Navigation Links
Running Alone Might Not Be The Answer

New research by scientists from Princeton University says that running or exercising alone may not provide the benefits of exercising. The reserachers led by Elizabeth Gould at Princeton University // say in Nature Neuroscience that running alone does not seem to generate new brain cells, which are found in abundance after running or exercising in pairs or in groups. The reserachers conducted a study on lab rats in order to arrive at this conclusion.

The researchers first allowed the rats to run around wheels normally and then separated some rats and put them in cages where they could exercise alone. It was found that solitary rats had increased levels of stress hormone corticosterone, which reduced the creation of new brain cells. The hormone is raised after any stressful activity like running, but in very high levels causes brain cell generation to stop. These findings seem to suggest that social contact is necessary even in beneficial activities; else they might actually harm the body. "In the absence of social interaction, a normally beneficial experience can exert a potentially deleterious influence on the brain," Dr Gould said.
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Running delays disability in the aged
2. Running Water Restored In Chinese City
3. Retro Running Is Found To Be More Advantageous
4. Ostracised Woman Cremated Her AIDS-Affected Husband Alone
5. Dead End: Aged, Ailing and Alone In Death
6. Physical Attraction Alone May Not Boost Up Sales
7. Breast Feeding Alone can Reduce Infant Mortality Rates
8. Breast Feeding Alone Can Reduce Infant Mortality Rates: Govt
9. Morning Sickness Not A Prerogative of Women Alone
10. Significant Increase In Heart Diseases Found In Older People Living Alone
11. Scotlands First Stand-Alone Private Fertility Centre Established
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:2/17/2017)... Verdes, CA (PRWEB) , ... February 17, 2017 ... ... emotional flow is Dr. Carol Francis' goals for each and every ... Conference, Dr. Carol Francis will demonstrate five different brainwave tools which help energize ...
(Date:2/17/2017)... ... February 17, 2017 , ... Program will serve more ... and the U.S. Soccer Foundation announced today that they have awarded nine grants ... Success, the Foundation’s soccer mentoring program, teaches kids the fundamentals of soccer while ...
(Date:2/17/2017)... ... February 17, 2017 , ... Cancer ... Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference February 20 – 22 in San Francisco. As part of ... anatomic and molecular pathology workflow solution, as well as its new precision medicine ...
(Date:2/17/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... February 17, 2017 , ... ... and financial planning assistance to families and business owners in the greater Fort ... 4 Families organization. , For more than 30 years, LifeNet 4 Families ...
(Date:2/16/2017)... ... February 17, 2017 , ... The ... services to families and entrepreneurs in the Birmingham area, is announcing an ongoing ... needs assistance with her medically challenged son, Anius. , Anius is medically complex ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/16/2017)... CITY, Calif. , Feb. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development ... of moderate-to-severe acute pain, announced that Vincent ... officer and a member of the company,s board ... Angotti brings over two decades of experience leading ...
(Date:2/16/2017)... 2017 Research and Markets has announced the ... & Trends - Function, Application, Cancer Type, Technology - Forecast to ... ... is poised to grow at a CAGR of around 28.6% over ... Some of the prominent trends that the market ...
(Date:2/16/2017)... -- WHAT: PerfectServe™ is hosting ... system IT professionals. From making sense of MACRA to optimizing ... participants to prepare for new policies and technologies.    ... WEBINAR TIME ... Webinar: Making Sense of MACRA   Click here ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: