Items tagged as "physical activity"
American College of Cardiology Washington — March 29, 2014 — Patients who attended cardiac rehabilitation and used a smartphone-based app to record daily measurements such as weight and blood pressure had greater improvements in those cardiovascular risk factors; they also were less likely to be readmitted to the hospital within [...]Created by Traci Klein
THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Oral health: Brush up on dental care basics Your smile depends on simple dental care habits, such as brushing and flossing. But are you using the right techniques? Exercise: 7 benefits of regular physical activity Exercise can improve your mood, stamina and sex life. How many [...]Created by Dana Sparks
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Oct. 14, 2013 — Physical activity is associated with a reduced risk of esophageal cancer, according to a new study presented by Mayo Clinic researchers at the American College of Gastroenterology's Annual Scientific Meeting, Oct. 11–16, in San Diego. Esophageal cancer is the sixth most common cancer in men worldwide. Early detection [...]Created by Brian Kilen
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Nathan Lebrasseur touches on the importance of staying mentally and physically active, even in the hospital. To listen, click the link below. Physical Activity and RehabCreated by Admin
Exercise and physical activity can play a huge role in cancer care and recovery. But in this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Andrea Cheville tells us that not enough patients are getting the right information. To listen, click the link below. Cancer and ExerciseCreated by Admin
What if lack of exercise was treated as a medical condition? With a sedentary lifestyle a common cause of obesity, and excessive body weight and fat considered catalysts for diabetes, high blood pressure, and joint damage, Mayo Clinic physiologist Michael Joyner, M.D., argues that it should be. Dr. Joyner says, “I would [...]Created by Dana Sparks