Medical research

Study details molecular effects of exercise

A simple blood test may be able to determine how physically fit you are, according to a new study conducted by scientists at the Stanford University School of Medicine.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Eat healthy, move your body during pandemic

Move over, "Freshman 15." There's a new belt-busting threat fueled by the coronavirus pandemic cramming Americans into their homes, dangerously close to their snacks, suds, sodas, sofas and streaming videos.

Health

How many steps per day to lengthen your life?

(HealthDay)—For years, health experts have urged us to get off the couch and get moving. Now a new U.S. government study shows how much we stand to gain.

Oncology & Cancer

A new way to stop cancer cells from killing their healthy neighbors

One of the reasons cancer cells are so robust against the body's natural defenses is that they are in fact human cells, and as such they have the innate machinery not only to trick the body's defense and maintenance systems, ...

Cardiology

Move more to live longer

Improving fitness doesn't require doing activities you don't like. That's the main message of research presented today at EuroPrevent 2019. The largest study to date of cardiorespiratory fitness in healthy people found that ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Exercise gives older men a better brain boost

New research suggests that the relationship between physical and brain fitness varies in older adults by virtue of their sex. The study is published ahead of print in the Journal of Applied Physiology.

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