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US Olympians at 2016 Rio Games were infected with West Nile virus, not Zika
US Olympic and Paralympic athletes and staff who traveled to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, for the 2016 Summer Games did not become infected with Zika virus but did test positive for other tropical, mosquito-borne viral infections, including West Nile Virus, Dengue Fever and Chikungunya. 

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How much can watching hockey stress your heart?
A new study suggests that both the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat can have a substantial effect on the cardiovascular system. Investigators took the pulse of fans during a hockey game and found that on average, their heart rate increased by 75 percent when watching on TV, and by a whopping 110 percent (more than doubled, equivalent to the cardiac stress with vigorous exercise) when watching in person. 

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Competitive divers face high risk of back, shoulder and other injuries
Competitive divers face a high risk of injuring their shoulders, back, elbows, wrists and other body parts, according to sports medicine physicians. 

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DECISION OF THE IOC EXECUTIVE BOARD REGARDING THE BRAZILIAN OLYMPIC COMMITTEE

he IOC Executive Board (EB) met today by telephone conference and decided the following:

The Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB), which has been provisionally suspended by the IOC EB, will be allowed to exercise its membership rights in NOC associations again. This specific measure has been lifted today by the IOC EB. The decision will enable the COB to participate, in particular, in the ANOC and PASO meetings this week in Prague. 

 

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Many Academics Are Eager to Publish in Worthless Journals
Universities, colleges, even community colleges insist that faculty publish scholarly research, and the more papers the better. Academics and the schools they teach at rely on these publications to bolster their reputations, and with an oversupply of Ph.D.´s vying for jobs, careers hang in the balance. 

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Studies reveal characteristics of bone, tendon injuries incurred by Olympic athletes
Female athletes participating in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro were more likely to experience bone stress injuries in their lower extremities while competing in track and field compared to other events. In addition, tendon abnormalities similarly were most common in track and field athletes, however they most frequently involved the shoulder, Achilles and patellar tendons. 

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These are the 15 not so obvious medical apps Emergency Medicine physicians should have
There are some obvious medical apps Emergency Medicine providers should have — we included these in our top 10 medical apps for Emergency Medicine list — there are also great medical apps that haven´t gotten much attention, but Emergency Medicine providers could benefit from them tremendously. 

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Who´s walking who? – Dogs as catalysts for human physical activity in the population
Despite the abundance of evidence-based strategies that have been implemented to reduce the burden of physical inactivity, there has been little improvement in physical activity levels worldwide [Chau 2017]. According to the World Health Organisation [2017], 23% of adults worldwide do not meet the current physical activity guidelines, and this increases to 55% in people aged 50 and older. Promoting population-wide physical activity requires an elusive combination of feasibility and innovation. Could something as simple as walking the dog be the answer we need? 

Eventos

1º Simpósio Multidiscilplinar de Medicina do Esporte da Rede Mater Dei de Saúde
A Rede Mater Dei de Saúde realizará, no dia 02 de dezembro, o 1º Simpósio Multidiscilplinar de Medicina do Esporte que tem o apoio da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina do Exercício e do Esporte - SBMEE.  O simpósio é direcionado para todos os profissionais da área da saúde, atletas, esportistas e profissionais ligados ao esporte.
O evento gratuito e as vagas são limitadas. 

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Comitê de Medicina Desportiva
Associação Médica Fluminense promove o evento Comitê de Medicina Desportiva
SBMEERJ - Mini-jornada de Novembro

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Fórum Educacional de Debates sobre a Atuação Profissional dos Médicos em Clubes de Esportes
Data: 10 de Novembro, às 8:00 hs
Realização: CREMESP e Hospital 9 de Julho
Apoio: SBMEE