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More Evidence Physical Activity Reduces Cardiovascular Risk

OXFORD, UK — A study of close to 500,000 people without cardiovascular disease (CVD) at baseline showed that total physical activity related to work, recreation, or utilitarian needs such as walking to do errands was associated with a lower short-term risk of developing CVD.[1] The researchers found that there is a "clearly positive . . . dose-response relationship between

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Research Reveals Safety, Effectiveness of Exercise in Treating Pulmonary Hypertension

Sep 08, 2015 06:10 am | Christine Traxler, MD Cardiology researchers out of UT Southwestern Medical Center recently revealed that moderate exercise is not only safe for those with pulmonary hypertension (PH) but that it improves the quality of life in these difficult-to-treat patients.  The study, which involved more than 400 patients with pulmonary hypertension, found

Exercise May Impact Reduced Disease Activity in Children with MS

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 8:33am Bevin Fletcher, Associate Editor Children with multiple sclerosis (MS) who get regular exercise may have a less active disease, according to a new study published online Wednesday in the journal Neurology. Children responded to questionnaires about tiredness, depression and exercise habits.  The study included 79 children who had experienced a single

$15 million funds research to help older adults prevent cognitive decline​​

Washington University in St. Louis, by Jim Dreyden ~ July 29, 2015 Eric J. Lenze, MD, and colleagues at Washington University School of Medicine have received a $15 million grant to study how exercise, health education, meditation and yoga might prevent or reverse typical age-related cognitive decline in older adults. A five-year, $15 million grant

Exercise May Reverse Age-Related Bone Loss in Middle-Aged Men

Weight-lifting and jumping exercises improved bone density, could decrease osteoporosis risk July 14, 2015 - Story Contact:  Jesslyn ChewCOLUMBIA, Mo. – Men gradually lose bone mass as they age, which puts them at risk for developing osteoporosis, a condition that makes bones weak and prone to breakage. Nearly 2 million men in the U.S. have the

Green Tea Extract and Exercise Hinder Progress of Alzheimer’s Disease in Mice

Comprehensive study of EGCG, a compound found in green tea, could lead to treatments of Alzheimer’s in humans In the study, mice were placed in the center of a specialized maze and allowed to move around with the aim of finding the right hole, or “goal box.”May 04, 2015 By: Jeff Sossamon COLUMBIA, Mo. – According

Individuals with Type 2 Diabetes Should Exercise After Dinner

Exercising after a meal can more effectively reduce risks of cardiovascular disease Feb. 17, 2015 by Diamond Dixon COLUMBIA, Mo. – Individuals with Type 2 diabetes have heightened amounts of sugars and fats in their blood, which increases their risks for cardiovascular diseases such as strokes and heart attacks. Exercise is a popular prescription for

Seniors Who Exercise Regularly Experience Less Physical Decline as They Age, MU Study Finds

More muscle-strengthening exercises should be encouraged among older adults in retirement communities   Phillips found that older adults in retirement communities who reported more exercise experienced less physical decline than their peers who reported less exercise. Story posted: June 02, 2014 By: Diamond Dixon COLUMBIA, Mo. –The majority of adults aged 65 and older remains inactive and fails

Exercise Boosts Brain Function For Those With High Alzheimer’s Risk

Red Orbit, by Lee Rannals ~ July 30, 2013 University of Maryland School of Public Health researchers wrote in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease that exercise could improve cognitive function for people at risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. The team said that exercise could improve the efficiency of brain activity associated with memory, particularly for