Psychology & Psychiatry

Out of shape? Your memory may suffer

Here's another reason to drop that doughnut and hit the treadmill: A new study suggests aerobic fitness affects long-term memory.

Health

Podium finish for Genetrainer

The world's first computer guided fitness training system using a person's DNA was announced as one of the three winners of the LeWeb'13 London Startup Competition, Europe's largest technology conference.

Surgery

Fit for surgery?

(Medical Xpress)—Age should not be a barrier to having an operation, fitness should be the key measure, is the finding of new research from Newcastle University.

Cardiology

Getting fit in middle age can reduce heart failure risk

Middle aged and out of shape? It's not too late to get fit—and reduce your risk for heart failure, according to research presented at the American Heart Association's Quality of Care and Outcomes Research Scientific Sessions ...

Overweight & Obesity

Obesity in early 20s curbs chances of reaching middle age

Young men who are obese in their early 20s are significantly more likely to develop serious ill health by the time they reach middle age, or not even make it that far, suggests research published in the online journal BMJ ...

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