Monthly Archives: November 2009

Chronic Pain Linked To Risk Of Fall In Elderly

November 25, 2009
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Following on from previous articles where we looked at ability to perform normal everyday functions as being an important predictor of having a fall for older people, new research has shown the amount of pain someone is in will also be a key predictor. Which makes sense when you think about it – if you’re…

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High Salt Intake = Increased Risk of Stroke/CardioVascular Disease

November 25, 2009
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you eat. The study is published online November 25, 2009 in the British Medical Journal.A High Salt Intake Associated With An Increased Risk of Stroke and Cardiovascular Disease We already knew that too much salt increases your Blood Pressure, and now a review of the best quality studies conducted in the last 40 years (including a total…

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Tai Chi good for Knee Arthritis

November 11, 2009
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Clearly this article was written by a guy – you can feel the lack of commitment straight away in the title – “Tai Chi may help reduce knee pain”. As we will see, the benefits are clear cut. The reason I’m posting this article is because it combines information from a few other posts, and I…

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