Functional electrical stimulation cycling promotes physical, neurological recovery in spinal cord injury
(Medical Xpress)—A new study by Kennedy Krieger Institute's International Center for Spinal Cord Injury finds that long-term lower extremity functional electrical stimulation (FES) cycling, as part of a rehabilitation regimen, ...
Medical research Mar 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Exercise can affect your sleep. The results of the National Sleep Foundation's 2013 Sleep in America poll show a compelling association between exercise and better sleep.
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Hit the gym, or the couch? Save for retirement, or spend the whole paycheck? Choose the chips, or the rice cakes in the vending machine?
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Among patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction, long-term treatment with the medication spironolactone improved left ventricular diastolic function but did not affect maximal exercise capacity, patient ...
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An increasing body mass index was associated with a higher risk for colorectal cancer with a specific molecular characteristic, and inversely, physical activity was linked to a decreased risk for that same cancer, according ...
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(Medical Xpress)—Yale School of Medicine researchers have answered a question millions regularly and plaintively ask themselves: Where did all that fat come from?
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Motor development in children under five years of age can now be tested reliably: Together with colleagues from Lausanne, researchers from the University Children's Hospital Zurich and the University of Zurich have determined ...
Pediatrics Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The traffic light system used as a guide to health information in food could be used in a similar way to help people become more active.
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(HealthDay)—Although physical activity can help boost your immune system, people who are sick should tone down their workout or skip it altogether, experts advise.
Health Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Standing and walking for longer stretches improves insulin sensitivity and blood lipid levels more than an hour of intense exercise each day does, but only if the calories spent in both forms of exercise are similar. The ...
Overweight and Obesity Feb 13, 2013 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)—In a rat model of diabetes, exercise is associated with decreased diabetes-associated neuropathic pain, which correlates with increased expression of heat shock protein 72 (Hsp72), according to a study published ...
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A new study suggests that exercise may reduce Caucasian men's risk of developing prostate cancer. And among Caucasian men who do have prostate cancer, exercise may reduce their risk of having more serious forms of the disease. ...
Cancer Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
The same kind of exercise that can bring peace to your mind may bring peace to your heart as well.
Cardiology Feb 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Over 80 per cent of cancer patients' close friends and family think that doctors should give their cancer patients lifestyle advice on eating habits, weight-loss and exercise, according to a new stud* published ...
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21 minutes to marital satisfaction: Study shows how minimal intervention can preserve marital quality over time
Marital satisfaction—so critical to health and happiness – generally declines over time. A brief writing intervention that helps spouses adopt a more objective outlook on marital conflict could be the answer.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 05, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |