Many leading causes of death are linked to unhealthy lifestyle behaviors, including inadequate physical activity. Adults in minority populations have lower levels of physical activity and higher rates of preventable deaths, ...
Health Feb 29, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at the Universities of Bath, Oxford and Toulouse have been looking at how adipose tissue (fat) plays a dynamic and active role during exercise and physical activity.
Medical research Feb 28, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Australian researchers need to investigate the specific physical activity levels required by preschoolers to encourage better exercise habits later in life, academics argue.
Health Feb 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The study of more than 11,000 pregnant women, in partnership with Mars Petcare, showed that those who owned dogs were approximately 50% more likely to achieve the recommended 30 minutes of exercise a day through high levels ...
Health Feb 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Physical exercise in the early twenties improves bone development and may reduce the risk of fractures later in life, reveals a study of more than 800 Swedish men carried out at the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Feb 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Exercise is the key to overcoming the adverse metabolic effects passed on to offspring by their overweight mothers, with research showing for the first time these effects can be almost completely reversed ...
Health Feb 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- People who are more physically active report greater levels of excitement and enthusiasm than people who are less physically active, according to Penn State researchers. People also are more likely to ...
Health Feb 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Scientists at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) have identified nearly 200 genes in the healthy prostate tissue of men with low-grade prostate cancer that may help explain how physical activity improves survival ...
Cancer Feb 01, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Exercise can improve the health of cancer patients who have completed their main cancer-related treatment finds a study published in the British Medical Journal.
Cancer Jan 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
If you have stable cardiovascular disease, it is more than likely that you can safely engage in sexual activity, according to an American Heart Association scientific statement.
Cardiology Jan 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Virtual reality-enhanced exercise, or "exergames," combining physical exercise with computer-simulated environments and interactive videogame features, can yield a greater cognitive benefit for older adults ...
Health Jan 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Nearly one third of Australian adults are suffering vitamin D deficiency according to a study involving more than 11,000 adults from around the country.
Health Jan 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 2
A team led by researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has isolated a natural hormone from muscle cells that triggers some of the key health benefits of exercise. They say the protein, which serves as a chemical messenger, ...
Medical research Jan 11, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (5) | 0 |
A worldwide study has shown that physical activity during work and leisure time significantly lowers the risk of heart attacks in both developed and developing countries. Ownership of a car and a television was linked to ...
Cardiology Jan 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
even if your body weight has not changed or increased -- you can reduce your risk of death, according to research reported in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.
Cardiology Dec 05, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0