Health

Study points to health disparities among former NFL players

A career in professional football may yield an array of health benefits that extend beyond playing years: NFL players engage in vigorous training, tend to be more educated than other men in the U.S. and have higher median ...

Medical research

Native Hawaiians, Japanese Americans at higher risk of liver fat

As part of a study on obesity and cancer, University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center researchers S. Lani Park and Iona Cheng identified genetic risk variants associated with the amount of fat present in the liver. Investigators ...

Cardiology

Native Hawaiians lowered blood pressure with hula dancing

Native Hawaiians who participated in a blood-pressure-lowering program incorporating their cultural dance of hula lowered their blood pressure more than those who received standard education on diet and exercise, according ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Liver diseases exhibit differing patterns in ethnic minorities

Chronic liver disease (CLD) and cirrhosis are serious liver conditions but little is known about how they affect ethnic minority populations in the United States. When researchers examined CLD and cirrhosis among different ...

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