Entry for July 28, 2008COPD - Making Patients Move Requires The Right Exercise Advice
Posted Jul 28 2008 12:08pm
Making Patients Move Requires The Right Exercise AdviceScienceDaily (July 27, 2008)���It is common knowledge that regular exercise supports physical and mental well-being. Despite this and recommendations from health care providers, the majority of patients with chronic illnesses remain inactive....researchers found that adults withchronic illness who received interventions focused on behavior-changing strategies significantly increased their physical activity levels��� ���Behavior interventions increased participants��� activity by an average of 48 minutes perweek, which is enough to provide them with health benefits,������People may feeloverwhelmed by the thought of exercise, or think they have to work out 60 minutes, five days a week,but doing just 12 minutes per day may get them started toward better health.���http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/07/080723134442.htm
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ScienceDaily (July 26, 2008)��� Adult stem cells originate in a different part of the brain than is commonly believed, and with proper stimulation they can produce new brain cells to replace those lost to disease or injury, a study by UC Irvine scientists has shown.http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/07/080724150437.htm