A new Cochrane review has found that any type of structured exercise can improve movement-related symptoms and quality of life in people with Parkinson’s Disease. The review analyzed 156 randomized controlled trials with a total of 7,939 participants from around the world, making it the largest and most comprehensive systematic review to study the effects of physical exercise in people with Parkinson’s Disease.
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Sleep and Stroke: A Complex Relationship with Significant Implications for Public Health
The relationship between stroke and sleep, including both quantity and quality, is complex. Previous research has indicated that both sleep deprivation and sleeping for more than 9 hours a day can increase the risk of stroke, and experiencing a stroke can also cause changes in sleeping patterns.
5 Daily Habits for a Happier and Healthier Life
What is the key to happiness? Is it having a loyal pet, a fulfilling career, a strong marriage, or something else entirely? Happiness can mean different things to different people. However, research has shown that maintaining a positive attitude can potentially add years to your life by decreasing the risk of cardiovascular disease and death from all causes.
Short Sleep Linked to Increased Risk of Peripheral Artery Disease: Study Findings and Recommendations
A recent study published in the European Heart Journal Open suggests that there is a correlation between shorter sleep duration and an increased risk for peripheral artery disease (PAD). The study, led by Shuai Yuan, Ph.D., from the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, examined the associations of sleep duration and daytime napping with PAD risk in a cohort of 53,416 Swedish adults.