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Innovation, Research, Wellness

Survey: Very few Americans are concerned about the health effects of bad posture

October 9, 2019

Via: The Medical News

The average American adult spends more than three and a half hours looking down at their smartphones every day. Looking down or slouching for long periods of time can not only cause chronic pain in the back, neck and knees, […]


Wellness

Study reveals health benefits of exercising into old age

May 13, 2019

Via: The Medical News

The study has now been published in the Wiener klinische Wochenschrift [Vienna Clinical Weekly] and presented to mark European Public Health Week, which runs from now until 17 May, in which the Austrian Society of Public Health (ÖGPH), of which […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

New walking app can be simpler way to assess physical activity in medical patients

January 8, 2019

Via: The Medical News

A walking app designed to assess and support physical activity in medical patients – is a simpler and more accessible way than many current methods – is being developed at the University of Strathclyde. The app will enable patients to […]


Wellness

Exercise Is Great. But Even Light Activities Like Walking and Housework Can Improve Your Health

November 29, 2018

Via: Time Health

For many, the phrase physical activity conjures sweaty runs or power-lifting sessions at the gym. But the latest federal guidelines support a much broader — and ultimately less intimidating — definition of what it means to be active: one that […]


Wellness

Walking Just 35 Minutes A Day Could Lessen The Severity Of Strokes

September 21, 2018

Via: Forbes

The results were published online yesterday in Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. “Stroke is a major cause of serious disability, so finding ways to prevent stroke or reduce the disability caused by stroke are important,” […]


Wellness

Six Reasons Why Walking Is The Daily Brain Medicine We Really Need

October 31, 2016

Via: Forbes

Sometimes science jibes with ancient wisdom on simple but deceptively powerful things. Case in point: walking. A wealth of research bolsters the Zen of putting one foot in front of the other, with stronger science than any supplement marketer or brain […]