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Two Cardiac MR Articles Pulled for Research Study Misbehavior

Two studies touting the use of cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) for noninvasive detection of coronary microvascular dysfunction have been retracted on the basis of findings of research misconduct. The articles, by a team of University of Oxford researchers, were published in 2018 in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology and were reported by…

For Cardiac Arrest, Too-Hasty Transport Obstructs of Excellent CPR

Years of transporting out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) patients mid-arrest could have put a damper on resuscitation quality, registry data suggested. Intra-arrest transport during resuscitation was associated with worse odds of survival to hospital discharge compared with continued on-scene resuscitation (4.0% vs 8.5%, adjusted RR 0.48, 95% CI 0.43-0.54), according to a propensity-matched analysis by a…

Subtle Cardiac Difficulties in MIS-C Paint a ‘Myocarditis-Like Photo’

Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) caused by SARS-CoV-2 infection was often accompanied by subtle changes in myocardial function that differ from what is seen in classic Kawasaki disease, one center reported. Various strain parameters on echocardiography showed that left ventricular (LV) systolic and diastolic function were worse in MIS-C compared with Kawasaki disease and…

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How to watch Charlie Puth Xfinity Awesome Gig live: Stream the virtual concert from anywhere

Xfinity and Pandora are teaming up to provide fans with a free Charlie Puth virtual concert this week. This Xfinity Awesome Gig powered by Pandora includes a free live performance by Charlie Puth as well as an exclusive Q,amp;A, though you will need to RSVP first if you want to gain access to the event.…

Michelle Obama & Jennifer Lopez Bond Over Virtual Knowing

Michelle Obama and Jennifer Lopez may be two of the most famous women in the world, but at home, the powerhouse women are known simply as “mom.” In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, they’re able to do a lot more hands-on parenting than their normally busy schedules would allow. In a new Instagram video about the importance…

Kanye Speaks: West’s Strategy to’Re- Think’ the Music Market

“You have to adapt,” he tells Billboard in an exclusive interview. “You can’t have old rules for new games. No other business in the world would suggest you don’t adapt to a completely new supply chain and income sources.” For a little over a week, Kanye West has waged a one-man war against the music…

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Amazon Just Released a Budget-friendly Physical Fitness Bike With Echelon

Updated 09/23/20 at 8:45am ET: The massive online retailer will not be entering the home gym equipment market. While it’s still unknown as to why Echelon marketed the affordable bike release as part of a partnership with Amazon, an Amazon spokesperson contacted us to clarify that the company has no involvement with Echelon at this…

How Guys Over 40 Can Construct More Powerful Back Muscles

Author, fitness model, and trainer Kirk Charles, NASM-CPT CES, knows that as you get older, life can get more complicated. But that shouldn’t prevent you from being on top of your game. He’ll help to answer the tough training questions that come with age so you too can be Fit Beyond 40.Working with a new…

Build Serious Abs Strength with this Side Slab Series

Sure, you can hold a plank or side plank for eternity. But truth be told, you're not really training true abdominal strength. Want true abdominal strength? Then master a more vicious version of the plank that'll take exactly thirty seconds to do. This plank just might make you a better runner too. Meet the Knee…