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Can physical exercise improve the quality of life of patients with prostate cancer?

Can physical exercise improve the quality of life of patients with prostate cancer?

Posted by on Apr 30, 2021 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of physical exercise in patients with prostate cancer. The study concluded that physical exercise is associated with reduction of tiredness, and improving functional capacity and quality of life in these patients. Some background Prostate cancer (PCa) is the second most common form of...

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Does cholesterol levels influence IVF outcomes?

Does cholesterol levels influence IVF outcomes?

Posted by on Apr 30, 2021 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at cholesterol and other lipid (fats) levels in the blood in women undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF). It found that women with more heart-healthy lipid levels had better IVF outcomes. Some background Lipid levels are an important measure of health. While a lipid can be any oily or waxy substance in the body,...

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Can diet and exercise improve sperm quality in men living in a polluted area?

Can diet and exercise improve sperm quality in men living in a polluted area?

Posted by on Apr 4, 2021 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at how a diet change and exercise program impacted the fertility of men living in polluted areas. It found that a healthy diet and exercise improved sperm quality in these men. Some background Fertility is an indicator of overall health. A healthful diet and regular physical exercise can support both fertility and...

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Can diet reduce the risk of a second stroke?

Can diet reduce the risk of a second stroke?

Posted by on Apr 4, 2021 in Stroke | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the effect of different diets on the risk of a second stroke in patients who had already suffered one stroke. It found that the Mediterranean diet (MD), reduction of salt intake, and folic acid supplements may reduce the risk of a second stroke. Some background Diet is an important factor in the development of...

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Does smoking impact seropositivity levels in patients with rheumatoid arthritis?

Does smoking impact seropositivity levels in patients with rheumatoid arthritis?

Posted by on Apr 4, 2021 in Rheumatoid Arthritis | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study assessed the link between smoking and seropositivity levels of specific autoantibodies in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The authors concluded that patients with RA who were current smokers had significantly higher seropositivity levels than those that never smoked. Some background Smoking is an environmental risk...

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A reduction in salt intake improves the symptoms of overactive bladder

A reduction in salt intake improves the symptoms of overactive bladder

Posted by on Mar 28, 2021 in Overactive bladder | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effects of salt intake reduction on overactive bladder (OAB) symptoms. Researchers suggested that the reduction in salt intake improved OAB symptoms. Some background OAB consists of urinary urgency with or without urge incontinence (leakage of urine). It is present in 16 to 19% of patients with urinary...

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Can a healthy diet improve quality of life of women with breast cancer undergoing chemotherapy?

Can a healthy diet improve quality of life of women with breast cancer undergoing chemotherapy?

Posted by on Feb 28, 2021 in Breast cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined whether a healthy diet can improve the quality of life of women with breast cancer undergoing chemotherapy. The authors found that women who followed healthy dietary advice had an improvement in the quality of their life during chemotherapy, reducing nausea, vomiting, and increasing appetite.  Some background...

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