Misc. Health News

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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

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