Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Tai Chi shown to improve COPD exercise capacity

Tai Chi can be used as an effective form of exercise therapy for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to new findings.

Diabetes

A mobile application for diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic disorder affecting millions of individuals worldwide. European scientists plan to improve patients' lifelong adherence to treatment through a mobile application.

Oncology & Cancer

Study identifies method for detecting latent stage of lymphedema

Many are aware that hair loss is a common side effect associated with chemotherapy. However, another albeit common late side effect of cancer treatment is the abnormal swelling of one or more limbs, known as lymphedema. Lymphedema ...

Overweight & Obesity

Online obesity treatment programs show promise

Computer and web-based weight management programmes may provide a cost effective way of addressing the growing problem of obesity, according to a team of seven researchers who undertook a Cochrane systematic review. The researchers, ...

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