Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Exercise may treat long COVID-induced diabetes, depression

While no medically recognized treatment exists for Long COVID, exercise may break the vicious cycle of inflammation that can lead to developing diabetes and depression months after a person recovers from the virus.

Cardiology

Curtailed sleep may alter how intense exercise stresses the heart

In a new study, participants underwent an intense bout of exercise after both normal sleep and after three nights of curtailed sleep. When they exercised after curtailed sleep, the levels of the heart injury biomarker troponin ...

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

Study: Get moving to put the brakes on early Parkinson's

A new study suggests that people with early-stage Parkinson's disease who regularly got one to two hours of moderate exercise twice a week, like walking or gardening, may have less trouble balancing, walking and doing daily ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Exercising comfortably in a mask

People hitting the gym during the pandemic are adjusting to a new normal of exercising while wearing a face covering. While some might feel discomfort in a mask during a workout, a physical therapist at Baylor College of ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Seasonal depression: Why it happens and how to manage the symptoms

With the weather getting colder and the days becoming shorter, some people are noticing they have less energy and aren't feeling as positive as they usually do. While these feelings may be temporary for some, around one in ...

Oncology & Cancer

Cancer survivors make strides in community exercise programs

In a new research article published in Cancer, University of Texas at Arlington researcher and Assistant Professor Yue Liao in the Department of Kinesiology found that cancer survivors improved their quality of life, physical ...

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