Misc. Health News

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10/29/2009
Tai Chi May Help Ward Off Knee Pain in Seniors

Two hours per week can improve osteoarthritis symptoms in older patients, study finds

10/29/2009
Diet, Exercise Thwart Diabetes: Study

Lifestyle changes really do work to prevent type 2, experts say

10/28/2009
Health Tip: Exercise During Pregnancy

A list of typical benefits

10/28/2009
Even Light Smoking Affects Young Adults' Arteries

Damage makes it harder to run and climb steps, researcher says

10/26/2009
Fitness Fades Fast After 45

But healthy habits can stave off the inevitable declines, research finds

10/26/2009
Big, Beefy Football Players May Face Heart Problems Later

Physical activity may not protect heart from complications of extra weight, study finds

10/25/2009
Brisk Walk Can Help Leave Common Cold Behind

A stuffy head is no reason to avoid mild exercise, expert says

10/23/2009
Anesthesia, Exertional Heat Deaths May Be Linked

Malignant hyperthermia occurs with extreme exercise, not just surgery, researchers find

10/23/2009
Diabetes Drug May Boost Weight Loss in Obese Patients

Combo of diet, exercise and injections helped non-diabetics shed pounds, study finds

10/14/2009
Supervised Exercise May Relieve Fatigue During Chemotherapy

Mixed-intensity program improved vitality and well-being in study patients

10/12/2009
Health Tip: Why Don't You Exercise?

Solutions to common excuses

10/9/2009
Stretching Test May Reveal Arterial Stiffness

Flexibility exercises belong in cardiovascular workout, experts say

10/8/2009
Exercise Extends Life of Kidney Patients

Study finds physical activity pays off

10/8/2009
Exercise Boosts Bone Density in Breast-Feeding Moms

Lactation depletes calcium stores, but working out can minimize risks, research shows

10/7/2009
Nutrition Still Not 'A' Grade in U.S. Schools: Studies

Guidelines are helping, but more is needed to stem teen obesity, researchers say

10/6/2009
Pain Robs Years From Folks at Mid-Life

People in their 50s act more like 80 if they're suffering: study

10/6/2009
Program Helps Kids Switch Over to Healthy Behaviors

Triple intervention enforces message at home, school and in the community, researchers say

10/6/2009
Exercise in Adolescence May Cut Risk of Deadly Brain Tumor

Physical activity later in life didn't seem to matter, study finds

9/30/2009
Study Urges Treatment for Even Mild Gestational Diabetes

Women, babies alike benefit when therapy goes to more than just severe cases, experts say

9/30/2009
Workplace Wellness Seems to Really Work

Investing in employee health cuts medical costs and ups productivity, heart experts say

9/29/2009
Daily Exercise? Who Knew!

Most Americans aren't aware of national recommendations, study finds

9/25/2009
Exercise May Prevent Prostate Cancer: Study

Report adds to debate over the value of exercise as a protector for men

9/22/2009
Small Steps May Speed Recovery in ICU Patients

Mild exercise beats bed rest, preliminary study finds

9/21/2009
Exercise During Pregnancy Keeps Newborn Size Normal

Low-impact aerobics safe, beneficial throughout pregnancy, study suggests

9/19/2009
School Sports May Spell Trouble for Ankles

Because children's bones are still developing, injuries require special care, doctors say

9/16/2009
Exercise Benefits Even the Oldest Old

Regular workouts extend life and reduce risk of physical disability, researchers find

9/16/2009
Shockwave Treatment May Not Be Best for Shoulder Pain

Comparison study finds supervised exercise has better results

9/14/2009
Air Pollution May Raise Blood Pressure

Inhaling microscopic particles could raise risk of heart disease, study finds

9/9/2009
Testing Young Athletes for Heart Defects May Save Lives

To prevent sudden cardiac death, researchers recommend electrocardiograms

9/4/2009
Exercise May Help Maintain Weight Loss

If they continue working out, dieters can keep off pounds, study finds

9/4/2009
Thin Thighs Might Be Harbinger of Heart Disease

Increased risk seen in Danish study, but authors say more research is needed

9/3/2009
High School Sports Put Players at Risk for Severe Injuries

More needs to be done to protect young knees, ankles and shoulders, researcher says

8/31/2009
8/31/2009
Drinkers May Exercise More Than Teetotalers

Activity levels rise along with alcohol use, survey shows

8/30/2009
Young Athletes at Risk of Heat Injury

Sports medicine experts issue hot-weather guidelines for coaches

8/27/2009
Regular Yoga May Improve Eating Habits

Body awareness plays a key role in weight maintenance, researchers say

8/27/2009
Strong Thighs May Mean Less Knee Pain for Women

Study found link between muscle strength, arthritis woes

8/26/2009
Women's Exercise Priorities Vary With Life Stages

Self-care often loses out to family obligations, analysis finds

8/20/2009
Teen Athletes Sleep Better Than Couch Potatoes

They also report higher energy during the day and greater ability to concentrate

8/16/2009
Web Is Becoming One-Stop Shopping for Health Help

For support, advice or treatment, online interventions now await

8/13/2009
Exercise May Help in Leukemia Recovery

Small study finds physical activity reduces depression and fatigue

8/13/2009
Health Tip: Children Need Exercise, Too

How they benefit from activity

8/10/2009
More Evidence Healthy Living Brings Long Life

Good diet, no smoking, regular exercise lower chronic disease risk by 80%, CDC study finds

8/10/2009
Blows to the Chest Up Death Risk for Lacrosse Players

Injuries are fatal far more often than in other contact sports, study finds

8/7/2009
Beetroot Juice May Boost Stamina

Study findings could apply to athletes, elderly, researchers say

7/30/2009
Muscle Density Linked to Disability

Building strength, expert says, might help keep elderly out of hospitals

7/29/2009
Intense Daily Workout May Keep Cancer at Bay

Thirty minutes a day cut risk in half in study of Finnish men

7/27/2009
'Safe' Ozone Levels May Not Be for Some

Study finds lung problems after exercise at lower concentrations

7/27/2009
Many Cancer Survivors Don't Adopt Healthy Lifestyle

Study finds just 7 percent of older survivors meet diet, exercise guidelines

7/24/2009
Stress, Bad Bedtime Habits Cause Insomnia

For a good night's sleep, follow these expert tips