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Exercise induced bronchoconstriction in adults: evidence based diagnosis and management

EIB is commonly misdiagnosed because its symptoms (such as shortness of breath, chest tightness, wheezing, and cough) are neither sensitive nor specific  
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over 4 years ago
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Coils implanted into lungs show promise for emphysema

Implanting tiny coils in the lungs of patients with severe emphysema improves exercise capacity at six months, although the short term costs of treatment are high, researchers have reported in JAMA.1  
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Coils implanted into lungs show promise for emphysema

Implanting tiny coils in the lungs of patients with severe emphysema improves exercise capacity at six months, although the short term costs of treatment are high, researchers have reported in JAMA.1  
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over 4 years ago
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Exercise for Osteoarthritis of the Knee

What benefits does therapeutic exercise offer for those with knee osteoarthritis?  
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over 4 years ago
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Jan 15 Cardiology News

Long-QT overdiagnosis and overtreatment, exercise and AF, the athlete's heart, statin eligibility in primary prevention, and cardiac imaging are discussed in this week's podcast.  
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over 4 years ago
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Exercise induced bronchoconstriction in adults: evidence based diagnosis and management

EIB is commonly misdiagnosed because its symptoms (such as shortness of breath, chest tightness, wheezing, and cough) are neither sensitive nor specific  
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over 4 years ago
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Can Exercise Keep Dementia at Bay?

We know that exercise is beneficial for many reasons, but does it also delay onset of dementia? Dr Zaldy Tan, a leading neurologist, reviews the research.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Coil Procedure Improves Exercise, QoL in Severe Emphysema

Endobronchial coil implants improved exercise capacity and quality of life at 6 months in patients with severe emphysema, although the cost of the intervention is unacceptably high.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Exercise Reduces Risk for Low Back Pain

Exercise, alone or in combination with education, may reduce the risk for low back pain, according to a new systematic review and meta-analysis.  
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over 4 years ago
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'Athlete's Heart' Develops in Stages in Response to Exercise

Stepwise timing of the heart's structural adaptations, such as increased chamber volume and ventricular wall thickness, will reflect where athletes are in their training, researchers say.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Beneficial Effects of Resistance Training for Young Athletes

Explore the advantages of well-designed resistance training programs for young athletes -- and how they might enhance athletic performance and reduce the risk of sports-related injuries.  
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over 4 years ago
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Antidepressants may double risk of suicide and aggression in children, study finds

Doctors should avoid prescribing antidepressants to children and teenagers wherever possible because they are associated with a doubling in the risk of aggression and suicide, Danish researchers have concluded in The BMJ.1 They recommend considering alternative treatments such as exercise or psychotherapy.  
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over 4 years ago
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Walking the tightrope: communicating overdiagnosis in modern healthcare

Communication that empowers the public, patients, clinicians, and policy makers to think differently about overdiagnosis will help support a more sustainable healthcare future for all, argue Kirsten McCaffery and colleagues  
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over 4 years ago
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Walking the tightrope: communicating overdiagnosis in modern healthcare

Communication that empowers the public, patients, clinicians, and policy makers to think differently about overdiagnosis will help support a more sustainable healthcare future for all, argue Kirsten McCaffery and colleagues  
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over 4 years ago
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NICE recommends pulmonary rehabilitation programmes for patients with COPD

Patients with stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and exercise limitation due to breathlessness should be referred to a pulmonary rehabilitation programme, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has recommended.  
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NICE recommends pulmonary rehabilitation programmes for patients with COPD

Patients with stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and exercise limitation due to breathlessness should be referred to a pulmonary rehabilitation programme, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has recommended.  
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over 4 years ago
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Better Exercise Capacity Can Lessen Mortality From a First MI

"We could hypothesize that fitness eliminates the small MIs. Patients still have the big ones, but this study suggests that fitness may be making the bigger MIs smaller."  
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over 4 years ago
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Junior doctors' row: Time 'running out' to reach deal - BBC News

Time is running out to agree a deal with junior doctors in the long-running dispute, a key government negotiator is warning, as doctors in England take part in their second 24-hour strike.  
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over 4 years ago
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Being unfit at 40 'accelerates brain ageing' - BBC News

Lack of exercise in mid-life ages the brain as well as the body, research suggests.  
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over 4 years ago
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Out of shape in middle age may mean a smaller brain later | Fox News

People who are out of shape in midlife may end up with smaller brain volume as they age compared to peers who exercise regularly, a according to a U.S. study.  
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over 4 years ago