chronic medical conditions

Healthy lifestyle can help cut Alzheimer risk


July 19th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) Simple lifestyle changes and more exercises can help prevent the onset of Alzheimer's, which over the time affects memory, thinking and behaviour.According to a study, over ... Read more...

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Simple lifestyle changes can prevent Alzheimer’s


July 19th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 19 (IANS) Over half of all Alzheimer's disease cases can be prevented through lifestyle changes and treatment or prevention of chronic medical conditions.The biggest risk factors for Alzheimer's ... Read more...

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Nighttime noise from passing aircraft, trains affects morning performance


June 8th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): Nighttime noise from passing aircraft, trains and automobiles is linked to disturbed sleep and impaired neurobehavioral performance in the morning, says a new study.The study has been presented ... Read more...

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Tai Chi gets thumbs-up for psychological health


May 22nd, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) Tai Chi, a gentle martial art, is believed to cut down stress, anxiety and depression and enhance mood in both healthy and sick people. A systematic review of ... Read more...

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Tai Chi good for mental and physical health: Study


May 22nd, 2010 - 4:06 am ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS) Tai Chi, a low impact martial art, can relieve depression and boost self-esteem, says a latest study. Researchers have also found that practicing the precise movements also reduces stress ... Read more...

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More research needed to establish Tai Chi’s psychological benefits


May 21st, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Despite the positive psychological effects linked with Tai Chi, a low impact martial art, researchers have suggested that there is a need for more high quality, randomised trials ... Read more...

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Regular exercise cuts down patient anxiety 20 percent


February 23rd, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) The anxiety that often accompanies a chronic illness can chip away at the quality of life and make patients less likely to follow their treatment plan. But regular ... Read more...

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2 more people die in Kansas of Swine Flu


September 25th, 2009 - 1:37 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Kansas, Sep 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) State and local public health officials have confirmed two deaths in Kansas of people infected with the pandemic H1N1 influenza virus. One was a 16 year old ... Read more...

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Swine flu claims first child victim in Australia


July 1st, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Mellbourne, July 1 (ANI): Swine flu has claimed its youngest victim in Australia.A three-year-old Victorian boy has become the first child with the disease to die of the disease.Victoria's Deputy Chief Health ... Read more...

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Rural women at greater risk of BP disorders during pregnancy


November 9th, 2008 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
!-- NO IMAGE -- Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): Social factorsincluding living in a rural countymay increase the risk of pre-eclampsia and pregnancy-induced hypertension (PIH), according to new study.Several factors, such as older ... Read more...

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Metabolic syndrome increases colorectal cancer risk by 75pc


October 7th, 2008 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 7 (ANI): Metabolic syndrome can significantly increase the risk of colorectal cancer, according to a new study. Dr. Donald Garrow and Dr. Mark Delegge of the Medical University of ... Read more...

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Study sheds light on impact of vitamin D insufficiency in pediatric patients


June 2nd, 2008 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): A new study from Nationwide Children's Hospital has shed light on the impact of vitamin D insufficiency in pediatric patients with low bone density.Vitamin D insufficiency is ... Read more...

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Lack of vitamin D causes fragile bones: study


June 2nd, 2008 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 2 (IANS) Most patients with vitamin D deficiency were found to have a history of fragile bones that exposed them to the risk of osteopororis, according to a study. The ... Read more...

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Treatment for non-cancer ailments improves survival rates of afflicted patients


December 28th, 2007 - 1:28 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Dec 28 (ANI): A new study has revealed that treatment for non-cancer health issues, even after the diagnosis of the disease, may improve survival rates of cancer patients.The study cited ... Read more...

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