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 ...

Oncology & Cancer

Exercise intervention evaluated in young cancer patients

The Yo-Yo AD, an intermittent recovery test, can be used to assess the impact of a precision-based exercise intervention among children, adolescents, and young adults with hematologic malignancies, according to a study published ...

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

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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