Misc. Health News

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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

7/23/2009
Sedentary Kids May Take Longer to Fall Asleep

But active kids need more sleep and get it more easily, expert says

7/21/2009
Studies Affirm Value of Healthy Lifestyle

Those who ate right, exercised lowered chances of cardiovascular trouble

7/21/2009
Health Tip: If You're Tired of Walking

Here are some low-impact alternatives

7/17/2009
Modern Athletes Keep Getting Taller, Bigger

Rise in body size outstrips gains seen in general population, study finds

7/14/2009
Healthy Diet, Exercise Keeps Mind Sharp As You Age

New research finds eating healthy, moderate activity are protective

7/14/2009
Fitness Might Limit Stroke's Impact

People who exercise prior to attack do better, study finds

7/14/2009
Excess Weight Speeds Up Osteoarthritis

Rapid loss of knee cartilage directly linked to being overweight in study

7/14/2009
Get the Most Out of Your Run

Simple steps can prevent injuries, experts say

7/10/2009
Shoulder Surgery Helps Athletes Get Back in the Game

Total joint replacement doesn't keep most people sidelined for long, study shows

7/6/2009
Even Steroid-Free Bodybuilders Focus on Image

Weight trainers show signs of disorder called muscle dysmorphia, study finds

7/6/2009
Health Tip: Wear a Helmet

If you're at risk of head injury

7/5/2009
Living Healthily on Less

Even when budgets are tight, experts say, health and fitness need not suffer

7/5/2009
Exercise Tips to Keep Boomers on Their Feet

Taking simple precautions can help prevent pain and injury, doctors say

7/2/2009
7/1/2009
Growth Hormone May Build Muscle in Older Men

Finding shows promise for treating age-related loss of strength, researchers say

7/1/2009
Obesity Rates Continue to Climb in U.S.

Eight of 10 states with highest number of obese adults are in the South, report says

6/30/2009
Comic Strip Aims to Educate Families About Diabetes

Storyline tackles lack of information about the disease in the Hispanic community

6/27/2009
Have Fun -- But Be Safe -- This Summer

Expert offers tips to avoid getting sidelined by a sports injury

6/24/2009
Stay Upbeat, Active to Keep the Mind Young

The brain may slow with aging, but good habits can help you cope, experts say

6/19/2009
Does Location Affect Kids' Weight?

Study refutes belief that living near fast-food joints makes children fat

6/11/2009
Need a Walking Partner? Try a Dog

Those who do are apt to exercise (and enjoy it) more, experts say

6/8/2009
Exercise, Education Keep You Sharp in Old Age

Study finds healthy, active lifestyle stems mental decline

6/5/2009
Interactive Video Games Offer Exercise Benefits

Payoff was especially evident with seniors, researchers say

6/5/2009
Finding Fitness on the Dance Floor

Two-stepping may add fun to aerobic workouts, studies show

6/3/2009
Making Obese Mice Slim, Without Diet or Exercise

Findings might someday help overweight humans, too, experts say

6/3/2009
Want to Stop Cancer? You Can, Experts Say

Lifestyle changes have been shown to lower odds, even for those at higher risk