Health

Is interval training really a superior exercise?

If your New Year's resolutions included more exercise, you're not alone. Every January, gyms and weight rooms across the country are flooded with people determined to improve their health through exercise. Recently, more ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Exercise in pregnancy safe for baby, study finds

(HealthDay) -- Exercising at moderate or -- for very active women -- even high intensity during pregnancy won't hurt your baby's health, a new study finds.

Neuroscience

Brain ultrasound improves mood

Non-invasive brain stimulation techniques aimed at mental and neurological conditions include transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) for depression, and transcranial direct current (electrical) stimulation (tDCS), shown ...

Neuroscience

Improving fitness may counteract brain atrophy in older adults

Older adults that improved their fitness through a moderate intensity exercise program increased the thickness of their brain's cortex, the outer layer of the brain that typically atrophies with Alzheimer's disease, according ...

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

High-intensity exercise delays Parkinson's progression

High-intensity exercise three times a week is safe for individuals with early-stage Parkinson's disease and decreases worsening of motor symptoms, according to a new phase 2, multi-site trial led by Northwestern Medicine ...

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