(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.
By now, many New Year's fitness resolutions have likely been broken. But take heart, it's not too late to start over.
(HealthDay)—Residents of several Southern states are among the most likely to have poor heart health in the United States, a new study finds.
Olympic medallists live longer than the general population, regardless of country of origin, medal won, or type of sport played, finds a study in the Christmas issue published on BMJ today.
Adults who include at least 150 minutes of physical activity in their routines each week live longer than those who don't, finds a new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Promoting the ye ...
(HealthDay)—For women who love that great, self-satisfied feeling after a workout, a new study could be a disappointing surprise. Regular exercise, the study found, does not reduce the risk of an otherwise ...
Vigorous exercise is good for health, but only if it's limited to a maximum daily dose of between 30 and 50 minutes, say researchers in an editorial published online in Heart.
Regular physical activity may help older people reduce their chances of getting dementia.
Women who exercise regularly spend as much time sitting as women who don't, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Cordoba links moderate physical activity in males with better hormone levels and sperm characteristics that favour reproduction compared to sedentary ...
(Medical Xpress)—An active lifestyle such as doing housework, brisk walking and gardening helps to reduce the chance of getting breast cancer, new research shows today.
Middle-aged adults who regularly engage in leisure-time physical activity for more than a decade may enhance their heart health, according to new research in the American Heart Association's journal Circulation.
Active video games, also known as "exergames," are not the perfect solution to the nation's sedentary ways, but they can play a role in getting some people to be more active.
A third of the world's adults are physically inactive, and the couch potato lifestyle kills about five million people every year, experts said in the medical journal The Lancet on Wednesday.
Moderate consumption of alcohol is associated with a reduced risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, suggests a study published in the British Medical Journal today.