Tagged: Patients

Acupuncture improves exercise tolerance in heart patients, German study finds 0

Acupuncture improves exercise tolerance in heart patients, German study finds

ScienceDaily (July 1, 2010) — Acupuncture can improve exercise tolerance in patients suffering from chronic heart failure, according to new research from Germany.The finding comes from a clinical pilot study by the team headed...

Exercise may keep cancer patients healthier during, after treatment 0

Exercise may keep cancer patients healthier during, after treatment

ScienceDaily (May 22, 2010) — Breast and prostate cancer patients who regularly exercise during and after cancer treatment report having a better quality of life and being less fatigued, according to researchers at Henry...

Green tea extract appears to keep cancer in check in majority of CLL patients 0

Green tea extract appears to keep cancer in check in majority of CLL patients

ScienceDaily (Aug. 16, 2010) — An extract of green tea appears to have clinical activity with low toxicity in chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) patients who used it in a phase II clinical trial, say...

New options for enteral nutrition in patients with severe acute pancreatitis 0

New options for enteral nutrition in patients with severe acute pancreatitis

ScienceDaily (Sep. 20, 2010) — Severe acute pancreatitis (SAP) requires an adequate nutritional support. Enteral nutrition (EN) should be preferred to total parenteral nutrition in patients with SAP, as it is associated with reduced...