Tag: "exercise" at medical news
'Healthy weight, healthy shape' key in preventing heart disease
...ng one's weight through healthy eating and regular exercise
can directly reduce the risk of heart disease and ...various results with respect to weight control and exercise
and CVD. According to one study revealed during the ESC Congress by Professor Sans Menndez, obesity...
Study shows new imaging tracer clarifies cause of chest pain up to 30 hours after pain stops
...ill exercise), but no more that 30 hours after the exercise
thalium test. The exercise-induced thalium-based images were compared with the rest-injected Zimeva images. The comparison showed the two tracers pointed to the same abnormality in the heart in over 90 percent of the cases. This suggests that distur...
Beauty queens urge girls not to sacrifice their bones
...tures the theme "Move it or Lose it" - the role of exercise
in building strong bones". The theme for World Os...se it" which looks at the impact of weight-bearing exercise
on building strong bones. Professor Helmut Minne, an IOF Board member and author of the report, not...
Seniors with low age expectations likelier to lead sedentary lives, new UCLA study finds
...percent of adults aged 65 and above have a regular exercise
routine, which can extend their years of independe...ne at UCLA. "We might be able to help more seniors exercise
if we can change what seniors believe about aging." AUTHORS: Other researchers are Dr. Mitchell Wo...
PRESERVE- 2-year study of initial combo therapy with nateglinide or glyburide + metformin
...who had inadequate glycemic control using diet and exercise
alone. Patients had an HbA1c measurement between 7 percent and 11 percent. After a four-week maintenance period, when patients in both arms of the study took the lowest dose of their study medication, patients were aggressively titrated to reach a ...
Cars, computer chips and heart attacks?
..., and the need to change their smoking, eating and exercise
habits to decrease their chances of another heart attack -- and pledged that they understood all of this. The checklist also made sure that patients knew what to do in the event of recurrent cardiac symptoms, and knew what their plan for a follow-up ...
Harvard doc health habits
...in the October issue. Highlights include: Diet and exercise
Most (82 percent) eat breakfast regularly and many.... As for activity level, more than half claimed to exercise
at least three times a week at a moderate intensity or higher. These good habits pay off. The facul...
Obesity, history of weight gain could help predict prostate cancer progression
...a also suggest that interventions such as diet and exercise
could be a way to reduce the risk of prostate cancer progression, Strom says. Researchers based their findings on outcomes from 526 M. D. Anderson prostate cancer patients treated by surgery (prostatectomy). They followed the progress of the patients...
Fitness-oriented gym classes demonstrate measurable health benefits for overweight children
...e practicing physician, who is not conversant with exercise
sciences, a simple exercise
prescription would be an increment of 30 minutes daily, above and beyond the activity already prefor...
Penn surgeons use completely robotic surgery to treat prostate cancer
...ords surgeons the direct, "intuitive" control they exercise
in traditional open surgical procedures, seamlessly translating their natural hand, wrist and finger movements at the console into corresponding micro-movements of laparoscopic surgical instruments inside the patient's body. Penn has been using full...
Fat rat enables studies of debilitating vascular disease
...s," Dr. Stepp says. So he looks at what happens to exercise
capacity when the sympathetic nervous system is bl... out how obesity impairs vascular fucntion and how exercise
makes it better and bottle it," he says, acknowledging obvious questions about why obese people can'...
Diagnosis of rhinitis and atopical dermatitis
...gnificantly affect the quality of life, given that exercise
and physical activity in general are affected. According to the study, for the group of 6- and 7-year olds, the current frequency of rhinitis is 14%, i.e. 1.33 times higher than in 1994, with a higher incidence amongst boys than girls. Moreover, the...
New study at UNC shows concussions promote dementias in retired professional football players
...authors are Drs. Kevin M. Guskiewicz, professor of exercise
and sport science in the UNC College of Arts and S...UNC School of Medicine. Guskiewicz also chairs the exercise
and sport science department, directs the university's Center for the Study of Retired Athletes and ...
Eating fish associated with slower cognitive decline
...t foods, as well as questions of daily activities, exercise
levels, alcohol consumption and medical history. "Dietary intake of fish was inversely associated with cognitive decline over six years in this older, biracial community study," the researchers report. "The rate of decline was reduced by 10 percent ...
Moderate exercise yields cardiovascular benefits
DURHAM, N.C. The amount of exercise
may be more important than intensity to improve ca...andomized clinical trial evaluating the effects of exercise
amount and intensity in sedentary overweight men and women. This finding of the value of moderate ex...
ACP publishes 'Expert Guide to Sports Medicine'
...perthermia in exercise, sports psychology, and the exercise
prescription. (The complete table of contents is available on the ACP Web site.) The book's editors are David S. Ross, MD, director of the Methodist Health System's Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship Program, Dallas; Matthew F. Davis, MD, an in...
Researchers disprove 'fat redistribution syndrome' among men taking HIV drugs
... avoid problems. And we know to tell patients that exercise
reduces visceral fat." Finally, Grunfeld noted that although the antiretroviral drugs taken by men in the study are starting to fall out of use in the United States and other wealthy nations, one in particular Stavudine is still commonly prescribed...
Cold treatment protects against infant disability and death from oxygen loss
...g blanket, Dr. Shankaran said. "Physicians need to exercise
extreme caution in putting the study's results into practice,"said Rose Higgins, M.D., program scientist for the NICHD Neonatal Research Network and an author of the study. "Most newborn intensive care units don't have the resources or experienced p...
Study: No effects of type II diabetes on aggressiveness of prostate cancer; long-term survival worse
...had diabetes (DM-II), which was managed with diet, exercise
or medications other than insulin. The study did not detect significant differences in the initial PSA, Gleason score, or T-stage between the men with and without diabetes. The median initial PSA for men with NDM was 8.2 compared to 8.7 for men with...
Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for Oct. 18, 2005
...for type 2 diabetes, lifestyle choices (increasing exercise
and reducing weight) will be the cornerstone of managing this debilitating and increasingly common disease. 2. New Medicare Drug Programs Will Have Out-of-Pocket Drug Costs, So Drug Company Assistance Programs May Still Be Needed An internal medi...
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