Cardiology

Sodium bicarbonate prophylaxis linked to lower mortality

(HealthDay)—For patients undergoing coronary angiography, sodium bicarbonate prophylaxis for contrast-associated nephropathy (CAN) is associated with reduced long-term mortality, according to research published in the Nov. ...

Health

Laying up a better diet to prepare basketball players

As players in the NBA wind down after a hectic schedule of matches at the close of season, coaches and strategists will be looking ahead to work out how improve on performances for 2014/15.

Overweight & Obesity

ECO: Distilled water doesn't up resting energy expenditure

(HealthDay)—Drinking 500 ml of purified water is not associated with increases in resting energy expenditure (REE), according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the European Congress on Obesity, held from May ...

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