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A Rose by Another Name

Medical Practice Jun 21, 2019• By SAURABH JHA, MD Can we reduce over diagnosis by re-naming disease to less anxiety-provoking makes? For example, if we call a 4.1 cm ascending aorta “ecstasia” instead of “aneurysm” will there be less over-treatment? In this episode of Radiology Firing Line Podcast, Saurabh Jha (aka @RogueRad) discusses over diagnosis… Read More »

Portion control is just another diet that won’t work for most – Quartz

Most diets fall into one of two categories—they either claim to unlock a previously misunderstood secret of nutrition science that will lead to effortless weight loss (see: Keto, Atkins); or they promise an innovative way to change your thinking around food that will lead to effortless weight loss (see: Noom, intermittent fasting). The reality is… Read More »

Here Is Another Reason To Exercise

An analysis of studies that followed that 544,000 people for an average of 12 years demonstrated that moderate to vigorous physical activity was associated with up to a 29 percent reduction in the risk of developing Parkinson’s disease.   If you are looking for a good reason to begin an exercise program here it is.… Read More »