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Aerobic Exercise Can Combat Symptoms Of Schizophrenia

Aerobic Exercise Can Combat Symptoms Of Schizophrenia

Research shows that patients treated with aerobic exercise programs, such as treadmills and bicycles, along with medication, compared to those who only use the medication. Researcher Joseph Firth says that about 12 weeks of training is sufficient to significantly improve the brain function of these patients. It was also found that the groups that practiced the greatest amounts of exercise had the best results on cognitive functioning.

The areas improved by exercise were the ability to understand social situations, increase attention and memory, and increase the amount of information they can keep in mind at the same time. "Joseph concluded the research by commenting," These results present the first large-scale evidence supporting the use of physical exercise to treat neurocognitive deficits associated with schizophrenia. the early stages of the disease, the likelihood of long-term disability is reduced, and ease of recovery is complete and functional for patients. "


Breast cancer: who has can exercise?

Breast cancer: who has can exercise?

Contrary to what many may think, physical activity is recommended for patients on breast cancer treatment. In this sense we could list at least six situations: 1) After surgical treatment: patients may return to activity as soon as their oncologist / mastologist has released it. Usually begin with activities involving the lower limbs, such as walking and cycling, and as soon as the healing of the breast and armpit are adequate the patient will be released for activities with the upper limbs 2) During chemotherapy : At this stage the practice of exercise is well-life, and is related to greater physical and psychological well-being, minimizing the side effects of chemotherapy such as fatigue, nausea, vomiting and psychological disorders resulting from treatment.

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Vitamin E supplements may increase risk of prostate cancer

Vitamin E supplements may increase risk of prostate cancer

The study lasted for 10 years and was attended by 35,000 men 50 years of age or older. They were divided into three groups. The first one received daily doses of vitamin E. The second received supplementation of vitamin E and selenium, a mineral that is also considered an ally against tumors in the prostate.

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