Misc. Health News

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8/9/2012
Workers Counseled on Back Pain Return to Job Sooner

Study found reassurance, advice to stay active aided recovery

8/8/2012
Too Much Travel May Be Tough on Olympians

Study finds traveling across more than five time zones to compete raises chances of illness

8/8/2012
Balance, Strength Training Reduce Falls for Elderly, Study Finds

Researchers recommend incorporating these exercises into everyday activities

8/8/2012
Health Tip: Diabetes Isn't a Ticket to Inactivity

But discuss plans with your doctor before you exercise

8/8/2012
Health Tip: Jumping Rope for Exercise

Start on the right foot

8/7/2012
More Americans Walking, But Still Not Enough, CDC Says

Almost half of adults don't get enough exercise to improve their health: report

8/6/2012
More Evidence That Exercise Helps Fight Diabetes

Studies found staying active cut death risk in type 2 disease, which weight training helped prevent in men

8/3/2012
Race-Day Diet Can Make or Break a Competitive Cyclist

HealthDay reporter describes nutrition regimen for grueling West Coast bike ride

8/3/2012
Exercise May Ease Depression Tied to Heart Failure

One year of regular aerobic activity provided modest mental health benefits, study says

8/2/2012
Modest Weight Loss Can Reap Prolonged Health Benefits

Study found reduced diabetes risk, even if weight returned

8/2/2012
When Parents Get Active, So Do Kids: Study

Weekends are ideal time to get moving as a family, researchers say

8/2/2012
Asthma Common Among Olympic Athletes

Chronic airway conditions affect 8 percent of the elite competitors, research shows

7/31/2012
7/28/2012
Olympic-Class Athletes Abound in Animal Kingdom

Cheetahs, antelopes, elephants outperform best human competitors, researcher says

7/27/2012
Weight Control Can Cut Women's Diabetes Risk, Study Shows

Exercise and healthy diet paid off regardless of race

7/27/2012
The Care and Feeding of Olympic Athletes

Right combination of food and fluid can be critical to success

7/27/2012
Could Gene Doping Be Part of Future Olympics?

Technology reaching the point where some might try to enhance their performance genetically, experts say

7/26/2012
Why Johnny Can't Run

Most states fall short of recommended physical education guidelines, researchers say

7/26/2012
Body Language of Triumph Will Be on Display at Olympics

At the moment of victory, athletes raise their arms and grimace or yell, study shows

7/25/2012
London Smog May Be Tough on Olympians

Pollution can worsen symptoms associated with exercise-induced asthma, experts say

7/25/2012
Health Tip: Work Out at the Right Intensity

Guidelines for judging your activity

7/24/2012
Need to Get Walking More? Clip on a Pedometer

Study found use of the device nearly doubled the time seniors spent strolling each week

7/23/2012
Many Teens With High Blood Pressure Don't Get Needed Tests

Fewer than 1 in 4 receives recommended screening for kidney disease, organ damage, study finds

7/23/2012
Health Tip: Do You Need a Day Off From Exercise?

Some reasons why you should take a break

7/20/2012
Simple Measures May Curb Excessive Weight Gain in Pregnancy

A walking program and healthy meal plan kept moms-to-be from gaining extra pounds during study

7/19/2012
2 New Weight-Loss Drugs Won't Reverse U.S. Obesity Crisis

Proper nutrition, exercise are key factors that must be part of any diet plan, health experts say

7/18/2012
Inactivity May Kill as Many Worldwide as Smoking: Report

Lack of exercise linked to cancer, diabetes and heart disease, which cause about 10% of deaths worldwide

7/16/2012
Preschool TV Habits Linked to 4th-Grade Waist Size, Fitness

Youngsters who watched more TV had bigger bellies, lower muscular fitness levels, study finds

7/16/2012
Playing Several Sports Keeps Kids Slimmer: Study

Walking or biking to school can help, too

7/16/2012
Exercise Can Shield the Aging Brain, Studies Show

Weight training, walking helped older adults' memory, according to new studies at Alzheimer's meet

7/12/2012
Exercise, Meditation Can Beat Back Cold, Flu, Study Finds

Researchers report that both also appear to cut down on sick time and sick days at work

7/10/2012
Kids' Track Injuries Surge in US

As participation grows, accident rate poses a hurdle

7/10/2012
Teens' Lifestyle Choices Affect Their Blood Pressure

Australian study found more hypertension risk in boys who drink, girls who use birth control pills

7/9/2012
Health Tip: Help Kids Have an Active Summer

Put away the video games and go outside

7/5/2012
Parents Key to Whether Kids Get Enough Exercise, Studies Find

When grownups aren't around, children spend less time being active

7/3/2012
Exercise Might Keep Menopausal Hot Flashes at Bay

Fewer benefits seen in women who were overweight, less fit or had more intense symptoms

7/3/2012
Massage Right After Muscle Injury May Boost Healing

With quick therapy, there is a 20% to 40% chance of recovery, animal study suggests

7/1/2012
Maintain Heart Health During Summer

Hydration, proper clothing important, expert cautions

7/1/2012
Use Caution When Exercising in Hot Weather

Stay hydrated and gradually adapt your body to high temperatures, expert says

6/27/2012
College Athlete Deaths in Workouts Spur New Guidelines

Many players may need more time to acclimatize, athletic trainer's group says

6/27/2012
FDA Approves First New Weight-Loss Drug in More Than a Decade

Belviq targeted for adults with health problems such as high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes

6/27/2012
Exercise Program Boosts Health After Lung Transplant: Study

Training regimen linked to improved strength, mobility and heart health a year after surgery

6/25/2012
Screen All Adults for Obesity: U.S. Panel

New guidelines focus on lifestyle counseling, not medication

6/25/2012
Even Moderate Exercise Might Cut Breast Cancer Risk: Study

Researchers found up to 30 percent reduction, as long as women didn't gain weight

6/23/2012
Young Men Taking HIV Meds May Be at Risk for Bone Loss

Exercising, quitting smoking and taking vitamin D can help, researchers say

6/22/2012
Exercise Won't Affect Breast Milk, Baby's Growth: Study

But evidence is sparse and more study is needed, researchers say

6/22/2012
Active, Outdoor Teens Are Happier Teens: Study

And those who spend more time indoors in front of screens are more likely to feel lonely, shy

6/21/2012
Better Health Screening Urged for Female College Athletes

Young women in competitive sports at risk for problems with diet, menstruation, bone loss

6/21/2012
Health Tip: Warm Up Before You Exercise

And burn calories more efficiently

6/20/2012