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Ohio State study finds following heart health guidelines also reduces diabetes risk
You've probably heard that things like staying active, eating healthy and keeping your blood pressure in check can help your heart, and a new study by researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center finds that following a set of seven lifestyle factors can also drastically reduce your risk of developing diabetes. (2019-01-16)
Study finds following heart health guidelines also reduces diabetes risk
Lifestyle and health factors that are good for your heart can also prevent diabetes, according to a new study by researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and College of Medicine that published today in Diabetologia, the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes. (2019-01-16)
Gastric bypass surgery may benefit muscle strength more than previously thought
Gastric bypass surgery improves relative muscle strength and physical performance in people with obesity, according to a study published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. (2019-01-16)
Moving more in old age may be linked to sharper memory
Older adults who move more, either with daily exercise or even simple routine physical activity like housework, may preserve more of their memory and thinking skills, even if they have brain lesions or biomarkers linked to dementia, according to a study published in the Jan. (2019-01-16)
Moving more in old age may protect brain from dementia
lder adults who move more than average, either in the form of daily exercise or just routine physical activity such as housework, may maintain more of their memory and thinking skills than people who are less active than average, even if they have brain lesions or biomarkers linked to dementia, according to a study by Rush University Medical Center published in the January 16, 2019, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. (2019-01-16)
Physical activity, any type or amount, cuts health risk from sitting
Replacing 30 minutes of sitting with physical activity cut the risk of early death by as much as 35 percent, finds a new study. (2019-01-14)
Synthes, in silico molecular docking & pharmacokinetic studies
In this report, we have designed and synthesized azole scaffolds with good antitubercular activities as there is a real need to develop new candidates with less toxicity and more efficiency toward pathogen. (2019-01-11)
Are your Facebook friends making you feel sick?
As social networking activity has become pervasive, researchers have been taking a closer look at its impact on our psychological and physical health. (2019-01-09)
Expert reveals how Coca-Cola shaped obesity science and policy in China
An investigation published by The BMJ today reveals how Coca-Cola has shaped obesity science and public health policy in China towards its own interests. (2019-01-09)
Seeing soda's influence
A complex network of research funding, institutional ties and personal influence has allowed the Coca-Cola Company, through its connections with a nonprofit group, to exert substantial influence over obesity science and policy solutions in China, and as a result government policy aligns with the company's corporate interests. (2019-01-09)
Some Facebook users perceive worsening physical health
Facebook use linked to perceptions of worsening physical health, new research from the University of Surrey, reports. (2019-01-08)
Balanced diet, exercise may not prevent gestational diabetes
A new study is the latest evidence that the 'first-line' strategy for preventing gestational diabetes mellitus isn't working. (2019-01-07)
Study examines development of physical aggression in children as they age
Children can exhibit physical aggression when they are very young but that behavior typically declines before and during elementary school. (2018-12-28)
AIDS -- an approach for targeting HIV reservoirs
Current HIV treatments need to be taken for life by those infected as antiretroviral therapy is unable to eliminate viral reservoirs lurking in immune cells. (2018-12-20)
School-based nutritional programs reduce student obesity
New Haven, Conn. -- In-school nutrition policies and programs that promote healthier eating habits among middle school students limit increases in body mass index (BMI), a new study led by the Yale School of Public Health finds. (2018-12-17)
School nutrition policy implementation slows weight gain in middle school students
New study from researchers at the UConn Rudd Center and Yale School of Public Health finds that middle school students who receive nutrition policy interventions experience an increase in body mass of less than 1 percent, while students who do not receive these interventions experience an increase in body mass of 3-4 percent. (2018-12-17)
Discovery of novel mechanisms that cause migraines
Researchers at CNRS, Université Côte d'Azur and Inserm have demonstrated a new mechanism related to the onset of migraine. (2018-12-17)
New properties of sulfur atom discovered
2019 will be, as proclaimed by the UN, the 'International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements', in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of its creation. (2018-12-14)
An intellectually active lifestyle protects against neurodegeneration in Huntington's
Researchers from IDIBELL and the University of Barcelona (UB), in collaboration with several hospitals, have discovered that an intellectually active lifestyle confers protection against neurodegeneration in people with Huntington's disease, delaying the onset of symptoms and loss of grey matter in the brain. (2018-12-12)
Exercise following weight loss may reduce colorectal cancer risk, study finds
New research suggests that exercise is a key factor in reducing colorectal cancer risk after weight loss. (2018-12-12)
News release: Increased motor activity linked to improved mood
Increasing one's level of physical activity may be an effective way to boost one's mood, according to a new study from a team including scientists at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in collaboration with the National Institute of Mental Health Intramural Research Program. (2018-12-12)
Tenacious and flexible goal pursuit gets older people on the move
Tenacious goal pursuit and flexible goal adjustment have been shown to help maintain psychological well-being despite age related challenges and losses. (2018-12-11)
Future doctors learn how to prescribe physical activity for their patients
An initiative adopted by Lancaster University to embed physical activity into the training for medical students has been showcased at a national and international level. (2018-12-11)
Genetic changes associated with physical activity reported
Machine learning used to improve understanding of sleep, physical (in)activity and their health consequences (2018-12-10)
Lifestyle intervention helped breast cancer survivors lose weight
Survivors of early-stage breast cancer who participated in a lifestyle intervention on healthy habits lost weight and experienced higher rates of disease-free survival if they completed the program, according to results presented at the 2018 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. (2018-12-07)
Exercise performed during adjuvant breast cancer treatment may improve cardio function
Women who underwent a supervised program of cardiovascular exercise during adjuvant breast cancer treatment experienced better cardiovascular function than those who were not part of the exercise program, according to results of the EBBA-II trial presented at the 2018 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. (2018-12-07)
Cardiac rehabilitation linked to improved sexual functioning and frequency
A new systematic review of the literature comparing the sexual health of patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD) who attended cardiac rehabilitation (CR) with patients who did not, found that rehab attendance is associated with improved sexual function and sexual frequency. (2018-12-06)
Interactive size control of catalyst nanoparticles
5, 10, or maybe 15? How many nanometers should nanoparticles of a catalyst be to optimize the course of the reaction? (2018-12-06)
Type 2 diabetes: A therapeutic avenue is emerging
Restoring the action of insulin is one of the keys to fighting type 2 diabetes. (2018-12-05)
A change in marital status affects the number of daily steps
Changes in relationships have links to physical activity. The total number of non-exercise steps was reduced during a four-year follow-up study for men who divorced. (2018-12-03)
Tracing iron in the North Pacific
A new Chinese project (2018--2022) will explore the sources and transport of biologically available Fe in the high-nutrient and low-chlorophyll (HNLC) regions. (2018-11-30)
Getting older adults to be more active
What needs to happen to entice more seniors up and out of their easy chairs? (2018-11-29)
Majority of Canadians view physical inactivity as a serious public health issue
Physical inactivity is nearly on par with unhealthy diets and tobacco use as a public health concern among Canadians, a new UBC study has found. (2018-11-29)
Baby up at night? Inactivity may be a culprit
New Michigan State University research suggests babies who are less active get less sleep, something new parents may want to consider when looking for possible solutions for the long, sleepless nights. (2018-11-28)
Fitbits go the distance in running study
La Trobe University researchers have put one of the world's most popular activity trackers to the test. (2018-11-27)
Childhood physical inactivity reaches crisis levels around the globe
Children around the world are not moving enough to maintain healthy growth and development, according to a new global report. (2018-11-26)
Good help in primary care for children with obesity
Children treated for obesity in primary or outpatient care have a relatively good chance of fending off weight problems over the next few years as well, a study published in Acta Paediatrica shows. (2018-11-26)
Treating COPD patients for anxiety using CBT reduces hospital visits and is cost-effective
Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) delivered by respiratory nurses is cost-effective and reduces anxiety symptoms in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients. (2018-11-22)
Scientists developed enzymes with remote control
Scientists developed a method to enhance the activity of enzymes by using radio frequency radiation. (2018-11-21)
Study estimates how much time adults sit, how many are physically inactive
Sitting too long and being physically inactive can be bad for your health, and it's important to understand how common these behaviors are among US adults. (2018-11-20)
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