Only minor additional health benefits were found when exercising high dose (approximately 3,800 kcal/week) as opposed to moderate dose (approximately 2,000 kcal/week) in young moderately overweight men. This finding may have important public health implications.
The Cost Effectiveness of Measures to Prevent Recurrent Ankle Sprains: Results of a 3-Arm Randomized Controlled Trial. Bracing was found to be the dominant secondary preventive intervention over both neuromuscular training and the combination of both measures.
The prevalence of osteoporosis in Rheumatoid Arthritis ( RA ) remains high in the modern era despite aggressive management and the use of biologic therapy. Most RA patients with osteoporosis can be identified by a simple algorithm taking age and BMI into account.
The literature provides strong evidence for the use of quadriceps-strengthening exercises, with or without other interventions, for the treatment of patellofemoral pain syndrome.
Beyond the Female Athlete Triad: Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport
After a thorough review of the latest scientific evidence, the experts decided to introduce a broader term for a larger, more comprehensive overall syndrome, which includes what has so far been called "Female Athlete Triad" syndrome. The new term “Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport” (RED-S) points to the complexity involved and the fact that male athletes are also affected.
Weight reduction for men is best achieved and maintained with the combination of a reducing diet, physical activity advice or a physical activity programme, and behaviour change techniques. Tailoring interventions and settings for men may enhance effectiveness, though further research is needed to better understand the influence of context and content.
This video by Dr. Mike Evans talks about what is the best way to prevent and detect melanoma. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y3hWv26Bs9E
Physiotherapists could consider using heat, transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation, and yoga in the management of primary dysmenorrhea. While benefits were also identified for acupuncture and acupressure in no-treatment controlled trials, the absence of significant effects in sham-controlled trials suggests these effects are mainly attributable to placebo effects.
Tested interventions are effective at reducing hospital readmissions, but more effective interventions are complex and support patient capacity for self-care. Interventions tested more recently are less effective.
This Ontario College of Family Physicians report summarizes pertinent information on the relationship between urban sprawl and health. It serves to identify the key issues that are relevant to the growing number of sprawl-related health problems in Ontario which is comparable to US situations and is far worse compared to Europe.
Dr. Craig Bauman is a chiropractor who takes an evidence-informed and patient-centred approach.