Misc. Health News

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11/1/2011
Exercise Might Help Thwart 'Obesity Gene'

Researchers find genetic risk lower in those who stay physically active

10/31/2011
Yoga Gets Women With Back Pain Moving: Study

But the British research did not show any more easing of discomfort with the technique

10/31/2011
Health Tip: Get Into the Habit of Exercising

Suggestions to make it part of your day

10/30/2011
Glaucoma Experts Eye Benefits of Exercise

Moderate activity may reduce an important risk factor, study finds

10/26/2011
Health Tip: Exercise for Stronger Knees

Here are potential benefits

10/24/2011
Yoga, Stretching Classes Outdo Self-Care for Back Pain: Study

Weekly sessions led to less discomfort, medication

10/23/2011
Nutrition, Hydration Tips Can Give Marathon Runners a Leg Up

Expert offers guidelines on what to eat and drink while preparing and competing

10/21/2011
Hockey Fistfights Rarely Cause Injuries, Study Claims

Punches thrown on solid ground pack more power, researchers say

10/21/2011
Health Tip: Take Care to Prevent Stress Fractures

Exercise carefully and don't ignore an injury

10/19/2011
Sperm Moves Best for Moderate Exercisers: Study

Lighter or strenuous physical activity associated with less sperm motility

10/13/2011
Neighborhoods With Busy Intersections Discourage Children's Play

Study shows that kids who live in high traffic areas less active than those who live on quiet streets

10/12/2011
Regular Exercise Seems to Guard Against Migraine

Study showed it worked as well as medication in preventing attacks

10/11/2011
Health Tip: When Exercise Causes Hives

Here are possible symptoms

10/10/2011
Exercise Linked to Reduced Worker Productivity

Highly stressed workers tend to exercise more, work less, study shows

10/7/2011
Bicycle May Speed Up Parkinson's Diagnosis

Ability to ride a bike may help doctors distinguish between motor disorders, study says

10/6/2011
More Kids Treated for Concussions in ERs: CDC

Increased awareness of traumatic brain injury may be driving this trend, researchers say

10/6/2011
Health Tip: Taking Exercise to the Extreme

Signs that you may be a compulsive exerciser

10/5/2011
3 Hours of Exercise Weekly Can Cut Men's Heart Risks

Study found lowered risk related to higher levels of 'good' cholesterol

10/4/2011
Exercise Tips for Breast Cancer Survivors

Regular physical activity offers survivors a slew of physiological and psychological benefits, experts say

9/30/2011
Obesity More Likely in 'Night-Owl' Kids

Study shows youngsters who stay up late are more sedentary than early-to-bed types

9/26/2011
Cardiac Rehab May Help Heart Patients Live Longer

Program that trains heart to return to normal beat rate after exercise is underutilized, experts say

9/22/2011
Less Play Time = More Troubled Kids, Experts Say

Adult interference may deprive children of needed challenges, not to mention fun

9/16/2011
Fall-Prone Seniors May Have Trouble Adjusting to Poorer Vision

Some elderly may not alter their walking speed when their sight is impaired, study finds

9/13/2011
Lifestyle Changes May Prevent Heart Failure

Watching your weight, not smoking, exercising and eating your veggies top the list

9/13/2011
Muscle Training May Benefit Chronic Heart Failure Patients

Working out the small muscles helps boost oxygen flow, exercise capacity, study shows

9/12/2011
9/6/2011
Routine Chores Might Help Keep Dementia at Bay

Study found seniors who expended most energy on daily duties less likely to have mental declines

9/6/2011
Healthy Living Can Cut Chances of Developing Diabetes

Study finds risk can be reduced up to 80 percent, researchers say

9/2/2011
Can't Find Time to Exercise? Schedule It, Experts Say

Fitness goals, and health benefits they bring, seem to remain elusive for many Americans

9/2/2011
To Get Up and Get Moving, Joining a Gym Might Help

Classes, coaches, tracking and more can keep people on track, fitness expert says

9/1/2011
Greater Exercise Intensity May Add Years to Life

How hard you work out seems to trump how long you work out for boosting longevity, study says

8/31/2011
Billie Jean King Says Exercise Your Best Shot Against Arthritis

Try tennis or any activity you love to keep joints moving, she urges in new campaign

8/31/2011
Health Tip: Seniors, Prepare for Exercise

Suggestions for getting started

8/26/2011
Walk-to-School Programs Put Kids' Fitness First

In study, Texas communities involved parent volunteers to get youngsters more active

8/26/2011
Jogging Beats Weight Lifting for Losing Belly Fat: Study

Compared with resistance training, aerobic exercise burns 67% more calories, research shows

8/25/2011
Realistic Activity Goals Seem to Ease Arthritis Pain, Study Finds

Belief in ability to do exercise, and following through, can improve life for rheumatoid arthritis patients

8/23/2011
Health Tip: Exercise to Help Your Heart and Lungs

Aerobic exercises include walking, swimming, running, biking and hiking

8/22/2011
Marriage May Do a Heart Good for Bypass Surgery

Study finds post-op survival rises for those in committed relationships

8/22/2011
8/18/2011
Healthy Behaviors Will Help You Live Longer: CDC

Don't smoke, eat healthy meals, exercise regularly and limit alcohol, researchers say

8/16/2011
A Little Exercise Goes a Long Way to Cut Disease, Death Risk

Even 15 minutes a day seems to increase life expectancy, researchers say

8/16/2011
Too Much TV May Take Years Off Your Life

The reason, experts say, might be that people eat more, move less when in front of the tube

8/13/2011
Heat Safety Precautions May Save Student Athletes

As practice resumes, players need to defend themselves from the elements

8/12/2011
Many Arthritis Patients May Not Be Exercising Enough

More than half of women, 40% of men were deemed 'couch potatoes' by researchers

8/12/2011
Cardiologists Often Miss Heart Defects in Young Athletes: Study

Screening to prevent sudden cardiac death is difficult and may lead to bad calls, researchers say

8/10/2011
Personal Feedback May Aid Fitness Progress

Researchers show that daily reinforcement helps adults stick to their exercise goals

8/10/2011
Pumping Iron Helps Smokers Quit Without Weight Gain: Study

Those who lifted weights regularly were twice as likely to kick the habit, researchers found

8/9/2011
Regular Exercise Helps Keep Leg Arteries Clear

Those who are active throughout their life at lower risk for peripheral arterial disease: study

8/5/2011
NASCAR Pit Crews Need Strength, Stamina, Too

It's not just the drivers who need athletic ability to be good at what they do, study finds

8/5/2011
With Age, Focus on Body Shifts From Appearance to Function

In study, exercise's biggest psychological boost came from improved health and ability, not attractiveness