News tagged with lifestyle change
A combination drug containing niacin failed to lower the risk of heart attacks or strokes and even proved harmful for some with vascular disease, a study released Saturday reported.
Cardiology Mar 09, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Using a telemedicine system to engage people in underserved, urban communities to measure and report their blood pressure remotely—outside of the doctor's office—appears to help them achieve blood pressure goals and improve ...
Cardiology Mar 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Some patients are genetically prone to such dangerously high levels of cholesterol that no amount of diet, exercise and medications can reduce their cholesterol to safe levels.
Other Mar 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
President Vladimir Putin has signed a law banning smoking in public places in Russia from June, a cornerstone of the government's bid to improve public health in the nicotine-addicted country, the Kremlin said Monday.
Health Feb 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Continuing education that includes didactic and hands-on cooking sessions improves physicians' self-reported nutrition-related behaviors, according to a research letter published online Feb. ...
Health Feb 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In a study to be presented on February 15 at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting, in San Francisco, researchers will report findings that suggest that consistent physical activity ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Health plan-initiated, employer-based wellness programs are being implemented to test new approaches to help reduce diabetes risk and, more broadly, to prevent chronic illness, according to ...
Diabetes Feb 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Thanks to Kansas State University research, part of a healthy diet can include a hamburger rich with omega-3 fatty acids.
Health Feb 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Out of the 10,021 Australian who died of a heart attack in 2010, 5305 were experiencing their second such event. Systematic national reforms are needed to reduce the alarming number of people having a second heart attack ...
Cardiology Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)— Though it began as a treatment for something else entirely, gastric bypass surgery—which involves shrinking the stomach as a way to lose weight—has proven to be the latest and possibly ...
Diabetes Jan 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(HealthDay)—Paul Garcia, 54, came from a family that loved to eat. "We always had a lot of food at home, and whenever we ate, it was like a feast," said Garcia.
Diabetes Jan 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)— If weight loss is your New Year's resolution, making another vow—to drive less in 2013—could help, a new study suggests.
Health Dec 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Patients who quit smoking and took an aspirin and statin before undergoing treatment for blocked leg arteries were less likely to suffer a complication six months later, according to new research led by the University of ...
Cardiology Dec 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Among overweight adults, participation in an intensive lifestyle intervention (that included counseling sessions and targets to reduce caloric intake and increase physical activity) was associated with a greater likelihood ...
Diabetes Dec 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A pilot medical program at Virginia Tech will use an automated calling system as part of larger program to help adults who are at risk for developing diabetes. The calls will be designed to encourage patients ...
Health Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0