Exercise and Sports Medicine Perspective

 
 
  • From Marathoner to Miler and Inpatient to Outpatient Psychiatry How I stumbled through my first month of outpatient medicine and how running helped me navigate these new challenges in the outpatient world.
  • PAs Can Do More Under New Laws This year, Florida and Oregon joined other states that have broadened the role of PAs and broken through many barriers to care.
  • The Other Epidemic: Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity   Leading experts discuss the increasing prevalence of type 2 diabetes in young adults, which is linked to rising rates in childhood obesity, and offer the latest strategies to slow or reverse disease progression.
  • Hip OA: What's the Best First Option? Dr Charles Vega has a patient with painful and lifestyle-limiting hip OA. Is he taking the right course of treatment?
  • To Keep Your Brain Young, Look to Our Past The lifestyle of our Palaeolithic ancestors reflects how we preserve cognition today.
  • Where Have All the Women in Sports Gone? COVID-19 has had a significant effect on female participation in sport. What does a post-pandemic world of sport look like for women? How will this affect their bodies and minds?
  • 3 Powerful Lessons Simone Biles Taught the World Simone Biles withdraws from Olympics, proving that mental health should be the real goal.
  • Elite Athletes and COVID's Mental Health Tolls The lead-up to this summer's Olympics has highlighted the unique stresses on the world's best athletes, and the resilience they've shown in battling through them.
  • Obesity Treatment in Mental Illness: Is Semaglutide a Game Changer? Dr Dinah Miller discusses psychiatrists' important role in obesity care, an often overlooked aspect of the profession.
  • A Neurologist Makes the Case for Integrative Medicine   Dr Indu Subramanian talks with Dr Kathrin LaFaver about her research on loneliness in Parkinson's disease and why there's no such thing as one-size-fits-all wellness.
  • Psychiatrists Consider Emerging From Their 'Zoom Cage'   Drs Drew Ramsey and Sudeepta Varma on resetting patient boundaries, not overlooking telemedicine's benefits, and why you need to take that vacation already.
  • ESC-HFA 2021 Can We Agree on a Universal Definition of Heart Failure?   Ileana Piña speaks with Professor Andrew Coats about the universal definition of heart failure and upcoming guidelines from the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology.
  • Olympics: Sports Medicine Docs Discuss Vaccines, Logistics   Sports med docs discuss COVID vaccination in athletes and the logistics of testing and contact tracing in the midst of people with mixed vaccination statuses during busy schedules at the Tokyo Olympics.
  • New Resident in July? How to Manage the Stress It's July again -- stay out of the hospital. Emily Goncalves explains how this is a rough month to start residency and what you can do to make it better.
  • Are Free Beer and Donuts the Way to Get More People Vaccinated?   Bioethicist Art Caplan discusses incentivizing vaccines and healthier habits in general.
  • Alzheimer's Disease: Hope on the Horizon   Mayo Clinic neurologists explore the devastating effects of Alzheimer's and discuss the scientific advances that led to the approval of the first new therapy for the disease in over 20 years.
  • The Best Way to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes? Change Our Target   Type 2 diabetes prevention strategies need to be focused on environmental changes more than individual changes in order to be effective, argues Dr Hertzel Gerstein.
  • Back to Normal? The ripple effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are causing physicians and their patients alike to rethink their jobs, and many are taking action.
  • The Cost of Caring Compassion fatigue -- it would seem like an oxymoron, but it plagues many healthcare workers.
  • The Secret I Tell All My Patients Alex McDonald often tells his patients he has a medical secret that may not be a fountain of youth but will do more than any pill or procedure ever could. After the suspense builds, he hits them with the truth.