Patients with sleep apnea have an increased risk of developing atrial fibrillation (AF) and treatment of AF may be affected by sleep apnea.
Nurses are in demand and there are plenty of alternative careers for them to put their skills to good use outside the hospital walls.
Physician group mergers must be considered as a means to fulfill far greater strategic outcomes rather than mere ends in themselves.
Large analyses combining many studies have confirmed that sleeping pills help in chronic insomnia in the short term; results are less clear in the long-term.
High glucose levels found in people with Type 2 diabetes are only one part of the complex molecular biology that causes diabetic complications. Lowering glucose levels without addressing the other issues will not prevent cardiovascular complications.
Muscle mass plays a huge role in predicting health outcomes. Studies show that people with less muscle mass had more surgical and post-operative complications, longer hospital stays, lower physical function, poorer quality of life and overall lower survival.
Highlights from the 2018 American Nutrition Association meeting on Personalized Nutrition includes advances in science as well as clinical applications.
Exercise induces epigenetic changes that increase BDNF, a protein that keeps neurons healthy and improves cognitive function.