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More Than 100 Healthy Schools Honored by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation

... million kids increased opportunities for physical activity and healthy eating, and we look forward to ... access to healthier foods; increase physical activity opportunities before, during and after school; ... healthy school environments that promote physical activity and healthy eating for more than three million ...

The Cooper Institute Launches Nationwide Testing With Pearson VUE for Certified Personal Trainer (CI-CPT) Exam

... fitness tests, creating and leading physical activity programs, and supporting and motivating clients in healthy physical activity behaviors. With 40 years of fitness research ... and certification leader in the physical activity field. A CI-CPT handbook that provides candidates ...

President's Council Announces Top 5 Winners of 2009 National President's Challenge

... or with a team and set goals, log their activity and track their progress. To complete the ... for their constituents." Physical activity is an important component of a healthy lifestyle. ... Challenge program. This online physical activity program is available year-round at ...

VivaGel(R) Demonstrates Anti-HIV and Herpes Activity Following Human Administration

... demonstrating that VivaGel(R) retains antiviral activity against human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and ... study was conducted to assess the antiviral activity of VivaGel(R) (SPL7013 Gel) in cervicovaginal ... more than 90% of the initial antiviral activity was retained for both HIV and HSV in more than ...

Boehringer Ingelheim to Commence Phase III Study Investigating the Role of BIBW 2992 as First-Line Treatment for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) Patients with EGFR Mutations

... data suggest that BIBF 1120 has single-agent activity in patients suffering from recurrent NSCLC.(7) ... #1200.22. (5) De Greve, J. et al., "Clinical activity of BIBW2992, an irreversible inhibitor of EGFR ... #1200.41. (6) De Greve, J. et al., "Clinical activity of BIBW2992, an irreversible inhibitor of EGFR ...

New national study finds increase in P.E. class-related injuries

... one of the main tools used to increase physical activity and to prevent childhood obesity, and PE-related ... are on the rise. Although increasing physical activity may reduce obesity, it may also increase the risk ... While recognizing that PE classes and physical activity are important components in combating obesity, ...

Hormonal Therapies Offer Effective Solutions for Many Adult Women With Acne

... and dutasteride that work by reducing the activity of the male hormone testosterone, may provide ... Some progestins may actually mimic the activity of testosterone on the oil gland and thereby ... demonstrate low or no risk of increasing the activity of the testosterone receptor. ...

Intense Daily Workout May Keep Cancer at Bay

... men, aged 42 to 61, whose leisure-time physical activity was assessed over one year. None of the men had a ... "The intensity of leisure-time physical activity should be at least moderate so that beneficial effect of physical activity for reducing overall cancer mortality can be ...

Study: Being active as a preschooler pays off later in childhood

... older." The UI team tested the body fat and activity level of 333 kids at ages 5, 8 and 11 using ... The kids wore accelerometers to record their activity level for up to five days, providing much more ... at least 60 minutes of age-appropriate physical activity every day, and ...

Sedentary Kids May Take Longer to Fall Asleep

... an association between increased levels of activity and a shorter time to sleep onset as well as the ... and I do not find the association between activity and sleep latency surprising." The report is ... collected data on the sleep patterns and daytime activity of 591 children, all 7 years old. On average, ...

AlphaRx Presents Positive Preclinical Data on Zysolin(TM) Inhalable Nanoparticles at Controlled Release Society Annual Meeting

... formulations, enhancing antimicrobial activity against gram negative pathogens. Zysolin(TM) has ... patients. Zysolin(TM) improves the intracellular activity of Tobramycin - in layman's term, increasing the ... macrophages, thus improving its antibacterial activity against intracellular Klebsiella, Pseudomondas ...

Studies Show Genetic Activity of Antioxidants

... of each gene to see which of them had their activity modified by exposure to curcumin." The ... found altered expression of 2,252 genes, whose activity included cellular signaling and adhesion, ... Genetic studies found that hesperidin affected activity of 1,820 genes from white blood cells. Neither ...

Three Dads Make Life Easier For iPhone and iPod Parents

... NerdTown announces the release of Baby activity Logger 1.2.2 for the iPhone and iPod Touch. The ... 2009 -- NerdTown announces the release of Baby activity Logger 1.2.2 for the iPhone and iPod Touch. The ... baby logging and tracking application. Baby activity Logger allows you to track and time all of your ...

Treating Kids' Summertime Bumps, Bruises and Injuries with The Healthcare Scoop

... healthier communities." Summer Outdoor activity Tips   Hydrate: Drink plenty of ... stretch before a game or work up to intense activity Rest: Getting adequate rest before and after games or outdoor activity can greatly reduce injury    ...

Easy Baby or Fussy -- It May Be Out of Mom's Control

... Gene, brain activity may determine child's temperament, study finds ... a certain gene and a particular pattern of brain activity may determine a child's temperament, a new study ... the interaction between the DRD4 gene and activity in the frontal cortex of the brain to find out if ...

Healthy Diet, Exercise Keeps Mind Sharp As You Age

... New research finds eating healthy, moderate activity are protective TUESDAY, July 14 ... and softball. "The average long-term strenuous activity was for 2.5 hours a week, and the average long-term moderate activity was 3.2 hours a week," Tierney said. "The ...

A 'Heart Healthy' Diet and Ongoing, Moderate Physical Activity May Protect Against Cognitive Decline as We Age

... or increasing participation in moderate physical activity may help preserve our memory and thinking ... benefit." Maintaining or Increasing activity Levels May Slow Cognitive Decline in Elderly ... is known about the impact of changes in physical activity levels on rate of cognitive decline. ...

What are the most effective ways of promoting physical exercise in adults?

... as a motivational tool and promoting physical activity through mass media campaigns are the most ... at least 30 minutes of moderate physical activity which could just be brisk walking five times ... a range of interventions to promote physical activity and transport use in adults, which had evidence ...

Neuroimaging suggests that truthfulness requires no act of will for honest people

... neuroimaging, psychologists looked at the brain activity of people given the chance to gain money ... that honest people showed no additional neural activity when telling the truth, implying that extra ... even when telling the truth, showed additional activity in brain regions that involve control and ...

Queen's University study aims at early diagnosis for ADHD and Parkinson's disease

... eye movements were recorded and correlated to the activity being documented in specific areas of their ... they were asked to look away or not. Normal brain activity was also decreased," says Professor Munoz. "When ... their ADHD medication the success rates, and the activity in certain areas of the brain, increased. This ...

Dynamic molecular mechanism to keep brain activity stable

... spatio-temporally regulated to maintain synaptic activity at a constant level. Here, the Japanese research ... this mechanism contributes to keeping synaptic activity stable when synaptic activity dynamically changes. The Japan Science and ...

Changing Paradigms in Hereditary Angioedema: A Focus on Timely Diagnosis and New Therapies

... continuing medical education self-study audio activity titled Changing Paradigms in Hereditary ... on Timely Diagnosis and New Therapies . This activity is supported by an educational grant from ... Faculty for this continuing medical education activity include the following experts in allergy and ...

Acupuncture, Exercise May Ease Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

... period. When comparing the sympathetic nerve activity before and after the study, researchers found noticeably decreased activity in the acupuncture and exercise groups compared ... been thought to trigger chronic sympathetic nerve activity in women. Those who received acupuncture ...

Kids of Parents Who Value Exercise Are More Active

... and team sports -- was associated with increased activity levels among boys, but not among girls, said the ... Health Psychology . "The difference between activity levels in the girls and boys had to do with the ... swimming and skating, while moderate individual activity included walking and golf. Vigorous household ...

Odd Behaviors on Ambien Linked to Brain Circuitry

... News) -- New information about brain circuit activity may help explain why some people who take the ... cells or neurons are highly reactive to incoming activity throughout life," study corresponding author ... said in a news release. "When brain activity is silenced, many neurons automatically react to ...

Exercise helps patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

... liver disease (NAFLD) on how to increase physical activity leads to health benefits that are independent of ... changes. The effects of increasing physical activity alone have not been thoroughly investigated. ... more likely to have increased their physical activity by an hour or more per week, compared to patients ...

Policymakers, Experts, Public Agree: Physical Activity Plan Needed

... one goal in mind: to develop a national physical activity plan that will make America healthier. ... Prevention. The preventive power of physical activity has been noted by lawmakers. During mark-up of ... even reversible by changes in nutrition, physical activity and lifestyle." Reflecting a growing ...

Sentry Data Systems Announces Claims Guardian(TM)

... that automatically matching actual procurement activity to billing activity is critical for establishing visibility into the ... patient classes, physicians involved, and past activity are all provided to the reviewer in one location ...

Latest Berry Health Benefits Revealed

... "Exploring the Biological activity of Berry Ellagitannin Metabolites" ... Institute, Helsinki, Finland "Anticancer activity of Cranberry Extracts" Peter Ferguson, Ph.D., ... of Arkansas "Bacterial Anti-adhesion activity of Cranberry Proanthocyanidins" Amy Howell, ....

Study pinpoints novel cancer gene and biomarker

... we can expect genomic studies [which chart the activity of thousands of cell genes] to generate hundreds ... tests, in which they lowered each gene's activity in a set of lab-grown tumor cells. "When we ... studies to see whether revving up GOLPH3 activity can turn a non-cancerous cell cancerous. It did ...

Electrocardiogram Blip Signals Heart Trouble

... of the jagged blip that records electrical activity as the heart contracts and expands, was ... PR interval records the time that the electrical activity of the heart moves across the atria, the two ... ventricles, the lower blood-pumping chambers. EKG activity is recorded in thousandths of seconds, and a PR ...

Major New Report Establishes Effective Methods of Enhancing and Preserving Brain Power as We Age

... Those who engaged in more frequent cognitive activity experienced a reduced rate of cognitive decline. ... age of 65. Researchers assessed their physical activity by asking the women how many city blocks they ... It seems that even moderate levels of physical activity can serve to limit declines in cognition in older ...

Standard IQ Test May Undervalue People With Autism

... the testing showed that autistic people had more activity in different areas of their brains than those ... indicated that people with autism showed more activity in the left cuneus, a region of the brain's ... without autism, autistic people showed less activity in areas of the prefrontal cortex of the brain ...

Generation of a severe memory-deficit mutant mouse by exclusively eliminating the kinase activity of CaMKIIalpha

... However, the causative role of the enzymatic activity of CaMKII alpha in such processes has not been ... knock-in mouse that completely lacks the kinase activity of CaMKII alpha, and examined the effects on ... memory deficit because of the lack of the kinase activity of CaMKII alpha. This finding supports the idea ...

Aerobically unfit young adults on road to diabetes in middle age

... somewhat unexpected and leads us to think that activity levels need to be adequate not only to raise ... weight. "Improving your fitness through physical activity is one way you can modify your body fat," she said. "Research shows that combining regular physical activity with a carefully balanced diet can help most ...

New findings encourage more vigilant monitoring of seizure activity among intensive care patients

... a need for more vigilant monitoring for seizure activity among intensive care patients who may be ... monitoring devices. "Monitoring for seizure activity in intensive care patients is important in order ... to be the preferred method to monitor seizure activity in patients requiring other invasive brain ...

'Life force' linked to body's ability to withstand stress

... of causality, and it were low dispositional activity causing inflammation, we could design treatments ... between the 84th percentile of dispositional activity and the 16th translated roughly into a 1.29 ... said. "But we don't know if low dispositional activity is causing inflammation, or inflammation is ...

Structures from the human immune system's oldest branch shed light on a range of diseases

... Factor H binding inhibits C3 convertase activity and prevents the complement response from ... mutations in factor H could weaken its binding activity to C3b, and thus may lead to a loss of regulatory activity in the disease states," explains Lambris. ...

RA individuals from lower GDP countries keep working despite worse symptoms than richer countries

... likely to continue working despite higher disease activity and functional disability scores compared to ... people continue to work with considerable disease activity and functional limitations." The results of the ... indicates greater disability. ** DAS28 (Disease activity Score) is an index used by physicians to measure ...

63 percent of RA patients suffer psychiatric disorders, with depressive spectrum conditions most likely

... to be stress-related and associated with disease activity and chronic pain. Evaluating and addressing the ... burden of RA." In the study, the disease activity of 75 patients with American College of ... of cognitive function. * DAS28 (Disease activity Score) is an index used by physicians to measure ...
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