Misc. Health News

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1/12/2016
Coils in Lungs Might Boost Ability to Exercise With Emphysema

Study finds greater improvement in those treated compared to a placebo

1/11/2016
Exercise May Lower Heart Disease Risk in Depressed People: Study

Regular activity linked to reduced inflammation and less blood vessel stiffening

1/11/2016
Exercise Eases Low Back Pain

Review of studies shows exercise, with or without education, dramatically cuts the risk

1/11/2016
Health Tip: Ask Questions Before You Start Exercising

Discuss the answers with your doctor

1/8/2016
Some Steps to Help Protect Yourself From Cancer

Screening and a healthy lifestyle are key, physician says

1/7/2016
Exercise to Boost Spine Muscles Can Ease Back Pain, Study Suggests

Clinical trial review shows motor control exercise helpful for lower back

1/7/2016
New U.S. Dietary Guidelines: Limit Sugar and Salt, Boost Fruit and Veggie Intake

Recommendations, revised every 5 years, designed to promote healthier lifestyles

1/5/2016
Diet and Exercise Benefit People With Heart Failure

Combination approach greatly boosted oxygen consumption, study shows

1/4/2016
College Football Player's Autopsy May Offer Clues to Brain Trauma

Early death of Michael Keck provides researchers rare window to study chronic traumatic encephalopathy

1/4/2016
Health Tip: Get Active Indoors

Don't let winter weather sideline your workouts

1/1/2016
5 Tips to Help Make New Year's Resolutions Stick

Turn them into habits that aren't easily broken, psychologist advises

12/31/2015
Could Football Practices Without Helmets Help Prevent Concussions?

Without protection, players learn to guard their heads, research suggests

12/29/2015
Carbs Fuel Long Runs: Study

Researchers show fat isn't necessary for marathons

12/28/2015
Watch Out for Distracted Walkers

To avoid injury, pedestrians should 'engage with their surroundings,' surgeon says

12/28/2015
Health Tip: Start a Group Training Session

Here are potential benefits

12/21/2015
Being 'Fat But Fit' Won't Cut Your Risk of Premature Death

Study suggests benefits of physical fitness don't overcome risk from obesity

12/18/2015
12/13/2015
How to Clear Snow Without Getting Hurt

More than 203,000 Americans required treatment for injuries suffered while shoveling snow last year

12/10/2015
Concussions Are Biggest Health Risk to Cheerleaders

As sport becomes more competitive, stunts become more dangerous, but injury rates still low, study finds

12/8/2015
Most Teens' Physical Activity Occurs at School

But they aren't getting enough exercise and need more avenues for active recreation, experts say

12/4/2015
Endurance Athletes May Pay Physical Price

'Ultraman' competitors experience muscle damage and insulin resistance, researchers find

12/2/2015
Too Much TV While Younger May Hamper Middle-Aged Brain

Low levels of physical activity also tied to decreased mental function later in life, study finds

11/30/2015
Brain Gains for Older Adults Who Start Exercising

Besides improved heart and lung health, study detected growth in cerebral cortex

11/30/2015
Fitness in Youth Can Pay Off Decades Later: Study

The better 20-somethings performed on treadmill tests, the lower their odds for dying in middle age

11/28/2015
Why You Need Flexibility Exercises

Some joints lose up to half their motion with age, expert says

11/27/2015
Sweat to Help Reduce Your Risk for Prostate Cancer

Vigorous exercise, nutritious diet lower odds for deadly forms of the disease, research suggests

11/26/2015
Healthy Holiday Substitutions Can Help Your Heart

Try replacing sugar and butter with fruit, vegetable oil

11/26/2015
11/23/2015
Too Many Pregnant Women Gain Too Much Weight: Doctors' Group

Obesity can lead to complications for both mom and baby, experts say

11/20/2015
New 'Collar' Aims to Help Shield Brain From Concussion

Device boosts brain fluid to create a cushioning effect, developers say

11/20/2015
Child Care Centers Offering Too Little Outdoor Time

Some kids don't even get the hour-a-day minimum, researchers report

11/20/2015
Exercise Can Reduce Heart Failure Risk, No Matter Your Age

Even those who start moving later in life could see benefits, study finds

11/20/2015
Yoga May Boost Quality of Life for Prostate Cancer Patients

Small study shows those undergoing radiation therapy had fewer side effects, less fatigue

11/20/2015
Health Tip: Exercising With Diabetes

First, speak with your doctor

11/19/2015
11/17/2015
Why Heart Failure Patients Often Get Too Little Exercise

Lack of social support, finances can get in the way of recommended activity, study says

11/17/2015
Experts Pan Gene Testing of Budding Athletes

Scientific evidence is far too weak to determine a child's talent, panel says

11/12/2015
Physical Fitness Linked to Mental Fitness in Seniors

Study found regular activity associated with better connections between different brain regions

11/12/2015
Mixed Martial Arts Injuries Less Serious Than Those From Boxing: Study

Boxers almost twice as likely to get knocked out, researchers say

11/12/2015
11/11/2015
Gentle Yoga Safe in Late Pregnancy, Small Study Suggests

Constant monitoring showed no significant stress on mom or fetus

11/11/2015
Strong Legs Linked to Strong Mind

Study of women suggests boosting walking force, speed pays mental dividends as you age

11/10/2015
Short Bursts of Intense Exercise Might Benefit Type 2 Diabetics

Research suggests brief but harder workouts may provide better blood sugar control

11/9/2015
Even Easy Exercise May Lower Blood Pressure in Those With Diabetes

Study found just a few minutes of resistance training or walking helped

11/9/2015
'Walkable' Neighborhoods Boost Heart Health, Studies Find

Commuting via public transportation also linked to lower blood pressure

11/7/2015
The Physically Active Less Prone to Post-Heart Attack Depression

Research underscores link between physical activity and mental health

11/6/2015
Pregnant and Got the Blues? Get More Exercise to Protect Your Health

Those who are depressed sit around too much, increasing risks to themselves and their babies, research shows

11/6/2015
Health Tip: Considering Circuit Training

Here are some potential benefits

11/5/2015
11/2/2015
Weight, Exercise May Affect Children's Thinking Skills

Kids who participate in dance or sports better able to pay attention and solve problems, research suggests