Misc. Health News

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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

8/29/2013
Middle-Aged Health Behavior a Matter of Degrees

When medical conditions arose, study found college-educated people were more apt to change their lifestyles

8/26/2013
U.S. Schools Show Progress in Healthy Behaviors, CDC Says

Report highlights good news: better nutrition, more physical activity and tobacco bans

8/23/2013
Move More to Control Weight Gain During Pregnancy: Study

Staying active throughout the day helps prevent obesity-related complications

8/22/2013
Kidney Disease Patients Can Benefit From Exercise: Study

Program created specifically for people with multiple health issues was safe, boosted fitness

8/22/2013
Health Tip: Find the Best Time to Exercise

After your daily temperature is warmest

8/21/2013
Brain-Damaged Athletes May Show Mood or Thinking Impairments First

Study adds to understanding of chronic traumatic encephalopathy

8/21/2013
Taking a Bath After a Workout? Hold the Ice, Researchers Say

Study found that for most people, ice baths cause pain, but no gain, following exercise

8/16/2013
HIV Patients Get a Mental Lift From Exercise, Study Finds

Brain deficits half as likely in those who engaged in regular activity

8/15/2013
One Exercise Session Won't Bring a Good Night's Sleep

Study found there is no quick fix for insomnia when it comes to working out

8/13/2013
Sports-Related Sudden Death More Likely to Occur in Men: Study

Screening for heart problems might need to be tailored to gender, experts say

8/12/2013
Obesity Risk Factors May Vary for Boys, Girls

Playing team sports, even drinking milk affected kids differently in study

8/9/2013
Quarterback's Death, NFL Study Split Over Brain Disorder

Autopsy shows former Michigan college player had CTE; Loyola study finds no evidence that NFL players are at greater risk

8/8/2013
Concussed Athletes May Not Be Good at Self-Reporting Recovery

Memory, thinking test spotted problems that injured cheerleaders didn't report or recognize, study finds

8/7/2013
Fitness Club Best Place for Cardiac Arrest Survival: Study

Availability of automated external defibrillator may be key.

8/3/2013
Training in the Heat

Expert describes safe transition from air conditioning to sports conditioning

8/1/2013
Exercise Won't Ease Hot Flashes, Study Finds

But it did help a little with insomnia, depression, researchers report

7/30/2013
How Many Extra Calories Add Up to Obesity for Kids?

Study finds overweight children consume more excess calories daily than previously thought

7/28/2013
Don't Let Playground Injuries Spoil the Fun

More than 600,000 U.S. kids were hurt last year, but certain steps can help keep them safe

7/27/2013
Water-Safety Essentials for Parents

Drowning remains a leading cause of death for children

7/25/2013
Breathalyzer Device Tells You When Your Workout Is Burning Fat

Paired with smartphone, prototype device helps gauge weight-loss success, developers say

7/25/2013
Red Wine Supplement May Block Benefits of Exercise in Older Men

In small study, resveratrol undermined gains in blood pressure, cholesterol and aerobic fitness

7/24/2013
For Seniors, Unhealthy Living May Lead to Disability

Study looked at exercise, smoking, nutrition and other habits

7/19/2013
Weight Loss May Help Thwart Diabetes

Overweight study patients who shed pounds through lifestyle changes kept full-blown disease at bay

7/18/2013
Regular, Vigorous Exercise May Lower Your Stroke Risk

Direct effect not shown in study, but experts say physical activity's impact is clear

7/18/2013
Your Smartphone May Be Making You Fat

Heavy use tied to sedentary lifestyle, less fitness in study of college students

7/18/2013
7/15/2013
Concussion Prevention: Pass on Pricey Football Helmets, Study Suggests

Rule changes are what's needed to protect young athletes, expert says

7/12/2013
With Weekly Exercise, Time Trumps Frequency

No matter how they spread out 150 minutes of activity, study participants showed similar disease risk

7/11/2013
After ACL Surgery, Another Knee Injury Likely, Study Suggests

Athletes who return to sports should take precautions, researcher advises

7/10/2013
Exercise Up in U.S., But So Is Obesity: Report

Food control is the missing link, experts say

7/9/2013
Most Statin Users Won't Have Major Side Effects

However, large review found 9 percent higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes