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Liver Disease and Transplant Rates Increase From Drinking During Pandemic
“Doctors believe excessive drinking during the COVID-19 pandemic has contributed to the increased rate of alcohol-associated liver disease (AALD) and liver transplants in the United States, ABC News reports.”

Heated yoga may reduce depression symptoms, according to recent clinical trial
“In a randomized controlled clinical trial of adults with moderate-to-severe depression, those who participated in heated yoga sessions experienced significantly greater reductions in depressive symptoms compared with a control group.”

Should You Try the 7-Minute Workout?
“It’s not always easy to figure out how to start exercising. What moves should you do, and for how long? Do you need a bunch of fancy equipment to get started? Is this even working?!”

Exercise Just as Good as Viagra for ED: Study
“Oct. 23, 2023 — Exercising for at least 30 minutes three times a week can be just as effective as Viagra and similar medications at improving erectile function, according to a new analysis of the best research to date on aerobic exercise and erectile function.”

A Bipartisan Path For Congress To Expand Cardiac Rehabilitation Capacity And Access
“Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) is an important recommendation for patients who are recovering from a heart attack, heart failure, or cardiac condition that required medical treatment or surgical intervention.”

First person: How I keep my Parkinson’s symptoms at bay with a rigorous exercise regimen
“It was so easy to ignore the symptoms. The trembling of the left arm on a Christmas afternoon when the air conditioner conked out as we were heading to holiday dinner was easily chalked up to stress. The slight jiggling of my hand-held coffee cup noticed by an editor could have been attributed to too much caffeine, while the whole-body subtle quivering surely was a symptom of hypertension.”

Are Ice Baths and Cold-water Swimming Good for Your Health?
“These chilly trends have risks, but they may have benefits, too. If you want to try it, we’ve got six tips to get you started.”

New study reveals the impact of protein sources on health, environment, and economy
“As environmental crises intensify, and efforts to achieve the Paris Agreement’s 1.5 °C target fall short, the need to overhaul global food systems becomes critical, given their substantial contribution to Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions. Affluence drives a shift toward calorie-dense, protein-heavy diets, historically fueled by the protein-centric focus dating back to the 1930s and propelled by lucrative animal production markets.”