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Keep that Stethoscope!

Keep that Stethoscope!

The COVID-19 outbreak has made it necessary for doctors to ensure the safety of staff during airway management of patients. However, recently a paper was published that suggested less use of the stethoscope and more ultrasound.  This viewpoint could mislead doctors to abandon their stethos

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New Wireless Device Can Help Combat Obesity

New Wireless Device Can Help Combat Obesity

Researchers from Texas A&M University have developed a medical device that could help with weight loss and that requires a simple operative procedure for implantation. This could be an alternative option for people who struggle with obesity or have serious health-related issues because of their

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COVID-19 and Higher Mortality in Acute Heart Failure Patients

COVID-19 and Higher Mortality in Acute Heart Failure Patients

Patients with acute heart failure nearly double their risk of dying if they get COVID-19, according to new research published in ESC Heart Failure .  These findings highlight the need for patients with heart failure to take extra precautions to avoid catching COVID-19. According

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ESC Heart & Stroke 2021

ESC Heart & Stroke 2021

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Cardiovascular Realities 2020: Time to Act Now

Cardiovascular Realities 2020: Time to Act Now

Cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of mortality in Europe, and World Health Organization (WHO) heart disease goals will not be achieved by 2025 unless urgent action is taken, according to the finding of a European Society of Cardiology (ESC) report. " Cardiovascular Realities 2020

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Is Obesity Only the Individual's Responsibility?

Is Obesity Only the Individual's Responsibility?

Research based on 5425 citizens' responses to a questionnaire survey has illuminated that obesity causes are linked to various factors in addition to the individual's current socioeconomic circumstances, including childhood experiences, particularly those of abuse. The study was carried out by Proj

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More Sedentary Time, Higher Risk of Heart Failure in Women

More Sedentary Time, Higher Risk of Heart Failure in Women

Even with regular physical activity, older women (ages 50-79) who spend more waking hours in sedentary behaviors, such as sitting or lying down, have an increased risk of heart failure serious enough to require hospitalisation, according to new research.  To determine if increased sedentar

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A Spoonful of Honey..... or Not?

A Spoonful of Honey..... or Not?

Honey is a commonly used ingredient in recipes and holiday desserts. Marketers often tout honey as a healthy alternative to sugar because it has antioxidant content. However, health experts advise against adding any extra sugar to your diet, including honey.  Regardless of the source

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The World Health Organization (WHO) defines telemedicine  as the delivery of health care services by healthcare professionals in areas where distance is a critical factor and where information and communication technologies need to be used for the exchange of information regarding diagnosis, treatment and prevention. The goal of telemedicine was... Read more


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