Misc. Health News

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3/19/2015
Yoga May Help Ease Depression in Pregnant Women

Finding suggests it might sometimes be alternative to antidepressants, talk therapy

3/12/2015
Healthy Lifestyle May Guard Against Dementia

Study found seniors who were advised on better eating, exercise scored higher on mental tests

3/11/2015
Exercise's Effect on Brain May Boost Mobility in Old Age

You don't need to run marathons, researcher says

3/10/2015
Good Heart Health May Help Stave Off Dementia, Study Says

Poorer cardiac function linked to doubled odds for mental decline

3/10/2015
Health Tip: Benefits From Proper Diet and Exercise

Positives include better stress management

3/6/2015
When One Spouse Exercises, the Other May Start, Too

'Harness the power of the couple' to enhance health, researcher says

3/5/2015
Easing Depression May Boost Heart Health, Study Finds

People with moderate to severe depression saw improved circulatory outcomes with antidepressants

3/5/2015
Exercise May Boost Size of Some Brain Regions

But it's not clear if these changes make a difference in aging, researcher says

3/5/2015
Stress May Undermine Heart Benefits of Exercise

Study found teens who lacked coping skills faced raised heart risks that physical fitness did not counter

3/4/2015
Fit Body at 40 May Keep Brain Bright at 60

Tests show higher midlife fitness levels tied to greater brain volume, function decades later

3/4/2015
Health Tip: Conquering Exercise Saboteurs

Don't use stress as an excuse

3/3/2015
Kids May Be More Likely to Exercise When Friends Do

Study suggests that activity with peers might benefit overweight children

3/2/2015
Any Exercise Is Good, But Higher-Intensity May Be Better

Brisk walking drops blood sugar more than a slower walk, study finds

2/28/2015
Tips for Safe Snow Fun

Winter sports account for more than 343,000 injuries in U.S. a year, experts say

2/18/2015
Light Activity a Boost to Seniors' Hearts

Low-level movement helps even those with limited mobility, study says

2/18/2015
Study Questions Benefits of Treadmill Desks

They add about 1,000 steps to a user's day; at least one exercise specialist sees some value to the devices

2/18/2015
Health Tip: Exercising as a Senior

Here are answers to help you get moving

2/17/2015
Achilles Tendon Can Handle Downhill Running: Study

The key is to transition gradually, researcher says

2/16/2015
More Evidence That Even 'Moderate' Exercise Helps Women's Hearts

A few sweat-inducing workouts per week are enough to cut risks in middle age, study finds

2/16/2015
Health Tip: Getting Nutrition on the Go

What to eat before and after exercise

2/13/2015
Health Tip: Vary Your Exercise Regimen

It will help you stay on track

2/12/2015
Motorized Stationary Bike May Help With Stroke Rehabilitation

Aerobic exercise improved outlook and helped patients regain everyday skills

2/11/2015
Yoga Gaining in Popularity Among Americans

More children, adults and seniors trying the ancient discipline, researchers report

2/5/2015
Health Tip: Work Out at Home

Here's what you'll need

2/4/2015
Women Use More Oxygen for Breathing

Respiratory muscles tested in exercise show women consume more oxygen than men

2/4/2015
Income Inequality Affects Kids' Health, Research Shows

Study of 34 countries finds widening gap in physical and mental health of rich and poor

2/4/2015
Americans Confused About Cancer Risks

Survey finds many worry about unproven factors like food additives, and less about exercise and obesity

2/3/2015
Health Tip: Get the Most from Exercise

Wear comfortable shoes and clothing

2/2/2015
When It Comes to Jogging, Easy Does It, Study Suggests

Just an hour or two a week confers life-extension benefits, researcher contends

1/28/2015
Study Suggests Early Start to Football May Pose Brain Risks

Former pros who played before age of 11 showed greater deficits in memory and thinking skills

1/28/2015
Muscle Weakness Affects 1 in 5 Americans Over 80

CDC study finds women more affected than men

1/26/2015
Menu Calorie Counts May Mean Less Fattening Meals for Kids

Study suggests certain calorie information might also prompt parents to encourage more exercise

1/24/2015
Looking to Boost Your Exercise Level? Here Are Some Helpful Tips

Start slowly and allow for time to rest and recover, trainers recommend

1/23/2015
Exercise May Tone Up Women's Bodies and Minds

Regular physical activity appears to boost oxygen supply to the brain, study says

1/23/2015
Health Tip: Exercise Safely

Opt for activities with lower rates of injury

1/22/2015
School Sports Costs Leave Some Students on Sidelines

Only one-third of kids from families making less than $60,000 play on teams

1/22/2015
Most Americans Have Access to 'Exercise Opportunities,' Study Finds

But availability varies, with Southern counties faring worse

1/22/2015
Realistic Targets May Boost Exercise Rates, Experts Say

For those who are inactive, any activity may be better than none

1/22/2015
Health Tip: Eat a Pre-Workout Snack

Suggestions to help boost your energy

1/20/2015
Experts See Place for Weight-Loss Drugs in Obesity Treatment

But diet and exercise are also key tools, according to new Endocrine Society guidelines

1/20/2015
Walking Group a Step Toward Better Health, Researchers Say

Your heart rate, cholesterol and even depression might improve, study suggests

1/19/2015
Too Much Sitting Can Be Deadly -- Even if You Exercise, Review Finds

Researcher suggests ways to include movement in your day that goes beyond that hour at the gym

1/19/2015
Want to Get Healthy? Get Your Partner Involved

New research finds lifestyle changes are more successful when couples do it together

1/19/2015
Health Tip: Get Fit Without the Gym

Use your home as an exercise venue

1/15/2015
Health Tip: Turning Off the TV

Suggestions to limit screen time

1/14/2015
Lack of Exercise More Deadly Than Obesity, Study Suggests

Just a 20-minute brisk walk each day can lower odds of early death, researchers add

1/14/2015
Health Tip: Exercising With a Lung Condition

May help ease shortness of breath

1/9/2015
Middle School Football Doesn't Seem to Cause Short-Term Brain Damage: Study

Small review found hits to head occurred less often than for older players; one doctor has some concerns

1/9/2015
1/5/2015
More Evidence That Healthy Living Works Wonders for Women's Hearts

Study found good diet, exercise slashed odds for heart disease by 90 percent