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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 in... 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 were... 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 determine possible... Read more

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