barrier Reef in Queensland, Australia, I called my boss in England to tell her I wouldn ’t be coming back.After two days based at the diving school, the students would board a boat for a three-day trip. It was me they came to with their worries:“A...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 17, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Bev Thomas Tags: Psychology Diving Nursing Sport Source Type: news

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This simple exercise helps strengthen the area that's key in relieving sciatica pain. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Six weeks after getting shot at a Fourth of July parade, an 8-year-old left paralyzed feels'hopeless' and angry as new reality sets in
Before July Fourth, Cooper Roberts was almost always active and running around. He loved playing sports -- including soccer, baseball and football -- and riding his bike, his family has said. #cooperroberts #fourthofjuly (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctors warn of 'needle-happy' culture in professional sports
Medics from sports teams including Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United said 'no needle' messages have to be drilled home to reduce their use. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer: The simple exercise to prevent grey hair and extend your life by years
GREYING is an inevitable consequence of ageing, but science suggests steps can be taken to prolong hair colour. According to one study, a certain type of exercise could delay greying by keeping the body's mitochondria intact. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to get rid of muscle knots
Researchers are still trying to figure out what happens within muscle to create knots, also known as myofascial trigger points. Being consistent with exercise habits and moving throughout the day can help keep knots from developing in your muscles. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Adam Sandler congratulates ‘Happy Gilmore’ caddy lookalike Will Zalatoris after first win
The golfer and dead ringer for the “Happy Gilmore” caddy got a special shout out from the 1996 sports comedy’s star. #caddy #willzalatoris #sportscomedy #happygilmore #golfer #adamsandler (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Designer vagina surgeries DOUBLE in a year because of trend of wearing tight sports leggings
Dr John Skevofilax, chief surgeon at UK cosmetic chain Signature Clinics, said he has performed more labiaplasties in the past six months than the whole of 2021. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: The lesser-known herb that could be ‘beneficial’ to treating condition
TYPE 2 diabetes accounts for the majority of diabetes cases, requiring careful management to reduce the risk of serious health complications. While lifestyle changes like more exercise are recommended to control and prevent the condition, scientists have now found a herb to be "beneficial". (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Enjoyment and personal fulfillment in sport as protective factors for alcohol consumption in young population: the moderating effect of the impulsive sensation seeking trait - Schmidt V, Molina MF, Celsi I, Corti JF, Raimundi MJ.
The aim of this work is to study the predictive power of enjoyment and personal fulfillment in alcohol consumption of young athletes, exploring the role of impulsive sensation seeking and gender in its relationship. METHOD. Participants: 362 young ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Here's How Many Minutes Of Exercise Per Week Could Help Extend Your Life
Research suggests there's an ideal amount of physical activity that helps you live longer. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - August 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Here’s How Many Minutes Of Exercise Per Week Could Help Extend Your Life
Research suggests there's an ideal amount of physical activity that helps you live longer. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - August 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

12 Best Compression Leggings in 2022
Title: 12 Best Compression Leggings in 2022Category: Health and LivingCreated: 8/16/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/16/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Exercise and Fitness General)
Source: MedicineNet Exercise and Fitness General - August 16, 2022 Category: Podiatry Source Type: news

Helmet use in preventing head injuries in bicycling, snow sports, and other recreational activities and sports - technical report - Lee LK, Flaherty MR, Blanchard AM, Agarwal M.
Bicycling, snow sports, and other recreational activities and sports are important activities to keep children and youth active as part of a healthy lifestyle. These activities can be associated with serious and fatal head and facial injuries. Helmets, whe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Helmet use in preventing head injuries in bicycling, snow sports, and other recreational activities and sports - policy statement - Lee LK, Flaherty MR, Blanchard AM, Agarwal M.
Recreational activities and sports are a common and popular way for youth to enjoy physical activity; however, there are risks related to physical injury. Injuries can potentially result in death and long-term disability, especially from traumatic brain in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news