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The effects of Tai-Chi in conjunction with thera-band resistance exercise on functional fitness and muscle strength among community-based older people.

January 27, 2015

The effects of Tai-Chi in conjunction with thera-band resistance exercise on functional fitness and muscle strength among community-based older people. J Clin Nurs. 2015 Jan 26; Authors: Lin SF, Sung HC, Li TL, Hsieh TC, Lan HC, Perng SJ, Smith GD Abstract AIMS AND OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to investigate the effects […]

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The combined effects of tai chi, resistance training, and diet on physical function and body composition in obese older women.

January 25, 2015

The combined effects of tai chi, resistance training, and diet on physical function and body composition in obese older women. J Aging Res. 2014;2014:657851 Authors: Maris SA, Quintanilla D, Taetzsch A, Picard A, Letendre J, Mahler L, Lofgren I, Xu F, Delmonico MJ Abstract Obesity is a major health problem in the USA, especially in […]

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Single-Molecule Motions of MHC Class II Rely on Bound Peptides.

January 23, 2015

Related Articles Single-Molecule Motions of MHC Class II Rely on Bound Peptides. Biophys J. 2015 Jan 20;108(2):350-9 Authors: Kozono H, Matsushita Y, Ogawa N, Kozono Y, Miyabe T, Sekiguchi H, Ichiyanagi K, Okimoto N, Taiji M, Kanagawa O, Sasaki YC Abstract The major histocompatibility complex (MHC) class II protein can bind peptides of different lengths […]

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Effects of Baduanjin on mental health: A comprehensive review.

January 23, 2015

Related Articles Effects of Baduanjin on mental health: A comprehensive review. J Bodyw Mov Ther. 2015 Jan;19(1):138-149 Authors: Cheng FK Abstract Mental disorders affect not only individual well-being but also community health, which pushes mental care professionals to investigate various solutions to accommodate different needs. The exercise of Baduanjin, a form of Qigong, facilitates improvements […]

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Effects of tai chi ball on balance and physical function in older adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

January 20, 2015

Effects of tai chi ball on balance and physical function in older adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2015 Jan;63(1):176-7 Authors: Xiao CM, Zhuang YC PMID: 25597568 [PubMed – in process] Powered by WPeMatico

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Effects of therapeutic Tai Chi on balance, gait, and quality of life in chronic stroke patients.

January 17, 2015

Related Articles Effects of therapeutic Tai Chi on balance, gait, and quality of life in chronic stroke patients. Int J Rehabil Res. 2015 Jan 14; Authors: Kim H, Kim YL, Lee SM Abstract The aim of this study was to analyze the effects of therapeutic Tai Chi on balance, gait, and quality of life in […]

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FoxM1 overexpression promotes epithelial-mesenchymal transition and metastasis of hepatocellular carcinoma.

January 13, 2015

Related Articles FoxM1 overexpression promotes epithelial-mesenchymal transition and metastasis of hepatocellular carcinoma. World J Gastroenterol. 2015 Jan 7;21(1):196-213 Authors: Meng FD, Wei JC, Qu K, Wang ZX, Wu QF, Tai MH, Liu HC, Zhang RY, Liu C Abstract AIM: To investigate the expression of forkhead box protein M1 (FoxM1) in the process of epithelial mesenchymal […]

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Qigong for Hypertension: A Systematic Review.

January 9, 2015

Qigong for Hypertension: A Systematic Review. Medicine (Baltimore). 2015 Jan;94(1):e352 Authors: Xiong X, Wang P, Li X, Zhang Y Abstract The purpose of this review was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of qigong for hypertension.A systematic literature search was performed in 7 databases from their respective inceptions until April 2014, including the Cochrane Library, […]

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Optimal achieved blood pressure in acute intracerebral hemorrhage: INTERACT2.

January 2, 2015

Optimal achieved blood pressure in acute intracerebral hemorrhage: INTERACT2. Neurology. 2014 Dec 31; Authors: Arima H, Heeley E, Delcourt C, Hirakawa Y, Wang X, Woodward M, Robinson T, Stapf C, Parsons M, Lavados PM, Huang Y, Wang J, Chalmers J, Anderson CS, For the INTERACT2 Investigators, For the INTERACT2 Investigators Abstract OBJECTIVES: To investigate the […]

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Osteosarcopenic obesity and fall prevention strategies.

December 24, 2014

Osteosarcopenic obesity and fall prevention strategies. Maturitas. 2014 Nov 25; Authors: Hita-Contreras F, Martínez-Amat A, Cruz-Díaz D, Pérez-López FR Abstract Sarcopenia, obesity, and osteoporosis are three interrelated entities which may share common pathophysiological factors. In the last decades, overall survival has drastically increased. Postmenopausal women, due to their estrogen depletion, are at higher risk of […]

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A randomized controlled trial: Preoperative home-based combined Tai Chi and Strength Training (TCST) to improve balance and aerobic capacity in patients with total hip arthroplasty (THA).

December 24, 2014

A randomized controlled trial: Preoperative home-based combined Tai Chi and Strength Training (TCST) to improve balance and aerobic capacity in patients with total hip arthroplasty (THA). Arch Gerontol Geriatr. 2014 Dec 13; Authors: Zeng R, Lin J, Wu S, Chen L, Chen S, Gao H, Zheng Y, Ma H Abstract OBJECTIVES: To investigate the effect […]

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Effect of Tai Chi Chuan on balance in women with multiple sclerosis.

December 24, 2014

Effect of Tai Chi Chuan on balance in women with multiple sclerosis. Complement Ther Clin Pract. 2014 Nov 27; Authors: Azimzadeh E, Hosseini MA, Nourozi K, Davidson PM Abstract OBJECTIVE: To examine the effect of Tai Chi Chuan on balance in women with multiple sclerosis in Iran. DESIGN: 36 women with multiple sclerosis who were […]

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Long-term outcome of transanal irrigation for children with spina bifida.

December 24, 2014

Long-term outcome of transanal irrigation for children with spina bifida. Spinal Cord. 2014 Dec 23; Authors: Choi EK, Han SW, Shin SH, Ji Y, Chon JH, Im YJ Abstract Study design:Experimental, prospective study.Objectives:We evaluated the long-term clinical efficacy of transanal irrigation (TAI) and its effect on the quality of life of spina bifida children and […]

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Tai Chi improves balance and prevents falls in people with Parkinson's disease.

December 17, 2014

Tai Chi improves balance and prevents falls in people with Parkinson’s disease. J Physiother. 2014 Dec 8; Authors: Elkins M PMID: 25499650 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher] Powered by WPeMatico

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Commentary to: Tai Chi improves balance and prevents falls in people with Parkinson's disease.

December 17, 2014

Commentary to: Tai Chi improves balance and prevents falls in people with Parkinson’s disease. J Physiother. 2014 Dec 12; Authors: Scianni A PMID: 25511247 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher] Powered by WPeMatico

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