Adult weight management: guidance for commissioners and providers

26Jun
2017

Physical activity, cognitive decline, and risk of dementia

25Jun
2017

Physical activity, cognitive decline, and risk of dementia: 28 year follow-up of Whitehall II cohort study – The BMJ (free)

Commentary: Physical Activity Might Not Ward Off Dementia – Physician’s First Watch (free)

Contradicting previous evidence, this study did not show that physical activity has a protective effect against cognitive decline and dementia.

“Physical activity may not have an impact on your chances of being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s but it will reduce a plethora of other risks…” (RT @KarenAl46890767 see Tweet)

 

What’s the best way for children to lose weight?

23Jun
2017

Should you wait before having surgery for an ACL tear?

11Jun
2017

Television-Watching Health Effects Worse Than Other Sitting

6Jun
2017

Cardiovascular Toxicity of Illicit Anabolic-Androgenic Steroid Use

26May
2017

Cardiovascular Toxicity of Illicit Anabolic-Androgenic Steroid Use – Circulation (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: Anabolic Steroid Use Linked With Myocardial Dysfunction and Accelerated Atherosclerosis – TCTMD (free) AND Chronic anabolic steroid use may damage heart – American Heart Association News (free)

“The findings are a public health concern, given that as many as 1% of young men, not all of them athletes, may use these agents” (from TCTMD above).

 

New Advice to Move More After a Concussion

19May
2017

Aerobic or Resistance Exercise, or Both, in Dieting Obese Older Adults

19May
2017

Exercise interventions for cognitive function in adults older than 50

26Apr
2017

Meta-analysis: Exercise interventions for cognitive function in adults older than 50: a systematic review with meta-analysis – British Journal of Sports Medicine (free)

Source: Exercise Could Benefit Cognition in Older Adults – Physician’s First Watch (free)

“Physical exercise interventions significantly improved cognitive function in adults older than 50 years, regardless of baseline cognitive status”.

 

Association between active commuting and incident cardiovascular disease, cancer, and mortality

21Apr
2017

Preventing Sports Injury and Illness: Key Resources for Family Physicians

19Apr
2017

Preventing Sports Injury and Illness: Key Resources for Family Physicians – American Family Physician (free)

Selection of resources for primary care providers to improve their ability to prevent and treat injuries from sports and physical activity.

 

American College of Radiology (ACR) Appropriateness Criteria Adds Topics

4Apr
2017

ACR Appropriateness Criteria Adds Topics, Covers More Clinical Variants Than Ever Before (free)

Browse Appropriateness Criteria Topics (free)

Source: Newswise

This comprehensive guide from American College of Radiology (ACR) covers 230 topics with more than 1,100 clinical indications and has just been updated. It is a very useful resource for doctors in all specialties to guide which exam is most appropriate in each clinical situation.

 

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