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Two traits may link major depression and alcohol dependence

New research may uncover key predictors for the combination of major depressive disorder and alcohol use dependence—information that could aid in both prevention and treatment.

Tunes for training: High-tempo music may make exercise easier and more beneficial

Study is first to find that high-tempo music may increase the benefits of exercise and reduce perceived effort, particularly during endurance training

Snow shovelling: Healthy exercise or deadly activity?

For many of these people, snow shovelling may be the most vigorous activity they do. And with a low fitness level, the stress on the heart due to snow shovelling is higher and the risk of death is greater as well.
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The future is now: Genetic testing, AI, and “personalized” healthcare

With the advent of at-home genetic testing kits and more research discussing genetic underpinnings for a variety of disorders and diseases, it appears we’re entering the era of personalized healthcare. However, with genetics there’s often more than meets the eye – direct to consumer testing kits aren’t necessarily as reliable as many people might think, and they don’t always give a complete picture. Similarly, artificial intelligence (AI) – especially machine learning – has the potential to revolutionize health care diagnosis and decision-making, but just how far away are patients and health care providers from handing over the reins to machines? » Learn more

RMT Business and Ethics Forum

June 20, 2020
Kitchener, ON
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