News tagged with physical activity
Related topics: obesity , body mass index , exercise , children , heart disease
Even as policy makers and health experts point to an increased need for exercise, more than half of four-year colleges and universities in the United States have dropped physical education requirements compared ...
Health Jan 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Physical inactivity is a major public health problem that has both social and neurobiological causes. According to the results of an Ipsos survey published on Monday 31 Dec., the French have put "taking up ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 04, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Despite the importance of physical activity, many people feel they don't have enough time to exercise. An active lifestyle that includes engaging in physical activity for less than 10 minutes multiple times ...
Health Jan 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new poll finds that Americans blame too much cheap fast food for fueling the nation's fat epidemic, but they're split on how much the government should do to save them from themselves.
Overweight and Obesity Jan 04, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Getting your family and friends to support you in being physically active and setting yourself physical activity goals are among the top ten tips scientifically proven to help combat Type 2 diabetes.
Diabetes Jan 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Residents of several Southern states are among the most likely to have poor heart health in the United States, a new study finds.
Health Dec 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Many people who have been through cancer and its treatment have trouble with their recovery because of severe, debilitating fatigue that can last for months or even years. But even though a variety of treatments ...
Cancer Dec 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress)—A new study out of Washington University in St. Louis is one of the first to use technology to effectively measure the use of built environments—parks, greenways, trails and other man-made ...
Health Dec 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—As temperatures fall during the winter months, the risk for heart attacks rises for people with heart conditions and those engaging in rigorous physical activity.
Health Dec 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
The company a teen keeps can influence how much time they spend either in front of a screen or participating in healthy physical activity, finds a new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
Health Dec 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
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.
Health Dec 13, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 5 |
A specific pattern of neuronal firing in a brain reward circuit instantly rendered mice vulnerable to depression-like behavior induced by acute severe stress, a study supported by the National Institutes ...
Neuroscience Dec 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
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 ...
Health Dec 11, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Using a mobile app that tracks eating and activity helped people lose an average of 15 pounds and keep it off for at least a year, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Health Dec 10, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress)—Research published today gives an improved picture of child health in England. Young people in England were eating more fruit and smoking less and fewer were overweight.
Health Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0