Misc. Health News

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9/9/2012
Water or Sports Drink?

Plain old H2O is usually the better choice, expert says

9/8/2012
Experts Offer Tips to Help Keep Fall Sports Injury Free

Football, soccer, volleyball players urged to take proper safety measures

9/2/2012
Few Doctors Discuss Exercise With Cancer Patients: Study

Daily activities by themselves are not enough, researcher says

9/1/2012
Marathons Safe for Aging Boomers, Study Finds

Signs of heart stress in 50-somethings resolved within a week, tests showed

8/31/2012
Turning Off the Tube Linked to Healthier Weight in Teens

Study that limited TV time for a year found that kids, but not adults, gained fewer pounds

8/31/2012
Keeping Up a Healthy Lifestyle Pays Off in Added Years: Study

Seniors who keep active and don't smoke live an average 5 years longer, researchers say

8/30/2012
8/29/2012
Less Is More With Exercise, Study Says

60-minute workout no better for weight loss than half-hour regimen

8/28/2012
4 Eating Habits May Help Older Women Maintain Weight Loss

In 4-year study, those who kept pounds off decreased 3 food groups and increased fruits, vegetables

8/27/2012
Midlife Fitness May Mean Healthier Old Age, Study Finds

Common conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, Alzheimer's less likely

8/27/2012
8/24/2012
Couch-Potato Kids Are Top U.S. Child Health Problem: Poll

Obesity, tobacco use also ranked high among community concerns

8/24/2012
Health Tip: Work Out in Water

It's low impact, and can help you lose weight

8/23/2012
Modern Technology Adds to Worldwide Obesity Woes: Report

As countries gain information and communication advances, populations pack on pounds, research shows

8/21/2012
40 Proven Strategies to Improve Public Health

Affordable healthy foods, public smoking bans among the methods shown to work

8/20/2012
Black Belts' Punching Power Linked to Their Brain Structure

Brain scans show how coordinated movements can boost strength of martial arts experts

8/19/2012
College Freshmen Urged to Keep Excess Pounds Away

Dietitian says even small weight gain raises students' risk for chronic disease

8/16/2012
Health Tip: Are You Overtraining?

Performance decline is a primary symptom

8/15/2012
A Few Hours of Weekly Exercise May Help Women's Bones

Study found effect on proteins involved with bone growth in pre-menopausal women

8/15/2012
Health Tip: Get Baby Moving

Exercise is healthy, even for infants

8/13/2012
More Evidence That Exercise in Middle Age Boosts Health

Brisk walking, biking, even house and yard work can cut harmful inflammation, study finds

8/13/2012
Could Chocolate's Antioxidants Boost Brain Function?

In small study, a flavanol-rich cocoa drink seemed to have an effect, but one expert is unconvinced

8/11/2012
Expert Tips for Summer Sports Safety

Warmer weather requires a few extra precautions for active adults, young athletes

8/10/2012
'Exergames' Can Help Inactive Folks Get Moving: Study

But active video gamers may not reach recommended levels of physical activity, researchers say

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