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3 simple interventions for cancer prevention in older people

A combination of high-dose vitamin D, omega-3 fatty acids and a simple home strength exercise program (SHEP) can cumulatively reduce the risk of cancer in healthy adults over the age of 70 by 61 percent, the international DO-HEALTH study led by the University of Zurich has shown.

Seven hours of sleep is optimal in middle and old age, say researchers

Seven hours is the ideal amount of sleep for people in their middle age and upwards, with too little or too much little sleep associated with poorer cognitive performance and mental health.

Atherosclerosis: How diseased blood vessels communicate with the brain

LMU scientists have been able to demonstrate for the first time that nerve signals are exchanged between arteries and the brain in atherosclerosis.
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Restoring the Complicated Cancer Survivor:

Co-managing cancer remission states for those who also have an autoimmune diagnosis

Working with a cancer remission patient has its specific challenges. In this lecture Dr. Katrina will examine the current state of evidence and help fill the void of training for practitioners so we can see and service the unique challenges for these patients. The climb through cancer recovery needs to begin by releasing the past, restoring the body, and rebuilding their lives so that they can see their resilience and the opportunity to love living life again.
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Responding to the opioid crisis

Responding to the opioid crisis: Introducing the role of chiropractic in opioid use reduction

In response to the opioid toxicity death toll, the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) and the Ontario Chiropractic Association (OCA) developed an online course to help practitioners safeguard patients’ health and foster collaboration with prescribing professionals in managing, reducing, or eliminating opioid dependency. » Read more...
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The Muscular System Manual: The Skeletal Muscles of Human Body

Joe Muscolino’s The Muscular System Manual: The Skeletal Muscles of the Human Body, 4th Edition is an atlas of the muscles of the human body. This approachable, yet detailed, musculoskeletal anatomy manual provides both beginner and advanced students with a thorough understanding of skeletal muscles in a compartmentalized, customizable layout. Each muscle spread shows the individual muscle drawn over a photo of the human body, with an arrow to indicate the line of pull of the muscle, and explains: the muscle name, the origin of that name, Greek and Latin derivations, pronunciation, attachments, actions, eccentric contraction function, isometric contraction function, innervation to two levels of detail with predominant levels in bold, and arterial supply to two levels of detail. This new edition also features robust Evolve resources, an updated art program, and new chapter review and critical thinking questions that encourage you to apply what you have learned to prepare for practice.
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