Climbing Health News

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4/28/2017
Taking the Stairs a Better Pick-Me-Up Than Coffee

A 10-minute climb can increase fitness and motivation, researcher says

2/15/2017
Student-Athletes Don't Have to Be Hit By Injuries

Equipment safety, emergency training and time for recovery are key to avoiding trouble, experts say

8/27/2014
Everest Study Finds High Altitude Affects Blood Pressure

Researchers also report blood-pressure drug works well at sea level but not at great heights

4/14/2014
Clues to Type 2 Diabetes Discovered on Mount Everest

Study found low oxygen levels in healthy people at high altitudes led to increase in signs of insulin resistance

3/31/2014
Stronger Muscles May Mean Better Health for Kids

Study of 6th-graders links greater strength to lower risk for heart disease

11/29/2012
Climbers With Altitude Sickness Show Signs of Brain Bleeds Years Later

Mountaineers who've had the illness should gradually prepare for rising elevations, researchers say

7/27/2012
Could Gene Doping Be Part of Future Olympics?

Technology reaching the point where some might try to enhance their performance genetically, experts say

1/4/2012
'Safety-First' Playgrounds Linked to Bored, Inactive Kids: Study

Review of daycares suggests many preschoolers play less now, but safety experts support newer equipment

5/9/2011
Even a Little Exercise May Protect Against Colon Polyps

Study found just one hour a week made a difference in risk

6/4/2010
Move Childhood Back Outdoors This Summer

Parents can boost their kids' health, social skills in the process, experts say

10/28/2009
Even Light Smoking Affects Young Adults' Arteries

Damage makes it harder to run and climb steps, researcher says

8/2/2009
Rock-Climbing Injury Rate Soaring

First national study finds large jump in ER treatments since 1990

1/7/2009
Study of Everest Climbers Questions Oxygen Use

Whether low levels would work for ER patients with hypoxia remains unclear

2/9/2008
Americans Abandoning National Parks

Researchers find 25% decrease in usage of parks and forests, point to sedentary society

9/9/2007
International Database Seeks to Boost Treatment of Altitude Sickness

Fluid buildup in lungs can be deadly for skiers, mountain climbers, regardless of fitness

10/4/2003
Asthma and High Altitudes

The two can co-exist, experts say