News tagged with regular physical activity

'Healthier hormones' through diet and exercise

Weight loss—by dietary changes alone or combined with physical exercise—has a positive impact on the production of adipose tissue hormones: Adipose tissue produces less leptin but, instead, more adiponectin, which counteracts ...

Mar 07, 2013
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Boomers' health fails to measure up to parents'

(HealthDay)—The baby boom is turning out to be a health bust. Despite growing up at a time of great innovation in health care, the 78 million people born in the United States between 1946 and 1964 aren't ...

Feb 04, 2013
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Mindfulness meditation may relieve chronic inflammation

People suffering from chronic inflammatory conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease and asthma—in which psychological stress plays a major role—may benefit from mindfulness meditation techniques, ...

Jan 16, 2013
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Healthy lifestyle habits lower heart failure risk

If you don't smoke, aren't overweight, get regular physical activity and eat vegetables, you can significantly reduce your risk for heart failure, according to research reported in Circulation: Heart Failure, an American Heart ...

Sep 13, 2011
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Sitting and office lighting among work risks

Public health researchers at the University of Adelaide say office workers need to move more and sit less, and use warm-coloured lighting instead of blue-rich LEDs to help avoid some serious potential health risks.

Sep 25, 2014
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Exercise linked to improved bladder cancer survival

(HealthDay)—Regular exercise may increase the odds of bladder cancer survival. But smoking and a delay in diagnosis are two factors that might increase the risk of dying from the disease, the findings from ...

May 21, 2014
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