Misc. Health News

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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

3/25/2014
Health Tip: Enjoying Warm Weather Fitness

Take advantage of these healthy activities

3/24/2014
When Moms Get Active, Kids Follow

Study of 4-year-olds suggests mothers help by spurring activity, taking part and being role models

3/22/2014
Ways to Cut Your Colon Cancer Risk

Experts advise regular screenings, high-fiber foods and exercise

3/21/2014
Basketball's Fitness Benefits a Sure Bet

Shooting hoops beats watching 'March Madness' when it comes to your health, expert says

3/20/2014
Daily Exercise Lowers Breast Cancer Risk: Study

Benefit varies by tumor type, but it's another reason to encourage physical activity, researchers say

3/15/2014
Knee Surgery May Put Kids at Higher Risk for Future Arthritis

Small study followed up on young people who underwent procedure to repair torn ligament

3/14/2014
Gardening Might Give Kids a Fitness Boost

Digging, raking were high-intensity tasks in South Korean study

3/11/2014
2 Surgeries Work Equally Well for Female Incontinence, Study Finds

Doctors can choose the one they're more familiar with, expert says

3/11/2014
'Tommy John' Surgery Gets Major League Pitchers Back on the Mound

Study found most players returned to pro baseball, sometimes with better results

3/11/2014
New Knees, Hips May Also Help the Heart

Joint replacement might boost physical activity in arthritis patients, study author says

3/6/2014
Kids With ADHD May Face Higher Obesity Risk as Teens

Finnish study also found more physical inactivity in this group

3/6/2014
Lack of Sleep Compounds Health Problems for Obese Teens: Study

Researchers report it was independently associated with higher risk of heart disease, diabetes

3/6/2014
2-Mile Daily Walk Might Help Fight COPD

Study found patients who were more active had fewer hospitalizations from lung condition

3/5/2014
Poor Fitness in Middle Age Tied to Higher Risk of Dementia

Change factors like exercise while you can, Finnish researchers advise

3/5/2014
Do Harder Working Husbands Have Healthier Wives?

His long work hours may boost her health, study suggests

3/3/2014
TV in Child's Bedroom Tied to Weight Gain

But 'active' video games might help youngsters stay slim, researchers stay

2/28/2014
Police Work Isn't Very Physical, Study Says

Armband monitors finds workdays are mostly sedentary