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April 27, 2017

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April 27, 2017

Intense Training Without Proper Recovery May Compromise Bone Health in Elite Rowers

Apr. 25, 2017 — Bone mineral density, an indicator of bone strength, typically increases with regular exercise, acting as a protective mechanism against bone fractures and osteoporosis. But a new study suggests that ... read more

Apr. 19, 2017 — Drinking a beetroot juice supplement before working out makes the brain of older adults perform more efficiently, mirroring the operations of a younger brain, according to a new ... read more

Personalized Workouts to Prevent Heart Disease Designed by New Digital Instrument

Apr. 19, 2017 — Personalized workouts to prevent heart disease can be designed by a new digital instrument, according to research. The EXPERT tool specifies the ideal exercise type, intensity, frequency, and ... read more

Electroacupuncture May Improve Regulation of Blood Sugar in Overweight and Obese Women

Apr. 17, 2017 — For women who are overweight or obese and are unable to exercise, new research suggests combining acupuncture with an electrical current may ... read more

Could New York Neighborhood Noise Be Good for Poor Residents?

Apr. 13, 2017 — Loud workplace noise has been found by many studies to cause harm, but a recent analysis links the sounds of all-night car horn blasts and shouting by bar revelers in New York City's noisiest ... read more

Adolescents With Frequent PE More Informed About Physical Activity's Role in Health

Apr. 12, 2017 — Frequent, long-term instruction in physical education not only helps adolescents be more fit but also equips them with knowledge about how regular physical activity relates to good ... read more

Exercise Associated With Improved Heart Attack Survival

Apr. 12, 2017 — Exercise is associated with improved survival after a heart attack, according to research. The chances of survival increased as the amount of exercise rose, the investigators ... read more

Intestinal Bacteria May Protect Against Diabetes

Apr. 11, 2017 — A high concentration of indolepropionic acid in the serum protects against type 2 diabetes, shows a new study. Indolepropionic acid is a metabolite produced by intestinal bacteria, and its production ... read more

Apr. 10, 2017 — Too much of a protein already associated with prostate cancer appears to also diminish the energy burning power of brown fat, scientists ... read more

High-Intensity Interval Training Rapidly Improves Diabetics' Glucose Metabolism

Apr. 7, 2017 — New research reveals that high-intensity interval training (HIIT) increases glucose metabolism in muscles as well as insulin sensitivity in type 2 diabetes. After just a two-week training period, the ... read more

To Eat or Not to Eat (Before Exercising): That Is the Question

Apr. 6, 2017 — Exercise enthusiasts often wonder whether it’s better to eat or fast before a workout. A new study is the first of its kind to show the effects of eating versus fasting on gene expression in ... read more

Expanding Waistlines and Metabolic Syndrome: Researchers Warn of New 'Silent Killer'

Apr. 6, 2017 — For decades, American waistlines have been expanding and there is increasing cause for alarm. Researchers now make the case that metabolic syndrome -- a cluster of three of more risk factors that ... read more

Participation in a Weight Management Program Reduces Job Absenteeism

Apr. 4, 2017 — Individuals with obesity who enrolled in a structured weight loss program report fewer hours missed from work after six months in the program, according to a study being presented Sunday at the ... read more

Apr. 4, 2017 — In a new study, researchers examined how the interaction of two genomes in animal cells -- the mitochondrial and nuclear genomes -- interact to affect adaptation of the Atlantic killifish to ... read more

Can Childhood Obesity Be Prevented Before Conception?

Mar. 29, 2017 — A research team has received federal funding to determine if childhood obesity can be prevented before women become ... read more

Why Does the Same Exercise Exert Effects on Individuals Differently?

Mar. 28, 2017 — Selenoprotein P, a kind of hepatokine hormone secreted from the liver, has been found, through experiments with cultured muscle cells and mice and through clinical studies, to cause pathology named ... read more

A Little Vigorous Exercise May Help Boost Kids' Cardiometabolic Health

Mar. 24, 2017 — As little as 10 minutes a day of high-intensity physical activity could help some children reduce their risk of developing heart problems and metabolic diseases such as diabetes, according to an ... read more

Exercising 2.5 Hours Per Week Associated With Slower Declines in Parkinson's Disease Patients

Mar. 23, 2017 — Parkinson's disease (PD) is a progressive condition that often results in mobility impairments and can lead to decreased health-related quality of life (HRQL) and death. There is evidence that ... read more

Less Is More: New Moms Need Workout Programs That Are Less Structured, More Flexible

Mar. 23, 2017 — Often running on empty, new moms may need a bit more flexibility and support to ease back into exercise after giving birth, according to a ... read more

Blood Fatty Acids Reveal Your Child's Diet

Mar. 23, 2017 — Eating lots of sugary candy may strain the liver, alter the body’s fatty acid metabolism and increase the risk of cardiometabolic diseases already in childhood. Children’s blood fatty acid ... read more

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