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Cardiology Management

Who Has Higher Risk of CVD Incidence and Mortality?

2021 30 Mar

Cardiovascular disease continues to be a leading cause of death worldwide. There are several contributing factors to the development of cardiovascular disease. However, a poor diet is one of the most highlighted and most discussed factors. Poor diet is a modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Nearly 10 million deaths from cardiovascular... Read more

Executive Health Management

Monitor Me! Infographic

2019 26 Aug

An overview of mHealth and its application and implementation in healthcare. Read more

Cardiology Management

Cardiac Rehab Programmes: Women-only or Mixed-sex?

2016 08 Feb

Despite the fact that cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death for women globally and women who have an acute coronary heart event are more likely to die or to suffer complications during the initial recovery period, they are still less likely to make use of cardiac rehabilitation programs.  Investigators show that women who participate... Read more

Cardiology Management

Benefit of Exercise, Diet in Patients with Heart Failure

2016 08 Jan

According to a study published in JAMA , calorie restriction or aerobic exercise can improve the ability of obese older patients with a common type of heart failure to exercise without experiencing any shortness of breath. However, neither intervention had any significant effect on their quality of life.  Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction... Read more

Executive Health Management

Patient Safety: Reducing Dietary Errors

2015 05 Jul

Dietary errors occurred in 285 events reported to the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority between January 2009 and June 2014, with eight events causing serious harm to patients. The findings highlight the importance of having dietary standards to ensure that meals served in the hospital meet the needs of patients. Meals delivered to patients who... Read more

Executive Health Management

Major Research Project to Tackle Childhood Obesity Crisis

2013 12 Dec

A significant study will have scientists investigate the genetic, dietary and social factors impacting child obesity. With childhood obesity having more than doubled in the past three decades, an extensive and long-term research project has been launched in order to identify the reason for this major increase.  Aiming to to... Read more