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Regular exercise prevents hip fractures

...racture was 28% less for active women than that of sedentary women. Active men had a 25% lower risk of breaking their hip than sedentary men. By doing vigorous physical activity, it did not further reduce the risk of fracture. The risk...

Alcoholics are prone to disability

...ely to report disabilities with respect to work or sedentary activity. Heavy drinkers ran a 10 per cent greater risk. These were people who drank more than three drinks a day, but were not considered problem drinkers. The researchers collected data at four time points over the six year period of the study.Th...

Step Aerobics Increases good cholesterol

...eagues at Basket University in France, followed 40 sedentary college women over 6 weeks. Fifteen took step aero...er dips in their total cholesterol levels than the sedentary women did. But only the steppers saw an appreciable rise in their HDL. None of the groups showed bod...

Undertaking the obesity epidemic

...hat another study by doctors shows that completely sedentary people who start to exercise have even more to gain, health wise, than those who are already physically active and choose to exercise more. A team of doctors had some very practical tips to help increase the level of physical activity: open the ga...

Women need to exercise more to prevent obesity

...a real impact on obesity problems. Certainly the sedentary lifestyle of the United States plays a big part in the growing national problem of obesity. Rather than thinking of calorie cutting, it may be better to consider how to squeeze more physical activity into your day....

Exercise has a undeniable effect on cholesterol

...aid to be protective. The researchers studied 75 sedentary overweight men and women, dividing them into four groups. One undertook high-amount/vigorous exercise, the equivalent of jogging for 20 miles a week. Another did low-amount/vigorous exercise, the equivalent of 10 miles a week. A third did low-amount/...

Risk of DVT for those spending long hours in front of computers

...feet, which is common in middle aged persons doing sedentary tasks, and later led to breathing trouble that rendered him unconscious. Doctors saved the patient by administering blood-thinning drugs. Dr. Beasley said that this case was an interesting one as it indicated that DVT is not only associated with the ...

Reduce watching TV to prevent Obesity and Diabetes

...easing exercise and hardly concentrate on reducing sedentary behaviours.// In a study conducted for over six...e. TV watching burns less energy compared to other sedentary activities like sewing, reading, writing, and driving a car....

An Incentive For Breast Cancer Survivors

..., reported higher body esteem and better mood than sedentary breast cancer survivors in a new study. Research...d 40 women who said they regularly exercised to 79 sedentary women, all early-stage breast cancer survivors. Regular exercisers reported significantly more posit...

Lack of Exercise Found To Lead To Obesity In Kids

...cient physical activity and too much time spent on sedentary behaviors like computer games and watching TV may equal, and even exceed, diet quality as important contributors to overweight in adolescence....

A Sedentary Childhood Could Lead To Chronic Fatigue Latter In Life

...es. A recent study explains that children who have sedentary behaviors are at increased risk for developing chr...e the risk, they say that they found that the most sedentary children were at greatest risk....

Activity Found To Improve Sleep In The Elderly

...leep and cognitive abilities, can be attributed to sedentary lifestyles and social disengagement among older individuals . Thus researchers say maintenance of social engagement and avoidance of social isolation are important factors in maintaining cognitive vitality in old age....

Childhood Obesity May Influence The Their Quality Of Life

...hildren are getting used to a junk food diet and a sedentary life style. ...

Full time workers are less health conscious than part time workers

...esearch suggests that working full time leads to a sedentary life style that may be harmful in the long term. People who work full time have less time for leisure, which is generally spend in watching television, play video games or sit in front of the computer. These seem to be the three most performed leisur...

Physical activity improves survival in women with breast cancer

... from breast cancer as compared to thosewho lead a sedentary lifestyle. Evidence from various studies support that there is reduced risk of cancer in women who are physically active. This study analyzed the responses from nearly 3000 registered nurses in the Nurses' Health Study with stage I, II, II breast can...

Burning energy and its impact on health during exercise can be of genetic origin

...Researchers had taken families of non-diabetic and sedentary lifestyle for a supervised lifestyle consisting of aerobic exercise programs for a period of 20 weeks. They had prepared measurements of insulin action and glucose metabolism at the start of the program and then again after it were done. The results ...

Effect of cholesterol on health may be genetic

...entical twins, where one of them always had a more sedentary life than another. The researchers had fond that there exists a correlation of 0.7 in responses tests of blood cholesterol levels regarding changes in diet among the siblings, although the responses varied in the total participants. Researchers ...

Athletes Warned Of Exercise-Associated Hyponatremia

...ased popularity of marathon running for previously sedentary people. The panel members hope their consensus statement will “curtail the growing problem of EAH by disseminating the most current information on the prevalence, nature and treatment of this disorder.” The report provides a “snapshot in time” of the...

Nutrient Profiling System Launched By Food Officials in UK

...equirements can vary depending on the lifestyle. A sedentary lifestyle (e.g. Office desk work) would require less calories as compared to an Athlete. This calculator indicates an approximate calorie requirement for a person having a normal lifestyle. More on Medindia: http://www.medindia.net/patients/ Fo...

Physical Activity During Leisure Can Reduce Risk Of Stroke

...ving an ischemic stroke. For the people who remain sedentary during the working hours, researchers recommend them taking a break in between work for some sort of physical exercises. Source: EurekAlert Medindia on Stroke: further information Stroke: Stroke happens as the blood supply to the brain gets i...

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