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Wellness

10 minutes of leisurely activity per week may lower death risk

March 20, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

Previous research has shown that engaging even in low-level physical activity — including leisurely tasks, such as gardening — may help protect brain health and cardiovascular health, among other benefits. Now, a recent observational study, working with tens of thousands […]


Wellness

Every Little Move You Make Can Help Your Health, Study Says

March 15, 2019

Via: Time Health

Lovers of vigorous exercise aren’t the only ones who get health benefits from physical activity. Lower-key workouts — even activities you’d never think of as exercise — can also improve your well-being, studies find. Now, new research published in JAMA […]


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The Mediterranean diet can boost athletic performance in just 4 days

March 12, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

The Mediterranean diet offers a range of benefits, from cardioprotective effects to staving off chronic disease. As a result, researchers are increasingly pointing out that this diet may be the key to a long, healthy life. The Mediterranean diet — […]


Clinical Research, Innovation, Wellness

How does exercise impact cognitive function in Parkinson’s?

March 5, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

Parkinson’s disease is a neurological condition that usually stands out for the motor symptoms that it causes, which include tremors, rigidity in the limbs, impaired balance, and a lack of control over movements. However, this condition also has numerous other […]


Clinical Research, Innovation, Wellness

Working long hours increases depression risk in women

March 4, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

A new study that now appears in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health found that working excessively long days could be detrimental to mental health. The team came to this conclusion by looking at data collected from Understanding Society, […]


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Study: Staying Active In Middle Age May Decrease Dementia Risk Decades Later

February 26, 2019

Via: Forbes

Staying active in middle age may be an effective way to reduce risk of developing dementia decades later, according to a new study that tracked outcomes in a group of people for more than 40 years. While we still don’t […]


Wellness

Diabetes: Nuts could reduce cardiovascular risk

February 25, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

Nuts are packed full of essential nutrients that could benefit overall health. They contain high levels of unsaturated fatty acids, fiber, vitamin E, folate, and minerals, including potassium, calcium, and magnesium. The latest research has shown that nut consumption may […]


Wellness

Reducing diabetes risk with a personalized diet

February 14, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

The number of people in the United States who receive a diagnosis of diabetes continues to rise. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 9.4 percent of the U.S. population had diabetes in 2015. Some sources estimate […]


Wellness

Weight loss: How important is eating breakfast?

February 11, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

Every single day, people around the world sit at the table to enjoy what many consider to be “the most important meal of the day.” Breakfast traditions vary: those from the United States and United Kingdom tend to favor eggs […]


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Just 8 weeks of yoga benefit rheumatoid arthritis

February 8, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

Dr. Rima Dada, Ph.D., who is a professor in the Department of Anatomy at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, led the new research. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic inflammatory condition that affects approximately 1.3 […]


Wellness

Does the alkaline diet work?

January 24, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

Some research suggests that following an alkaline diet might improve health in people with kidney disease. However, it does not achieve this by changing blood pH. Rather, the alkaline diet encourages people to eat more fruits and vegetables and fewer […]


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Maintaining an active lifestyle in older age could prevent dementia

January 18, 2019

Via: The Medical News

In a study of 454 older individuals (191 with dementia and 263 without), those who were more active than average had better memory and thinking skills than those who were less active than average. This was observed even in participants […]


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7 simple steps for heart health also prevent diabetes

January 16, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

According to the American Heart Association (AHA), there are seven cardiovascular risk factors that people can change to improve their heart health. Dubbed “Life’s Simple 7,” these risk factors are: “smoking status, physical activity, weight, diet, blood glucose, cholesterol, and […]


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Exercise can help fight off Alzheimer’s, but how?

January 11, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

According to a study covered on Medical News Today last year, engaging in regular, leisurely exercise can help keep the body young and healthy. The same appears to be true for the relationship between exercise and the mind; only 10 […]


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How does yo-yo dieting affect our heart health?

January 2, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

As we roll into 2019, many people will be trying out new diet regimes. For many of us, sticking to a nut-filled, burger-free, fish-heavy Mediterranean-style diet will only last a matter of days before we return to the realms of […]