Misc. Health News

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11/8/2012
Too Much Sitting Linked to Fat Buildup Around the Heart

And exercise didn't seem to lessen the effect, new study shows

11/6/2012
Walk Your Way to a Longer Life, Study Says

Physical activity after age 40 can increase life expectancy by up to 7 years, researchers find

11/6/2012
Losing Weight May Improve Sleep Quality

Shedding pounds through diet alone or diet and exercise aided shuteye, researchers say

11/6/2012
Keep Moving to Ease Pain of Knee Arthritis: Review

Researchers found aerobic, water exercise reduced pain, boosted function in patients

11/5/2012
Health Tip: Exercise Isn't Always Expensive

Here are less costly options

11/1/2012
With Diabetes, Boosting Exercise Should Be Done Safely

Certain precautions can help reduce risk of dangerously low blood sugar, experts say

11/1/2012
Physical Activity in Old Age May Protect Brain

Dementia risk cut in those who walked, biked or did other exercise regularly, study says

11/1/2012
Obese Children Struggle With Joint Pain: Study

Experts say vicious cycle of inactivity, poor diet set overweight kids up for arthritis as adults

11/1/2012
Health Tip: Exercising With Diabetes

First, get a doctor's ok

10/31/2012
Water Workouts a Great Alternative: Study

Improve your fitness without straining your joints

10/30/2012
Eating More Meals Linked to Less Student Overweight

Tri-state study also adds to research on sodas, screen time and school sports

10/29/2012
Exercise and Weight Loss Give Brain a Boost, Study Finds

Getting fit helped overweight, inactive adults sharpen their thinking skills, too

10/26/2012
Right Amount of Exercise Can Boost Mental Health: Study

But too much time spent working out can have psychological downside, experts warn

10/26/2012
Short Bursts of Intense Exercise Can Fight Weight Gain: Study

Sprint-interval training burns up to 200 extra calories daily, researchers say

10/25/2012
Study IDs 4 Key Habits of Successful Aging

Exercising, not smoking, moderate drinking, eating fruits and vegetables may help thwart chronic disease

10/25/2012
10/24/2012
Exercise Boosts School Performance for Kids With ADHD: Study

20-minute activity sessions helped them focus on classwork

10/22/2012
Exercise May Beat Socializing at Staving Off Brain Shrinkage

Study also found physical activity more protective than mental stimulation

10/22/2012
Lack of Sleep May Trip Up Student Athletes

Less shuteye, higher grades linked to increased injuries in study

10/19/2012
Are Knee Injuries Tied to Menstrual Cycle?

Researchers say monthly hormonal changes may contribute to ACL tears, chronic pain

10/19/2012
Diet/Exercise Combo Best, 'Biggest Loser' Study Says

20 minutes of exercise, 20 percent calorie cut would maintain weight loss, computer model predicts

10/19/2012
Exercise May Delay Early Aging of People With Diabetes

Fitness training improves their cardiovascular health, preliminary study finds

10/19/2012
Health Tip: Encourage Your Family to Exercise

They'll have more energy for fun activities

10/17/2012
Healthy Lifestyle Boosts Survival Odds for Older Women With Cancer

Regular exercise had most significant benefit in study

10/16/2012
Cholesterol Levels Dropping in U.S. Adults, Mostly From Statin Use

CDC study suggests fewer trans fats in diet may have also played a role

10/15/2012
Study Shows Bicycle Helmets Save Lives

For cyclists killed in crashes, head injury much more likely among non-helmet wearers

10/15/2012
Sitting Can Harm Health, Even for Those Who Exercise

Review of data finds too much chair time doubles odds for diabetes, heart disease and death

10/15/2012
Health Tip: Beat Boredom

Keep exercise fresh and fun

10/12/2012
'Believing' Propels Cancer Survivors to Exercise, Study Finds

Experts suggest developing an activity schedule, signing a 'contract' with a supportive friend

10/12/2012
Consistent Criteria for Sports Concussion Might Aid Diagnosis

Relying on athletes' reported symptoms could miss serious head injuries, study suggests

10/12/2012
Health Tip: Exercising in Cold Weather

Prevent loss of too much body heat

10/11/2012
Diet, Exercise May Boost 'Good' Cholesterol, Study Suggests

Benefits of lifestyle changes go beyond weight loss for diabetes patients, researcher says

10/11/2012
As Armstrong Case Unfolds, Experts Describe Doping's Harms

Heart disease, liver disease and behavior problems are among possible health consequences

10/11/2012
Healthy Lungs May Keep Brain Running Smoothly

Swedish study found link between problem-solving ability, lung function

10/10/2012
U.S. Stroke Patients Are Getting Younger

Study found rise in rates among adults aged 20 to 54

10/9/2012
Kids With Hemophilia Should Be Active, But Avoid Risky Sports: Study

Non-contact activities safest, allowing children to enjoy exercise, experts say

10/7/2012
Even a Little Exercise Boosts Self-Esteem in Overweight Teens

Study found mental health benefits from a couple hours of light-to-moderate activity each week

10/5/2012
Clenched Hand May Prevent 'Choking' Under Pressure

For right-handed athletes, squeezing left hand might cause automatic motor skills to kick in, study says

10/3/2012
Sitting for Hours Daily Might Boost Your Kidney Disease Risk: Study

Exercise reduced effect in men, but not women

10/3/2012
Exercise Improves Effects of Stroke: Study

The most significant gains involved attention, concentration, planning and organizing

10/2/2012
Diabetes Patients Should Have More Voice in Treatment: Experts

New guidelines say individual, doctor and evidence must all contribute to decisions

10/1/2012
Health Tip: Warm Up Before You Work Out

Get your muscles ready for exercise

9/28/2012
Exercise Programs for Kids Seem to Have Little Impact: Study

But other experts disagree and say more activity, not less, is needed

9/26/2012
Obesity Now Puts Kids' Hearts at Risk Later

Large review found increased blood pressure, cholesterol levels and other forerunners of disease

9/25/2012
Working Out Cuts Women's Appetite, Study Finds

Regardless of weight, participants didn't consume more to 'make up' for calories burned

9/25/2012
Health Tip: Exercise to Combat Stress

It will help you feel better

9/24/2012
Active Video Games Have Exercise-Like Effects in Kids: Study

Players' heart rates rose and they used more energy than with sedentary games

9/24/2012
Doctors to Parents: No Trampolines

Pediatricians reaffirm warnings, cite severe injuries to kids

9/22/2012
Positive Outlook Boosts Likelihood of Healthier Lifestyle

Better diet, fitness reported among those who feel in control of their destiny

9/19/2012
Blacks Less Likely to Stick to High Blood Pressure Diet: Study

But the good news is that the 'DASH' eating plan does help those who follow it