News tagged with cardiac rehabilitation

Exercise trumps creatine in cardiac rehab

Athletes have been enjoying the benefits of creatine supplements to gain stronger muscles since the 1990s, and the supplement has also proven beneficial among other groups. Could it help cardiac patients regain strength to ...

Jun 23, 2010
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Researchers study potential rehab following 'mini stroke'

Transient Ischemic Attacks (TIA) are often called "mini strokes" for good reasons -- the short-term symptoms can mimic a stroke and up to 10 percent of first-time sufferers often experience full-blown strokes within as little ...

Feb 24, 2010
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Home is best for cardiac rehabilitation

Researchers from the NHS in Cornwall, the Peninsula Medical School, the Agency for Health Technology Assessment in Warsaw and the University of Birmingham have analysed 12 studies relating to cardiac rehabilitation and found ...

Jan 20, 2010
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Walking often and far reduces risks in heart patients

An exercise program that burns a lot of calories reduced cardiac risk factors better than standard cardiac rehabilitation in overweight coronary patients, researchers report in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart As ...

May 11, 2009
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