Although the benefits of exercise on the health of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), also known as emphysema, have been widely reported, the effect of Tai Chi prior to this study had not been thoroughly evaluated in patients with COPD. Forty patients with COPD were randomized into either a control group or Tai Chi intervention group.
A new study determines high dose supplements of vitamin D may increase the exercise capacity and strength of respiratory muscles in people with emphysema, also known as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a new study indicates.
An observational study funded by the National Institute of Aging and the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) found a large percentage of nursing home residents have
A study, composed of over 100,000 participants, including 71,354 women enrolled in the Nurses’ Health study and 40,215 men enrolled in the Health Professionals Follow-Up