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BBC on Tai Chi as Heart Rehab.

BBC News - Saturday, 9 October, 2004, 23:22 GMT 00:22
Tai Chi 'can treat heart failure !

A US study of 30 patients found regular classes gave patients better movement and reduced BNP levels, a measure of heart failure.

A number of the patients attended twice weekly classes for 12 months while a second group had standard treatment.

The British Heart Foundation said the study was "excellent news" and Tai Chi could be adopted into treatment programmes in the UK in the future.

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