The Best Hydration Drinks to Help You Refuel for Any Type of Workout

Water breaks might be the last thing you’re thinking about during an intense workout session or a long-haul hiking adventure, but taking stopping for a drink can be a lot more important for your performance than just quenching your thirst. Proper hydration allows our bodies to regulate temperature, maintain joint health, and deliver critical nutrients to cells. Drinking enough water […]

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More intensive and personalized strategies may be needed for weight loss

Modest weight loss can lead to meaningful risk reduction in adults with obesity. Although both behavioral economic incentives and environmental change strategies have shown promise for initial weight loss, to date their efficacy alone or in combination have not been compared. In a two-year randomized clinical trial, researchers investigated whether financial incentives and environmental change strategies, together or separately, help […]

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US Seniors Pandemic Care Worst Among Wealthy Nations: Survey

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Older adults in the United States — particularly among Black and Latino/Hispanic populations — experienced worse access to healthcare for chronic conditions during the pandemic than older adults in 10 other wealthy countries, according to findings from The Commonwealth Fund’s 2021 International Health Policy Survey of […]

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Researchers create a novel method of bioprinting neuron cells

A group of researchers including a Concordia Ph.D. student have developed a new method of bioprinting adult neuron cells. They’re using a new laser-assisted technology that maintains high levels of cell viability and functionality. Ph.D. candidate and 2020-21 Public Scholar Hamid Orimi and his co-authors present the feasibility of a new bioprinting technology they developed in a recent paper published […]

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2007 to 2021 saw dermatologic procedure reimbursement down

(HealthDay)—From 2007 to 2021, there was a mean decrease of −4.8 percent in dermatologic procedure reimbursement overall, according to a study published online Sept. 15 in JAMA Dermatology. Rishabh S. Mazmudar, from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, and colleagues conducted a cross-sectional study using reimbursement data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Physician Fee […]

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Genetic capacity of the gut microbiome determines weight loss success or failure

The strongest associations with weight loss success or failure – independent of BMI – are found in the genetic capacity of the gut microbiome. These new findings open the door to diagnostic tests that can identify people likely to lose weight with healthy lifestyle changes and those who might need more drastic interventions. ISB researchers looked at 105 people who […]

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Cuba seeks WHO approval of COVID-19 vaccines as toddlers next for shot

HAVANA (Reuters) -Cuba on Thursday will seek World Health Organization (WHO) approval of three COVID-19 vaccines, according to the state-run corporation that produces them, as it begins administering shots en masse to toddlers.FILE PHOTO: A nurse prepares a dose of the Soberana 02 vaccine during its clinical trials at a hospital amid concerns about the spread of the coronavirus disease […]

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