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Strong evidence of the benefits of exercise therapy in chronic diseases

There is strong evidence of that aerobic exercise, strength training and condition-specific therapeutic exercise affect positively on the functional capacity of patients with chronic diseases. This is revealed in an extensive systematic analysis of published research data by the Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences, University of Jyväskylä, Finland. The systematic review of meta-analyses evaluates […]

Sleep apnea may increase atrial fibrillation risk

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may increase the risk of developing atrial fibrillation (AF), according to new research presented at the ATS 2017 International Conference. » Read more Source: Medical Xpress

Glucose Peaks Linked to Cognitive Decline, Dementia in Diabetes

Glucose peaks are associated with cognitive decline and dementia among individuals with diabetes, according to a study published online May 12 in Diabetes Care. » Read more Source: HealthDay

Hypertension in young adults shows long-term heart risks

Otherwise healthy young people with high systolic blood pressure over 140 are at greater risk for future artery stiffening linked to an increased risk of stroke as well as possible damage to the kidneys and brain, new research shows. » Read more Source: Medical Xpress

Experts urge use of evidence-based medicine to avoid overtreatment of type 2 diabetes

Research supports an evidence-based medicine (EBM) approach that embraces individualized care to prevent overtreatment, specifically for patients with type 2 diabetes. » Read more Source: Science Daily

Multiple oral direct-acting antiviral regimens effectively treat HCV

FDA-approved oral direct-acting agent therapy produced high rates of safety, tolerability and efficacy for treating hepatitis C virus infection, especially for patient populations considered difficult to cure, according to research published in Annals of Internal Medicine. » Read more Source: Healio

Despite decline in mumps encephalitis, all-cause encephalitis continues to rise

Although hospital admissions for encephalitis related to measles and mumps has decreased significantly in England, the incidence of all-cause childhood encephalitis is increasing, according to a recent study published in Lancet Infectious Diseases. » Read more Source: Healio

Type 1 diabetes associated with higher risk for ischemic, hemorrhagic stroke

Compared with the general population, patients with type 1 diabetes with or without maintaining target HbA1c levels were at increased risk for ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke, which intensified with worse glycemic control, according to research published in the Journal of Internal Medicine. » Read more Source: Healio

Virtual glucose management improves glycemic control in hospitalized patients

A virtual glucose management service reduced hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia among hospitalized patients, according to findings published in Annals of Internal Medicine. » Read more Source: Healio

Personalized therapy reduces cancer risk for diabetes patients

The links between Type 2 diabetes and cancer are complex: people suffering from diabetes mellitus essentially have a higher risk of developing cancer but, on top of that, some diabetes drugs are also suspected of increasing the risk in some cases. However, scientists have demonstrated that these risks can now be practically eliminated by using […]


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