Misc. Health News

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4/24/2017
Mid-Life Exercise Could Jog Your Memory

Combination of aerobic, resistance training best for boosting brain health, study finds

4/24/2017
Walk Your Way to Better Brain Health?

Impact of the foot provides a boost to blood flow, study says

4/24/2017
Exercise Benefits Aging Hearts, Even Those of the Obese

Physical activity helps ward off heart damage in middle age and beyond, study finds

4/24/2017
4/24/2017
Timing of Lunch, Recess May Determine What Kids Eat

Study found children who ate first consumed more vegetables, while those who played first wasted less food

4/20/2017
Stronger Muscles May Pump Up Kids' Memory Skills

Study found link between fitness and test scores for recall ability

4/19/2017
Strength Training Might Help Prevent Seniors' Falls

Exercise helps improve balance and age-related muscle loss, doctor says

4/19/2017
Health Tip: Planning Your Walking Workout

Split it into these three stages

4/17/2017
Regular Phys Ed Builds More Than Fitness

Young teens also gain knowledge about healthy living, researchers say

4/14/2017
Water Outperforms Sports Drinks for Young Athletes

Kids rarely need the extra sugar and salt, doctor says

4/12/2017
Do Marathons' Road Closures Lead to More Local Deaths?

Elderly with heart problems fare worse on race days, perhaps due to delays in care, researchers say

4/12/2017
Exercisers May Have Better Shot of Surviving Heart Attack

Researchers suggest that people who work out might develop 'collateral' blood vessels in the heart

4/10/2017
Don't Bank on Heart-Rate Accuracy From Your Activity Tracker

Fluctuations seen among 4 models, especially during exercise, study finds

4/8/2017
10 Minutes of Sweat a Day Helps Kids' Hearts

Replacing light exercise with vigorous activity could greatly benefit some kids and teens, study finds

4/5/2017
Fitness, Not Fat, Is Key to Post-Stroke Recovery

People who exercised regularly before their attack had lower odds for disability after, study found

4/5/2017
Health Tip: Too Much Exercise Isn't Good Either

Signs that you may be working out too much

3/31/2017
Teens Who Are Lazy Bones Have Weaker Skeletons: Study

During crucial bone-building years of youth, physical activity is all-important

3/31/2017
Tanning's Allure Tied to Other Addictions

Some people with need for bronzed skin likely to drink too much alcohol or have depression, study finds

3/31/2017
Elite Runners, Women the First Marathoners to Lose to Father Time

Top athletes begin losing speed around age 35, compared to 50 for average runners, study shows

3/29/2017
Exercising 2.5 Hours a Week May Slow Parkinson's Progression

Even people with advanced disease might benefit, researchers say

3/28/2017
Marathon Running May Cause Short-Term Kidney Injury

But recovery is quick, usually within a day or two, researchers find

3/28/2017
Exercise: The Cellular 'Fountain of Youth'

Intense interval training seems to boost older cells, even reversing some of aging's effects, study finds

3/24/2017
Leg Pain When Walking: Talk to Your Doctor

Physician says there are ways to ward off peripheral artery disease

3/23/2017
Exercise a Great Prescription to Help Older Hearts

Not enough doctors recommend cardiac rehab, American Heart Association says

3/22/2017
'Heads Up' Football Program Tackles Concussion Danger in Kids

Players learn safer moves, reducing head injury rate and recovery time, study suggests

3/17/2017
Remote Amazon Tribe May Have Healthiest Hearts on Earth

Days spent hunting, farming and eating unprocessed foods keeps their arteries clear, researcher says

3/17/2017
Injury Risk May Rise When Kids Play Just One Sport

Those under 12 shouldn't specialize in any one activity, researchers say

3/17/2017
Many College Football Players Lack Vitamin D: Study

Deficiency could put them at risk for muscle injuries

3/15/2017
Intensive Treatment Shows Potential Against Type 2 Diabetes

Up to 40 percent experienced temporary remission, small study finds

3/14/2017
Kids Start Moving Less After Age 7, Study Finds

Activity levels drop off equally among boys and girls, and continue dropping steadily through adolescence

3/8/2017
'Pokemon Go' Players Add 2,000 Steps a Day

Smartphone game benefits overweight, sedentary people most, researchers report

3/8/2017
Fitbits, Other Trackers May Be Unfit to Measure Heart Rate

Devices were as much as 34 beats off per minute during certain exercises, study finds

3/7/2017
Have Americans Given Up on Losing Weight?

Study finds more are overweight, obese than 2 decades ago, but fewer are trying to shed pounds

3/2/2017
Exercise Helps Counter Cancer-Linked Fatigue

Psychological treatment and education can be useful, too, more so than drugs, study finds

3/1/2017
Exercise Beats Weight Loss at Helping Seniors' Hearts

Both are healthy goals, but getting active may reap even more benefit, study finds

3/1/2017
Health Tip: Step Training

Tips for safe practice

2/28/2017
Concussions More Likely in Female Athletes

Why remains unclear, researchers say

2/27/2017
More Exercise, Fewer Pounds: Cut Your Heart Failure Risk

Link was stronger for common but difficult-to-treat type of heart failure

2/24/2017
Live Healthy, Live Longer

Regular checkups, exercise, no smoking, better diet and balance between work and play can add years, health expert says

2/24/2017
Don't Sweat It: Gender Doesn't Dictate Perspiration Rate

Instead, your size and shape influence how the body releases heat and cools down, study finds

2/22/2017
For Stroke Survivors, Exercise Is Good for the Brain: Review

Along with improving physical mobility, breaking a sweat seems to counteract mental deficits

2/22/2017
Breast Cancer and Lifestyle Changes

Physical activity may be the most important lifestyle factor in reducing breast cancer recurrence and death, study finds.

2/21/2017
Exercise a Powerful Ally for Breast Cancer Survivors

Those who worked out were about 40 percent less likely to die from disease, review suggests

2/20/2017
There's Fun and Fitness in the Pool for Asthmatic Kids

High humidity in indoor pools can also help keep airways open and prevent attacks, doctor says

2/20/2017
Health Tip: Stay Safe During Winter Sports

Suggestions before you hit the slopes

2/19/2017
Repeat Head Hits May Not Put NFL Players at Risk of Motor Problems

Study aimed to see if former pro football players faced the same fate as many professional boxers

2/16/2017
Post-Menopausal? Give Exercise a Try

Study participants were fitter, felt better -- and were less bothered by hot flashes

2/16/2017
Health Tip: Give Your Kids Bone-Building Food

Suggestions for stronger bodies

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

2/15/2017
Health Tip: Maintain Posture for Step Training

It may help reduce injury risk