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Exercise for Osteoarthritis of the Knee

What benefits does therapeutic exercise offer for those with knee osteoarthritis?  
medscape.com
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  
feeds.bmj.com
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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Strenuous Physical Activity Linked to ALS in Older Women

Genes and environment may interact with strenuous physical activity to increase risks, new data suggest.  
medscape.com
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."  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Loss of potential reward is best motivator in workers’ wellness programme, study finds

Many workplace wellness programmes seek to encourage participation by providing financial incentives, either by rewarding workers who achieve certain goals or penalising them for failing to do so. Nevertheless, most workplace activity programmes to date have not proved effective, especially in motivating the most sedentary workers to increase their level of physical activity.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 4 years ago
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Impact of Exercise Timing on Appetite Regulation in T2D

Which is better for appetite control -- exercise before or after a meal? This study looks at the effects in individuals with type 2 diabetes.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Exercise, Meditation a Double Threat for Major Depression

An 8-week intervention combining aerobic exercise and focused meditation may significantly improve symptoms of major depression, new research shows.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Revascularization Plus Exercise Better Than Exercise Alone

Commentary on a study comparing the effectiveness of endovascular revascularization plus exercise with exercise only for intermittent claudication, published in JAMA.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Post-MI Survival Climbs for Postmenopausal Women Who Sit Less

If postmenopausal women "can reduce sitting time after an MI, get up and move and even replace it with light to moderate physical activity, we're really seeing beneficial effects," say researchers.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing Before Abdominal Surgery

Is cardiopulmonary exercise testing a useful tool in predicting intra-abdominal postoperative outcomes?  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Brisk Walking Cuts HF Risk Regardless of Activity Level: WHS

Regular brisk walking may be even better than increased overall physical activity for lowering the risk of later heart failure in postmenopausal women, researchers say.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Even walking, gardening can halve Alzheimer's risk: study

The results of the analysis showed that increasing physical activity was correlated with larger brain volumes in the frontal, temporal.  
deccanchronicle.com
over 4 years ago
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Enhancing the Microbiome Through Diet, Sleep, and Exercise

Dr David Johnson reviews the latest data on how relatively simple lifestyle adjustments may help restore balance to the gut microbiome, an emerging strategy in managing certain diseases.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Seasonal Variation in Children's Exercise and Sedentary Time

A study of children's activity behaviors found that more time was spent being sedentary in colder months while physical activity levels were higher in spring and summer.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Exercise Prescriptions for Chronic Conditions: A How-to Guide

A new guide seeks to increase physicians' awareness about the effectiveness of different types of exercise in the treatment of specific chronic diseases.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Bypass Surgery vs Diet, Exercise for Diabetes

After one year, gastric bypass surgery did a better job of bringing type 2 diabetes into remission than an intensive diet and exercise regimen, according to results of a small trial among obese patients.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago