Brasilia [Brazil], August 25 (ANI): Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) can increase the benefits of aerobic exercise and improve the gait of patients with Parkinson's disease immediately after a session. Step time variability decreases, reaction time shortens, and executive control of gait is enhanced.
Washington [US], August 25 (ANI): Older adults on a walk or hike, or just going about their daily routines, seem to experience greater fatigue than their younger counterparts. Such fatigue may ultimately affect their ability to participate in activities that are meaningful to them and help keep them healthy.
Washington [US], August 24 (ANI): Drinking alcohol during adolescence to young adulthood is associated with accelerated arterial stiffening, a precursor to cardiovascular disease, according to a new study by the European Society of Cardiology.
Washington [US], August 24 (ANI): A preclinical study led by researchers at the University of South Florida (USF Health) has analyzed the interactions of the lipid mediator sphingosine-1-phosphate (S1P) in the spleen and heart during the transition from acute to chronic heart failure.
Washington [US], August 24 (ANI): A six-month exercise programme helps maintain normal heart rhythm and reduces the severity of symptoms in patients with atrial fibrillation, according to new research led by the European Society of Cardiology.
Washington [US], August 23 (ANI): A new study has shown that flavonoid-rich foods appear to have a positive effect on blood pressure levels, an association that is partially explained by characteristics of the gut microbiome.
Washington [US], August 23 (ANI): A stress signal received by the heart from fat could help protect against cardiac damage induced by obesity, a new study led by the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center researchers suggests.
Washington [US], August 23 (ANI): Bacteria known as group B Streptococcus (GBS) are a common cause of blood infections, meningitis, and stillbirth in newborns. Although GBS infections can often be treated or prevented with antibiotics, the bacteria are becoming increasingly resistant.
Washington [US], August 22 (ANI): Being overweight causes depression and lowers wellbeing, a largescale new study has proved. It further indicated that both social and physical factors might play a role in the effect.
Washington [US], August 22 (ANI): A new study has suggested several simple, practical steps that families can take -- including reducing passive screen time and news consumption, having a structured daily schedule and getting enough sleep -- that can promote resilience against mental health problems in youth during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Washington [US], August 22 (ANI): A recent clinic study led by an international team of researchers has found that older patients with chronic conditions benefit from reading medical appointment notes.
Washington [US], August 22 (ANI): A recent study helped to better understand why regular exercise is beneficial in Alzheimer's disease. The study may provide new insight for disease prevention or effective treatment approaches.
Sydney [Australia], August 22 (ANI): A new study led by UNSW Medicine and Health researchers has revealed isometric resistance training (IRT) as an emerging mode of exercise demonstrating effectiveness in reducing office blood pressure.
Washington [US], August 21 (ANI): Decades of dieting research have recently been re-evaluated during a study to redefine the way researchers and the public define and understand the culture of weight loss and dieting.
Washington [US], August 21 (ANI): Just a few weeks of meditation can improve human brain functioning, according to a recent study led by scientists at Binghamton University and the State University of New York.
Washington [US], August 21 (ANI): The virus that causes COVID-19 today is not the same as the one that made people fall sick way back in December 2019. Many of the variants circulating now are partially resistant to some of the antibody-based therapeutics that were developed based on the original virus. As the pandemic continues, more variants inevitably will arise, and the problem of resistance will only grow.
Washington [US], August 21 (ANI): Cardiovascular genetic testing in children presents unique challenges, requiring pre-and post-test counselling with an individualized approach for families, ideally with the involvement of a specialized interdisciplinary team, according to a new study by the American Heart Association researchers.