Navigation Links
Healthier Lifestyles Would Lengthen American Lives
Date:7/7/2008

verage life span of all Americans, meanwhile, would grow by 1.3 years. That may not sound like a lot, but it's an average number and could be much higher for younger people, Robertson said.

"You really prevent serious things," she said. "If you prevent those, then that person is healthier, so they're able to engage in the things they like doing. They live to see their daughter get married or get their kids through graduation, all the things that are stolen away."

The study looked at another scenario, considered "more feasible," in which smaller numbers of people started taking better care of themselves. Among other things, 20 percent of obese people would lose enough weight to stop being clinically obese, and 30 percent of smokers would quit.

Under that scenario, the number of heart attacks would fall by 36 percent and strokes by 20 percent.

The findings were expected to be published in both the July 29 issue of the journal Circulation and the August issue of Diabetes Care.

In another study released Monday, Norwegian researchers report that short bursts of intense exercise appear to do a better job of reducing metabolic syndrome -- linked to heart problems -- than longer, less vigorous exercise.

The intense bouts of exercise weren't exhausting, though, and didn't require participants to push their hearts to their top levels of endurance, said study co-author Ulrik Wisloff, a researcher with the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, Norway. The study will be published in the July 22 issue of Circulation.

More information

Learn about heart-healthy habits from the American Heart Association.



SOURCES: Rose Marie Robertson, M.D., chief science officer, American Heart Association, Dallas. July 29, 2008; Ulri
'/>"/>

Copyright©2008 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Tips to Achieve a Healthier, More Restful Nursery
2. Partnering With MyPyramid: NUTRIKIDS Accepts the Challenge to Help Families Step Up to Healthier Living
3. American Italian Pasta Company Extends Line of Healthier Pastas With Heartland(R) Perfect Balance
4. The Weight Is Over: Five Winners Lose 194 Pounds as Kmart Encourages 24,000 Americans to Achieve Healthier Lifestyle
5. New Smart Balance(R) Butter Blend Sticks Make Healthier Cooking & Baking Easy
6. Simple Steps to a Healthier, Allergy-Free Home
7. Children in Illinois to Have Healthier Smiles
8. Medical Mutual of Ohio, CareWorks Build a Healthier Workforce
9. The Challenge Kicks off 2nd Year - Tops 2 Million Pounds Lost, Half a Million Gain Healthier Lives
10. Better-educated women are a healthier weight, new research reveals
11. AUDIO from Medialink and Apple Products Research and Education Council: New Research -- Adults Who Eat Apples, Apple Juice Have Healthier Diets and Lower Risk for Metabolic Syndrome
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Healthier Lifestyles Would Lengthen American Lives
(Date:7/27/2014)... 28, 2014 Zensah®, the leader in compression ... include a wrist support . The wrist support features ... area. , Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis, more commonly referred to ... which there is inflammation of the tendons attached to the ... wrist pain, the muscles that work the wrist and fingers ...
(Date:7/27/2014)... Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 ... water, and that is the key to the power ... our skin," says Kathy Heshelow, founder of Sublime Beauty®. ... topical Hyaluronic serum such as ours improves skin ... in the skin, key to a healthy and beautiful ...
(Date:7/27/2014)... 2014 Recently, Wdsshop.de, a reliable online supplier ... of fabulous prom dresses on its website. Now, ... up to 58% off. , “We are pleased to add ... They are specially created for those who are in need ... and vivid in style. I think our clients will love ...
(Date:7/27/2014)... Detroit, MI (PRWEB) July 27, 2014 ... the public with organic ways to achieve a younger ... eye cream buyer's guide to help men and women ... . , The details that are presented in the ... range of price information for consumers. On drawback to ...
(Date:7/27/2014)... (PRWEB) July 27, 2014 Bags underneath the ... suffer from globally and there are a range of new ... is now promoting a baggy eyes serum review that is ... , The review explores the issues with baggy eyes and ... appearance for serum users. The guide also provides a detailed ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Zensah® Releases New Wrist Support 2Health News:Aging or Dry Skin Benefits from Hyaluronic Serum; Now 30% Off Sale at Sublime Beauty® 2Health News:Wdsshop.de Unveils New Prom Dresses To Expand The Online Market 2Health News:Natural Eye Cream Buyer's Guide Published Online at Consumer News Website 2Health News:Baggy Eyes Serum Review Posted for Men and Women at Cherry News Website 2
... serious concern over growing problems due to use of ... Empowerment Meira Kumar today suggested effective monitoring // and ... ,There is a need to establish effective drug use ... the northeastern region,Kumar said while releasing a monograph on ...
... cholesterol-decreasing medications like millions of Americans. However she does ... she is taking part in a different clinical study ... view the benefits of Lipitor on the immune system ... sclerosis (ALS). ,Physicians at the Methodist NI's ...
... 24 years, bled to death following delivery of a stillborn baby, ... mother’s death, would now be offered a ?300,000 compensation for the ... duty in her case. ,She was admitted to the ... told that her baby had passed away in the uterus and ...
... business model for the state-of-the-art Institute of Liver and Biliary ... ,The model approved by the Cabinet at its meeting ... to be self-sufficient in nine years' time, an official spokesman ... medical equipment would be borne by Delhi Government., ,The ...
... ,The effects of zolpidem on three patients were studied for ... rehabilitation experts reveal that they are in a condition where ... interaction and responses, having signs of movement, sleep and breathing ... the patients every morning. ,An improvement was seen ...
... be a ray of hope for men, who are holed ... from available treatment measures//. An exercise by scientists involving rabbits, ... engineer an artificial penis, may be the answer for non-treatable ... adult male rabbits were introduced with a graft made from ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Study Aims At The Immune System In Patients With Lou Gehrig's Disease 2Health News:?300,000 Compensation For Family After Death Of Daughter Following Deliver 2
(Date:7/25/2014)... /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dr. Michael Gabriel of a prominent ... a recent study, which shows how grief in pregnancy may ... According to US News , ... likely than others to grow up overweight or obese, even ... were two specific types of stress that caused obesity: "Children ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... PLAINFIELD, N.J. , July 24, 2014  PTC ... that the Company will host a webcast conference call ... provide an update on the company,s business and outlook ... before the opening of the market. ... (domestic) or (973) 935-8152 (international) five minutes prior to ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... Germany , and MARSEILLE, France ... , Exclusive global license from University of ... including next-generation sequencing (NGS) gene panels, for blood cancers  ... by new test, indicate favorable prognosis for patients with ... QIAGEN sees potential for developing companion diagnostics to guide ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Dr. Michael Gabriel of GPM Pediatrics, a Noted Staten Island Pediatrics Clinic, Comments on Study, Which Names Grief as a Cause of Obesity in Children 2QIAGEN Adds Promising Genomic Biomarkers for Assessing Prognosis in Treatment of Blood Cancers to Personalized Healthcare Pipeline 2QIAGEN Adds Promising Genomic Biomarkers for Assessing Prognosis in Treatment of Blood Cancers to Personalized Healthcare Pipeline 3QIAGEN Adds Promising Genomic Biomarkers for Assessing Prognosis in Treatment of Blood Cancers to Personalized Healthcare Pipeline 4QIAGEN Adds Promising Genomic Biomarkers for Assessing Prognosis in Treatment of Blood Cancers to Personalized Healthcare Pipeline 5
... Oct. 28 IRIDEX Corporation (Nasdaq: IRIX ) today ... after the market closes on Thursday, November 4, 2010. ... a conference call with the investment community at 5:00 ... 2010 to discuss the results of the quarter and ...
... SAN DIEGO, Oct. 28 ASTRO Booth # 201 ... will highlight its new TrueBeam™ system for fast, powerful and ... American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) meeting in San Diego ... as new software capabilities designed to make cancer treatments faster, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Varian Medical Systems to Exhibit TrueBeam™ System for Image-Guided Cancer Treatments and New Software Capabilities at ASTRO Meeting in San Diego 2Varian Medical Systems to Exhibit TrueBeam™ System for Image-Guided Cancer Treatments and New Software Capabilities at ASTRO Meeting in San Diego 3
Irrigating Cystotome, Straight, 25 g. Overall length 15 mm. 5/box....
Irrigating Capsulorhexis Cystotome. Formed blunt tip, 25 g. Overall length 22 mm. 5/box....
Irrigating Cystotome, formed, 23 g., 12 mm curved tip. Overall length 14 mm. 5/box....
Retrobulbar Needle, 25 g. Atkinson style bevel. Overall length 38 mm. 5/box....
Medicine Products: