Misc. Fitness Health News

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4/11/2011
Having Kids Might Make Young Women Heavier, Less Fit

Study found they consumed more calories, exercised less

3/22/2011
Study: Infrequent Sex Can Raise Risk of Heart Attack, Death

Danger greatest shortly after physical activity, but absolute risk small, research finds

3/21/2011
Women Should See Ob-Gyn Annually, Experts Say

Obstetrician/gynecologist group urges women to follow its updated recommendations

2/18/2011
Study Says 2 Therapies Help Fight Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Cognitive behavior counseling and exercise program enhanced standard treatment, according to British researchers

2/15/2011
Pedal Your Way to Better Health, at Work

Study tests portable device that desk-bound workers could use

2/12/2011
Get Into Shape Before Spring Activities, Doctor Advises

A checkup, improved strength, flexibility can help prevent injuries when starting a new sport

1/3/2011
Healthy Habits in Youth Tied to Better Adult Cholesterol Levels

Poor lifestyle factors such as gaining body fat, smoking linked to high-risk levels, study finds

11/5/2010
To Best Fight Cancer, New Guidelines Urge Exercise

Advice represents a sea change in treatment, from 'take it easy' to 'get moving'

11/2/2010
Exercise May Help Beat the Common Cold

Each bout of aerobic actvity revs up the immune system, study authors suggest

9/28/2010
Adding Recess to the Workday Gains Backers

Programs to get adults up and moving may have business as well as personal rewards

9/18/2010
Most Americans Don't Get Daily Exercise

Only 5% reported vigorous physical activity within preceding 24-hour period, researchers found

9/8/2010
Working Overtime Adds to Heart Risk for Out-of-Shape Men

But being physically fit seems to protect those who work longer hours, researchers say

7/27/2010
To Help Keep Weight Off, Turn to the Web

Well-designed Internet sites boost odds that pounds won't return, study finds

6/25/2010
Your Intellect Might Be Reflected in Your Body Symmetry

People with equal measurements on right, left sides tend to be smarter, analysis suggests

6/10/2010
Exercise Helps Reduce Falls in Young and Old

Two hours of aerobic activity a week lowers the risk, researchers found

5/26/2010
Osteoarthritis Claims Growing Number of Younger Victims

Intensive sports and exercise at young age may be the cause, experts say

5/25/2010
Washington, D.C., Tops List of Healthiest U.S. Cities

Residents walk more, eat better, have more access to parks than other urbanites

4/5/2010
Exercise Helps Teens Overcome 'Obesity Gene'

DNA does not make overweight inevitable, new study shows

4/1/2010
Turning Your Workday Into Weight Loss

'Healthy office' can help employees shed pounds, boost productivity, experts say

3/3/2010
Fitness May Boost Kids' Grades

Study finds link between physical health and academic test scores

2/24/2010
Fitness Boosts Brain Power in Multiple Sclerosis Patients

MRI scans show less structural damage in those who exercise

2/21/2010
Realistic Physical Goals Can Make You a Winner

Activity plan based on enjoyment and fitness level works best, expert says

2/19/2010
Teens Might Exercise More If They Think It's Fun

Promoting joy of physical activity beats teaching health benefits, study finds

2/13/2010
Train Like an Olympian: Here's How

Follow these tips to improve on your personal best

12/28/2009
Top Reasons Those 'Get Fit' Resolutions Don't Stick

Study points to self-consciousness as biggest factor standing in people's way

12/1/2009
Exercise May Lead to a Smarter, More Successful You

Stronger cardiovascular system tied to academic achievement, study finds

9/16/2009
Exercise Benefits Even the Oldest Old

Regular workouts extend life and reduce risk of physical disability, researchers find

8/7/2009
Beetroot Juice May Boost Stamina

Study findings could apply to athletes, elderly, researchers say

7/17/2009
Modern Athletes Keep Getting Taller, Bigger

Rise in body size outstrips gains seen in general population, study finds

7/5/2009
Living Healthily on Less

Even when budgets are tight, experts say, health and fitness need not suffer

7/5/2009
Exercise Tips to Keep Boomers on Their Feet

Taking simple precautions can help prevent pain and injury, doctors say

6/11/2009
Diabetes Drug Byetta May Aid Weight Loss in Obese Patients

Combined diet, exercise and injection had best results in study

5/29/2009
Post-Exercise 'Glow' May Last 12 Hours

Emotional uplift from even moderate workout isn't short-lived, new study shows

5/28/2009
Cancer Survivors Can Still Be Fit, Study Asserts

Therapies do not appear to hamper cardiovascular health

5/24/2009
Mom and Baby Alike May Benefit From Exercise

Most women should keep active while pregnant, experts say

5/19/2009
Higher Fitness Levels Tied to Lower Heart, Death Risks

Staying healthy means a quality life that lasts longer, review finds

4/20/2009
Gum Chewing May Cut Craving for Snacks

Study suggests that sugarless brands can help control appetite and weight

4/12/2009
A Winning Strategy to Beat Spring Sporting Injuries

Podiatrists suggest proper shoes, warm-up routine can prevent most common foot and ankle problems

4/9/2009
Extra Pounds in Mid-Life Affect Later Mobility

Seniors who lose weight still at risk from previous obesity

3/17/2009
Walk 100 Steps a Minute for 'Moderate' Exercise

Study computes a pace brisk enough to meet activity guidelines

3/12/2009
Kids Who Live Near Green Spaces Seem to Walk More

Experts urge urban planners to heed study's finding and help fight obesity

1/27/2009
Hormone-Boosting Drug May Help Treat Frailty

Older adults who took capromorelin had boost in lean body mass

1/18/2009
Exercise Tips for Seniors to Start a Healthy 2009

Get a checkup, know your options, and get going, council urges

1/7/2009
More 'Screen Time' Linked to Poor Fitness in Girls

But teenage boys don't seem to be as susceptible, study suggests

1/6/2009
Employer-Sponsored Workouts Boost Workers' Health

Study at Home Depot saw big increase in employees working out

1/4/2009
Winter Workouts Are Cool

Tips on having fun, staying fit in the snowy season

12/21/2008
Eating Strategies for Healthier Holiday Parties

Easy-to-follow tips can take the guilt, and the calories, out of the equation

12/1/2008
Older Adults Who Exercise Boost Blood Flow in Brain

Aerobic workouts may prevent cognitive decline in some, study says

11/6/2008
Stay Upbeat, Healthy to Thrive in Senior Years

Occasional drink, decent income also key to happy old age, study finds

10/30/2008
Workplace Health Programs Effective Interventions

Study shows help with diet, tobacco use boosted employees' overall fitness