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The Women’s Soccer and Basketball Health Study: From Head to Toe

Public health research is filled with many examples of longitudinal studies that investigate health outcomes in select populations. The Framingham Heart Study predicts the development of cardiovascular disease in its study participants. This study has spanned 3 generations and expanded beyond cardiovascular outcomes. The Nurses’ Health Study investigates risk factors for chronic diseases in women.Continue reading “The Women’s Soccer and Basketball Health Study: From Head to Toe”

ISAKOS Launches Young Professionals Task Force

ISAKOS has recently launched the Young Professionals Task Force chaired by Dr Pieter D’Hooghe. The committee comprises 38 members from around the world, who are tasked with a shared mission to “promote membership to younger surgeons, foster emerging leadership, and increase engagement across strategic areas such as education, research, publications and governance”. Although the task force isContinue reading “ISAKOS Launches Young Professionals Task Force”

COVID-19: A Worldwide Human Perspective

Daniel A. Slullitel MDInstituto Jaime Slullitel Sanatorio de la Mujer, Rosario, ARGENTINA Mankind is confronting a unique moment. A single threat  is testing all countries in the world. Each country is facing  similar challenges that are influenced by its geography,  cultural, political, and economic background.  Science is, indeed, helping us in very different ways—mainly  by tryingContinue reading “COVID-19: A Worldwide Human Perspective”

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