Misc. Health News

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11/14/2013
Walking May Cut Stroke Risk in Older Men

British study suggests the number of weekly hours walked, not how fast, is what matters

11/13/2013
Many Would Give Private Info to Health Insurers to Save Money

But experts question whether people responding to Harris/HealthDay poll understand broader impact

11/13/2013
Time of Month May Affect Women's Concussion Recovery

Small study found those injured during 2 weeks before menstrual period healed more slowly

11/13/2013
New Guidelines May Widen Use of Statins

Recommendations focus on patient risk factors rather than cholesterol numbers, experts say

11/12/2013
11/11/2013
Exercise May Help Ease Depression in Teens: Study

Experts note a similar effect has long been noted in depressed adults

11/11/2013
Exercise in Pregnancy May Boost Baby's Brain, Study Says

Whether early advantage continues through childhood remains to be seen

11/8/2013
Study Probes Why Exercise Leaves Women More Breathless Than Men

Females' smaller lungs and airways lead to differences between the sexes, researchers say

11/8/2013
Health Tip: Get Exercise Every Day

Even walking will do you good

11/7/2013
New Ligament Discovered in Human Knee

Surgeons say their findings on 'anterolateral' ligament may advance treatment of athletic injuries

11/7/2013
11/3/2013
10K Races in U.S. Attract New Breed of Runners

Women outnumber men, and faster males are increasingly younger, study finds

11/1/2013
Romance Can Sour When Only One Partner Slims Down

Study of couples probes the 'dark side' of weight loss

10/31/2013
Can Marathons Temporarily Hurt the Heart?

Small study found cardiac changes, but they were reversible and less likely with proper training

10/30/2013
Walking Speed a Good Gauge of MS Disability, Study Says

This measurement may reflect ability to perform everyday household activities

10/30/2013
Young Athletes' Concussions Often Unreported: Report

Helmets provide no protection from these serious head injuries, experts say

10/30/2013
Balance Training Seems to Prevent Falls by Elderly

Researchers base findings on review of 17 studies

10/29/2013
Gardening, Housework May Help Boost Your Heart Health

Study of Swedish seniors found a reduced death risk of up to 30 percent

10/29/2013
Overuse Injuries May Rise When Kids Specialize in One Sport

Spending more time in free play reduces injury odds, study finds

10/28/2013
Too Much Sitting Tied to Higher Risk of Colon Polyps in Men

'Active couch potatoes' who do get some exercise just as vulnerable, study suggests

10/28/2013
There Is No Safer Football Helmet for Kids: Study

Researchers compared high-tech helmets to standard gear for concussion protection

10/28/2013
Exercise May Make Life Better for Those With Arthritis

Meeting national physical activity guidelines could add up to 20 days of good health in one year

10/23/2013
Health Tip: When Athletes Smoke

Tobacco can interfere with performance

10/22/2013
Being Web-Savvy Tied to Better Health in Seniors: Study

Nonusers were less likely to exercise, eat a healthy diet or get colon cancer screening

10/22/2013
Just 12 Percent of Women Over 50 Are 'Satisfied' With Their Bodies

Study finds that those who feel comfortable with their weight exercise often but rarely diet to stay thin

10/22/2013
Kids Who Exercise More May Get Better Grades

U.K. study looked at math, science and English performance

10/20/2013
Healthy Eating Can Help Marathoners Cross Finish Line

Dietitian offers last-minute training tips ahead of the New York Marathon

10/19/2013
Stress-Busting Tips From Experts

Whether it's taking a nature walk or some deep breaths, activity helps

10/18/2013
Ladies, Take 5 Steps to Avoid Osteoporosis

Many women unaware the risk of bone-thinning disease rises after menopause, experts say

10/18/2013
Small Efforts Can Boost Use of Public Parks

Better signage may lead residents to increase physical activity, study shows

10/16/2013
Health Tip: Exercising After Breast Cancer

Get your doctor's OK, and don't overdo it

10/14/2013
Exercise Might Boost Men's Sperm Counts, Study Finds

Meanwhile, other research saw no fertility effects from caffeine, alcohol

10/14/2013
Exercise May Lower Risk of Esophageal Cancer

But review author says other lifestyle factors may also be at play

10/10/2013
Yoga Fails to Cool Hot Flashes, But May Aid Sleep

Expert says longer study might have found more benefit for menopausal women

10/3/2013
Health Tip: Exercise to Help Ease Stress

Make sure you leave the job site

10/1/2013
More Evidence That Exercise Can Help Prevent High Blood Pressure

Study found that leisure-time activity was more beneficial than activity at work

9/29/2013
Why Ballet Dancers Can Spin Without Getting Dizzy

Study found years of training suppressed signals of imbalance; findings could help those with chronic dizziness

9/27/2013
Health Tip: Exercising Despite Allergies and Asthma

Make sure you take your medication first

9/24/2013
10 Percent Weight Loss May Relieve Arthritic Knee Pain

Biggest improvement seen with diet-exercise combo in 18-month study of older, overweight adults

9/20/2013
Blood 'Marker' May Predict Diabetes Risk in Older Women

Study found lower levels of the protein in women with lifestyle factors linked to type 2 disease

9/19/2013
Eating, Swallowing Exercises May Aid Throat Cancer Patients

Keeping up these activities during chemo or radiation linked to better diets after treatment, study finds

9/17/2013
2 Questions May Reveal Seniors' Impending Decline, Study Says

Inability to climb steps seen as one red flag

9/16/2013
U.S. Teens Begin to Slim Down, Study Suggests

Adolescents are eating healthier, exercising more

9/12/2013
Positive Attitude Linked to Longer Life in Heart Patients

Keeping physically active may boost survival in those with a negative outlook, study suggests

9/12/2013
College Football Players Seem to Grow Bigger and Stronger, But Not Faster

Study of NCAA athletes found speed, jumping power changed little over 4-year careers

9/11/2013
Nearly 60 Percent of Uterine Cancer Cases Preventable: Report

Women who exercise, maintain healthy weight and drink coffee daily may cut their risk

9/10/2013
Changes in Household Routines Help Reduce Kids' Obesity: Study

Parents who limited kids' TV time, increased sleep time saw less excess weight gain in children

9/4/2013
Vigorous Exercise May Lessen Young Men's Risk of Epilepsy

Those with high fitness level 79 percent less likely to be diagnosed with disorder later in life, study suggests

9/4/2013
Short Bouts of Brisk Exercise May Help Cut Obesity Risk

Intensity of activity more important than duration for controlling weight, study finds

8/30/2013
Glass of Wine a Day May Ward Off Depression, Study Suggests

But, moderate drinking might also just be sign of normal social life, researchers add