News tagged with marathon runners

Can marathons temporarily hurt the heart?

(HealthDay)—The thousands of runners who will take part in the New York City Marathon on Sunday most likely believe they are strengthening their cardiovascular system by participating. But new research ...

Oct 31, 2013
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Got the flu? Rest first, exercise later, experts say

(HealthDay)—Although regular exercise has been linked to a strong immune system, people with flu symptoms, such as fever, extreme tiredness, muscle aches and swollen lymph glands, should avoid physical ...

Jan 22, 2013
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The doping-drug Epo has an impact in the brain

Sportsmen and women dope with the blood hormone Epo to enhance their performance. Researchers from the University of Zurich now discovered by animal testing that Epo has a performance-enhancing effect in the brain shortly ...

Jun 11, 2012
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