Misc. Health News

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12/29/2016
Mouse Study Hints at Why Obese People Struggle to Exercise

Research suggests dopamine levels, not willpower, may be to blame

12/25/2016
Does Santa's Diet, Lifestyle Earn Him a Stocking Full of Coal?

But, kudos for kicking that pipe smoking habit, a doctor says

12/22/2016
Exercise May Be Real Medicine for Parkinson's Disease

Physical activity helps improve gait and balance, research review finds

12/22/2016
Serious Yoga Injuries, Though Rare, Are on the Rise

Problems requiring ER care up about 70 percent, even more in older people, study finds

12/21/2016
Health Tip: Maximizing Your Workout

Make sure you're getting all benefits

12/15/2016
Pokemon Go, Pokemon Gone

Study found the virtual reality game got adults moving -- but only for a while

12/14/2016
Smartphones Could Be a Boon to Heart Health Research

Study finds tracking people's activity with the devices is cheaper, more reliable that conventional methods

12/13/2016
Health Tip: Enjoy an Active Holiday Season

Suggestions to get exercise while curbing stress and anxiety

12/9/2016
Strength Training May Prevent Side Effect of Breast Cancer Surgery

Women who worked out twice a week saw less swelling in arms and chest, small study finds

12/8/2016
Yoga Called Good Medicine for High Blood Pressure

People who added this practice to a healthy lifestyle saw their pressure levels drop, study found

12/7/2016
Health Tip: Does Exercise Feel Like Work?

Suggestions to make it more fun

12/2/2016
Low-Carb Diet May Aid Your Metabolism

Cutting back on sweets helps, while exercising before meals may not, small study finds

12/1/2016
Dialysis Patients May Walk Their Way to Better Health

Even people with advanced kidney trouble can feel better with 'low-intensity' exercise regimen, study finds

12/1/2016
Health Tip: Exercising With Arthritis

Don't let hurdles stop you

12/1/2016
Health Tip: Using a Fitness Tracker

Making the most of your device

12/1/2016
Standing or 'Easy' Walks May Help Type 2 Diabetics Control Blood Sugar

Study counters notion that vigorous exercise is key to battling the illness

11/30/2016
Tennis Anyone? It May Prolong Your Life

Racquet sports, swimming and aerobics tied to lower risk of early death in study

11/29/2016
Doctors Should Counsel Even Low-Risk Patients on Heart Health

U.S. government panel says advice on healthy eating and physical activity likely benefits all

11/24/2016
Health Tip: Cold-Weather Workouts

You just may burn a few extra calories

11/23/2016
New Skin Patch Analyzes Your Sweat During Exercise

Used with a smartphone app, it's designed to offer information about your health, inventors say

11/23/2016
Don't Get Stuffed on Thanksgiving

Dietician offers tips for avoiding weight gain during the holidays

11/23/2016
Health Tip: Exercise Can Be a Brain-Booster

The result: clearer thinking, sharper focus

11/21/2016
Health Tip: Don't Nullify Your Workout

Here's how to eat healthy

11/18/2016
Health Tip: Don't Fall for Exercise Myths

Setting the record straight

11/17/2016
Exercise and Cancer

Exercise is safe and provides benefits for breast and prostate cancer patients, study finds.

11/17/2016
Health Tip: Vary Your Workout Routine

Changes help keep it fresh

11/15/2016
Exercise Good for Cancer Patients During, After Treatment

Studies show better physical function, quality of life for those who did strength training, aerobic activity

11/14/2016
DNA Isn't Destiny: Healthy Living Can Overcome Genes Linked to Heart Disease

Study found exercise, healthy diet could lower odds for heart attack even in those at high genetic risk

11/11/2016
How to Exercise Safely in Smog

Research suggests a 'sweet spot' where activity's benefits best meet the effects of dirty air

11/10/2016
Daily Can of Soda Boosts Odds for Prediabetes, Study Finds

Diet sodas do not appear to pose the same danger, researcher says

11/9/2016
Friendly Competition on Social Media May Get You to the Gym

This type of motivation worked even better than a 'supportive' approach, study found

11/4/2016
Exercise and Genetics

Why do some people love to exercise, while others will do anything to avoid it?

11/4/2016
Genes May Dictate Your Love -- or Hate -- of Exercise

Researcher says some people don't get the pleasurable effects from activity that others do

11/3/2016
Water: Can It Be Too Much of a Good Thing?

Athletes and non-athletes alike may overdo it, sometimes with tragic consequences

11/2/2016
Icy Slurry May Be Best Way to Hydrate in Extreme Heat: Study

Water's temperature appears to be more important than how much you drink, researchers find

11/2/2016
Downside to Exercise for City Kids: More Pollution

Inhaling black carbon from traffic offsets benefits, environmental health specialist says

10/26/2016
New Guidelines Urge Diabetics to Move More

They should do light physical activity every 30 minutes, not every 90 minutes

10/25/2016
Health Tip: Enjoy an Active Autumn

Suggestions to keep moving

10/24/2016
Stronger Muscles May Pump Up Your Memory

Seniors saw lasting changes from weight-lifting twice a week for 6 months, researchers report

10/24/2016
Brain Changes Seen in Kids After One Season of Football

Not yet clear if those changes are lasting or meaningful

10/21/2016
1 in 3 Young Athletes With Concussion Returns to Play on Same Day

But, medical recommendation is to stay out of game after head injury

10/20/2016
10/19/2016
Exercise May Help People Who Already Have Memory Loss

But effects only lasted as long as activity continued, study found

10/18/2016
Have Type 2 Diabetes? Try Walking After Eating

Study found it lowered blood sugar levels more than other exercise, particularly if done after dinner

10/18/2016
Health Tip: Choosing a Time to Work Out

Pick an hour that's most convenient

10/18/2016
Cost Keeps Many Kids From School Sports, Other Activities

Poor children missing out on valuable pursuits, survey finds

10/14/2016
Exercise Can Help Manage Type 1 Diabetes

But physical activity doesn't replace need for insulin treatment

10/13/2016
Exercise Typically Healthy During Pregnancy, Olympic Panel Says

But statement notes that more studies are needed on intense workouts while expecting

10/12/2016
Fitbit, Other Heart Rate Wristbands Often Inaccurate: Study

In test of 4 models, 2 provided 'suboptimal' readings during exercise; none as accurate as chest strap

10/12/2016
Health Tip: Use a Workplace Gym

It's a great way to fit in exercise