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Improving Heart Care and Through Research and Science

Jason M Carlton Mar 13, 2015<p>Among the participants are physicians and researchers from the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Salt Lake …

A Sense of Purpose May Help Your Heart

Title: A Sense of Purpose May Help Your Heart<br>Category: Health News<br>Created: 3/6/2015 12:00:00 AM<br>Last Editorial Review: 3/9/2015 12:00:00 AM

Health

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Genetics firm plans research unit to find disease cures

<b>Personal genetics firm 23andMe is planning to use its database of health information to research possible cures for a range of diseases.</b><p>Its new research group has appointed a head and will begin recruiting scientists next month.<p>They will use the genetic data to help identify new therapies for …

Molecular Biology

Stanford sees thousands of signups for ResearchKit-powered study

Released on earlier this week following Apple's "Spring Forward" event, MyHeart Counts allows users to participate in a study on cardiovascular …

Thoughts on Apple’s March 9th Event – MacStories

I finally had time to sit down and write on my iPad after 72 hours spent traveling between continents, meeting friends I've long known only through Twitter and their blogs, visiting San Francisco, and trying American pasta. And also going to my first Apple event.<p>After nearly six years spent …

Smartwatches

Medical Student Publicly Humiliated to Restore Neurosurgery Street Cred

1.7K Shares<p><b>PRINCETON, NJ</b> – When neurosurgery residents at Princeton University Hospital discovered they had a reputation among the medical students …

Stanford Prof. of Neurosurgery Shares How He Went From an Impoverished Child to Where He Is Today

James Doty, a clinical professor of neurosurgery at Stanford University and the founder and director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education, said he had few opportunities as a child.<p>“My father was an alcoholic, my mother was an invalid,” Doty said on <i>The Glenn Beck Program</i> …

Stanford University

Clinical Trials Innovation

Clinical Trials

Clinical trial secrecy: 'there are worse offenders than pharma'

The pharmaceutical industry is responsible for most of the clinical trials for which summary information must be made publicly available, since US …

ResearchKit An “Enormous Opportunity” For Science, Says Breast Cancer Charity

This week Apple bundled a big announcement inside it’s long awaited Apple Watch ‘Spring Forward’ event. Namely the launch of ResearchKit: an iOS software framework that lets people, currently U.S.-based only, volunteer to join medical research studies. This is arguably a lot more interesting than …

Digital Health

Five research papers that revolutionised health

<b>You are unlikely to find The Lancet, Thorax or the Journal of the American Medical Association in your doctor's waiting room, but their contents have more impact on your health than the usual lifestyle magazines.</b><p>Such journals, where papers are reviewed by other scientists in the same field - are …

Medicine

Enhanced MRI Exams

Rochester, Minn. - Mayo Clinic research finds direct evidence of gadolinium deposition in neuronal tissues following intravenous administration of …

Growing Pains in Cuban Dance

What effect will Obama’s easing of trade and travel between the United States and Cuba have on the island’s most important artistic exports, music and dance? Plenty, no doubt, and soon. After the 1959 Revolution, Cuban dance, like other Cuban arts, got fed into a Soviet-style propaganda machine. …

What Do Ballet Dancers Really Eat? Professionals Open Up On Diet, Gruelling Rehearsals And Eating Disorders

Stereotypically, ballet dancers are thought to survive on a diet of carrot sticks and air.<p>But in reality, being able to pirouette en pointe or lift a …

Sergei Polunin performs stunning dance to Hozier hit 'Take Me To Church'

Ukranian ballet dancer Sergei Polunin has performed his stunning visual interpretation of Hozier’s “Take Me To Church” and it’s so good, you have to …

Royal Ballet Resident Choreographer Wayne McGregor to open world-class studios in 2016 — News — Royal Opera House

Royal Ballet Resident Choreographer Wayne McGregor will open a new world-class arts space in 2016 as part of the redevelopment of the Queen Elizabeth …

Royal Ballet

How dancers learn their steps: music, muscle memory and mystery

When ballerina Jenifer Ringer took on a new role at the New York City Ballet, she had to train her ear for the composition and her body for the moves – then let her imagination take flight<p>I’m often asked how we remember all of the steps to the vast repertoire we dance at New York City Ballet. Corps …

Dancing

A Healthy Dose of Inspiration

I've been trying to figure out why I've been a tad overwhelmed lately. Is everyone's life this crazy? Is this how people do things? Should I have seen this coming? Then I realize that I'm an artist (athlete), with some very intense volunteer work that I do in my spare time that I don't have. And …

20 Ballet-Inspired Ways to Wear Tulle and Tutus Offstage

Last night was the School of American Ballet’s Winter Ball, which means it’s time to bring the art of the pirouette and the fouetté into your closet. So how to get the adagio-infused look? It’s all about mixing and matching <i>Swan Lake­</i>–style tulles and tutus into your daily getup. Think: a classic …

'Pointe Shoes' Documents The Story Of Ballet Shoes From Factory To Stage (VIDEO)

A baseball player has his bat, a photographer his camera -- every pro has the perfect piece of equipment that helps them excel at what they do. Ballerinas and their pointe shoes are no different. "Pointe Shoes" is a short video documenting the importance of the shoes, and the time and attention …

Ballet Beautiful

Ballet Dancer Habits Friends Think Are Weird

Share Email Comments<p>By Rain Francis of Dance Informa.<p><b>#1. Cracking your hips, back, neck, toes… OK, absolutely any joint you can crack</b><p>We’ve all …

Inside a Ballerina's All-White Loft Dance Studio

Ballerina Mary Helen Bowers — she trained Natalie Portman for her role in Black Swan — runs her online exercise company, Ballet Beautiful, from a historic building in New York City's SoHo neighborhood.<p><b>Before founding Ballet Beautiful,</b> I was a ballerina with the New York City Ballet. When I launched …

The road to becoming a ballerina — News — Royal Opera House

It's often said that 'Every journey starts with a single step'. For aspiring ballerinas, it's not one standard step that starts them on their …

National Ballet’s winter season a contemporary feast for the senses

The National Ballet of Canada opened its winter season Wednesday night in Toronto with a striking mixed program of contemporary ballet, spanning George Balanchine's mid-century neoclassicism to James Kudelka's recent experimentations in postmodern choreography. This unbridled diversity – which …