Tag Archives: disease

Pushup capacity may be inexpensive way to assess cardiovascular disease risk

Active, middle-aged men able to complete more than 40 pushups had a significantly lower risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) outcomes — including diagnoses of coronary artery disease and major events such as heart failure — during 10 years of follow-up compared with those who were able to do fewer than 10 pushups during the baseline exam. “Our… Read More »

Ovarian Cancer: The 3 Biggest Myths Surrounding The Disease

Dr Yeh Chen Lee is a medical oncologist with a special interest in treating gynaecological cancers such as ovarian cancer. Active clinical research fellow of ANZGOG—the peak gynaecological cancer research group for Australia and New Zealand. Visit anzgog.org.au. Ovarian Cancer is known as the ‘silent killer’ because it’s difficult to detect in its early stages. Symptoms… Read More »

Artificial intelligence can identify at-risk patients, inform care and improve disease prevention

There’s no shortage of buzz around artificial intelligence and its potential impact on a variety of areas within healthcare, from patient care to revenue cycle operations. There is an emerging trend toward AI assets that amplify the value of patient data and provide an extendable, scalable pathway to effective primary disease prevention. That’s something that… Read More »