News tagged with physical activity
Related topics: obesity , body mass index , exercise , children , heart disease
Jewish women who were severely exposed to hunger during World War Two were five times more likely to develop breast cancer than women who were mildly exposed, according to research in the October issue of IJCP, the Intern ...
Cancer Sep 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Women in Australia are exercising less and most are not eating nearly enough vegetables, researchers have found.
Health Sep 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Designing or modifying buildings and communities to facilitate physical activity must include strategies to maximize safety. A new report released today, Active Design Supplement: Promoting Safety, by the Johns Hopkins Center ...
Other Sep 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
We've heard it time and time again: exercise is good for us. And it's not just good for physical health – research shows that daily physical activity can also boost our mental health. But what actually accounts for the ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Compared with rest and sedentary video game play, active video gaming with dancing and boxing were associated with increased heart rate, oxygen uptake and energy expenditure in a study of 18 school children in England, according ...
Pediatrics Sep 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Free bus passes for over-60s may be encouraging older people to be more physically active, say the authors of a study published today in the American Journal of Public Health.
Health Sep 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Twenty minutes of daily, vigorous physical activity over just three months can reduce a child's risk of diabetes as well as his total body fat - including dangerous, deep abdominal fat – but 40 minutes ...
Health Sep 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Whether your neighbourhood is conducive to walking could determine your risk for developing diabetes, according to a new study by researchers at St. Michael's Hospital and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences.
Diabetes Sep 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Adequate sleep is an important part of a weight loss plan and should be added to the recommended mix of diet and exercise, states a commentary in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Overweight and Obesity Sep 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Could a clinic-based intervention that assists in dealing with childhood obesity be scaled down into an easily-taught, community-based program? Yes, according to a new feasibility study conducted by researchers at Temple ...
Pediatrics Sep 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Alcoholism is known to cause osteoporosis, or reduced bone mineral density (BMD). New findings indicate that as little as eight weeks of abstinence can initiate correction of an imbalance between bone formation and resorption ...
Addiction Sep 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Parents may feel it's clear that missing a nap means their young children will be grumpy and out-of-sorts, but scientists who study sleep say almost nothing is known about how daytime sleep affects children's ...
Health Sep 14, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
Time spent on social networking sites comes at the expense of other activities – including physical activity, new research by the University of Ulster has revealed.
Overweight and Obesity Sep 11, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
A study of Canadian youth suggests that vigorous physical activity was associated with reduced cardiometabolic risk factors, such as body mass index z score (BMI-z), waist circumference, systolic blood pressure and increased ...
Pediatrics Sep 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study by University of North Carolina School of Medicine pediatrics researchers finds a surprising difference in the eating habits of overweight children between ages 9 and 17 years compared to those younger than 9.
Pediatrics Sep 10, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 1 |