Misc. Health News

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10/10/2005
Even Moderate Exercise Boosts Heart Health

People don't need to run marathons to see big changes, study finds

10/10/2005
Researchers Question Value of CRP Test

High levels of protein tend to occur only with other cardiovascular risk factors, study says

10/4/2005
Lifestyle Changes Could Save Millions

Additional 2% decrease in chronic disease deaths adds up to 36 million lives saved worldwide over next decade, experts say

10/4/2005
Exercise Eases Digestion Problems in the Obese

Coupled with healthy diet, it reduces stomach pain and diarrhea, study says

9/30/2005
The Lowdown on Bad Cholesterol

Experts see gains in ever-decreasing levels, with even 'normal' people benefiting from statins

9/28/2005
Health Tip: Athletes Can Avoid Skin Infections

Contact sports can increase risk

9/22/2005
Caregivers in Unsafe Areas at Risk for Poor Blood Sugar Control

Stress, plus lack of exercise may contribute, researchers say

9/20/2005
Exercise May Keep You Keen

Study finds older mice get a mental boost from a workout

9/20/2005
Staying Fit May Fight Joint Pain

Elderly runners felt better despite a higher rate of fractures, study found

9/14/2005
Couch Potatoes Threatened by 'Visceral' Fat

This type of fat lying around organs is especially unhealthy, experts warn

9/11/2005
Housework Helps Sweep Hypertension Away

Daily clean-ups encourage clean bill of health, study finds

8/31/2005
8/29/2005
Exercise Cuts Men's Heart Death Risk

Staying fit a lifesaver regardless of cholesterol levels, study finds

8/28/2005
Exercise: The Right Stuff for Moms-to-Be

But check with your doctor to determine the best workout, experts advise

8/27/2005
When Muscles Are Sore, Stay Cool

Use cold compress first, then apply the heat, experts say

8/26/2005
Youth Is No Shield Against Sport Injuries

As more kids play competitive sports, care must be taken to ensure safety, experts say

8/26/2005
8/22/2005
Health Tip: When to Skip Your Workouts

If you're sick, they'll do you no good

8/19/2005
Graffiti, Litter May Help Spur Obesity

And cleaner, greener environments get people exercising, study suggests

8/17/2005
Obesity Runs in the Family

Home environment a strong predictor of childhood overweight, study finds

8/17/2005
Walk to School Gets Kids Moving

It boosted exercise rates throughout the day, study found

8/12/2005
Healthy Diet, Exercise Fight Prostate Cancer

Study is first to show lifestyle changes battle malignancy

8/12/2005
Health Tip: Stay Safe in the Pool

Make sure someone is nearby

8/11/2005
Health Tip: Learning to Stretch

Never stretch a cold muscle

8/9/2005
Genes May Dictate How Exercise Benefits the Elderly

But an active lifestyle pays dividends for all, researchers say

8/5/2005
Yoga Yields Weight Loss in Middle Age

Benefits may be linked to 'mindful' changes in health habits, experts say

8/5/2005
Exercise Cuts Risk of Stroke

Even moderate levels of activity produce results, study finds

8/4/2005
Health Tip: Don't Overdo Exercise

Suggestions for a safe workout

8/3/2005
Stress Test Gauges Women's Risk of Death From Heart Disease

This new, more accurate model uses data based on women, not men, study reports

8/1/2005
Teens Want to Bulk Up

Study finds a third think about becoming more toned, having bigger muscles

8/1/2005
Health Tip: Know Your Heart's Limits

Then exercise within your range

7/31/2005
Young Athletes Warned of Asthma's Dangers

Study linked 61 deaths to sudden attacks during play

7/28/2005
Knee Pain Can Point to Other Pain

And pain in more than one joint ups risk of depression, researchers say

7/26/2005
Too Much Water During Exercise Can Kill

New report outlines ways to spot and avoid hyponatremia

7/25/2005
Age Takes Its Toll on Aerobic Fitness

But exercise can help fight that decline, experts add

7/23/2005
Workouts That Feel Right at Home

Designing a great in-house exercise program is easy, experts say

7/22/2005
Health Tip: Exercising to Excess

How to tell if your child is overdoing it

7/20/2005
Obesity May Begin at the Office

Time stuck behind desk means pounds added, study finds

7/15/2005
Teen Inactivity Leads to Obesity for Girls

Transition time from childhood to adulthood appears to involve decreased physical exercise

7/13/2005
Obesity Tougher on Men

Very overweight women much fitter than male peers, study finds

7/11/2005
Get Fit to Fight Metabolic Syndrome

The condition is a precursor to diabetes, heart disease

7/10/2005
Brittle Bones Can Affect Older Men As Well

Fractures less common but more lethal for men than for women, experts say

7/8/2005
Exercises Could Help Prevent Hip Fractures: Study

British researchers link breaks to thinning bones in elderly

7/4/2005
Take Cover from Ticks

Tips on how to protect yourself against disease-carrying ticks this summer

6/30/2005
You've Got (Healthy) Mail

Weekly e-reminders helped workers lose weight

6/30/2005
Public Program Helps Cut Kids' TV Time

The hope is that preschoolers will exercise more, lowering obesity rates

6/27/2005
Middle-Age Hypertension Cuts Five Years Off Life

Findings are another reason to reduce high blood pressure early, experts say

6/25/2005
Making Fitness a Walk in the Park

A good walking program needs a little preparation, experts say

6/23/2005
Health Tip: Furthering Family Fitness

Ideas to get your brood moving

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

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