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Physical activity helps older brains

Physical activity in midlife seems to protect from dementia in old age, according to a study carried out at the University of Eastern Finland....

Brawn matters: Stronger adolescents and teens have less risk of diabetes,...

More muscle health led to better metabolic and heart health for children Adolescents with stronger muscles have a lower risk of heart disease and diabetes,...

Not only is she thinner than you … her muscles work...

'Poor fuel economy' in the muscles may help lean people stay that way We all know the type: The friend or colleague who stays slim...

Cardio- and resistance training during the same session: Does the order...

Although the remarkable benefits of combined training have been clarified by numerous investigations, fitness enthusiasts struggle with the same question: Does the order of...

Index to ring finger ratio associated with higher risk of bum...

A new study published online today in the journal Rheumatology has found that the lower the ratio between a person's index finger (2D) and...

The Secret to Fewer Doctor Office Visits after 70: Play High...

Seventy year olds who don’t frequently visit the doctor have something unexpected in common – most played high school sports. They were active on...
Benfits of dieting remain after pounds

Black women must work harder to lose as much weight as...

Not fair! It appears African-American women must consume less food, or burn more calories, than their white counterparts to lose the same amount of...

Exercise counters the physiological effects of Christmas excess

Daily exercise lessens many of the harmful physiological effects of short-term overeating and inactivity, shows a new study in The Journal of Physiology,...

This holiday season, skip the talk about weight, fat

Politics and religion are considered unsafe topics of conversation at holiday dinners and parties, and experts at the University of Alabama at Birmingham say...
Physical combat tied to memory loss, impairment

Aerobic fitness and hormones predict recognition memory in young adults

Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have found further evidence that exercise may be beneficial for brain health and cognition. The findings,...

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