Misc. Health News

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10/17/2007
Water Workouts Work for Arthritis Patients

Sessions relieve pain and help improve daily function, researchers say

10/11/2007
Pricey Running Shoes Not Worth It: Study

Expensive or not, sneakers performed equally in high-tech tests

10/5/2007
Heart-Healthy Workouts Help Knees, Too

They help ward off osteoarthritis, study suggests

9/25/2007
Junk Food, TV Driving Kids to Obesity

Studies find it's tougher than ever for youngsters to stay healthy

9/24/2007
Take Care of Your Heart Before and After Problems

Healthy blood pressure and weight can help avoid heart failure; rehab can aid recovery

9/17/2007
Aerobic, Weight Training Combo Best Against Diabetes

Exercise is always good, but combining two approaches brings better results, study finds

9/9/2007
International Database Seeks to Boost Treatment of Altitude Sickness

Fluid buildup in lungs can be deadly for skiers, mountain climbers, regardless of fitness

9/7/2007
1 in 3 Varsity Athletes Has Exercise-Induced Asthma

Condition arises even in those with no asthma history, study finds

9/6/2007
Workouts a Boon for Breast Cancer Patients

Exercise, yoga improve quality of life, even chemotherapy compliance, studies find

8/31/2007
Swelling After Knee Injury May Hinder Healing

Pig study shows blocking 2 proteins could mean less invasive treatment of meniscus damage

8/27/2007
Obesity Rate in U.S. Still Climbing

New findings show no state posted a decline in adult rates last year

8/24/2007
Heart Attack Boosts Diabetes Risk

Each condition encourages the other, study finds

8/16/2007
Healthy Lifestyle Key To Cancer Prevention

Obesity, tobacco cause half of all cancers, presidential panel says

8/15/2007
Mt. Everest Deadlier for Older Climbers

Experience won't always compensate for flagging stamina, study suggests

8/14/2007
Short Bouts of Exercise Pay Off

3 half-hour walks per week shed pounds, lowered blood pressure, study found

8/10/2007
Obesity-Linked Woes Boost Kids' Lifetime Heart Risk

'Metabolic syndrome' includes higher blood pressure, cholesterol

8/10/2007
Moderate Exercise Might Be Healthier Than Intense Workouts

Just a 30-minute daily walk can help stave off diabetes, heart trouble, study finds

8/3/2007
Diet and Fitness: A Proven Path to Heart Health

Lifestyle changes can slash your risk for cardiovascular disease as well as diabetes

7/30/2007
Exercise Plus Coffee May Ward Off Skin Cancer

Findings come from mouse study, however, and sunscreen is still key, experts say

7/27/2007
Young Type 1 Diabetics Benefit From Exercise

Frequency of regular physical activity was key factor in healthy blood levels, study finds

7/27/2007
Cancer Society's Virtual 'Relay for Life' Begins Friday

'Second Life' fund-raiser mirrors real-world relay race, organizers say

7/26/2007
High School, College Football Comes With Risk

Younger players get injured less often but more severely than college players, study finds

7/24/2007
Exercising in Segments Helps Burn Fat

Study finds benefit in 20-minute rest between half-hour workouts

7/20/2007
Simple Lifestyles Changes Can Produce Big Payoffs

The path to a better, longer life may be shorter than you think

7/19/2007
Body Clock Shift May Cause Sickness-Linked Fatigue

Targeting this change could lead to new therapies, researchers say

7/16/2007
Speedy Athletic Hernia Repair Is Possible

Good rehab and the right type of mesh make the difference, experts say

7/16/2007
Throwing Helps Protect Pitchers' Arms

It can help their game, but overdoing it also brings risks, researchers warn

7/16/2007
Health Tip: Feeding a Child Athlete

Make sure the youngster is getting the right foods and liquids

7/15/2007
Move Just a Little, Live Longer

You don't have to run marathons to get healthy, experts say

7/14/2007
Pack Health Into Your Summer Holiday

A few expert tips can help bring peace of mind

7/12/2007
Preseason Warm-Ups Cut Soccer Groin Injuries

Program led to a third fewer such problems, researchers say

7/11/2007
Kids Living Near School Rarely Walk There: Study

It's a missed opportunity for fitness, researchers say

7/8/2007
Good Parents Are Good Sports, Too

Meddling moms and dads can take the joy out of youth league activities

7/7/2007
Heat-Related Illnesses Take the Fun Out of Sun

Using sunscreen, drinking water, covering up are just what the doctor orders

7/3/2007
Men Put Their Health on the Back Burner

Survey finds more than a quarter wait 'as long as possible' before seeking help

7/1/2007
Amateur Basketball Players Court Disaster

Experts offer 'weekend warriors' tips on preventing injury

6/28/2007
It's Never Too Late to Get Healthy

Even starting in middle age reduces risk of heart disease and death, study shows

6/25/2007
Sugary Drinks Fattening Up Preschoolers

Fruit-flavored drinks, sodas between meals are a big culprit, study finds

6/19/2007
European Kids Using Banned Sports-Doping Drugs

3% of French 15-year-olds have tried salbutamol, steroids, study finds

6/16/2007
A Safe Summer Means More Fun for Kids

Experts offer parents common-sense tips to protect children from injury

6/15/2007
Bengay Death Highlights OTC Dangers

Just because it's nonprescription doesn't mean it's harmless, experts caution in wake of teen track star's overdose from sports cream

6/13/2007
Docs Should Tackle Patients' Problem Behaviors All at Once: Study

Issues like smoking, bad diets were better overcome that way, researchers say

6/13/2007
Health Tip: Suggestions for Stretching

An important part of any workout

6/10/2007
U.S. Experts Publish Brain Health 'Road Map'

It calls for more research into Alzheimer's, other threats

6/8/2007
Health Tip: Seniors, Listen to Your Bodies

How to know if you've done too much

6/6/2007
Drop in Cardiac Deaths Tied to Better Treatments, Lifestyles

But rising obesity and diabetes rates could offset those gains, study finds

6/6/2007
Moderate Exercise May Slow Progression of Lou Gehrig's Disease

Daily routine could strengthen muscles, contribute to better quality of life, study finds

6/6/2007
Study Suggests Keys to Weight Control

Successful 'losers' stay active, minimize 'screen time' at computers and TV

6/3/2007
Healthy Diet, Exercise Might Lower Chances of Cancer's Return

The former fought colon cancer recurrence, the latter lowered insulin levels in breast cancer survivors

6/1/2007
Physical Activity Lowers Heart Disease Risk

Middle-aged women who moved around more had less fat around vital organs, study finds