Health conditions & diseases

A health prevention program for young couples

A clinical trial is testing the effectiveness and usefulness of a preventive health action centred on physical activity and dietetics among people who have been living as a couple for less than two years. An Australian randomized controlled trial by…

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Electronic home monitoring to prevent depression and anxiety

One study does not demonstrate the efficacy or cost/effectiveness of an electronic monitoring system in the prevention of depression and anxiety among seniors living in specialized residences. A randomized controlled trial by Bosmans and colleagues published in the International Journal…

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Aging well means taking care of both the body and the mind.

A World Health Organization (WHO) report published in 2002 entitled “Active Ageing: a Policy Framework” summarizes the individual and collective measures to be implemented to facilitate healthy ageing or “active ageing” according to the WHO. These measures encourage the strengthening…

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The majority of chronic diseases are preventable

The WHO recommends that we change our view of chronic disease and act accordingly. This is becoming urgent! A World Health Organization (WHO) report published in 2006 warns of silent epidemics that will affect all countries, chronic diseases. These diseases…

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