Tag: "exercise" at medical news
4D proton therapy, radiation-resistant tumors, interpreting medical images
... Washington's team that participated in a national exercise
that included responding to a simulated dirty bomb attack. Other sessions throughout the week cover topics such as how Medicare and Medicaid reform are affecting insurance reimbursement of radiological procedures, medical errors, the impact of recent...
Takeda submits new drug application for combination type 2 diabetes medication
...r mortality as compared to treatment with diet and exercise
alone or diet plus insulin. Patients should always talk with their health professional about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications and dietary supplements they are taking before starting a new prescription....
American Thoracic Society Journal news tips for July 2005 (first issue)
...CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE Incremental exercise
tests show that the peak work rate in patients who... Patients who underwent rehabilitation, including exercise
training, improved their results by a distance of 54 meters (about 48.6 yards). Also, the authors p...
Exercise program and special weighted back support improves balance in elderly
...back support device and participating in a special exercise
program, women over 60 with osteoporosis-caused cu... "The report validates using the WKO and a dynamic exercise
program to improve biomechanics in persons with kyphosis," says Dr. Tencer. "This, in turn, can redu...
Older footballers more likely to 'do a hamstring'
...with amateur football leagues to determine whether exercise
programs can help reduce the risk of hamstring injuries....
Could exercise protect older people from hip fracture?
Certain types of exercise
could protect against the steep increase in risk o...alking. As people age, their amount and variety of exercise
is reduced, and walking becomes the main source of load on the femur. The authors state: "Several p...
Bad cholesterol: Genes make the difference
...etary fat change in identical twins with divergent exercise
levels," by Paul T. Williams, Patricia J. Blanche, Robin Rawlings, and Ronald M. Krauss, appears in the July 8, 2005, issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. The work was supported by Dairy Management Incorporated, with additional suppor...
Obese men more carb intolerant than obese women
...rom Voorburg and Groningen, Netherlands, performed exercise
capacity tests on 22 severely obese men and 34 sev...ssessments revealed that women performed better on exercise
endurance and related lung capacity tests than men. Researchers suggest that this finding may be ex...
Malpractice litigation wrongly blamed for inconsistent health care
...lity encourages producers of goods and services to exercise
due care by forcing them to internalize the costs of their negligence We do not contend that the civil justice system creates optimal incentives for providers to protect patients from avoidable errors. It does not and, in all likelihood, it never wi...
Fun foods and exercise may reduce childhood obesity
Children enrolled in kid-oriented diet and exercise
programs are likely to adopt healthier eating and activity patterns, according to an updated systematic review. Although the youngsters did not experience significant weight loss during the studies, most of which lasted a year or less, the reviewers ...
Golfers with low-back pain may be helped by University of Pittsburgh research
... clinicians in designing appropriate back-specific exercise
programs for golfers to prevent or rehabilitate lo...lt to design an appropriate back-specific swing or exercise
program for low-back injury prevention and rehabilitation without knowing the differences in the kin...
Healthy weight means healthier blood lipid profile in children, study finds
...ry disease later in life," says Dr. Bernard Gutin, exercise
physiologist and Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics ...is his lipid profile," says Dr. Paule Barbeau, MCG exercise
physiologist and a study co-author. She and Dr. Gutin note that studies at MCG's Georgia Prevention ...
The Cochrane Library newsletter, 2005, issue 3
...ons in children have limited effect Many diet and exercise
interventions aimed at preventing childhood obesit...ve looked at ways of helping children eat less and exercise
more. In preparing this review, the Cochrane Review Authors identified 22 studies that between them ...
Many cancer survivors initiate lifestyle changes to benefit their health
...ith up to 70% of survivors reporting 30 minutes of exercise
a day, at least 5 days a week). Many of these changes should be beneficial because cancer survivors are a vulnerable population, at increased risk for second cancers, osteoporosis, obesity, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes. However, researchers n...
Habit leads to learning, new VA/UCSD study shows
...why. But, after several sessions of repeating the exercise
with the same pairs of objects, the volunteers unconsciously selected the correct item in each pair with increasing accuracy. The ability to select the correct object appeared to be automatic. In fact, during the course of the study as they were ab...
An apple or a pear?
...nd smoke control the intake of calories increase exercise
to at least 30 minutes for three or four days each week, with an ideal goal of daily exercise
manage co-existing medical conditions, like diabetes....
Pediatricians may fail to diagnose obesity in kids, Saint Louis University research shows
...y is the strongest factor associated with diet and exercise
counseling," Dr. Barlow says. The findings, which examined reports from visits in a nationally representative sample of physician visits from 1997 to 2000, were published in July....
Mars breaks new ground in heart health with Cocoavia
...ennsylvania State University. "Combined with daily exercise
and a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol, CocoaVia TM can play a valuable role in maintaining heart health." Captures Your Passion for Chocolate Pleasure "While the product provides real chocolate pleasure, you will only find it in the...
Hopkins experts highlight strategies to raise levels of so-called good HDL cholesterol
...sterol levels, the researchers recommend a regular exercise
program of brisk aerobic exercise
for 30 minutes, several times per week, if not every day. Quitting smoking, they point out, provid...
Study to examine the effects of synthetic steroids
...nd level of fitness as well as how they respond to exercise
and cold." Other studies suggest that children tre...eaders have expertise in physiology, biochemistry, exercise
science and care of neonatal infants."...
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