Misc. Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
4/13/2005
Too Much Water Gets Runners in Trouble

Dangerously low blood salt levels found in many marathoners

4/12/2005
Tracking Kidney Patients' Cardiac Risks

Factors such as hypertension, smoking most effectively predict survival

4/11/2005
A Molecular Explanation of Why Muscles Weaken With Age

Researchers offer distinctly nonmolecular solution: Exercise

4/11/2005
Exercise Isn't Always Enough to Lower Blood Pressure

Older people with the condition may need to lose weight, start medications earlier

4/7/2005
Mediterranean Diet Extends Lives

Large study confirms benefit of fish, fruit, vegetable-rich regimen

4/7/2005
Exercise Keeps Arthritis Disability At Bay

Senior couch potatoes face double the risk of functional decline

4/5/2005
Exercise, Stress Management Boost Heart Health

Patients with heart disease fared better than with drugs alone

4/5/2005
Health Tip: Walking Tips for Seniors

Putting your best foot forward

4/4/2005
'Moon-Walk' Chamber May Speed Orthopedic Rehab

It reduces weight on legs to a fraction of normal gravity

4/4/2005
Born to Run

Rat studies suggest endurance starts with the genes

3/31/2005
Healthy Change, Early Screening Can Cut Cancer Rates

Cancer Society report finds some successes, many challenges

3/25/2005
Exercise Can Heighten Rosacea Effect

But altering workout helps keep symptoms at bay, survey finds

3/23/2005
Sudden Stress, Exertion Can Trigger Heart Attack

But risk from any one event still low in those with heart disease, experts note

3/22/2005
Widening Waistlines Predict Diabetes in Men

Belt size beats body mass index as disease indicator, study finds

3/18/2005
Few Extra Pounds Put Kids at Risk for Adult Obesity

Youngsters with 'high-normal' weight 5 times more likely to be obese adults

3/18/2005
To Stay Mobile, Keep Moving

Activity in middle age helps stave off disability, study finds

3/16/2005
Health Tip: Building Your Bones

It's never too early to start

3/15/2005
Higher Elevations Healthier for Hearts

Study finds lifespan increases with altitude

3/15/2005
Pregnant? Don't Forget to Exercise

Moderate workouts can ensure a healthier, smoother pregnancy and delivery

3/10/2005
3/4/2005
Joint Replacement Won't Banish Obesity

Contrary to belief, most patients gain weight post-surgery

3/3/2005
Diet, Exercise a Real Shortcut to Health

Study shows big results come within 6 weeks

2/28/2005
Diet, Exercise Top Drugs in Preventing Diabetes

Two studies find lifestyle changes are the better, cheaper option

2/25/2005
You're Never Too Old to Exercise

Regular workouts combat heart attacks, even depression, experts say

2/21/2005
Diabetes Boosts Heart Disease Risk in Women

Increase is worse than it is for men, study finds

2/8/2005
Fibromylgia Doesn't Mean Inactivity, Study Finds

Most patients moved around as much as healthy controls

2/6/2005
A Super Bowl Workout for Couch Potatoes

Six exercises you can do without taking your eyes off the game

2/4/2005
Put Your Heart on That To-Do List

Women must keep a healthy lifestyle to avoid cardiovascular disease, experts advise

1/31/2005
Health Tip: Build Strong Bones

Weight-bearing exercises can keep them fit

1/30/2005
Exercise Can Ease Depression

Study finds it helps treat mild to moderate cases

1/28/2005
Seniors Spell Out Health Concerns

Vioxx, Medicare changes and obesity weigh on their minds, survey finds

1/28/2005
Health Tip: Airplane Exercise

Counter the effects of economy class syndrome

1/27/2005
High-Tech Revolutionizes Health Care at Home

From defibrillators to drug reminders, innovations make monitoring easier

1/26/2005
Health Tip: It's Not So Hard to Eat Healthy

If you follow these basic principles

1/21/2005
Health Tip: Housework Will Keep You Fit

It's as good as a gym workout

1/20/2005
Behavior, Diet Therapies Fight Cognitive Decay

Combination curbed beagles' age-related decline in learning ability

1/20/2005
Poor Physical Performance Linked to Heart Risk

Rats bred to have low exercise capacity have more risk factors

1/20/2005
1/19/2005
New Guidelines Simplify Care for Acute Coronary Syndrome

Alphabetized rules based on results of recent clinical trials

1/14/2005
High Blood Pressure: The New Childhood Scourge

Overweight kids face risk of heart disease as adults

1/12/2005
New U.S. Dietary Guidelines: Eat Less, Exercise More

Put emphasis on consuming more fruits and vegetables, gov't. urges

1/11/2005
Vitamin C Doesn't Boost Your Workout

New study finds it doesn't help aerobic performance

12/31/2004
Prepare to Get More Fit in 2005

Tips for older adults planning to carry out a resolution

12/31/2004
Don't Reserve Resolutions for New Year's Eve

Hectic holiday season not best time for reflection, but summer is, expert suggests

12/29/2004
Exercise Cuts Heart, Diabetes Risk Factors

Program reduces incidence of metabolic syndrome

12/28/2004
Remarriage Turns Men Into Couch Potatoes

But a study finds that they boost their veggie intake

12/27/2004
Exercise Keeps the Old Mind Healthy

Wards off mental decline in senior citizens, study finds

12/27/2004
Health Tip: Exercise OK During Pregnancy

But get your doctor's approval first

12/25/2004
Don't Let Shoveling Snow You Under

Take it easy when you attack the driveway after a blizzard

12/23/2004
Money Problems Leading Cause of Holiday Stress

Tips on coping with financial strains during gift-giving season