Health

Getting the most benefit from ab exercises

(HealthDay)—Men and women alike want defined abs. But you don't have to achieve a "six-pack"—the nickname for the three most visible pairs of abdominal muscles—to get the benefits of a stronger middle, needed to support ...

Cardiology

McMaster professor seeks to stop the bleeding

Developing new ways to improve the treatment of patients with bleeding disorders is the priority for the new Bayer Chair for Clinical Epidemiology Research and Bleeding Disorders at McMaster University.

Health

Chair yoga helps older adults manage osteoarthritis pain

(HealthDay)—Chair yoga may produce sustained improvements in pain interference among older adults with lower extremity osteoarthritis (OA), according to a study published online Dec. 23 in the Journal of the American Geriatrics ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

'Care Chair' helps detect patients' movements, mental state

The utilitarian chair. Its simple structure and function haven't changed in millennia. But researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology have made the humble chair a portal into not only a person's movements, ...

Other

Gender leadership bias in academic medicine

Although women are gradually joining the leadership ranks of U.S. academic medical centers, a gap remains. Just 16 percent of deans and 15 percent of department chairs are women, according to a 2014 report by Association ...

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