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Effect of qigong training on fatigue in haemodialysis patients: A non-randomized controlled trial.

April 16, 2014

Effect of qigong training on fatigue in haemodialysis patients: A non-randomized controlled trial. Complement Ther Med. 2014 Apr;22(2):244-50 Authors: Wu CY, Han HM, Huang MC, Chen YM, Yu WP, Weng LC Abstract BACKGROUND: Fatigue is a debilitating symptom in haemodialysis patients. Qigong presents a potentially safe modality of treatment for chronic fatigue patients but has […]

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Primary prevention for risk factors of ischemic stroke with Baduanjin exercise intervention in the community elder population: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.

April 12, 2014

Related Articles Primary prevention for risk factors of ischemic stroke with Baduanjin exercise intervention in the community elder population: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2014 Apr 9;15(1):113 Authors: Zheng G, Chen B, Fang Q, Yi H, Lin Q, Chen L, Tao J, Li J, Zheng X, Li M, Lan X Abstract BACKGROUND: […]

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Tai chi for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease.

April 12, 2014

Related Articles Tai chi for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2014 Apr 9;4:CD010366 Authors: Hartley L, Flowers N, Lee MS, Ernst E, Rees K Abstract BACKGROUND: Stress and a sedentary lifestyle are major determinants of cardiovascular disease (CVD). As tai chi involves exercise and can help in stress reduction, it may […]

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Tai chi as a potentially effective treatment for neck pain.

April 2, 2014

Tai chi as a potentially effective treatment for neck pain. J Formos Med Assoc. 2014 Apr;113(4):199-200 Authors: Zhang F PMID: 24685297 [PubMed - in process] Powered by WPeMatico

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Methylmercury exposure and neurological outcomes in Taiji residents accustomed to consuming whale meat.

April 2, 2014

Methylmercury exposure and neurological outcomes in Taiji residents accustomed to consuming whale meat. Environ Int. 2014 Mar 28;68C:25-32 Authors: Nakamura M, Hachiya N, Murata KY, Nakanishi I, Kondo T, Yasutake A, Miyamoto KI, Ser PH, Omi S, Furusawa H, Watanabe C, Usuki F, Sakamoto M Abstract Methylmercury (MeHg) is a major environmental neurotoxicant that causes […]

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Effect of Tai Chi exercise on the physical and mental health of the elder patients suffered from anxiety disorder.

March 29, 2014

Related Articles Effect of Tai Chi exercise on the physical and mental health of the elder patients suffered from anxiety disorder. Int J Physiol Pathophysiol Pharmacol. 2014;6(1):55-60 Authors: Song QH, Shen GQ, Xu RM, Zhang QH, Ma M, Guo YH, Zhao XP, Han YB Abstract OBJECTIVE: Observe the effect of Tai Chi exercise on the […]

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Intracellular Drug Delivery: Smart Nanovehicles Based on pH-Triggered Disassembly of Supramolecular Peptide-Amphiphiles for Efficient Intracellular Drug Delivery (Small 6/2014).

March 26, 2014

Related Articles Intracellular Drug Delivery: Smart Nanovehicles Based on pH-Triggered Disassembly of Supramolecular Peptide-Amphiphiles for Efficient Intracellular Drug Delivery (Small 6/2014). Small. 2014 Mar;10(6):1030 Authors: Xu X, Li Y, Li H, Liu R, Sheng M, He B, Gu Z Abstract A supramolecular peptide-amphiphile system (SPAS) based on peptide dendrimers and linear peptides is reported on […]

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Multimodal intervention in older adults improves resting-state functional connectivity between the medial prefrontal cortex and medial temporal lobe.

March 23, 2014

Related Articles Multimodal intervention in older adults improves resting-state functional connectivity between the medial prefrontal cortex and medial temporal lobe. Front Aging Neurosci. 2014;6:39 Authors: Li R, Zhu X, Yin S, Niu Y, Zheng Z, Huang X, Wang B, Li J Abstract The prefrontal cortex and medial temporal lobe are particularly vulnerable to the effects […]

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The perspectives of older women with chronic neck pain on perceived effects of qigong and exercise therapy on aging: a qualitative interview study.

March 17, 2014

Related Articles The perspectives of older women with chronic neck pain on perceived effects of qigong and exercise therapy on aging: a qualitative interview study. Clin Interv Aging. 2014;9:403-10 Authors: Holmberg C, Rappenecker J, Karner JJ, Witt CM Abstract Chronic pain is prevalent in elderly populations. The goals of this study were 1) to understand […]

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Tai Chi Qigong and COPD, Flaxseeds and Post-Menopausal Symptoms, Aromatherapy and Post-Operative Nausea, Acupuncture and Ankle Sprains, Zinc, and The Common Cold.

March 14, 2014

Related Articles Tai Chi Qigong and COPD, Flaxseeds and Post-Menopausal Symptoms, Aromatherapy and Post-Operative Nausea, Acupuncture and Ankle Sprains, Zinc, and The Common Cold. Explore (NY). 2014 Mar-Apr;10(2):132-5 Authors: Withy K, Glickman-Simon R PMID: 24607082 [PubMed - in process] Powered by WPeMatico

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Perceived Benefits of Group Exercise Among Individuals With Peripheral Neuropathy.

March 14, 2014

Perceived Benefits of Group Exercise Among Individuals With Peripheral Neuropathy. West J Nurs Res. 2014 Mar 12; Authors: Powell-Cope G, Quigley PA, Besterman-Dahan K, Lind JD Abstract Exercise and training programs improve strength, functional balance, and prevent falls in a variety of populations. This article presents the qualitative findings related to the perceived benefits of […]

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A Harsh Environment-Oriented Wireless Passive Temperature Sensor Realized by LTCC Technology.

March 9, 2014

Related Articles A Harsh Environment-Oriented Wireless Passive Temperature Sensor Realized by LTCC Technology. Sensors (Basel). 2014;14(3):4154-66 Authors: Tan Q, Luo T, Xiong J, Kang H, Ji X, Zhang Y, Yang M, Wang X, Xue C, Liu J, Zhang W Abstract To meet measurement needs in harsh environments, such as high temperature and rotating applications, a […]

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Effects of circuit exercise and Tai Chi on body composition in middle-aged and older women.

March 9, 2014

Related Articles Effects of circuit exercise and Tai Chi on body composition in middle-aged and older women. Geriatr Gerontol Int. 2014 Mar 5; Authors: Hsu WH, Hsu RW, Lin ZR, Fan CH Abstract AIM: To investigate the impact of circuit exercise and Tai Chi exercise on body composition in middle-aged and older women. METHODS: The […]

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Effect of a kinect-based exercise game on improving executive cognitive performance in community-dwelling elderly: case control study.

February 26, 2014

Effect of a kinect-based exercise game on improving executive cognitive performance in community-dwelling elderly: case control study. J Med Internet Res. 2014;16(2):e61 Authors: Kayama H, Okamoto K, Nishiguchi S, Yamada M, Kuroda T, Aoyama T Abstract BACKGROUND: Decrease of dual-task (DT) ability is known to be one of the risk factors for falls. We developed […]

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Health benefits of qigong or tai chi for cancer patients: a systematic review and meta-analyses.

February 25, 2014

Health benefits of qigong or tai chi for cancer patients: a systematic review and meta-analyses. Complement Ther Med. 2014 Feb;22(1):173-186 Authors: Zeng Y, Luo T, Xie H, Huang M, Cheng AS Abstract BACKGROUND: Cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide. Mind-body interventions are widely used by cancer patients to reduce symptoms and cope better […]

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