Screening identifies diseases linked to sudden cardiac death in adolescent athletes
7 monthes ago - By Healio
CV screening identified diseases associated with sudden cardiac death in children who played soccer, according to a study published in The New England Journal of Medicine.
Aneil Malhotra, MB, BChir, PhD, clinical lecturer in cardiology at St. George's, University of London, and colleagues analyzed data from 11,168 children aged 15 to 17 years who played soccer at clubs associated with the English Football Association from 1996 to 2016. Children underwent a physical examination, echocardiography and ECG, and they completed a health questionnaire.
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Link Between Degenerative Eye Diseases and Alzheimer's Disease Identified
7 monthes ago - By Medindia Health
Patients with degenerative eye diseases such as age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, or glaucoma are at a higher risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.
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