Misc. Health News

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6/6/2014
Yoga, Meditation May Help Dementia Patients and Caregivers Alike

'Holistic' program involving these and other activities brought relaxation, exercise, small study found

6/5/2014
Yoga May Not Help Ease Asthma, Study Suggests

But ancient practice not harmful and can improve overall health, experts say

6/3/2014
Bicyclists Happier Than Drivers, Train Riders, Study Says

Car passengers are generally in a good mood, too

6/3/2014
Fish, Exercise May Help Thwart Colon Cancer's Return: Study

Healthy habits important even when you're sick, researcher says

5/30/2014
Health Tip: Coping With Chronic Illness

Try to eliminate one unhealthy practice

5/29/2014
Obesity, Overweight Rates Jump Worldwide, Report Finds

And United States is home to highest proportion of world's obese people, researchers add

5/28/2014
U.S. Teens' Cardiorespiratory Fitness Has Dropped in Last Decade: Report

Overweight kids have worse fitness levels than those of normal weight

5/24/2014
Jump in, Just Don't Swallow the Water

Kiddie pools are hotspots of bacteria, expert says

5/23/2014
Fit Kids Have Better Body-Fat Distribution, Study Finds

Active children show fewer signs of future heart disease

5/21/2014
Exercise Linked to Improved Bladder Cancer Survival

But smoking and a delayed diagnosis might boost the risk of dying from the disease, researchers warn

5/21/2014
5/19/2014
Sports Injuries Can Damage Kidneys, Study Finds

Researchers urge doctors to consider possibility of renal trauma in these cases

5/18/2014
Tweens Who Play Sports Less Likely to Smoke: Study

And non-school clubs may help reduce risk of drinking, researchers find

5/16/2014
Health Tip: Exercise for Stress Relief

Get aerobic activity regularly

5/15/2014
Walking Could Be Key Step Against Kidney Disease

The more patients walked, the less their odds for early death or need for dialysis, study found

5/15/2014
Concussion Rates Double Among High School Athletes: Report

Experts say rise likely reflects increased awareness, more legislation about concussions

5/15/2014
There May Be Such a Thing as 'Too Much Exercise'

Research suggests that moderate activity might be best for people with pre-existing heart disease

5/12/2014
Counseling Urged for Obese People at Higher Odds for Heart Disease: Experts

Talking over strategies for exercise, healthy diet can give individuals the motivation they need, panel says

5/9/2014
40 Isn't Too Old To Start Intensive Exercise, Study Finds

Similar heart benefits seen in those who began endurance workouts before 30 or after 40

5/9/2014
Exercise Crucial for Women's Heart Health After 30, Study Finds

Australian researchers, using long-term data, find physical inactivity the most likely predictor of heart disease in women

5/8/2014
Add Heart Test to High School Athletes' Screening, Cardiologists Say

Electrocardiogram might help identify teens at risk of sudden death

5/6/2014
Exercise Could Help Disabled People, But Too Few Are Active: CDC

Lack of workouts increases the risk of chronic diseases, experts say

5/5/2014
Sustained Workouts May Help Aging Hearts

Researchers found improvements in seniors' 'heart rate variability' that might reduce heart attack risk

5/2/2014
Trampolines Linked to More Than 1 Million ER Visits Over a Decade

Study finds cost of those injuries topped $1 billion

5/1/2014
Those With Arthritis Face Higher Risk of Falls: CDC

Exercise, physical therapy may help by improving balance, strength and gait, researchers say

4/30/2014
Poor Fitness in Middle Age Tied to Early Death Risk in Study

Grip strength, ability to rise from chair and standing balance measured

4/30/2014
Even Routine Housework May Help Stave Off Disability

Study finds benefit in light activity such as housecleaning or a slow stroll

4/28/2014
Training Programs Protect Young Athletes From ACL Tears: Report

Knee ligament injuries are rising among kids in sports, especially girls, experts say

4/24/2014
More Muscle May Help Kidney Dialysis Patients

Small study found those with greater muscle mass could walk farther, reported better mental health

4/23/2014
Athletic Trainers First Line of Treatment for Young Basketballers: Study

Many high school athletes assessed for sprains, strains outside the hospital

4/23/2014
For Many Men, Impotence Is Treatable Without Drugs

And there's a bonus: heart-healthy changes will boost overall well-being, too, experts say

4/21/2014
Massage May Improve Blood Flow While Easing Muscle Soreness: Study

Benefits seen among inactive people, those who exercised

4/20/2014
How to Keep Your Fitness Goals on Track

Start with a workout plan that's a good fit for you, expert says

4/15/2014
Too Little Vitamin D May Add to Obesity's Burden

Study suggests severely overweight people are slowed down by low 'sunshine vitamin' levels

4/14/2014
Pelvic Exercises May Help His Sex Life

Premature ejaculation significantly improved after 12-week regimen, study finds

4/12/2014
Getting in Front of Back Pain

Strong core muscles, good posture can help, expert says

4/10/2014
Specializing in One Sport as Child No Guarantee of Future Success

And limiting focus can result in more harm than good, researchers say

4/9/2014
Exercise May Curtail COPD Complications

Regular physical activity could cut need for hospital readmission for lung disease, study says

4/9/2014
Aerobic Exercise May Help Older Women at Risk for Dementia

Small study suggests regular walking increases hippocampus area of brain

4/7/2014
Kids' Concussions Defined by Where They Live, Study Finds

Sports fell more city children; motorized vehicles a danger in the country

4/3/2014
Walking May Be Good Medicine for Kidney Patients

People with kidney trouble assigned to daily half-hour stroll got a boost in immune function, study found

4/3/2014
Exercise, Diet May Help 'Pre-Diabetics' Dodge Heart Disease Death

Study followed Chinese people with high blood sugar for more than two decades

4/2/2014
College Football Players Have Stiffer Arteries, Study Finds

But it's unclear what that means for later heart health, researchers say

4/1/2014
Too Much Running Tied to Shorter Lifespan, Studies Find

New research rules out heart risk, certain medications as a contributing factor

3/31/2014
Stronger Muscles May Mean Better Health for Kids

Study of 6th-graders links greater strength to lower risk for heart disease

3/28/2014
Exercise in Youth Boosts Bone Strength Later: Study

And continued activity is even better for your skeletal health

3/27/2014
Exercise Affects Men's, Women's Hearts Differently: Study

Finding might have implications for standard cardiac testing, experts say

3/27/2014
Cholesterol Levels Spike During Winter Months, Study Finds

Tendency to eat more, exercise less when it's cold and snowy outside may explain trend

3/27/2014
Marathon Training Might Boost Heart Health

Middle-aged male runners get a lot of health mileage out of race prep, study finds

3/25/2014
Can Exercise and an Occasional Drink Boost Eye Health?

More research needed to show whether lifestyle directly affects vision loss, study author says