Misc. Health News

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11/29/2014
Holiday Overindulgence Risky for People With Type 2 Diabetes

Carbohydrate-heavy meals can send blood sugar levels soaring, expert warns

11/26/2014
Harm From Baseball Concussions May Linger, Study Finds

Batting skills often worse than normal after players return to sport

11/26/2014
Don't Let High Altitude Ruin Your Holiday Trip

Stay hydrated and give yourself time to acclimate, expert advises

11/25/2014
Parents Need to Take Lead on Teen Concussion Prevention

Expert advises protective gear, and baseline concussion testing for athletes

11/25/2014
Daily Physical Activity May Help Lower Parkinson's Risk

Six hours a week of household chores or commuting seem protective, study finds

11/24/2014
Health Tip: Getting Active Indoors

Get 60 minutes of exercise inside

11/20/2014
Exercise Might Not Help Some Type 2 Diabetics Control Their Blood Sugar

Study suggests that about 20 percent of patients carry 'exercise-resistant' genes

11/19/2014
Home Exercise Boosts Heart Patients' Frame of Mind

But in-hospital workouts didn't produce same results, study found

11/17/2014
Exercise, Physical Therapy May Help Ease Pain of Arthritis

Study showed greater improvements in pain, stiffness and function when added to routine care

11/14/2014
Weight Gain Doesn't Have to Be Part of Thanksgiving

Registered dietician offers tips for slimming down your holiday

11/13/2014
Acupuncture, Exercise May Ease Pain for Breast Cancer Patients

Treatment-related discomfort, swelling helped by the approaches, studies find

11/10/2014
Many Docs Fail to Counsel Young Adults With High Blood Pressure

Too few physicians urge lifestyle changes, study finds

10/29/2014
Stroke Prevention Guidelines Emphasize Healthy Lifestyle

Eat lots of fruits and veggies, get exercise, limit salt and don't smoke, experts say

10/28/2014
10/27/2014
'Prehabilitation' Before Colon Cancer Surgery May Aid Recovery

Study finds pre-op exercise, diet and relaxation program helps after procedure

10/27/2014
Health Tip: Get Kids Outdoors

How outside exercise can boost health

10/17/2014
Athletic Trainers' Group Advises Heart Tests for Young Athletes

Identifying problems may prevent sudden cardiac arrest, new guidelines suggest

10/17/2014
Dads Face Guilt About Workouts, Just Like Moms Do

Both parents tend to view exercise as a selfish behavior that takes up family time, researcher says

10/17/2014
Upbeat Walking Style Might Lift Your Mood

Negativity less likely in people with a positive gait, study says

10/16/2014
More Evidence That Exercise May Help Fight Depression

But low mood can be a barrier to physical activity, study finds

10/16/2014
Healthy Lifestyle May Boost Breast Cancer Survival

Proper diet, exercise, weight control among factors that may help, experts say

10/14/2014
Repetitive Pitching May Cause Teens Serious Shoulder Problems

Playing ball year-round is ill-advised, experts say

10/14/2014
Exercise May Not Ward Off Teen Depression

U.K. research finds no apparent link, but U.S. experts are not convinced

10/10/2014
Healthy Habits Might Reduce Your Colon Cancer Risk

Men in particular would benefit from 5 lifestyle practices, researchers say

10/9/2014
Contact Sports Boost Spread of 'Superbug' Germs, Study Says

College athletes advised to practice good hygiene, and to stop sharing towels, razors

10/8/2014
Sitting Around in Middle Age Doesn't Bode Well for Old Age

Study cites need to reduce sedentary time

10/8/2014
Healthy Lifestyle Choices May Cut Women's Stroke Risk

Following 5 healthy habits halved chances of most common kind of brain attack, study suggests

10/8/2014
Health Tip: Reduce Your Risk of Exercise Injury

Start slow and don't overdo it

10/3/2014
Health Tip: Exercise With Weights

Suggestions for safe strength training

10/2/2014
Aerobic Exercise May Boost Quality of Life for Dialysis Patients

Regular activity linked to reduced risk of earlier death, improved mood, study suggests

10/2/2014
Kids With Autism Tend to Be Less Active, Study Says

But 'underlying physical abilities are there'

10/1/2014
Healthy Lifestyle Before Pregnancy May Cut Gestational Diabetes Risk

Factors that appear to lower odds include healthy weight, exercise and no smoking

9/30/2014
Health Tip: Get Physical Activity

From sports to cleaning, there are many ways to burn calories

9/29/2014
After-School Exercise Yields Brain Gains: Study

Findings suggest physical education, recess may improve academic success

9/24/2014
Drinking Alcohol More Common on Exercise Days

Study authors say it's not clear why physical activity and alcohol appear linked

9/23/2014
Health Tip: Get Fit With a Buddy

It's easier than going it alone

9/22/2014
Study: Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors May Prevent 80 Percent of Heart Attacks

Men who follow 5 guidelines dramatically cut their risk, researchers say

9/19/2014
9/17/2014
Healthy Lifestyle Changes Linked to Reduced Risk for Dementia

Never too late to take steps to help avoid the memory-robbing disorder, researchers say

9/16/2014
U.S. Waistlines Keep Growing, With Women Leading the Way

Average is nearly 39 inches, CDC researchers find

9/16/2014
Nonsurgical Treatments Suggested for Women's Urinary Incontinence

Pelvic muscle exercises, bladder training and weight loss can help, doctors say

9/16/2014
Health Tip: Creating a Circuit Training Workout

Burn calories and minimize boredom

9/15/2014
Heart Docs Don't Recommend Routine ECGs for Young Athletes

Detailed history, examination can reveal teens' risk for sudden death, experts say

9/15/2014
Blood Pressure Seems to Stay Lower Longer in Fitter Men

Study suggests heart-healthy exercise may keep blood vessels more flexible

9/15/2014
Walking, Biking to Work Seems to Have Mental Health Benefits

Active commuters less stressed, better able to concentrate than those who drive, research shows

9/11/2014
Physical Activity May Boost School Performance, Especially for Boys

Walking, bicycling to school linked to better reading scores in study

9/10/2014
Health Tip: Keep Your Family Moving

Offer toys that spur exercise

9/9/2014
Short Walks Can Offset Long Stretches of Sitting

An hour of sitting can impact arteries in the legs, but even a 5-minute stroll helps, research shows

9/5/2014
Exercise Might Curb His Nightly Trips to the Bathroom

Physical activity linked to fewer symptoms of nocturia, study says

9/5/2014
Why Polyester Fails the B.O. Test After Exercise

Odor-causing bacteria grow better on synthetics than cotton clothing, study says