Navigation Links
Wounds Heal 25% Faster In Older Adults Who Exercise Regularly

s aerobic fitness level by measuring how much oxygen he or she consumed while working out.

Saliva samples of each participant were also collected in order to measure levels of cortisol, a primary stress hormone. High cortisol levels indicate that the body is under stress; prior studies have suggested that exercise is associated with lower levels cortisol.

Lastly, each subject completed a questionnaire called the Perceived Stress Scale. This scale let the researchers determine how stressful the respondents perceived their lives to be.

At the end of the study, researchers found that skin wounds healed an average of 10 days faster in the people who exercised (29 days in the exercise group vs. 39 days in the non-exercise group.)

Not surprisingly, exercise endurance increased in the group that worked out, but remained the same in the non-exercise group.

The researchers were somewhat surprised to find a sharp increase in cortisol levels in the exercise group. The hormone is typically boosted by stress, and other studies have suggested that exercise may lower levels of stress.

"The stress of exercise may enhance the regulation of cortisol," Emery said. "This increase in cortisol levels may represent a biological pathway by which exercise helps wounds heal."

The current study supports the results of a related study on wound healing conducted at Ohio State a few years ago. That work compared wound-healing rates between older adults caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease to rates of older adults who weren't caregivers.

The healing rates of those who weren't caregivers was similar to the healing rates of the non-exercisers in the current studying - wounds in both groups healed in about 40 days. Wounds among older caregivers took about 20 percent longer to completely heal.

"The findings from both studies indicate that the effect of exercise we found in the current study truly repres
'"/>




Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Honey Works Faster than Antibiotics in Healing Wounds
2. Guidelines for Chronic Wounds Care
3. Oral Wounds Heal Slower in Women, Older Adults
4. Faster way of producing Bird flu vaccine using Reverse Genetics
5. Singapore’s Healthcare To Outsource To Indian Firm For Faster X-Ray Result
6. New Antibiotic For Faster Relief From Asthma
7. Adolescent Girls Have Faster Psychological Improvement Than Boys
8. A New break Through In Surgery May Help In Faster Recovery Of Patients
9. Bubble-Blowing Infants may Learn Language Skills Faster
10. Arrested Drug Offenders Offered Faster Help
11. Honey Works Faster than Antibiotics in Healing Wounds
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Wounds Heal Faster Older Adults Who Exercise Regularly

(Date:5/24/2015)... May 24, 2015 ... CEO - The students were ... at the fourth annual A Day ... at Geneva National in Lake Geneva. ...     -Badger High School,         Jonathan Alfonso,         Bridget ...
(Date:5/23/2015)... 23, 2015 On May 13, Nithyananda ... a youngster's yogic power learned through meditation and initiation ... in Bangalore, India. , Yogamaatha, a nine-year-old girl from ... high profile professionals attending the 2015 Business Advocacy Summit ... -- blindfolded. , In a demonstration that lasted ...
(Date:5/23/2015)... 23, 2015 On Wednesday, May 20, ... company has been the target of a sophisticated cyberattack,” ... the company’s ongoing Information Technology (IT) security efforts in ... , The most notable attack on health insurers was ... the nation’s second largest health insurer, revealed that they ...
(Date:5/23/2015)... May 23, 2015 A live auction will ... from hospitals, surgery centers and other medical facilities around the ... including endoscopy, lab, radiology, surgery, anesthesia, exam and much more. ... 27 and Thursday, May 28 starting at 9:00am CDT each ... 1400 N. 25th Avenue, Melrose Park, IL 60160. Anyone ...
(Date:5/23/2015)... May 23, 2015 Injury lawyer Steven H. ... been passed by the Maryland legislature but which has not ... General Assembly passed HB 449 with overwhelming bipartisan ... not signed it into law. This bill ensures that fracking ... growing that demonstrates the danger of fracking to our water ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Mercy Foundation Honors 16 Students for Making a Difference - Mercy Health System Javon Bea 2Health News:Nine-Year-Old Reads Blindfolded at Business Advocacy Summit 2Health News:Nine-Year-Old Reads Blindfolded at Business Advocacy Summit 3Health News:One Headline Making Cyber Attack Sparks Discovery of Another 2Health News:One Headline Making Cyber Attack Sparks Discovery of Another 3Health News:One Headline Making Cyber Attack Sparks Discovery of Another 4Health News:Over 5,200 Lots of Medical Equipment Will Be Sold by Live Auction 2Health News:Baltimore Attorney Urges Governor Hogan to Sign the Fracking Moratorium Bill 2Health News:Baltimore Attorney Urges Governor Hogan to Sign the Fracking Moratorium Bill 3
... ... division of PRISM International, Inc.) recognized the top 25 American organizational ... an award reception and ceremony at the 11th Annual Summit on ... and honors the outstanding contributions and achievements of the nation’s Top ...
... research journals have issued a statement calling for rigorous standards ... care and health policy. Led by Dr. Harold Sox, ... Comparative Effectiveness Research Prioritization, the statement,s author list includes editors ... The Cochrane Library , Journal of Clinical Epidemiology , ...
... ... companies want your business, most are strict about supporting you after the sale when you ... Satisfaction Guarantee, so its customers can order with complete confidence knowing that their purchase can ... future. , ...
... DURHAM, N.C. The cost of imaging studies in cancer patients ... the overall costs of cancer care in that group, according to ... in PET scans is leading the way. Imaging ... has not been analyzed as a specific component of care within ...
... and Nutrition (FDHN) has announced the 2010 American ... have been awarded to seven outstanding young gastroenterologists ... field of gastrointestinal research. "The current ... research funding remains elusive for all scientists, especially ...
... ... may benifit from PRELEX with crystalens according to Dr. Khanna. , ... (Vocus) April 27, 2010 -- Patents that have undergone ... Keratotomy was in vogue in the late seventy’s and eighties. Its popularity declined after the ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:25 US Organizations Receive Annual Diversity Council Honors Awards During Reception in Atlanta 2Health News:25 US Organizations Receive Annual Diversity Council Honors Awards During Reception in Atlanta 3Health News:National Allergy Supply, The Allergy Products Company Recommended By More Than 9,500 Doctors Nationwide, Announces 100% Unconditional Satisfaction Guarantee 2Health News:Imaging costs rising faster than total cancer care for Medicare 2Health News:Imaging costs rising faster than total cancer care for Medicare 3Health News:Outstanding young gastroenterologists receive AGA Foundation 2010 Research Scholars Award 2Health News:Outstanding young gastroenterologists receive AGA Foundation 2010 Research Scholars Award 3Health News:Crystalens HD May Help People with RK 2
(Date:5/21/2015)... Research and Markets ( ... "North American Active Wound Care Market by ... & Ulcer), by End-User (In-Patient, & Out-Paient) - ... their offering. ,     (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) , ,The North ... grow at a CAGR of 3.1% from 2014 ...
(Date:5/21/2015)... REDWOOD CITY, Calif. , May 21, 2015  Cardica, ... 20, 2015, new employee Greg Watson , the company,s ... 400,000 shares of the company,s common stock, at a per ... May 20, 2015. The stock option was granted pursuant to ... board of directors in May 2015 under Rule 5653(c)(4) of ...
(Date:5/21/2015)... CAMBRIDGE, England , May 21, ... zur Bekämpfung von Arzneimittelfälschungen - Zwecks ... eines Arzneimittelprüfdienstes wird auf EG-Mitgliedstaaten verwiesen, ... Pilotsysteme betrieben werden.  Wählen Sie ein ... Bei der Richtlinie zur Bekämpfung von ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:North American Active Wound Care Market 2015-2019 with Smith and Nephew, Molyncke HealthCare & ConvaTec Dominating 2Cardica Announces New Employment Inducement Grant 2EU-Arzneimittel-Richtlinie für gefälschte Medikamente; Aegate-Zusammenfassung als reale Bewertung aus Belgien 2EU-Arzneimittel-Richtlinie für gefälschte Medikamente; Aegate-Zusammenfassung als reale Bewertung aus Belgien 3
... Technology advances have had a profound effect on ... a constantly evolving communication environment, companies need to continuously ... It is challenging, however, to gauge the effectiveness of ... of today,s internal and external communication options. ...
... Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: NBIX ) announced today ... Biosciences, will be presenting at the 2011 Credit Suisse Annual ... live presentation takes place on Wednesday, November 9, 2011 at ... 1:00 p.m. Pacific Time.  The presentation will be webcast and ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Internal and External Communication Insights: Effective Approaches for Reaching Clients and Co-Workers 2
Used to provide drainage of urine from the bladder. All-silicone construction provides maximum softness and biocompatibility for enhanced patient comfort. Supplied sterile in peel-open packages. Inte...
Used for stenting the urethra during hypospadias or epispadias repair and to promote postoperative drainage of the bladder. Supplied sterile in peel-open packages. Intended for one-time use....
... catheter or instrument introduction. The dual ... peeled away and removed. The maximum ... to be introduced should be measured ... sheath. Supplied sterile in peel-open packages. ...
... temporary internal drainage from ... the bladder. Supplied sterile ... for one-time use. CAUTION: ... C-Flex® and Sof-Flex® stents ...
Medicine Products: