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Newswise: Drug Treats Inflammation Associated With Genetic Heart Disease That Can Be Deadly in Young Athletes

Article ID: 720720

Drug Treats Inflammation Associated With Genetic Heart Disease That Can Be Deadly in Young Athletes

Johns Hopkins Medicine

When young athletes experiences sudden cardiac death as they run down the playing field, it’s usually due to arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy (ACM), an inherited heart disease. Now, Johns Hopkins researchers have shed new light on the role of the immune system in the progression of ACM and, in the process, discovered a new drug that might help prevent ACM disease symptoms and progression to heart failure in some patients.

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17-Oct-2019 8:00 AM EDT
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    16-Oct-2019 4:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 720585

Brain Injury from Concussion May Linger Longer than One Year After Return to Play

American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

How long does it take an athlete to recover from a concussion? New research has found an athlete’s brain may still not be fully recovered one year after being allowed to return to play. The study is published in the October 16, 2019, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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11-Oct-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 720875

Exercise can now be prescribed like medicine for people with and beyond cancer

Penn State University

It's well known that exercise is good for preventing and treating many forms of heart disease, but less commonly known are the benefits of physical activity for people living with and beyond cancer.

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16-Oct-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 720831

National Athletic Trainers’ Association Releases Official Statement of Recommendations to Reduce the Risk of Injury Related to Sport Specialization for Adolescent and Young Athletes

National Athletic Trainers' Association

I n anticipation of National Youth Sports Specialization Awareness Week (third full week in October) the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) released an official statement with health-focused recommendations to reduce the risk of injury due to youth sports specialization.

Released:
16-Oct-2019 12:45 PM EDT

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Article ID: 720832

Expert Panel: Cancer Treatment Plans Should Include Tailored Exercise Prescriptions

American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

New guidance from exercise oncology experts recommend systematic use of an “exercise prescription” by health care workers and fitness professionals in designing and delivering exercise programs that aim to lower the risk of developing certain cancers and best meet the needs, preferences and abilities of people with cancer. 17 organizations reviewed the latest scientific evidence and offer recommendations about the benefits of exercise for prevention, treatment, recovery and improved survival.

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16-Oct-2019 8:50 AM EDT
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    16-Oct-2019 7:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 720699

Pioneering oncology researcher leads publication of new exercise prescriptions for cancer prevention, survival

Northern Arizona University

Oncology nurse practitioner Anna Schwartz, a professor at Northern Arizona University, was a leader on the team that reviewed the latest scientific evidence and offered recommendations about the benefits of exercise for prevention, treatment, recovery and improved survival, which were shared this week in three publications.

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14-Oct-2019 12:15 PM EDT
Newswise: Sub-2 marathon record could be broken this weekend

Article ID: 720518

Sub-2 marathon record could be broken this weekend

University of Colorado Boulder

This weekend, Kenyan distance runner Eliud Kipchoge will attempt to break the fabled 2-hour marathon barrier. A new CU Boulder study shows the course is ideal to make it happen.

Released:
10-Oct-2019 4:55 PM EDT

Article ID: 720531

Top Triton B-Baller Back on Court, with an Assist from UC San Diego Health

University of California San Diego Health

As UC San Diego Athletics steps up to NCAA Division I competition level, they do so with another team behind them: UC San Diego Health, now their Official Health Care Provider

Released:
10-Oct-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 720502

Prevent Angry Moods by Working Out First

American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

If you're looking for health and fitness story ideas, view this research highlight from Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise®, ACSM’s flagship research journal.

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10-Oct-2019 7:05 AM EDT

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