Health

Sitting more during COVID-19 hurting your health

With the Canadian government continuing to recommend physical distancing measures, many people are finding themselves confined to their homes more than ever before. While some are citing the benefits of being able to work ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Exercise and diet essential for healthy aging

Resistance training combined with a healthy diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids helps older women bring about gains in strength and mobility. That is researcher Peter Edholm's conclusion in his thesis, which also shows exercise ...

Cardiology

Breathing during exercise is harder for women than men

While both sexes have the capacity for phenomenal athletic achievements, women on average must work harder to breathe during strenuous exercise compared to men, according to new research. The study suggests one possible way ...

Health

4 steps to stealth health during a fall getaway

Summer is over, but it's not too late to plan a fall getaway for some R&R and sightseeing. After all, the shoulder season—those months before and after peak summer travel time—is primed for good deals and smaller crowds. ...

Health

Running in the summer? Follow these tips to avoid dehydration

Running season is here, and athletes of all levels need to watch their water intake. Dehydration, a risk that increases in warmer weather, can reduce mental activity and physical coordination, as well as contribute to fatigue, ...

Oncology & Cancer

Estrogen receptors might hold key in obesity prevention

Despite countless fad diets, both obesity and metabolic diseases continue to plague communities across the U.S. Now, researchers from the University of Missouri believe that the clue to treatment might be related to estrogen—for ...

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