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Does marine omega-3 supplementation decrease the risk of cardiovascular disease?

Posted by on Oct 20, 2019 in Stroke | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated whether marine omega-3 supplementation is associated with a reduction in the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Researchers suggested that omega-3 is associated with a risk reduction of CVD. Some background CVD is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the US. It refers to conditions that involve...

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Does marine omega-3 supplementation decrease the risk of cardiovascular disease?

Posted by on Oct 20, 2019 in Coronary artery disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated whether marine omega-3 supplementation is associated with a reduction in the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Researchers suggested that omega-3 is associated with a risk reduction of CVD. Some background CVD is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the US. It refers to conditions that involve...

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Regular physical activity is associated with improved outcomes for advanced colorectal cancer

Posted by on Oct 20, 2019 in Colorectal cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness of physical activity (PA) on the outcomes of patients with advanced colorectal cancer. Researchers suggested that regular PA is associated with better outcomes for these patients. Some background Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer worldwide. A significant number of patients...

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Does water-based exercise improve the quality of life and functioning of stroke survivors?

Posted by on Oct 13, 2019 in Stroke | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effects of water-based exercise (WBE) in the treatment of stroke survivors. Researchers suggested that WBE significantly improves the treatment and the quality of life of these patients. Some background A stroke happens when the blood flow to the brain is cut off. These cells stop receiving oxygen and begin to...

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Home-based aerobic exercise improves off-times symptoms in patients with Parkinson’s disease

Posted by on Oct 13, 2019 in Parkinson's Disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness of home-based aerobic exercise (HBAE) to treat Parkinson's disease (PD) symptoms. Researchers suggested that HBAE improves wearing-off symptoms.  Some background Parkinson's disease (PD) affects brain cells. The abilities controlled by these cells are lost causing symptoms such as...

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Can a three-meal diet improve glucose control better than a six-meal diet for patients with T2D?

Posted by on Oct 13, 2019 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated whether 3 meals a day improved blood glucose control and weight loss compared to 6 meals a day for patients with Type 2 diabetes (T2D). This study found that fewer meals a day improved blood glucose control and weight loss and reduced hunger and cravings. Some background Controlling blood sugar levels is a...

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Can a low-carbohydrate high-protein diet improve symptoms of diabetes in patients with Type 2 diabetes?

Posted by on Sep 22, 2019 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared two different diets to determine which improved symptoms of diabetes and overall health in patients with Type 2 diabetes (T2D). The authors concluded that the LCHP diet was better at reducing blood sugar levels, insulin levels, cholesterol, and fat levels compared to the CD diet. Some background One of the...

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Can olive oil help lower the risk of Type 2 diabetes in patients with prediabetes?

Posted by on Sep 20, 2019 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated whether olive oil enriched with oleanolic acid (OA) could help prevent Type 2 diabetes (T2D) in patients with prediabetes. The authors concluded that OA-enriched oil helped lower the risk of developing T2D in these patients. Some background The development of diabetes often comes after what is called...

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Can a high dairy diet help manage hypertension?

Posted by on Aug 31, 2019 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if dairy intake has an effect on blood pressure (BP) management.  They found that a high dairy diet (HDD) led to reduced BP.  Some background Hypertension or high blood pressure (BP) is a common condition. There are multiple ways to manage BP. Medication can be used to reduce BP. Lifestyle changes are...

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