News tagged with training

Illegal buttocks injections kill, maim US women

(AP)—Women across the U.S. are risking their lives for illegal procedures to make their buttocks bigger, often involving home-improvement materials such as silicone injected by people with no medical training.

Aug 05, 2013
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Exercise is good for you, but it won't cut hot flashes

Exercise has proven health benefits, but easing hot flashes isn't one of them. After participating in a 12-week aerobic exercise program, sedentary women with frequent hot flashes had no fewer or less bothersome hot flashes ...

Jul 31, 2013
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Antioxidants—too much of a good thing?

In older men, a natural antioxidant compound found in red grapes and other plants—called resveratrol—blocks many of the cardiovascular benefits of exercise, according to research published in The Journal of Physiology.

Jul 22, 2013
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A new way to train your ears

Can you tell whether the first note in a catchy new tune is an A flat or a B flat? If yes, then congratulations. You have the exceedingly rare gift of perfect pitch.

Jul 16, 2013
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Sailors most often injure their knees—on land

(Medical Xpress)—The knees are the body part that is injured the most by dinghy sailors. The injuries are primarily due to overstrain and most often occur during physical training. This was shown in a study at Sahlgrenska ...

Jun 26, 2013
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Spatial training boosts math skills

(Medical Xpress)—Training young children in spatial reasoning can improve their math performance, according to a groundbreaking study from Michigan State University education scholars.

Jun 25, 2013
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Exercise benefits patients with type 2 diabetes

Moderate-intensity exercise reduces fat stored around the heart, in the liver and in the abdomen of people with type 2 diabetes mellitus, even in the absence of any changes in diet, according to a new study published online ...

Jun 25, 2013
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Potty-training pitfalls and how to avoid them

(HealthDay)—Incorrectly toilet training children can lead to problems ranging from bed-wetting and daytime accidents to urinary tract infections, so it's important to get it right, an expert says.

Jun 21, 2013
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