One of the best things you can do for your health is to strengthen your core #muscles. These 28 exercises and stretches can help improve your strength and flexibility in just minutes a day! https://bit.ly/37EsoVd #HarvardHealth #exercise #abs
Most clinical health trials lack diversity, a problem that can have a negative impact on health outcomes. @mariagjMD of @UCLAJCCC & @DGSOMUCLA is working to improve cancer research diversity & helping to reduce disparities across the cancer care continuum.
People who have been taking antidepressants for some time may wish to stop taking them due to unpleasant side effects, but it is best to taper the dosage slowly and be aware of the potential for discontinuation symptoms: https://bit.ly/39qzMnU #HarvardHealth
Single-Port Transvesical Robotic Radical Prostatectomy: Step by Step Description
#AUA22 HIGHLIGHT with @RathiNityam | Improved Prediction of Renal Function After Radical Nephrectomy @urotoday @CleClinicLCM
Dripping urine after going to the bathroom is common as men age, but a simple “milking” technique can help prevent this: https://bit.ly/3LhQpPS #HarvardHealth
Diets rich in #vitamin K, especially the kind found in green leafy #vegetables and vegetable oils, are associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease: https://bit.ly/3MfykDd #HarvardHealth
Disturbing thoughts that pop into your mind unbidden may make you feel uneasy, but they are common — and there are strategies you can use to manage them: https://bit.ly/3PicCQN #HarvardHealth #MentalHealth
Tai chi is a form of gentle #exercise that experts say can help improve your mood, reduce stress, and help keep your heart healthy. This #HarvardHealth online course is the perfect way to try #taichi from home and get dozens of proven health benefits. https://bit.ly/3wrVHTi
It’s easy to feel too busy to be mindful, but everyone can find a few minutes to pause and reflect. Even a brief #mindfulness practice provides a respite from the pace and stress of life, and can help with #memory, concentration, and focus: https://bit.ly/3PijMED #HarvardHealth
Regular #tea drinking linked to better #heart health: https://bit.ly/3wop7Sv #HarvardHealth
Protein powder may contain added #sugar, calories, or even toxic chemicals: https://bit.ly/3Ndvi2e #HarvardHealth
People who eat the most fruits, vegetables, and legumes have a lower risk of getting #COVID and its complications, compared with people who eat the least, a new study suggests: https://bit.ly/3l3mU9R #HarvardHealth
There is increasing evidence that treating #insomnia in older people who have both insomnia and major #depression has the potential to improve both their sleep and their mood: https://bit.ly/3Gc3OIk #HarvardHealth
#UMichPath Resident Dr. Julianne Szczepanski (@JulianneSzczep1) leading a demonstration at the @umichmedicine Youth Summit! 🔬
You can reduce age-related bone loss by starting an exercise program designed to bolster your bone strength. But what are the ideal exercises for bone health? https://bit.ly/3M9ltTd #HarvardHealth #exercise #osteoporosis
Today marks the beginning of the Michigan Medicine Youth Summit at the Big House!
Be on the lookout for #UMichPath. 👋
A long-term Swedish study looked at the effect of dairy fat on heart health. People who eat more dairy fat—plentiful in whole milk, yogurt, and cheese—may be less likely to develop #heart disease than people who eat smaller amounts of dairy: https://bit.ly/3sw69bq #HarvardHealth
In the May 2022 UCLA Healthy Years magazine article, “Long Term Effects of Sexual Assault,” UCLA Rape Treatment Center therapist Jane Willens emphasizes the positive effects of “facing unresolved fears and feelings” and that it is never too late to seek mental health treatment.
As a leading academic medical center, conducting clinical trials is an integral part of our commitment to the advancement of medicine & to improving patient experience & outcome. In recognition of #ClinicalTrialsDay, May 20, we invite you to review our list of clinical trials.
Omicron variants BA.4 & BA.5 are causing a spike in cases in South Africa, continuing a pattern of semi-annual #COVID19 surges there.
The U.S. might expect to have another surge coming in the summer, according to Shangxin Yang, PhD, a clinical microbiologist at UCLA Health.
Vitamin C is an #antioxidant, meaning it fights harmful toxins that come in contact with your skin. Products containing vitamin C may help slow early skin #aging, prevent sun damage, and improve the appearance of wrinkles, spots, and #acne: https://bit.ly/3w4P0Yp #HarvardHealth
Which birth control options are most effective? See the #HarvardHealth Birth Control Center to choose options best suited for you: https://bit.ly/3lrcAsr
While all varieties of nuts are full of important nutrients, a two-year randomized trial shows a daily dose of walnuts lowered levels of harmful blood lipids that affect cardiovascular health –– and without adding extra pounds: https://bit.ly/3wp4aGT #HarvardHealth
#IsoPSA | “Our validation study estimated a 43% reduction in unnecessary biopsies with IsoPSA. What we found with the observational research is that it’s likely to be even higher in general practice." @rabouassalymd
Real-World Study Supports IsoPSA as a Prostate Cancer Biomarker
Reflex testing led to substantially fewer provider recommendations for prostate biopsy and MRI
Some decide to adopt a #vegan diet because of the health effects of eating animal products; for others it’s about animal welfare & the environment. Either way, those who want to make this change should anticipate potential pitfalls: https://bit.ly/3yUOLkm #HarvardHealth
Thanks for playing along! And thanks to @BatoulAoun1 for sharing this #CaseOfTheWeek!
- Villoglandular subtype usually occurs in young women & associated with better prognosis
- Characterized by tall and thin papillae with minimal cellular atypia
- Superficially infiltrative with an exophytic growth pattern
This is an example of a non-invasive endocervical adenocarcinoma, villoglandular type.
Time to announce the answers! Check the replies to see more about the case… 🔍
This week's #CaseOfTheWeek is here, sent in by @BatoulAoun1 from #UMichPath.
A 42 y.o. F with a 5.5 cm exophytic cervical mass, underwent a radical hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy.
What is your diagnosis? Answer revealed on Friday! #gynpath #pathart
UCLA Health is looking for a wide range of volunteers with or without symptoms of depression to join our studies. Individuals that sign up for our registry will help us find new ways to beat depression through the use of the latest smart health technology. Click below to sign up.
Too much refined sugar can cause a cascade of medical problems; too much social media can also affect health — especially mental health, writes #HarvardHealth contributor Sharon Levy. Here's how: https://bit.ly/3FEbWRo
We are excited to congratulate two #UMichNursing DAISY Award recipients! Dr. Sheria Robinson-Lane received the award for Nurses Advancing Health Equity and Dr. Janis Miller received the Extraordinary Nursing Faculty Award. Read more about the DAISY awards: https://myumi.ch/J8x9Q
Cognitive reserve is the brain's ability to find alternate ways of doing something. This #HarvardHealth course can help you boost your own #cognitive reserve and buffer memory loss by challenging your brain: https://bit.ly/3LaIu6T
The Johns Hopkins University #COVID19 dashboard indicates the U.S. surpassed 1 million deaths from COVID-19. However, both @WHO and the @CDCgov have lower numbers.
Why the discrepancies? And why does it matter? Read:
Listen to the latest @lemonadamedia podcast with UCLA Health patient Chloe and UCLA plastic surgeon Dr. Justine Lee to help understand and build true empathy around what it’s really like #BEINGTrans. This week they confront how to feel most comfortable in their own skin. Listen:
A recent study found that people whose diets were high in flavonoids, found in such foods as pears, citrus juices, and strawberries, were less likely to report noticing instances of confusion or #memory loss: https://bit.ly/3NdWLAT #HarvardHealth
Caregiving can be a round-the-clock job and many people seek caregiver education online. This #HarvardHealth course offers you a clear road map to help you care for the needs of a loved one and yourself. https://bit.ly/3FMXQNJ
#UMichPath, along with @RedCross, has a number of blood drives coming up!
Visit https://wolverinesforlife.org/events for more details and to sign up.
Vitamin B6 helps w/ the body’s enzyme reactions, immune system health, brain chemicals & more. The body can’t synthesize it, so people need to get it from food. A recent study found that a high percentage of people may be deficient: https://bit.ly/3Nnmbw9 #HarvardHealth
People with jobs that are more mentally stimulating may have a lower risk of #dementia later in life: https://bit.ly/3l3fTpm #HarvardHealth
Urosymphyseal Fistulas Are Rare and Painful, but Treatable via @CleClinicMD
Urosymphyseal Fistulas Are Rare and Painful, but Treatable
Study reviews institutional experience
MICNP Advocacy Day provides NPs with an opportunity to meet with state representatives to discuss policies that could increase access to care for patients in Michigan.
This week, #UMichNursing students and faculty gathered in Lansing along with Nurse Practitioners from across the state to advocate for full practice authority.
Reducing #sugar from packaged foods and sweetened drinks would prevent about 2.5 million #heart attacks, strokes, and cardiac arrests, and prevent half a million cardiovascular deaths, according to a recent study: https://bit.ly/3Mbqb2J #HarvardHealth
Today marks the beginning of #UMichPath’s Advances in Forensic Medicine and Pathology Conference at Weber’s of Ann Arbor.
Throughout the week, we’ll be sharing highlights and updates from the conference, so stay tuned! 👋
SRIS 2022 | @drjkaouk @PSUrol
Learn more & register ➡️ https://sris2022.com/program
Looking forward to a great robotics & innovation meeting in Sydney on Friday 17th June and Saturday 18th June. http://SRIS2022.com @RPA_IAS @AjhungMD @UCSD_Urology @JamesPorterMD @lee_c_zhao @nairajesh @FicarraVincenzo @GGiannarini @CleClinicUro @AshTewariMD @KGUROmd @drruban
With the U.S. experiencing an infant formula shortage, what should parents do? UCLA Health doctors are warning against homemade recipes or diluting bottles, and advised that pediatricians can help locate supply for babies with special health needs. Read more:
On Tues. May 17, @US_FDA granted emergency use authorization for a booster dose of Pfizer's #COVID19 vaccine for kids age 5 to 11. On May 9, Moderna applied for emergency use authorization for its kids COVID-19 vaccine. However kids under 5 still are not eligible for vaccination.
Positive emotions are linked with better health, longer life, and greater well-being. The Positive Psychology Course from #HarvardHealth will teach you strategies to help boost your long-term #happiness and inner strength: https://bit.ly/3N8gTVc