Tag: "exercise" at medical news
Benefits Of New Diet Drug Don't Outweigh Risks
... know that simple lifestyle changes such as modest exercise
or changing the kinds of food we eat from having an average of 34 percent of total calories from fat to an average of 25 percent of calories from fat can easily produce a deficit equal to or greater than the amount of weight lost by chronically takin...
Laser Shown Effective In Patients Who Are Not Candidates For Bypass Surgery Or Angioplasty
...ad multiple hospital admissions;they can't work or exercise
and physical exertion of any kind causes crushingchest pain," Lowe said. "They are a tragic and unhappy groupof patients because they are so incapacitated and in the past we could dovery little for them." Angina occurs when the heart's demand ...
Laser Offers Hope For Heart Patients With No Alternatives
...ad multiplehospital admissions, they can't work or exercise
and physical exertion ofany kind causes crushing heart pain (angina). They are a tragic and unhappygroup of patients because they are so incapacitated and we can do very littlefor them." Duke and 12 other U.S. medical centers are conducting...
Stress: It's Not Just All In Your Head; Scientists Map The Wear And Tear Of Daily Life
...habits." But McEwen's advice comes with a caveat: exercise
won't help everyonewithout also dealing with other factors in their lives. "Numerousstudies show that the lower down you are on the socioeconomic scale, thepoorer your health. This is largely independent of access to health careor lack of health insu...
Yale Medical Students Use Artwork To Sharpen Diagnostic Skills; Innovative Teaching Method Aims To Improve Observation Of Patients
... been thinkingabout the same kind of observational exercise
for residents in the orthopaedicsand rehabilitatio... significant step in their medical training. "This exercise
helped me to really think about and analyze patients," says LeoKim, a first-year medical student who...
Exercise, Classroom Instruction Cut Kids' Cholesterol, Study Finds
...C-CH News Services CHAPEL HILL -- Vigorous exercise
and health education classes can cutadolescents' c...m. Children who participated in either the exercise
or the classroominstruction arms of the program also showed drops in cholesterol, but not asmuch, sa...
Effects Of Physical Activity On Preterm Birth
...n Journal of Epidemiology.Conversely, leisure-time exercise
was found to protect against delivery before37 wee... "Most research has focused on leisure-time exercise
or occupationalactivity alone. These studies have generally ignored physical activityassociated with...
PITT Researchers Demonstrate Human Brain's Natural Mechanism For Guarding Against Errors
...iar with thissituation, the brain does not need to exercise
much executive control. But putthat same driver onto a freeway in England and driving suddenly takes on a newdimension. The brain now has two competing choices: follow standard procedureand turn into the right lane, or obey the new rules and stay ...
Studies Indicate An Effective Treatment For Steroid-Induced Osteoporosis
...aminD supplements, hormone replacement therapy and exercise
have been therecommended modes of therapy, but our studies show that alendronate providesadditional benefit over and above calcium plus Vitamin D." In the studies, alendronate at 5 and 10 mg was generally well-tolerated. Esophageal adverse experience...
New Elementary School Program Lowers Cardiovascular Risks In Children
...rs. The course included the importance of regular exercise
and how to select heart-healthy foods. The children also received an aerobically focused physical education program three times a week. The small groups consisted of up to eight children, and the intervention was tailored to their individual risk f...
Guidelines Not Necessarily Guiding Physician Behavior, Study Says
...retold to quit. Only one person was encouraged to exercise
more. "Cigarette smoking is the largest preventable cause of death there is, and eventhough patients are being asked about it, they're not being counseled to quit,"says Frolkis. "Often, physicians aren't confident in their ability to counselabout pr...
Successful Atherosclerosis Treatment Program
... disease. The treatment program included intensive exercise
therapy, stress management, and consumption of a diet containing 10% fat. The size and antioxidant and lipid contents of LDL particles from 25 patients were analyzed at baseline and after 3 mo of therapy. The susceptibility of LDL to copper-mediated ...
Elderly Patients May Be Undertreated For High Cholesterol, Wake Forest Doctor Says
...erns can lead to a longer life. That report showed exercise
is linked evenin the oldest old -- those over 85 -... 1,800 calories a week during moderate or vigorous exercise
havinga five-year death rate of 15.5 per thousand, with death rates rising as level ofactivity fell....
Hypertension: Getting Pharmacists Involved Can Help
...researchers found that those who received diet and exercise
counseling andmedication advice from a pharmacist were more likely to achieve blood pressurecontrol than were patients who received medical care alone. "A team approach between physicians and pharmacists may have positiveeffects even in high...
For High-Volume Chest Pain Centers, Aggressive Use Of Nuclear Imaging Technology Saves Money, Shortens Hospital Says
...gedheart muscle, patients then received a standard exercise
stress test. If thisexercise stress test also proved negative, the patient was discharged. "These tests can give physicians who are uncertain of which course totake the confidence to discharge those patients who don't need hospitalization,"E...
Duke Physicians: Clinicians Have Ethical Obligation To Consider Alternative Medicine
...edicine. Adjustments to diet andrecommendations of exercise
to reduce stress can be seen as alternatives tomedicine, but are accepted parts of patient treatment by both conventional andalternative practitioners. Since more patients are embracing alternative therapies, there's a needfor clinicians, wit...
U-M Researcher Addresses Changes In The Heart As It Ages
...tter it is at dealing with a sudden insult. Thus, exercise
not onlyreduces the chances of having a heart atta...of surviving a heart attack, Boluyt said. "Regular exercise
can delay or partially reverse some of these changes in theheart and improve the reserve capacity wh...
Diabetes & Holiday Foods: Cedars-Sinai Physician Offers Tips To Maintain Healthy Holiday Balance
...sugary desserts and rich foods and follow aregular exercise
routine, says Dr. Barnett, who leads the medical c... of the holidayseason--only in moderation. Regular exercise
and sensible daily planningshould be especially important during the next few weeks," Dr. Barnett sa...
Women With Cancer Want More Control
...meditation, hypnosis, food supplements, or dietand exercise
programs, according to a recent study. Women Confront Cancerdocuments an integrated approach that blends conventional and complementarytherapies, according to Hess. The book focuses on four groups of therapies that fall into two groups:nutritional an...
Visual Environment Can Affect Even Healthy Eyes --- Nature Works With Nuture For Good Vision
... finding does present the opportunity, however, to exercise
at least some control over how our eyes develop. "Instead of having people wait to develop myopia and treat it in adulthood," says Dr. Bradley, "we hope that this type of study will allow us to find out very early in life if myopia is likely to oc...
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