Misc. Health News

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5/16/2007
Premature Babies Face Future Blood Sugar, Blood Pressure Problems

But the threats can be managed through proper diet and exercise, study says

5/16/2007
Lifestyle Changes Help Older Women's Hearts After HRT

Exercise, better diet cuts cardiovascular risks, study finds

5/15/2007
Just 10 Minutes of Daily Exercise Boosts Heart Health

Study finds a little exercise provides cardiovascular benefits, and more is even better

5/14/2007
Diet Rich in Cereal Fibers May Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

The nutrient magnesium may also offer protective effects, German study says

5/14/2007
Fish Oil-Exercise Combo May Boost Cardio Health

Supplement plus workouts raise good cholesterol levels, study finds

5/14/2007
Enzyme Puts Brakes on Racing Heartbeat: Study

Finding may lead to better drug treatments for common heart ailments

5/13/2007
New Cholesterol Check Gauges Kids' Heart Risk

But the new tool might be too cumbersome for some doctors, one expert says

5/12/2007
Simple Workout Urged for Pregnant Women on Bed Rest

Too much inactivity can atrophy muscles, physical therapists warn

5/11/2007
Women Less Likely to Get Treatment After Heart Tests

Many were still not prescribed heart medications 6 months after exam, study found

5/7/2007
TV Use Pervasive Among Tiniest Tots

Almost two-thirds of kids under 2 watch TV daily, study finds

5/4/2007
Dieting Usually Healthy for Older Adults: Study

Physical function is unaffected by typical weight loss, researchers say

5/1/2007
Weight Training Helps Workers With Rotator Cuff Injuries: Study

Resistance exercises got people back to work faster than traditional therapy

4/30/2007
New Drug Counteracts Overeating

It revs up metabolism much like exercise, researchers say

4/27/2007
Health Tip: Prevent a Pulled Hamstring

Stretch properly before exercise

4/25/2007
Exercise May Help Ward Off Parkinson's Disease

Researchers still looking for cause of the apparent benefit

4/25/2007
4/23/2007
Depression Can Increase Diabetes Risk

Poor mood may lead to less exercise, worsening diet, researchers suspect

4/22/2007
Harnessing Tai Chi's Quiet Strength for Health

Ancient art has proven benefits and is open to all, experts say

4/22/2007
Campaign Offers Easy Steps to Cutting Diabetes Risk

ADA's 'CheckUp America' program launches this week

4/14/2007
Athletic Trainers See Rise in MRSA Infections: Survey

Antibiotic-resistant hospital 'superbug' found increasingly in otherwise healthy people

4/13/2007
Weightlifting During Dialysis Combats Muscle Wasting: Study

High-intensity exercise was safe, improved patients' strength, quality of life

4/5/2007
It's Hip to Live Past 100

Staying active, current may be key to centenarian's success, survey finds

4/4/2007
Guidelines Target Prevention of Sudden Heart Death in Young Athletes

Task force focuses on quick action in first critical minutes

3/30/2007
Health Tip: Your Child's Development

Make sure he gets enough exercise

3/29/2007
Physical Activity Cuts Risk of Repetitive Strain Injury

Exercise may make muscles more resilient, improve balance, experts say

3/23/2007
Fitted Sports Gear Key to Eye Protection

40,000 injuries a year could be cut with appropriate use of safety lenses

3/21/2007
Activity Levels Key to Childhood Obesity

British study shows exercise directly tied to amounts of fat measureable in kids

3/19/2007
Health Tip: Prevent Sports Injuries

Sports should be safe and fun

3/12/2007
Heart Disease Lower in Children of Parents Who Live to 85

But genes are no substitute for a healthy lifestyle, one expert says

3/9/2007
Growth Hormone Abuse May Boost Diabetes Risk

Case of newly diabetic bodybuilder may be a warning to others, researchers say

3/9/2007
Exercise in Youth Keeps Hypertension Risk Low

Benefits extended past age 30, study found

3/8/2007
Stress, Obesity Taking Toll on Latin Americans' Health

Changes in diet, society are boosting heart disease risk, study finds

3/8/2007
Most American Seniors Live With Chronic Disease

More needs to be done to encourage exercise, healthy eating, CDC report says

3/1/2007
Exercise Helps Slow Smokers' Lung Function Decline

Activity levels tied to 21% drop in new cases of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

2/28/2007
Too Much TV Bad for Tots' Tummies

Study of 3-year-olds found diets got worse as viewing time rose

2/27/2007
Long-Term, Strenuous Exercise May Lower Breast Cancer Risk

Study found moderate activity didn't appear to have an effect, however

2/23/2007
Why Weight-Loss Efforts Fail

Researchers zero in how to succeed the next time

2/21/2007
Kids Living Near 'Green Spaces' Less Likely to Be Overweight

But socioeconomic factors also play a part in children's activity levels, experts say

2/20/2007
Bioengineered ACL Could Help Injured Knees

In rabbits, researchers used animal's cells to help grow new ligament

2/19/2007
Experts Issue New Heart Disease Guidelines for Women

American Heart Association recommendations now focus on a woman's lifetime risk

2/17/2007
'Great American Health Challenge:' Beat Cancer

American Cancer Society wants to help you cut your risk for the disease

2/16/2007
Kids' Sports Injuries on the Increase

Youngsters are playing too much of one sport, almost year-round, experts warn

2/16/2007
Music Video Helps Knee Replacement Patients

Instruction, exercising to tunes boosted recovery time 59% on average, study says

2/10/2007
Age Brings More Fat, Less Muscle

And all that extra fat can spur disease, researchers say

2/6/2007
Power-Boosting Protein in Muscle Declines With Age

That's why even fit older people may need to work harder to stay slim, study says

2/5/2007
TV Habits Have No Impact on Teen Exercise

So programs to get kids more active can't rely on cutting television time, study says

2/3/2007
Workouts Add Muscle to the Flu Shot

Arm exercises beforehand boost immune responses to the vaccine, study shows

2/2/2007
Health Tip: Exercising During Pregnancy

First, make sure you check with your doctor

1/31/2007
Exercise Has No Impact on Knee Osteoarthritis

Affected older people can safely keep active, study confirms

1/30/2007
Dieting, Exercise Have Same Effect on Body-Fat Distribution

Study contradicts notion that workouts target specific fat deposits