Genetics

Receiving genetic information can change risk

Millions of people in the United States alone have submitted their DNA for analysis and received information that not only predicts their risk for disease but, it turns out, in some cases might also have influenced that risk, ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Physically fit women nearly 90 percent less likely to develop dementia

Women with high physical fitness at middle age were nearly 90 percent less likely to develop dementia decades later, compared to women who were moderately fit, according to a study published the March 14, 2018, online issue ...

Neuroscience

Running to music combats mental fatigue

Listening to music while running might be the key to improving people's performance when they feel mentally fatigued, a new study suggests.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Lung damage not the culprit for post-COVID exercise limitations

A new study suggests the lungs may not be the main factor that reduces exercise ability in people recovering from severe COVID-19. Anemia and muscle dysfunction also play a role. The study is published ahead of print in the ...

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