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 ...

Cardiology

Test your heart health by climbing stairs

Climbing four flights of stairs in less than a minute indicates good heart health, according to research presented at EACVI—Best of Imaging 2020, a scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).

Neuroscience

Aerobics may be a smart workout for your brain at any age

It's never too late to lace up some sneakers and work up a sweat for brain health, according to a study published in the May 13, 2020, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. The ...

Overweight & Obesity

Icaros: Flight simulator home trainer

Epidemiological studies show significant correlations between periods spent sitting and the prevalence of chronic diseases. This also applies to children and adolescents. One of the major obstacles to people taking up physical ...

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