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How should clinical settings test for CVD?

Feb
19

Date: February 19th, 2019

CVD-Screening with Arm Resting

A study was done with the aim of determining whether it is viable to screen for CVD with resting or exercise ECG in asymptomatic adults at intermediate or high risk of CVD events.

Members of USPSTF involved in the study found that evidence was limited with regards to whether one should be tested for CVD with the arm resting or at an exercise. These recommendations are in line with 2018 recommendations by the task force.

Normal-weight obesity’ linked to cardiometabolic risk in Chinese adults

Feb
15

Date: February 15th, 2019

High risk of cardiometabolic in China

Aihua Jia from the Department of Endocrinology at Xijing Hospital which is based in Xi’an, China and the colleagues published in the study background that populations with normal weight obesity are often neglected and the reason being that they do not have obvious change when it comes to the body shape.

However, it has been reported by a number of studies that there is an increase in cardiovascular risks in a population with normal-weight obesity, and this may also increase the risk of death caused by cardiovascular disease-disease in the elderly people.

Major Medical Error can be as a result of Physical burnout

Feb
12

Date: February 12th, 2019

What Causes Medical Errors?

 By estimation, about 100,000 to 200,000 deaths per year are contributed by medical errors, this is according to the explanation that was issued by the Institute of Medicine.

Burnout is a condition of emotional exhaustion or depersonalization that is very common with more than half of doctors, as revealed by the study.

Study shows that childhood trauma lasts past one generation

Feb
08

Date: February 8th, 2019

Trauma suffered in childhood echoes across generation

The study, carried out by researchers at the University of California at Los Angeles and published in Pediatrics, found that there is an increment in the risk of behavioral problem and mental health in both the people and their young ones due to the trauma event in their childhood.

“Whatever you experience in your early-life, particularly stressful or traumatic events may result into intergenerational consequences of a great impact on your children behavior and mental health,” said the lead author, Adam Schickedanz, a clinical instructor in Pediatrics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.

Pregnant woman’s diet affects baby’s gut bacteria

Feb
05

Date: February 5th, 2019

Baby gut bacteria essential for protecting the baby

Internal and external parts of our bodies. By estimation, about 100 trillion microbes live in our guts, and according to the scientists belief, these may Microbes of an important role to play in our health overall and the risk of developing diseases.

The bacteria that constitutes a baby’s gut microbiome are very important when it comes to developing the immune system of the baby. This is according to the authors of the studies which was published in the journal of the Microbiome.

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