Patients can make lifestyle changes before surgery to improve their chances of successful outcomes, according to Matthew Abdel, M.D., a Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon who specializes in hip and knee replacement. However, patients also should be aware that other practices before surgery won’t help outcomes or are still inconclusive.
As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, Joshua Carson, MD, regional director of Loyola Medicine’s Burn Center is reminding everyone to be vigilant to prevent burn injuries around the holidays. Loyola’s Burn Center is the largest in Illinois and is a regional leader in treating adult and pediatric burns and trauma.
An expert’s advice for harnessing the power of music to cope with stress
世界心脏日是9月29日 – 心律失常是最常见的心脏问题之一。心律不齐会导致心脏跳动过快、过慢或不规律。人们可能一出生就患有心律不齐，也可能在一生中发展出这些问题。医学博士Elijah Behr是伦敦Mayo Clinic Healthcare（妙佑医疗国际医疗保健）的心脏病专家，其分享了在预防、检测和治疗心律不齐方面取得的五项进展。
El Día Mundial del Corazón es el 29 de septiembre – Los trastornos del ritmo cardíaco son uno de los problemas más frecuentes del corazón. Las arritmias hacen que el corazón lata muy rápido, muy lento o de manera irregular. Una persona puede nacer con arritmia o desarrollarla durante el transcurso de su vida.
World Heart Day is Sept. 29 – Heart rhythm disorders are one of the most common cardiac problems. Arrhythmias cause the heart to beat too fast, too slow, or irregularly. People can be born with them or develop them during their lives.
As temperatures remain high across the country, removing unwanted body hair is still top of mind for many; however, shaving may have started to feel tedious. Fortunately, there are options besides shaving or waxing. According to board-certified dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology, people can dissolve unwanted hair using products called depilatories. These are creams, lotions and gels that are applied to the skin, and the results can last longer than shaving.
How do children learn language, and how is language related to other cognitive and social skills? Psychological scientists have researched these questions for many decades. Here’s a look at some recent research (2020–2021) on language development published in the journal Psychological Science.
Rutgers University–New Brunswick and Rutgers Law School faculty experts are available to discuss repercussions from the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks 20 years ago in the United States and around the world.
Three education experts offer advice to parents in helping their children make the transition back to school after the pandemic break and a year of virtual/hybrid learning.
Four UCI faculty offer insights on the future of U.S.-China relations, covering topics as wide-ranging as educational exchange programs to Hollywood portrayals.
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As many people are making plans to enjoy the great outdoors this spring and summer, Wake Forest Baptist Health’s Wilderness Medicine experts are sharing some important information to help make it a safe and enjoyable time for the whole family.
Seth Hawkins, M.D., wilderness medicine expert, assistant professor of emergency medicine at Wake Forest Baptist and medical director for N.C. State Parks, offers the following tips.
Consumer demand for virtual health care has exploded during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nearly 74,000 people will be diagnosed with kidney cancer in the United States this year according to the American Cancer Society.
Over the course of the last year, Rensselaer experts have made many meaningful contributions to the understanding of — and response to — the COVID-19 crisis. Here is a list of pandemic-related topics they can address.
More than 35 million people in the United States have diabetes, which has been linked to worse outcomes from COVID-19. During National Diabetes Month, Keck Medicine of USC experts discuss how the pandemic has affected people with diabetes and what they can do to protect their health.
June is Men’s Health Month, a national recognition that raises awareness about health care for men. It is also the month during which we celebrate Father’s Day. In celebration of these observances, an expert from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey shares information on cancer screenings and other important tips to encourage dad to lead a healthy lifestyle all year round.
The following are various story ideas regarding the COVID-19 illness. To interview experts in these tips or others at Johns Hopkins, contact [email protected]
Researchers hope the innovations and treatments they are currently investigating will be able to help patients with a traumatic brain injury in the future.