Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Understanding 'golfer's elbow

Dear Mayo Clinic: About a month ago, I began experiencing pain in my elbow. I experience this almost constantly, but it is worst whenever I try to lift anything, no matter how heavy. The pain moves from my elbow down my inner ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

At-risk twin pregnancies benefit from an intervention called cerclage

Women carrying twins are at higher risk for premature birth and miscarriage—those whose cervix dilates before 24 weeks are at highest risk—and yet one common treatment is not recommended for this population. A new multi-center ...

Cardiology

Electrocardiogram shows value in college athletes' screens

Over the past 30 years, colleges and universities have increasingly screened athletes for health conditions that may pose undue risk to sports participation. Sudden cardiac death is the leading cause of death among college ...

Radiology & Imaging

Artificial intelligence model can detect COVID-19 on chest CT

(HealthDay)—Artificial intelligence allows coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) to be detected and differentiated from community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) on chest computed tomography (CT), according to a study published ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Italy's health system at limit in virus-struck Lombardy

The coronavirus outbreak in northern Italy has so overwhelmed the public health system there that officials are taking extraordinary measures to care for the sick, seeking to bring doctors out of retirement and accelerate ...

Health

Skipping breakfast linked to lower GCSE grades

Students who rarely ate breakfast on school days achieved lower GCSE grades than those who ate breakfast frequently, according to a new study in Yorkshire.

Diabetes

Too few medicare beneficiaries with diabetes getting eye exams

(HealthDay)—Nationwide, about half of Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries with diabetes had eye exams in 2017, according to research published in the Nov. 15 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...

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