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Clinical trials are key to advancing medicine, including COVID-19 vaccine

MIAMI – Registered clinical trials reached record levels in the past year, increasing the demand for people willing to participate, and Miami resident Marilyn Strauss Diaz was eager to join a COVID-19 vaccine trial underway at the University of Miami Health System.

“We can’t depend on a lab rat. We have to have human trials for there to be a successful vaccine, so we have to have humans come forward and be a part of trials,” she said.

“Before COVID, we usually would have a couple of hundred clinical trials here going at the same time at the University of Miami that are focused on a lot of different diseases. With COVID, there was a slowdown and now we’re ramping up again and starting a lot of these studies,” said Dr. Olveen Carassquillo, who is part of the research team.

“COVID has the most urgency. That’s a public health crisis so a lot of research is focused on that, but we have a lot of landmark cancer studies going on with different treatment regimens and prevention studies. We also have a lot of cardiovascular disease, a lot of other studies focused on stroke, on preventing dementia,” Carassquillo added.

And South Florida’s diverse population makes it a major focus of research efforts, something Strauss Diaz is proud to be a part of.

“At the end, it will be beneficial to so many,” she said.

To learn more about clinical trials at the University of Miami Health System go to: https://umiamihealth.org/clinical-trials

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Smart Fitness Device Market Research Expansion (2020-2029) Including COVID-19 Pandemic Business Impact | Apple Inc., Xiaomi

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Nov 20, 2020 (WiredRelease via Comtex) —
A consciously conceived and designed business intelligence report titled Global Smart Fitness Device market 2020 by Manufacturers, Type, and Application, Forecast to 2029 by MarketResearch.biz discloses a succinct analysis of the regional spectrum, market size, and revenue forecast about the market. This report sheds light on the vital developments along with other events happening in the global Smart Fitness Device market which is marking on the enlargement and opening doors for outlook growth in the coming years.

This is the latest report, covering the current COVID-19/Corona Virus pandemic impact on the market which has affected every aspect of life globally. This has brought along several changes in market conditions and the Business areas. The rapidly changing market scenario and initial and future assessment of the impact are covered in the Smart Fitness Device market report. 

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(Our FREE SAMPLE COPY of the report gives a brief introduction to the research report outlook, list of tables and figures, Impact Analysis of COVID-19, TOC, an outlook to key players of the market and comprising key regions.)

Competitive Analysis:

The major companies are exceedingly focused on innovation in Smart Fitness Device production technology to enhance ledge life and efficiency. The best long-term development path for Smart Fitness Device market can be caught by guaranteeing financial pliancy to invest in the optimal strategies and current process improvement.

Key manufacturers are included based on the company profile, sales data and product specifications, etc: Apple Inc., Xiaomi, Garmin Ltd, Jawbone, LG Electronics, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, Sony Mobile Communications Inc., MAD Apparel, Inc., Sony Corporation, Nike Inc.

Each manufacturer or Smart Fitness Device market player’s growth rate, gross profit margin, and revenue figures is provided in a tabular, simple format for few years and an individual section on Smart Fitness Device market recent development such as collaboration, mergers, acquisition, and any new service or new product launching in the market is offered.

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Global smart fitness device market segmentation by product:
Smartwatch
Wristband
Smart clothing
Smart shoes
Bike computers
Others

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Head-wear
Torso-wear
Hand-wear
Leg-wear
Bike mount

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Regional Analysis:On the idea of geography, the Smart Fitness Device Market report covers statistics for a couple of geographies inclusive of, North America (U.S., Mexico, Canada) South America (Argentina, Brazil) The Middle East & Africa (South Africa, Saudi Arabia) Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, India, Southeast Asia) Europe (U.K., Spain, Italy, Germany, France, Russia)

In addition, The following years considered for this study to forecast the global Smart Fitness Device market size are as follows:

– Actual Year: 2019

– Estimated Year: 2020

– Forecast Year: 2020–2029

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Fitness Equipment Market Research Study including Growth Factors, Types and Application by regions from 2020 to 2025

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Nov 10, 2020 (Heraldkeepers) —
The report scope includes detailed competitive outlook covering market shares and profiles key participants in the global Fitness Equipment market share. Major industry players with significant revenue share include Johnson Health Tech, Nautilus Inc., Technogym S.p.A., Torque Fitness, True Fitness, Brunswick Corporation, Core Health & Fitness LLC, Fitness EM, LLC, HOIST Fitness Systems, Icon Health and Fitness, and others.

FYI, You will get latest updated report as per the COVID-19 Impact on this industry. Our updated reports will now feature detailed analysis that will help you make critical decisions.

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Market Research Engine has published a new report titled as “Fitness Equipment Market Size by Distribution Channel (Offline Store, Online Store), By Protective Equipment Type Barriers (Weight Training, Cardiovascular Training), By End Use (Health Clubs, Other Commercial Organizations, Individual), By Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Rest of the World), Market Analysis Report, Forecast 2019-2026”.

Increase in obesity rates mainly in urban population across the world has occasioned in improved health and fitness awareness among consumers. To prevent like diseases, people are increasingly concentrating on their fitness and wellness, driving the fitness equipment market demand in residential and commercial applications. Medical concerns have an impact on the mortality rate. At the global level, a rise in the health issues of cholesterol, diabetes, and heart-related problems is being perceived. Keeping oneself physically fit can be measured as one of the best precautions to eradicate or avoid the risks of certain diseases. Fitness training centers have observed a spontaneous growth, owing to the number of health issues encountered in today’s world. The growth in the number of fitness centers across the world has created a rise in demand for fitness equipment and this demand is anticipated to produce in the coming years. Treadmills, stationary bicycles, weightlifting machines are some of the most common fitness equipment preferred by consumers for cardiovascular fitness and muscle building.

The global Fitness Equipment market is segregated on the basis of Distribution Channel as Offline Store and Online Store. Based on Protective Equipment Type Barriers the global Fitness Equipment market is segmented in Weight Training and Cardiovascular Training. Based on End Use the global Fitness Equipment market is segmented in Health Clubs, Other Commercial Organizations, and Individual

The global Fitness Equipment market report provides geographic analysis covering regions, such as North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World. The Fitness Equipment market for each region is further segmented for major countries including the U.S., Canada, Germany, the U.K., France, Italy, China, India, Japan, Brazil, South Africa, and others.

Competitive Rivalry

Johnson Health Tech, Nautilus Inc., Technogym S.p.A., Torque Fitness, True Fitness, Brunswick Corporation, Core Health & Fitness LLC, Fitness EM, LLC, HOIST Fitness Systems, Icon Health and Fitness, and others are among the major players in the global Fitness Equipment market. The companies are involved in several growth and expansion strategies to gain a competitive

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COVID-19: Health officials bring in new orders in two health regions, including no social gatherings

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Health officials also say travel must be limited to essential travel only in the Fraser Health and Vancouver Coastal health regions.

Henry said B.C. is seeing “dangerously high and rapid increases” in COVID-19 cases, and said the next two weeks are critical.

The next news conference and COVID-19 update will be Monday at 3 p.m.

On Friday, they reported 589 new cases, the highest number in one day for the province, and two more deaths, which means 275 people in B.C. have died from the virus.

Of the 589 cases, 104 people are in hospital with COVID-19, including 28 in intensive care. The remaining people with COVID-19 are recovering at home in self-isolation.

Health officials also announced there have been six new health-care facility outbreaks at Suncreek Village, Fort Langley Seniors Community, Northcrest Care Centre, Fellburn Care Center – PATH unit, Ridge Meadows Hospital and Langley Memorial Hospital.

In total, 31 long-term care or assisted-living facilities and four acute-care facilities have active outbreaks.

In a grim joint statement, Henry and Dix alluded to “the gathering storm clouds of increased exposures and transmission,” and encouraged businesses, particularly in the Lower Mainland, to review their COVID-19 safety plans.

“As we have done with many sectors, public health teams are continually reviewing guidance and working with individual business owners to help navigate the challenges of COVID-19 and continue to operate safely,” said Henry.

“When faced with the gathering storm clouds of increased exposures and transmission in a particular sector, we step up inspections to identify gaps and, at times, increase the safety measures that are required. Only if it is clearly demonstrated that a business or sector is unable to operate safely are businesses ordered to close.”

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Health officials ramp up flu shot efforts, including free vaccines at Audubon Zoo on Oct. 26 | The Latest | Gambit Weekly

Health officials at the Louisiana Department of Health and the City of New Orleans are asking Louisianans to roll up their shirt sleeves and get flu shots as they ramp up efforts to distribute these essential vaccines.

Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, for which there is still no vaccine or cure, health officials say it’s more important than ever to get the shot, especially because COVID-19 and the flu sometimes have similar symptoms and both can be fatal. They have for months warned of a “twin-demic” this fall and are concerned about overwhelmed hospitals, as the flu can also lead to lengthy stays and require medical care around the clock.

Dr. Gina Lagarde, the LDH’s regional medical director for the Northshore, said the health department will be conducting “mass vaccination exercises in each of the state’s regions” over the next several weeks, in partnerships with local pharmacies. The department will be making an extra effort to reach out to historically under-vaccinated populations, including low-income, rural and minority communities that frequently lack access to health care.

On Oct. 26, free vaccines will be available at the Audubon Zoo from 1 to 6 p.m., in partnership with New Orleans Health Department, New Orleans Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness and the Audubon Zoo. 

 “It is critical,” Lagarde told Gambit. “We worry about the surge to our emergency rooms. With the cold and flu season, we know the impact on our emergency rooms and in our hospitals. We need to get as many people as vaccinated as possible.”

The Centers for Disease Prevention and Control and the LDH have long recommended a yearly flu shot for everyone over 6 months of age and note that it’s especially crucial for people at higher risk of serious complications, including babies and young children, pregnant women, people with chronic health conditions and citizens aged 65 years and older.

Most seasonal flu activity occurs between October and May, peaking between December and February. The LDH notes that the flu shot will not prevent COVID-19, but it will reduce the burden of the flu illness, hospitalizations and deaths. Though the flu is less fatal than COVID-19, both are highly contagious illnesses that can impact long-term health and require lengthy recovery periods.

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