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Cardio and Reducing Your Risk of Heart Disease

Cardio and Reducing Your Risk of Heart Disease

The researchers admit there may not be a single, specific reason that exercise has such a significant impact on cardiovascular health. Instead, it’s most likely the culmination of various benefits that training provides, such as promoting weight loss, lowering risks for type 2 diabetes, and helping the body regulate blood pressure. It’s also believed that exercise strengthens the heart, allowing it to better protect itself from problems that would otherwise be more serious.

5 Fast Facts About the Flu

5 Fast Facts About the Flu

The flu is a contagious disease, and some of its common symptoms include fatigue, body aches, coughing, and fever. The flu season occurs every year. Although it’s late November, you can still get a flu shot if you haven’t done it already. Usually, the season strikes...

7 Winter Exercise Ideas

7 Winter Exercise Ideas

Even the energetic exercise enthusiast may have a difficult time in the winter. Long nights and cold days make it difficult to exit from bed; however, there are easy ways to motivate yourself when the weather is frightful. Here are seven winter exercise ideas that...

Why Exercise and COVID-19 Do Not Mix

Why Exercise and COVID-19 Do Not Mix

COVID-19 does not play well with exercise. Though exercise is usually great for your physical and mental health, exercising with this particular disease could be detrimental to your health. Everything most people know about exercise is thrown out the window when it...

How Patients May Benefit From Telemedicine

How Patients May Benefit From Telemedicine

Advances in technology have allowed for dramatic developments in healthcare to occur, including the ability for patients and doctors to interact with each other remotely. With the abundance of technology available to most people today, telehealth is becoming an...

Practical Digital Health Technology Against COVID-19

Practical Digital Health Technology Against COVID-19

As COVID-19 continues to spread and infect millions of people worldwide rapidly, medical technology has needed to keep up to combat the disease and adjust to how the world operates in its new state of being. An infographic by The Medical Futurist shows caregivers and...

What Doctors Need to Know

What Doctors Need to Know

Whether you’ve been a practicing doctor for years or are just entering the profession, it stands to reason that the relationship between a doctor and their patient is crucial in treating a patient properly. Forming this relationship is becoming harder as technology...

Top Three MedTech Advancements

Top Three MedTech Advancements

Medical technology is designed to make the lives of healthcare patients and students easier. Some technologies have been used for centuries, while others are stuck in the experimental stage. Here are three advancements that have transformed the ways that modern...

The Future of Healthcare Starts with Machines

The Future of Healthcare Starts with Machines

It is said that healthcare is an industry that moves slowly, but that doesn't have to be the case. With advancements in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, the healthcare industry has the opportunity to move forward, without foregoing the empathetic and...