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2014-05-29 23:07:06

Mobile health platform helps enable more efficient and effective delivery of life-saving cardiac rehab programs. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Wellframe, a Boston-based company that combines mobile devices and artificial intelligence to amplify caring relationships by engaging patients in personalized care plans, today announced the results of a clinical pilot, which was recently conducted among patients enrolled in cardiac rehab at South Shore Hospital with principal investigator from...

2014-05-22 11:38:36

American Heart Association Study Highlights: -A home-based exercise program helped people with clogged leg arteries walk farther and faster. -Supervised exercise for PAD (peripheral artery disease) is not usually covered by insurance and is inaccessible for many people with this painful condition. -Physicians should recommend walking even if their patients don’t have access to a supervised exercise program. A home-based exercise program helped people with clogged leg arteries...

2014-02-03 08:26:41

A new Foundation survey shows that although some survivors are making healthy changes, many need more support to face the challenge of recovery so they can thrive to the fullest OTTAWA, Feb. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - According to the new Heart and Stroke Foundation 2014 Report on the Health of Canadians, there are more Canadians surviving a heart attack or stroke than ever before. But, the Report also showed that a major scare, like a heart attack or stroke, doesn't always lead to survivors...

2014-01-06 12:24:28

MUMBAI, India, January 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The New Year brings positivity, hope and cheer into our lives. It comes with the promise of good times ahead and gives a new start to life. It already has, to the 100 heart patients who have recovered marvellously post their surgery at the Asian Heart Institute (http://www.asianheartinstitute.org). A 100 member strong "Cardiac Patient turned Marathon Runner" contingent will be running the Standard Chartered Marathon on 19th...

2013-12-05 23:49:10

Cardiac patients benefit from home-based high intensity training Rapid rehabilitation is a must after a heart attack or other cardiovascular event. Different forms of exercise as a part of rehabilitation have been examined by researchers, including high-intensity interval training (85-95 % of maximum heart rate), which has proved to be both a good and efficient form of rehabilitation. However, most of the studies that document these findings have been conducted in exercise laboratories,...

2013-10-29 11:58:34

Statement Highlights: -Healthcare providers should personalize preventive care for cardiovascular disease patients age 75 and older. -Benefits of preventive strategies must be balanced with the risks and tradeoffs of various interventions for older patients. -Patients should be involved in the decision-making process. Strategies to prevent heart attack, stroke and other major cardiac events should be individualized for older adults who should play a role in choosing their therapies,...

2013-10-17 16:55:27

Life-saving programs significantly reduce hospital readmissions and deaths -- and more than pay for themselves You know the saying: an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. When it comes to cardiac rehabilitation, a study presented today at the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress has the numbers to prove it. "We found that cardiac rehabilitation programs have a financial 'return on investment' of about seven per cent," says author Dr. Dennis Humen, a professor of medicine at...

2013-09-20 11:21:15

When it comes to sticking to an exercise plan, we’re all looking for solutions to ensure that new healthy habits transform into long-term lifestyle changes. PhD candidate Marc Mitchell has published findings in the September online issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine suggesting that receiving coupons and vouchers for as little as five dollars can help people stick to new fitness regimes. Under the guidance of Professors Jack Goodman and Guy Faulkner, Mitchell has...

2013-07-22 23:00:09

For men with heart disease, steps that prevent heart attacks include taking needed medications, staying physically active, adopting a healthy diet, engaging in a cardiac rehabilitation program, getting a flu shot, drinking alcohol in moderation, and maintaining a healthy weight. Boston MA (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Sometimes there seems to be no end to the media's advice for men about heart health. The ever-expanding menu of foods that are good for the heart and bad for it, the must-do...


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