Misc. Health News

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12/25/2013
Ski Your Way to Happiness?

Researchers surveyed casual skiers, snowboarders who found playfulness can bring happiness

12/25/2013
12/21/2013
Tips for Safe Winter Workouts

Avoiding hypothermia is crucial, expert says

12/20/2013
Walk More to Cut Heart Attack and Stroke Risk, Study Suggests

People with pre-diabetes appear to benefit from adding extra steps to their daily stroll

12/19/2013
Health Tip: Stretch Safely

Don't bounce while holding the position

12/17/2013
Older Women May Spend Two-Thirds of Their Day Sitting

But, study also found they frequently get up and move about

12/16/2013
Diabetes Drug Metformin Tied to Slight Weight Loss in Obese Kids

But, experts say drug isn't meant for that use, while diet and exercise have proven effective

12/15/2013
Working Out May Help Counteract Holiday Eating

Men who overstuffed but exercised showed less harm to their health in study

12/14/2013
Snow-Shoveling Health Tips as Winter Looms

Combination of exertion and cold weather poses heart attack risk, expert warns

12/13/2013
Treating Sleep Apnea Might Be a Win-Win for Golfers

Lower handicap after treatment attributed to sharper focus

12/13/2013
Bones Benefit From Exercise After Breast Cancer, Study Finds

Older survivors should include physical activity in long-term care plan, researchers suggest

12/13/2013
Light Exercise Might Reduce Risk of Kidney Stones

Intensity of activity doesn't seem to matter, study finds

12/12/2013
Exercise Seems to Ease Parkinson's-Related Depression

Mood problems can be more debilitating than movement issues, researcher says

12/12/2013
Exercise Might Lift Libido in Women on Antidepressants

Regular workouts seem to counter the sexual dysfunction that is a side effect of these drugs

12/12/2013
Exercise Might Ease Joint Pain Caused by Breast Cancer Drugs

Side effects, such as stiffness and pain, are common reasons patients stop taking medications

12/12/2013
Exercise Linked to Lower Breast Cancer Risk in Black Women

Regular, brisk activity seems to help prevent some aggressive tumors that resist hormone therapy, study says

12/12/2013
Health Tip: Stay Active With Baby

Even if newborn is too young to crawl

12/10/2013
Higher Altitude May Lower Sports Concussion Risk, Study Suggests

Review of high school athletes found 30 percent reduced rates of injury at elevations of 600 feet and up

12/9/2013
Bigger Breasts, Lack of Exercise Tied to Breast Cancer Mortality

But getting more exercise appeared to offer a level of protection, 11-year study found

12/9/2013
Health Tip: Exercising With Arthritis

The time of day may matter

12/6/2013
Evening East-West NFL Matchups Put One Team at Disadvantage: Study

Games played after 8 p.m. may favor biological clocks of Pacific time players

12/4/2013
Less Physical Activity, More TV for Today's Moms, Study Finds

This generation is less active than mothers in 1960s, researchers say

11/28/2013
Safety Tips for Holiday Football Games

Don't let injuries sideline you during Thanksgiving pick-up games

11/27/2013
Exercise May Not Stave Off Holiday Weight Gain

Study suggests nothing can replace moderation in the face of high-calorie food and drinks

11/27/2013
Parents Who Set, Stick to Rules May Help Kids Stay Slim

Australian study found it was more important than what Mom or Dad weighed

11/26/2013
Want to Stay Young? Start Moving

Study finds it's never too late to reap the anti-aging benefits of exercise

11/21/2013
Sports for Teens Are Beneficial -- Up to a Point

Researchers found 14 hours a week were best, while high or low extremes lowered well-being scores

11/19/2013
Kids Worldwide Getting Less Heart Fit, Research Shows

Large study of running fitness in recent decades found today's children are much slower

11/18/2013
Could Elite Athletes Have Lower Risk for Diabetes?

Small study of Finnish men found protective effect, especially with endurance sports

11/18/2013
Health Tip: Exercise Advice for Those With Diabetes

For starters, figure out the best time of day

11/18/2013
Fitness Linked to Lower Heart Attack Risk in Heart Disease Patients

Early study also found survival odds rose with exercise capacity

11/18/2013
Weight Loss Can Combat Irregular Heart Beat, Study Says

Atrial fibrillation is a potentially fatal condition affecting more and more people

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