Cardiac patients underserved globally due to lack of rehab programs, says researcher

Rehabilitation programs must become an integral part of cardiac care to significantly reduce the burden of living with heart disease, one of the most common chronic diseases and causes of death globally, according to York University Professor Sherry Grace. “Cardiac rehabilitation is a cost-effective program offering heart patients exercise, education and risk reduction,” says Grace, […]

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Obesity drug failing patients due to lack of education about side-effects

A new study, published today in the Journal of Health Psychology, found that patients who gained weight 18 months after taking Orlistat attributed their weight-loss failure either to the side effects which have prevented them from sticking to the medication or felt that the medication simply had not worked. The team from the University of […]

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