Sports Medicine

White: Robert Whittaker in ‘serious condition,’ staph infection ‘started to eat away parts of his organs’

After just recently being promoted to a full “undisputed” champion status, middleweight title holder Robert Whittaker had to bow out of his UFC 221 …

MMA & UFC

Young Sharks fan had open heart surgery in April; Friday, he skated with his idols

SAN JOSE — Hayden Bradley was inside the Sharks’ dressing room Friday afternoon — clutching the teal jersey that had the number ‘1’ and his last name …

San Jose Sharks

Pele Treated at Hospital After Collapsing from 'Severe Exhaustion'

Pele has been treated in a hospital for "severe exhaustion" after collapsing in his native Brazil.<p>According to Reuters (h/t the <i>Daily Mail</i>), the Football Writers' Association broke the news in a statement:<p><i>"In the early hours of Thursday morning, Pele collapsed and was taken to hospital in Brazil</i> …

Soccer

UFC's Uriah Hall I Had a 'Slight Heart Attack' ... 'Mini-Seizure'

UFC fighter <b>Uriah Hall</b> says he suffered a "slight heart attack" and "mini-seizure" the day before UFC Fight Night: St Louis ... and doctors told him …

Medicine

Uriah Hall Says He Suffered ‘Mini-Seizure’ and ‘Slight Heart Attack’ During Harrowing Medical Scare

Uriah Hall is on the road to recovery after a harrowing medical situation this past weekend in St. Louis as the former “Ultimate Fighter” finalist …

Medicine

A severe flu season is stretching hospitals thin. That is a very bad omen

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Medicine

A single workout could save your life

There is plenty of evidence that being physically active can reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke, but when do the benefits of exercise start …

News (South Africa)

McIlroy reveals viral infection led to heart problem

Rory McIlroy says his rib is fine, but an MRI revealed a viral infection has led to a heart problem.<p>"I suffered a really bad viral infection in China …

Golf

McIlroy reveals heart ailment that will require monitoring

Rory McIlroy says he has a heart ailment that will have to be monitored regularly but is not expected to affect his play.<p>McIlroy said in an interview …

Rory McIlroy

Inhaler use is 'cheating', says cyclist who pulled out of Tour with breathing issues

Tim Wellens pulled out of 2017 Tour with breathing issues Chris Froome failed drugs test over excessive level of an asthma drug<p>The Belgian rider Tim Wellens has described the use of anti-asthma inhalers as tantamount to cheating, after the four-times Tour de France champion Chris Froome failed a …

Cycling

Demetrious Johnson to undergo a medical procedure to ‘clean up’ shoulder

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson will undergo a minor procedure to fix inflammation in his shoulder.<p>The ‘greatest of all time’ is a term …

UFC

Middle-aged couch potatoes can reverse heart damage with regular exercise, study shows

Exercising five times a week can reverse damage to ageing hearts and prevent heart failure for middle-aged couch potatoes, even after a lifetime of inactivity, a new study suggests.<p>Researchers at the University of Texas said the results were so ‘extraordinary’ that the regime should be ‘prescribed …

Medicine

Heart failure risk could be reversed with exercise program

If they start in time, middle-aged people could reduce or reverse their risk of heart failure from years of sedentary living with a 2-year program …

Exercise

Proper exercise can reverse damage from heart aging

DALLAS - Jan. 8, 2018 - Exercise can reverse damage to sedentary, aging hearts and help prevent risk of future heart failure - if it's enough …

Exercise

Norway's cross-country Olympic success clouded by asthma drug ethics

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Norway's cross-country skiers will arrive in Pyeongchang hoping to continue their recent dominance in a sport that doubles as a national obsession, but even at home there are questions over the ethical use of medicines by athletes.<p>Norway won 18 medals in total, including gold …

Medicine

Appie Nouri Family 'Shocked' to Discover KNVB Knew About Existing Heart Condition Prior to Collapse

The family of Ajax youngster Abdelhak 'Appie' Nouri have claimed that they had no knowledge of an existing heart condition that was uncovered back in …

Werder Bremen

Chris Kreider needs surgery to fix blood clots

Rangers forward Chris Kreider, sidelined by a blood clot in his right arm, will undergo surgery to have his rib resected, general manager Jeff Gorton …

Chris Kreider

Rhabdo: A rare but serious complication of… exercise

It’s a new year, the gyms are unusually busy, and many of us started a new physical activity. Several health clubs are offering fun, interactive, and …

Exercise

Why does shoveling snow increase risk of heart attack?

With snow comes shoveling, and with shoveling can come heart attacks<p>If exercise is good for you, why do we worry that shoveling snow will raise the risk of a heart attack?<p><b>Snow shoveling can be vigorous exercise</b><p>Snow shoveling is a unique form of exertion. It can be vigorous and challenging to the …

Exercise

Woman died after surgery

A 50-YEAR-OLD Over Hulton resident died on December 21 after developing sepsis following surgery, an inquest heard.<p>Mrs Jacquelyn Smith had been …

Manchester

Ex-Player Jim Kovach Helps Search for Medical Answers to Football’s Concussion Problem

The more science teaches us about head injury, the more football seems to be doomed. But could science also save football? Might medicine offer us a …

Psychology

Recent study evokes memories of sudden cardiac death in basketball players

The makers of the ESPN documentary “Guru of Go” created one of the most powerful film sequences I’ve ever seen.<p>They chopped up clips of Loyola …

HBCUs

Exercises for Parkinson's disease symptoms

• Overview<br>• Exercises<br>• Considerations<br>• Tips<br>• Getting help<br>• Takeaway<p>Exercise is a vital part of daily life for all people who want to stay fit and healthy. For …

Exercise

January 2018 FitTech Gadget Of The Month: Anti-Gravity Treadmill At Pure Sports Medicine

If you’re looking for an innovative new fitness equipment to motivate your new year’s health kick, but have been suffering from some kind of injury, then check out this anti-gravity treadmill.<p>The machine is of my favorite new pieces of innovative gym tech, not only because it helps with severe …

Pain

Stop Parkinson's in Its Tracks

<i>To Your Health</i><br>December, 2017 (Vol. 11, Issue 12)<p>Current treatment strategies for Parkinson's disease include medications such as dopamine agonists. …

Massage Therapy

Hyperextended knee: Symptoms, treatment, and exercises

• Symptoms<br>• Treatment<br>• Recovery<br>• Exercises<br>• Outlook<p>Knee pain and injuries are widespread, particularly in very active people and athletes. A hyperextended knee …

Pain

Chris Kreider has alarming blood clot as Rangers call up youngster

Chris Kreider is expected to miss six-to-eight weeks after he was diagnosed with a blood clot in his right arm, the Rangers announced …

Chris Kreider

Carson Wentz's surgeon, James Bradley, is an innovator well-known for work with athletes

While details of Carson Wentz’s knee operation and its aftermath remain a mystery, shrouded by HIPPA restrictions as well as by the NFL’s obsession …

Carson Wentz

Report: Rich Dauer Rushed to Surgery at Astros World Series Victory Parade

The Astros first-base coach Rich Dauer reportedly almost died at the Astros World Series victory parade after being rushed to the hospital, reports …

Major League Baseball

Houston Astros first base coach recovering well after emergency brain surgery

Houston Astros' first base coach Rich Dauer miraculously beat the odds when he survived an emergency brain surgery on the day of the team's World …

Medicine