Keeping fit: How to do the right exercise for your age

The effect of exercise on health is profound. It can protect you from a range of conditions, including heart disease, type 2 diabetes and some cancers. But the type and amount of exercise you should do changes as you age. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Debate heats up over screening athletes for sickle cell trait

(HealthDay)—Though heart problems or heatstroke generally are to blame for a young athlete's sudden death, experts now know that carrying an aberration called the sickle cell trait also poses substantial risk.


Organ recipients stay fit, bond during exercise 'boot camp'

Misty Clyde ran up and down several sets of bleacher stairs at the university’s Cobb Track before pausing to stretch against a handrail. Her new lungs — or, as she sometimes refers to them, her recycled lungs -- ...