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All exercise intensities can benefit brain health in older people

Scientists from the University of Western Ontario found that older adults who engage in short bursts of physical activity can experience a boost in brain...

These two types of exercise could improve your liver health

Scientists from Western Sydney University found that aerobic exercise interventions with either high-intensity interval training (HIIT) or moderate-intensity continuous training (MICT) could help reduce...

High-intensity interval training can help burn more body fat, study finds

Scientists from Victoria University found that High-Intensity-Interval-Training HIIT increases fat burning more than aerobic exercise. They suggest people could consider adding HIIT to their exercise...

Five reasons why we overeat

We tend to think that we stop eating when our stomachs are full. Science shows otherwise. Here are five reasons we often overeat without realising...

New study finds a major cause of age-related weakness

Scientists from Ohio University and elsewhere found that the nervous system plays an important role in age-related weakness. They suggest that physical weakness in aging...

Mediterranean diet may protect against harmful effects of obesity

Scientists from Uppsala University found a healthy quality Mediterranean-like diet could change the link between obesity and heart disease-related death. The study is published in PLOS...

Certain bacteria in mouth linked to high blood pressure in older people

In a recent study from the University at Buffalo, scientists found that some oral bacteria were linked to the development of high blood pressure...

This type of workout may prevent cognitive decline in older people

Scientists from the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases found that cardiorespiratory exercise — walking briskly, running, biking, and just about any other exercise that...

Seven reasons Nordic walking is better for you than the normal kind

Have you ever noticed people out walking with poles even on flat surfaces and wondered why they are doing it? This is known as Nordic...

7 habits that help prevent vision loss in older people

Doctors aren’t sure what causes age-related macular degeneration, a disease that affects millions of people in the United States. Also called AMD, it is known...