Misc. Health News

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5/10/2012
Fitness in Middle Age Lowers Medical Costs Later: Study

Results suggest preventive efforts focusing on lifestyle choices are well aimed

5/10/2012
Strides Made in Diagnosing, Treating Lupus

New therapies are being developed for people with the autoimmune illness, experts say

5/10/2012
Pot Belly Boosts Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death: Study

Carrying weight in your midsection adds to obesity's dangers

5/9/2012
Evolution May Explain 'Runner's High,' Study Says

Brain reward center boost seems to spur humans, dogs to run long distances

5/9/2012
Rate of Hospitalizations for Stroke Has Declined in U.S.

The death rate for these patients also fell from 9% in 1989 to 5% in 2009, study shows

5/8/2012
Exercise May Boost Survival in Breast, Colon Cancer Patients

Review looked at six decades of studies on cancer, physical activity

5/8/2012
That Long Commute May Be Harming Your Health

Study found that as drives got longer, waistlines expanded and fitness levels dropped

5/7/2012
Lots of TV May Harm Kids' Diet

Children who watch the most television have worst eating habits, study finds

5/4/2012
Health Tip: Make TV Time Exercise Time

Walk around during commercials

5/4/2012
Joggers Live Longer, Study Says

Slow pace best for longevity, researchers report

5/1/2012
Exercise Plus Computer Time May Boost Seniors' Brains

Combination seems to help reduce odds of age-related memory loss, study finds

5/1/2012
Many Asthmatic Kids Harmed by Secondhand Smoke: Study

Exposure leads to more doctor visits, disturbed sleep, exercise limitations

5/1/2012
Healthy Weight Loss May Also Cut Your Cancer Risk

New study found decrease in inflammation warning signals

5/1/2012
4/30/2012
Exercise Twice a Day Vital for Your Dog's Health, Expert Says

Owners urged to encourage activity suitable for breed, fitness level of their pet

4/30/2012
Hot Weather's Return Brings Ozone Warnings

Kids, seniors most vulnerable to ozone exposure, experts say

4/27/2012
Upper-Body Strength Key for NASCAR Drivers

Study found resistance workouts may improve track standings

4/27/2012
Leisurely Strolls More Popular, Yet Walk Times Shorter: CDC

But walkers more likely to meet other health goals set by U.S. government

4/26/2012
Healthy Behaviors Extend Life After Cancer, Experts Say

Eating well, exercising and maintaining normal weight boost survival, American Cancer Society finds

4/24/2012
Health Tip: Help Prevent a Pulled Muscle

Make sure you stretch before exercise

4/23/2012
Strength Training May Give Boost to Seniors' Brains

Study found women's mental functioning 'significantly' improved after 6 months of classes

4/23/2012
Health Tip: Overcoming Obstacles to Exercise

Make sure your goals are realistic

4/20/2012
Health Tip: Consider Kickboxing

But take steps to protect your joints

4/19/2012
Exercise May Help Patients With High Blood Pressure Live Longer

Large study from Taiwan found inactive people fared worse at all blood-pressure levels

4/19/2012
Healthy Lifestyle Choices Could Cut Cancer Rates: Report

But researchers say lawmakers, private industry need to do more to encourage change

4/19/2012
Diabetes Groups Issue New Guidelines on Blood Sugar

Type 2 illness can't be treated with one-size-fits-all approach, new recommendations advise

4/18/2012
Everyday Activities Might Lower Alzheimer's Risk

Study finds association for more active elderly, even without formal exercise

4/17/2012
Testosterone Supplements Might Help Patients With Heart Failure

Small studies found benefits for patients' fitness, ability to exercise

4/16/2012
Troubled Homes May Fuel Obesity in Girls

Study found nearly doubled risk in families coping with poverty, drug abuse, other stress

4/16/2012
Health Tip: Seniors, Boost Your Balance

Here are some exercises that can help

4/14/2012
Exercise May Boost Breast Cancer Patients' Quality of Life

Study found physically active women were less likely to be depressed, fatigued during treatment

4/13/2012
Women Less Apt Than Men to Get Recommended Daily Exercise

They averaged about 18 minutes a day, far short of the recommended 30 minutes, study finds

4/10/2012
Dieters Share Success Strategies

Eating less fat, exercising more, using prescription meds help most, survey finds

4/8/2012
Experts Offer Advice After Yankee Pitcher's Trampoline Injury

Baseball player Joba Chamberlain one of thousands felled by trampoline mishaps annually

4/6/2012
Resolutions Revisited

Experts offer advice on what to do if you're backsliding on those New Year's vows

4/5/2012
Depression, Anxiety Tied to Physical Disabilities in Seniors

But exercise may help shield against physical decline, study adds

4/2/2012
Many Preschoolers Not Getting Enough Outdoor Play

Look at outdoor activity as a daily necessity, not a weekend luxury, study says

3/28/2012
Lifestyle Changes Help Type 2 Diabetics Keep Moving

Weight loss and exercise prevent disability, study finds

3/27/2012
Heart Screenings Yield More False-Positives Among Black Athletes

Race-specific screening criteria needed, researchers say

3/27/2012
Health Tip: Get Ready for Your Marathon

Suggestions before and during race day

3/26/2012
Too Much Sitting Can Kill You, Study Suggests

Eight hours or more a day raises risk, even if you exercise, researchers find

3/26/2012
Health Tip: Why You Need Aerobic Exercise

Potential benefits include lower blood pressure and cholesterol

3/23/2012
Obese Women at Higher Risk of Breast Cancer Recurrence: Study

Researchers took weight-based chemotherapy dosage into account

3/19/2012
Exercise May Trigger Orgasm in Some Women

Survey results suggest phenomenon is not rare, but causes remain unclear

3/18/2012
Keep Youth Baseball Players Safe on the Field

Avoid overuse-related injuries of the elbows and shoulders, expert says

3/16/2012
Researcher Uses Genomics to Predict His Odds for Disease

It's another example of the future of 'personalized medicine,' scientists say

3/15/2012
Electronic Diary Helped Obese Adults Stick to Weight-Loss Plan

But the results didn't last after 2 years, study finds

3/15/2012
Bike Trail in Poorer Neighborhood Boosts Exercise

Extra-wide, two-mile trail in Tennessee draws joggers, bike riders

3/15/2012
Too Much Exercise Delays Pregnancy in Normal-Weight Women: Study

But vigorous workouts don't seem to affect fertility in heavy women, researchers say

3/14/2012
Doctors Likely to Preach What They Practice

Those with healthy behaviors more inclined to recommend patients make lifestyle changes: study