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Longevity: Do Push-ups And a Strong Grip Mean You’ll Live Longer?

Longevity: Do Push-ups And a Strong Grip Mean You’ll Live Longer?

Most people want to live to a ripe old age in good health, but they’re not sure how to go about it. Pushups can help. A study published on the Jama Network(1) this year revealed that men who can do 40 pushups in a session had a lower risk of cardiovascular disease and...

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Lung Cancer Screening

Lung Cancer Screening

Lung Cancer Screening saves lives and MRI appears to be a new, non-invasive and radiation-free alternative to screening instead of CT. Lung cancer is by far the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women. Each year, more people die of lung cancer than of...

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Cardiac Risk Assessment with Calcium Score and CT Angiography

Cardiac Risk Assessment with Calcium Score and CT Angiography

This interesting study by Gary Gray et al was published in the British Medical Journal in January 2019. It looked at providing Cardiac Screening Guidelines for Asymptomatic Individuals and Air Crew in particular. Coronary events remain a major cause of sudden...

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Breast Cancer Screening with MRI

Breast Cancer Screening with MRI

Breast Cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in Australian women. Early detection and appropriate treatment can significantly improve breast cancer survival. Mammography (Breast X-ray) is currently the standard screening tool for the early detection of breast cancer....

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Pancreatic Cancer Screening with MRI

Pancreatic Cancer Screening with MRI

Pancreatic cancer is the fifth most common cause of cancer death overall. In 2015, 3307 new cases of pancreatic cancer were diagnosed in Australia. The risk of being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer by age 85 is 1 in 54 for Australian men, and 1 in 70 for Australian...

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