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Researchers in the Life Sciences Institute at the University of Michigan have challenged a long-held belief that whitening of skeletal muscle in diabetes is harmful.
Medical research Apr 07, 2013 | 4.9 / 5 (7) | 0 |
People lose 30% of their muscle strength between the ages of 50 and 70 years. However, maintaining muscle strength in old age is enormously important in order to maintain mobility and to be able to lead an independent life ...
Health Jun 10, 2011 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 0
Aerobic exercise is your best bet when it comes to losing that dreaded belly fat, a new study finds.
Health Aug 25, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Sarcopenia, or the gradual loss of muscle mass, is a common consequence of ageing, and poses a significant risk factor for disability in older adults. As muscle strength plays an important role in the tendency to fall, sarcopenia ...
Health Jan 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Exercise has been shown to be an effective treatment for major depressive disorder (MDD), both when used alone and in combination with other treatments. There's now sufficient research data to provide specific guidance on ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 10, 2013 | 3.8 / 5 (4) | 0
Weight training at a lower intensity but with more repetitions may be as effective for building muscle as lifting heavy weights says a new opinion piece in Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism.
Health Apr 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Exercise may improve quality of life for people with cancer, according to Cochrane researchers. In two separate Cochrane systematic reviews, the authors gathered together evidence showing that activities such as walking and ...
Cancer Aug 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Presented last week at the British Science Festival, a new study by University of Aberdeen scientists will examine if the consumption of fish oil combined with weight training exercises could help protect ...
Health Sep 10, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (3) | 0
Aerobic training is the best mode of exercise for burning fat, according to Duke researchers who compared aerobic training, resistance training, and a combination of the two.
Health Dec 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Implementing structured exercise training, including aerobic, resistance or both, was associated with a greater reduction in hemoglobin A1c levels (a marker of glucose control) for patients with diabetes compared to patients ...
Health May 03, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
New research shows the trajectory of cognitive decline can be altered in seniors at risk for dementia
Cognitive decline is a pressing global health care issue. Worldwide, one case of dementia is detected every seven seconds. Mild cognitive impairment is a well recognized risk factor for dementia, and represents a critical ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Apr 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Nutritional supplements are often associated with athletes and body builders, but a University of Kansas professor is conducting a research project to determine whether they are in fact, effective and if they might be able ...
Other May 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Aerobic exercise can help relieve the fatigue often associated with cancer and cancer treatment, according to Cochrane researchers. Their updated systematic review strengthens findings from an earlier version on cancer-related ...
Cancer Nov 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
If you're going to fall and break something, you should at least have a good story to tell.
Health Dec 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Six weeks of weight training can significantly improve blood markers of cardiovascular health in young African-American men, researchers report in the Journal of Human Hypertension.
Cardiology Dec 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |