Study finds exercise may reduce depression in heart failure patients

Cardiovascular disease has emerged as the number one killer in both urban and rural areas of India. The Indian population is particularly susceptible to cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors; however, there are few large studies that have examined CVD risk factors in the Indian population. Depression is associated with an increased risk of adverse health outcomes and is prevalent in patients with cardiac disease, especially patients with heart failure.

Because there is increasing research to suggest that aerobic exercise can elevate mood in people with depression, a newly published study examined the effect of exercise in...

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