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Adopting a Low Impact Aerobic Workout Can Help You Burn Fat Faster

The most effective way to lose weight fast and easy is with a dependable low impact fat burning workout. We're often told that strenuous aerobic exercise is the way to go for losing weight but quite often we are misled into believing that this is the only answer. If you are a novice, you might harm yourself if you get started with high impact high intensity aerobic activity. For that reason, it is better to start from the beginning at a moderate pace using low impact aerobic activity if you want to be able to get the most advantage from your fat burning routine. Walking for 20 minutes a day initially is a great way to build up your stamina if you have not been working out for very long.

St. Jude Medical Announces Sponsorship Of SCD-HeFT 10-Year Follow-Up Study

St. Jude Medical, Inc. (NYSE:STJ) announced it will sponsor the SCD-HeFT 10-Year Follow-up Study, along with the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) - part of the National Institutes of Health. The study will revisit 1, 855 patients who participated in the original SCD-HeFT (Sudden Cardiac Death in Heart Failure Trial) to determine long-term outcomes 10 years after their last recorded follow-up. The SCD-HeFT 10-Year Follow-up Study will be led by Dr. Gust H. Bardy at the Seattle Institute for Cardiac Research (SICR), who was also the principal investigator in the original SCD-HeFT. The original SCD-HeFT study proved the effectiveness of ICD therapy over placebo or amiodarone (a medication used to treat irregular heartbeats) for a specific population of patients, and was instrumental in changing the national reimbursement policy for ICD therapy.

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High Or Low Intensity Cardio in Order to Burn More Fat?

Well, I have to confess that the question and the dilemma that poses are a little tricky. There are still many ignorant people preaching the merits of the fat burning zone. Though, this is a myth that we have debunked in the most explicit way many times in the past. We had better forget low density exercise unless of course there are some corporal or other type limitations that demand for caution. Low density exercise is not a good investment for our limited time. It is like keeping our hard earned money under the mattress. Attention though! I we decide to buy shares we will be exposed to great risks! If we go for high density exercise we have to keep two important points in our minds: 1.

Crucial Differences Found Among Latino Populations Facing Heart Disease Risks; Not All Hispanics Are The Same

Latinos are not all the same when it comes to risk of heart disease, and a new study by a Columbia University researcher shows key differences among Hispanic populations that doctors should take into account in trying to stem the risk of cardiovascular disease in this large and growing subset of the U.S. population. Among the new findings published in the January 19, 2009 Journal of the American College of Cardiology are that Caribbean-origin Hispanics have greater prevalence of hypertension than Mexicans, whom among all the Hispanic subgroups tended to be more susceptible to diabetes, lead cardiologist/researcher Carlos Rodriguez, M.D., MPH, of Columbia University Medical Center and his colleagues have found.

Cardio Choices

It is important to determine the type of cardiovascular activity that is suited to your body and enjoyment or else you will never enjoy exercise. Most people have a love-hate relationship with cardiovascular training but everybody knows the benefits associated with cardiovascular exercise makes the sweating worthwhile. Cardiovascular exercise basically involves any activity that elevates the heart rate for extended periods of time. Cycling tones the lower body and improves fitness, but treadmills use upper and lower body muscles, improving both strength and endurance. Treadmills and ellipticals use arm muscles that elevates the heart rate even further, improves co-ordination and tones the entire body.

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NICE Publishes Draft Recommendations On The Management Of Chronic Heart Failure In Adults

NICE is in the process of updating its clinical guideline on the management of chronic heart failure in adults and has published its draft recommendations for public consultation.Since the original guideline was published in 2003, new high-quality evidence from randomised controlled trials in diagnosis, treatment and monitoring have been published. This partial update will ensure that the recommendations take into account the new evidence available. Heart failure is a complex clinical syndrome of symptoms and signs such as breathlessness, fatigue and fluid retention that suggest the efficiency of the heart is impaired. The most common cause of heart failure in the UK is coronary artery disease, with many patients having suffered a myocardial infarction (heart attack) in the past.

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