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Contemporary PCI outcome predictors defined

(HealthDay)—For patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), predictors of outcome include previous anemia, previous chronic kidney injury, and previous moderate to severe left ventricular dysfunction, ...

Apr 03, 2015
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Strength training still advisable in older age

In Austria, around ten per cent of over-65-year-olds are frail, while a further 40 per cent are in a preliminary stage of frailty. The Healthy For Life project, with the MedUni Vienna as the academic lead, aims to raise fitness ...

Apr 03, 2015
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Quality improvement intervention cuts tests ordered

(HealthDay)—Implementation of a multifaceted quality improvement intervention is associated with a decrease in the number of ordered laboratory tests, according to a study published online March 21 in the Journal of Hospital ...

Apr 01, 2015
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Worked-based wellness programs reduce weight, study finds

A new study shows that workplace wellness programs can be effective in helping people lose weight by providing healthier food choices and increasing opportunities for physical activity, particularly if these efforts are designed ...

Mar 30, 2015
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Physician/Pharmacist model can improve mean BP

(HealthDay)—A physician/pharmacist collaborative model can improve mean blood pressure (BP), according to a study published online March 24 in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.

Mar 27, 2015
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