Grip Strength

Grip Strength in Children May Indicate Future of Good Health

Adolescents with a firm hand grip are at increased odds to be healthy overtime, a study published in The Journal of Pediatrics found. The two-year study is the first of its kind in that it followed participants’ health...

#DocWirePicks

Latest From The Web

This Week`s Featured Journal: JAMA

Latest JAMA Articles

Data Misinterpretation


Probiotics to Prevent Clostridium difficile Infection in Patients Receiving Antibiotics


Potential Child Health Consequences of Separating Immigrant Children From Their Parents


At “Crisis Pregnancy Centers,” Critics Say, Ideology Trumps Evidence


Perinatal Marijuana Use and the Developing Child


USPSTF Recommendations for Assessment of Cardiovascular Risk With Nontraditional Risk Factors


Bridging the Evidence-to-Practice Gap in Stroke Care


BEAM: Bougie Linked with Increased First-Attempt Intubation Success


Related Articles

Roundup

Jury Awards $289 Million to Man Who Says Roundup Caused His Cancer, Opening the...

A jury awarded Dewayne Johnson, a 46-year-old man with non-Hodgkin lymphoma, $289 million after the former school groundskeeper claimed that the product Roundup caused his cancer. The outcome...
Rheumatoid Arthritis

Is It Rheumatoid Arthritis … or Something Else?

When dealing with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), polyarthritis is seen (especially in the hands and wrists). However, neuropathic arthropathy (NA) is often seen as an RA mimicker. In...
AI

FDA Cleared AI Systems for Diagnosing Breast Cancer and Brain Bleeding

This past week, two medical-device manufacturers received FDA clearance for artificial intelligence (AI) systems with diagnostic capabilities. These technologies, made by Aidoc and iCAD,...
sodium

Study: Average Sodium Intake Safe for Heart Health

An average sodium intake (5 grams or less) is not as unhealthy for the heart as once thought, new research published in The Lancet suggests.   A Canadian research team looking for...
click me