Misc. Health News

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6/20/2005
Novel Therapies Fight Alzheimer's on Multiple Fronts

Insulin, immune system and even calisthenics offer hope, experts say

6/17/2005
High-Salt Diet Raises Asthma Risk

Exercise-induced attacks were more common, study found

6/17/2005
Health Tip: Weight Training With Arthritis

Stronger muscles can ease the pain

6/16/2005
Heart Association Diet Book Offers Recipe for Success

'No-Fad Diet' urges Americans to 'think smart, eat well and move more'

6/16/2005
Health Tip: Work Out While Walking

How to get the most benefit

6/14/2005
Xenical Helps Teens Trim Pounds

Study found it worked when combined with good diet and exercise

6/13/2005
Panel: Get American Kids Moving

One hour a day of physical activity is reasonable, healthy, experts say

6/9/2005
Lifestyle Can Dictate Course of Breast Cancer

Exercise, food consumption, even a common spice may have impact, studies find

6/8/2005
Exercise Won't Harm Aging Bones

In fact, vigorous workouts may strengthen them, study finds

6/5/2005
'No Child Left Behind,' But Physical Activity May Suffer

Federal act's unintended impact on phys ed may fuel kids' obesity epidemic, experts say

6/3/2005
Exercise Cuts Polycystic Ovary-Linked Diabetes Risk

Women can benefit even in the absence of weight loss, study finds

5/24/2005
Exercise Boosts Breast Cancer Survival

Just three to five hours weekly could cut risk of breast cancer death dramatically

5/24/2005
Health Tip: Keeping Backyard Pools Safe

Vigilance can save your child's life

5/16/2005
Moderate Exercise May Lower Risk for Ovarian Cancer

Benefits accrue to women of all ages, study finds

5/12/2005
Helping Kids Stay Fit

Youngsters benefit from nutrition, exercise lessons

5/11/2005
Heart Rate During and After Exercise Tied to Sudden Death

Slow response, slow recovery raises risk, study finds

5/11/2005
Exercise Boosts Prostate Health

Active men cut risk for advanced cancer by 70 percent, study finds

5/8/2005
Smart Tips for Safe Cycling

Simple precautions can cut your risk of injury, even infection

5/6/2005
Keeping Toenail Fungus On the Run

Road Runners Club of America launches education campaign on nasty bug

5/6/2005
Regular Exercise Cuts Women's Sudden Cardiac Death Risk

Even two hours a week makes a difference, though more is better

5/2/2005
Full-Time Workers Fall Short on Exercise

Part-timers have better chance to find time for workouts, researchers report

5/2/2005
Diet Can Circumvent Heart Disease

Studies suggest vegetable tablets, whole grains and baked or broiled fish

5/2/2005
Income May Help Fuel Obesity, Study Finds

Money is no protection against extra pounds, researchers say

4/29/2005
Exercise, Diet Aid Youthful Obesity

Studies show some success in lowering heart risk markers

4/26/2005
Exercise May Slow Alzheimer's

It also appears to increase ability to learn, mouse study finds

4/25/2005
Few in U.S. Living Healthy Lifestyles

Only 3 percent of adults really doing the right things, study finds

4/23/2005
Running Smart, Running Strong

Five simple rules help runners avoid overuse injuries

4/21/2005
Teens Don't Get Health Counseling They Need

Study finds little discussion of topics such as HIV, skin cancer

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