Tag: exercise

Gym Sessions Without Masks Can Spread COVID-19, CDC Studies Say

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Gyms can be hot spots for COVID-19 outbreaks if people don’t...

Gastroenterologists Split on Less Pay for More Life Balance

Work-life balance was the top concern by far among gastroenterologists, according to responses in the Medscape Gastroenterologist Lifestyle, Happiness & Burnout Report 2021. Gastroenterologists were...

Psychiatrists’ Happiness, Well-Being Hit Hard by COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Events of the past year have taken a huge toll on...

1 in 10 Family Docs With Burnout Consider Quitting Medicine

Nearly half (47%) of family physicians who reported experiencing burnout in a Medscape survey said the burnout had had a strong or a severe impact...

Mark Is Facing His Feelings

This post appears as part of our Healthier 2021 series, in which we follow three WebMD team members as they strive to improve their...

Training Regimens Fall Short in Trial

Exercise promotes conditioning and boosts quality of life in patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF), so different training regimens have been proposed...

Comparing Death Tolls From COVID to Past Wars

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Sick patients were isolated in converted warehouses during the 1918-19 global...

In Public Health’s Response to COVID, Fear Tactics Are a Misstep

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center.   You probably still remember public service ads that scared you:...

Mark Gives Yoga Another Try

This post appears as part of our Healthier 2021 series, in which we follow three WebMD team members as they strive to improve their...

Bill Is Accepting That His Fitness Is No Longer What It Was

This post appears as part of our Healthier 2021 series, in which we follow three WebMD team members as they strive to improve their...

What It’s Like to Live With Heart Failure

By James L. Young II, as told to Danny Bonvissuto I was just your classic case of Mr. Unhealthy. I went to fast-food...

Crohn’s Disease: Exercises You Should Try

During high school and her first years of college, Jessica Caron had always been active, running on the track team, playing soccer, and cheerleading. Then,...

COVID-19 Drives Physician Burnout for Some Specialties

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Physician burnout remains at a critical level, at 42% overall ―...

Bill Is Staying on Track, Even While Traveling

This post appears as part of our Healthier 2021 series, in which we follow three WebMD team members as they strive to improve their...

Laura’s Got Her Mojo Back!

This post appears as part of our Healthier 2021 series, in which we follow three WebMD team members as they strive to improve their...

AAP Issues Guidelines for Diagnosing, Managing Eating Disorders

For too long, eating disorders have been considered a disease that afflicted mostly affluent white teenage girls, but there really is no type for eating...

JAMA Network Open Retracts Its First Paper, on Heart Disease

The authors of a 2019 meta-analysis in a JAMA journal on exercise and heart disease have retracted the paper after discovering that a quarter of the studies...

Mark’s Fitness Fell Flat During Quarantine — Now He’s Making a Comeback

2020 was a wild ride. And for many of us, healthy eating, exercise, and self-care habits went flying off the rails. If...

The Best Exercises for Heart Failure

Your heart is your body’s most important muscle. Like all of the others, it needs exercise. That’s true even when you have heart failure. ...

Low Plasma Transthyretin Linked to Risk of Heart Failure

Low plasma transthyretin, also known as prealbumin, is associated with incident heart failure in the general population, new research suggests. In two prospective, population-based studies...

Children With Exercise-Induced Respiratory Symptoms May Get Conflicting Diagnoses

(Reuters Health) – Children referred to outpatient clinics for exercise-induced respiratory symptoms often get a diagnosis that differs from the one they received from their...

Sedentary Postmenopausal Women Have Higher HF Risk

The more time older women spent sitting or lying down, the more likely their risk of hospitalization for heart failure, based on data from more...

USPSTF Continues to Back Behavioral Intervention to Cut CVD Risk

Adults with risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD) should be offered or referred for behavioral counseling to promote a healthy diet and physical activity, the...

Chili Pepper Consumption Linked to Better Midlife Survival

In a meta-analysis of four geographically diverse observational studies, a higher intake of any type of chili pepper was associated with a lower rate of...

What the Pandemic Did to Workouts

By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Nov. 17, 2020 (HealthDay News) — In the face of pandemic-mandated gym closings and significant limits on movement...