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Clinicians need to do more to help people with type 2 diabetes stick to exercise regimes that can help them control blood glucose and improve heart health, according to a group of European experts.
This second article in a six-part series on the effects of bedrest explains how prolonged bedrest negatively affects the respiratory and haematological systems and mental health
Exercise may be as effective as prescribed drugs to lower high blood pressure, according to UK researchers.
Not every hospitalised patient wants to get dressed every day, which does not necessarily mean they are deconditioned and languishing in bed, says Liz Lees-Deutsch
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’Many people are affected by cancer and it should be considered an informative read for patients who have experienced a cancer diagnosis.’
Exercise relieves symptoms of major mental health conditions, and subsequently should be used as a pillar of treatment, according to the European Psychiatric Association.
Home video-game exercises can reduce chronic lower back pain in older people by a level comparable to benefits gained under programmes supervised by a physiotherapist, a study has found.
Just 12 weeks of aerobic and strength-based exercise reduces symptoms and levels of fatigue in patients with chronic kidney disease, according to findings from a UK study.
A study of 1.2 million people has suggested that people who exercise regularly have, on average, 1.5 fewer days of poor mental health a month that those who do not exercise.
A healthy diet combined with staying active can reduce cognitive decline, according to researchers from Sweden and China.