Tag: "exercise" at medical news
Abstain from sex- the latest mantra of American teens
...world over. But some are cynical about the whole exercise
and they say this is an attempt at playing to the gallery. True to this cynical remark, it has been found that only a few, actually abide by their abstinence pledge once they are above 19 years of age. But when the matter in question is such a sensit...
Skinny people need to exercise too
...nt factors”, he adds. Even skinny people need to exercise
to stay trim and fit thereby reducing the chances of developing heart diseases. Lean, couch potatoes who don’t work out are at greater risk that lean people who are on the move. Nearly 620 people from different races were studied and they were put t...
Diabetic testing gets easier
...eal goal – prevention. Even small changes in diet, exercise
and weight can reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes. For people who already have the disease, such steps can help minimize complications and the need for medications. The biggest challenge for those suffering from diabetes is to stay focused on leading...
Breast Feeding prevents obesity later on in life
...ed key factors like the children’s calorie intake, exercise
levels and their mothers’ body weight. The reason why breast-feeding might reduce the risk of obesity later in life is unclear. One possibility is that formula milk and breast milk have different impacts on babies’ metabolism, with breast milk havin...
Diabetes and Depression often go hand-in-hand
...d behaviours such as overeating and getting little exercise
are also key to the development of type 2 diabetes-the form of the disease that is closely linked to obesity. In addition, Lustman said, diabetes and depression affect some of the same hormones and neurotransmitters. Depression can promote resistance...
IMA to create database on physicians
...ndian Medical Association (IMA) is embarking on an exercise
to grade hospital and medical institutions in the ...MA. The IMA official further pointed out that the exercise
will take at least six months, as it has to first lay down the parameters for grading, appoint an ag...
Ginseng's efficacy debatable
...sociate professor and co-director of the sport and exercise
psychology lab at the Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon and his colleague, Hermann Engles, PhD, conducted the study and found that there was really no benefit in taking the ginseng supplement in relationship to taking a sugar pill. They al...
Regular exercise prevents hip fractures
...racture of those who stayed active. Hence moderate exercise
is always welcoming and assuring throughout the life process....
For better mood and energy!! Work-up in short span
As little as 10 minutes of moderate exercise
daily can improve mood and reduce fatigue, study reports. It is a well known fact that exercise
has its benefit towars the physical asset. But as far as mental fatigue is concerned, there was a de...
Brisk Walking lowers memory loss in women
...rage of nearly 18 miles per week. Walking included exercise
too as part of daily activities. Thereby, physical activity was measured by the number of blocks walked per week and also by the number of calories burnt in walking and other activities....
Thirty minutes of work up per day reduces the risk of Diabetes
...rial to compare the preventive effects of diet and exercise
versus medication.// Study participants who used metformin without diet and exercise
also reduced their risk, by 31%. Professor of medicine at Harvard University and president of The En...
How much can exercise improve health?
...archers are trying to establish whether people who exercise
can improve their health or it would not make a di...ege of Sports Medicine establishes that people who exercise
improve their health.// But researchers often can't tell how much health-improvement pay-off will re...
Heart Attacks during Menstruation!
...g or immediately after a period-produced the worst exercise
performance and the quickest time to angina pain: 290 seconds. This phase is when levels of the sex hormones oestrogen and progesterone are lowest. The best performance and slowest time to angina pain, of 418 seconds, occurred in mid-cycle, when oest...
Obesity a risk for pancreatic cancer
...reduce the risk of pancreatic cancer. Temporarily, exercise
improves glucose and insulin responses and may also offer some protection to the pancreas....
Estrogen lowers cancer risk
...therapy. Regular screening after age 50, regular exercise
and maintaining a healthy weight are considered the best ways to reduce the chances of developing colorectal cancer, the author said....
Osteoporosis in men
...ing osteoporosis. The good news is that diet and exercise
can help prevent osteoporosis. As part of National Osteoporosis Month, experts are promoting the importance of eating the right foods. For example, foods high in calcium - such as low-fat cheese, yogurt and milk should be consumed daily....
Low testosterone levels lead to eating disorders
...ut that men with low BMD needed to be warned about exercise
limitations to prevent fractures. They added: "On the other hand, moderate weight-bearing exercise
without high impact aids in bone accretion, in addition to calcium and vitamin D intake."...
Memory problem? solve a crossword
...earch shows that seniors who do crossword puzzles, exercise
and seek help for emotional problems may stay sharper longer than those who put their trust in unproven cures such as melatonin, DHEA, testosterone and human growth hormone. These drugs and supplements may have long-term adverse effects.// Other st...
Way to monitor blood pressure
Blood pressure measured during exercise
is a better indicator of heart disease risk than blood pressure taken at rest. High blood pressure raises the risk of heart disease and stroke. Normally, doctors measure blood pressure when the patient is sitting quietly in their office. But research...
Wake-up call for peripheral artery disease
.... While the disease makes walking painful, regular exercise
does actually increase the ability to walk with ease. Positive effects are seen within three months. // Unfortunately, say physicians at Johns Hopkins University in the US, too few patients with PAD are diagnosed and, even if they are, physicians...
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