Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Physical fitness linked to lower risk of Alzheimer's disease

People who are more physically fit are less likely to develop Alzheimer's disease than people who are less physically fit, according to a preliminary study released today, February 27, 2022, that will be presented at the ...

Oncology & Cancer

High-intensity interval training beneficial in prostate cancer

(HealthDay)—For men with low-risk to favorable intermediate-risk prostate cancer undergoing active surveillance, high-intensity interval training (HIIT) increases peak oxygen consumption and is associated with reduced prostate-specific ...

Pediatrics

Lockdowns may affect children's fitness

Research has found that strict lockdowns to reduce the spread of COVID-19 might be responsible for delaying normal cardiorespiratory development in children.

Health

Exercise reduces risk of airway disease

Exercise appears to reduce the long-term risk of bronchiectasis, a potentially serious disease of the airways, according to a study published in the journal Radiology.

Pediatrics

Cardiorespiratory fitness improves grades at school

Recent studies indicate a link between children's cardiorespiratory fitness and their school performance: the more athletic they are, the better their marks in the main subjects—French and mathematics. Similarly, cardiorespiratory ...

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