Tag: "lifestyle" at medical news

Updated guidelines advise focusing on women's lifetime heart risk

...new guidelines include expanded recommendations on lifestyle factors such as physical activity, nutrition and s...VD, underscoring the importance of a heart-healthy lifestyle in everyone," the authors wrote. "Some women are at significant risk of future heart attack or stro...

Over 50s have the highest carbon footprint in the UK

...ombat climate change. Dr Gary Haq, researcher on lifestyle and climate change and lead author of the report, ...vernment needs to take action to make a low carbon lifestyle an easier option not just for the over 50s, but for everyone" The over 50s consistently identified...

What prevents doctors from counseling their patients to lose weight, exercise and quit smoking?

...e that educating their patients toward a healthier lifestyle is part of their job, 80% said they don't do it du...r patients and 40% found it difficult to integrate lifestyle counseling into their clinical practice. "There are some obstacles that prevent doctors from doin...

Highlights from the February 2007 Journal of the American Dietetic Association

...among Young Adults: Socioeconomic, demographic and lifestyle factors all play a part in determining young adults' food choices, according to researchers from Baylor College of Medicine. Study participants were 1,266 men and women between 20 and 38 years old living in a semirural setting in Louisiana and enro...

Erectile dysfunction influenced by race and ethnicity

...ative probability sample, the effect of health and lifestyle variables on the odds of having ED were determined...e have also learned from this study that different lifestyle and health conditions appear to play significantly different roles in different racial/ethnic groups...

Embargoed Jan./Feb. Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet

...the causes of a medical condition, risk factors or lifestyle changes that may be appropriate alternatives to ph... percent used emotional appeals and none mentioned lifestyle change as an alternative to products. The ads often framed medication use in terms of losing (58 pe...

Existing research supports metabolic syndrome link to cardiovascular disease

...bviously overweight or obese individual with a bad lifestyle is at increased risk of cardiovascular danger, then they should use it. But far more work should be done to understand the mechanisms of the syndrome and to define it more thoroughly."...

Lifestyle changes effective in protecting against Type II diabetes

Changing to a healthier lifestyle appears to be at least as effective as taking pres... impaired glucose tolerance (1). They found that lifestyle changes, e.g. switching to a healthier diet and increasing exercise to be at least as effective as t...

Canadian study shows bilingualism has protective effect in delaying onset of dementia by four years

...st and growing scientific literature examining how lifestyle factors such as physical activity, education and s...e Brain have found the first evidence that another lifestyle factor, bilingualism, may help delay dementia symptoms. The study is published in the February 2007 ...

American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine from SAGE explores how lifestyle affects heart disease

...y can be modified, thus, lowering the risk. This lifestyle concern is thoroughly explored in the headline art...ronary heart disease represents the quintessential lifestyle disease of developed countries. Six of the major risk factors for developing CHD involve lifestyle p...

FSU study: Can prunes reverse bone loss after menopause?

...d. "Furthermore, many women prefer to modify their lifestyle and dietary practices in order to prevent fracture due to osteoporosis." Chair of FSU's nutrition, food and exercise sciences department since joining the faculty last summer, Arjmandi has spearheaded the current research with funding from the U.S....

Long-term data on safety and effectiveness of antiobesity drugs needed

... treatment is recommended for selected patients if lifestyle modification has been unsuccessful. Currently, two antiobesity drugs orlistat and sibutramine - are licensed for long term use. Raj Padwal and Sumit Majumdar from the University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, AB, Canada assess these drugs as well as...

Racial differences seen in steatosis in patients with hepatitis C

...y of steatosis and steatohepatitis to demographic, lifestyle and clinical characteristics. They also investigated relationships between sustained virological response and both steatosis and insulin resistance. The researchers found hepatic steatosis in 61 percent of the African-American patients and 65 perce...

Women on osteoporosis drug can discontinue use with no risk

...tment after five years, it would also be a welcome lifestyle change and will decrease their overall costs for medical care." A typical regimen requires the patient to drink a full glass of water with the drug on an empty stomach and sit upright for up to 30 minutes. While the results suggest discontinuati...

Less sugary drinks during childhood may cut disease risk

...the girls and their parents' dietary, activity and lifestyle patterns starting from when the girls were five-years-old. "We first looked for different profiles for the indicators of metabolic syndrome when the girls were 13, then worked backwards to see what was causing them in the first place," says Ventura, ...

Pharmacists likely to play direct role in future diabetes management

...information to their pharmacists who can advise on lifestyle changes to help moderate their blood glucose levels and prevent them becoming unwell, said Professor Campbell. The other half will continue to manage their blood glucose levels themselves. It is hoped that the year long study to be completed at the e...

Reduced dietary fat intake may decrease breast cancer recurrence

...e on its own. "The WINS results indicate that a lifestyle intervention designed to reduce dietary fat intake...ulty of conducting clinical trials of such drastic lifestyle changes. "WINS demonstrates that such trials can be successfully conducted The totality of this evid...

Intelligent children more likely to become vegetarian

...y, the link may be merely an example of many other lifestyle preferences that might be expected to vary with intelligence, but which may or may not have implications for health, they conclude....

High tech help to prevent further heart disease

...nts who have undergone heart operations change the lifestyle factors that contributed to their illness, such as...s by guiding patients to make healthy and positive lifestyle changes that will contribute to their recovery and ongoing wellbeing....

Study finds gender differences related to eating and body image

...ges for the female groups were drawn from fashion, lifestyle and fitness magazines such as Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Vogue, Shape and Elle. The images for the male groups were from magazines such as Mens Health, Mens Fitness and Muscle & Fitness. For the experiment, 222 women and 151 men, who were average in bo...

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