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Interval exercise improves blood vessel function in diabetics and health adults

Interval exercise improves blood vessel function in diabetics and health adults

Resistance-based interval exercise helps improve endothelial function—including blood flow and blood vessel dilation—both in older adults with type 2 diabetes and in age-matched non-exercisers...
Weight loss can help breast cancer survivors reduce cancer risk

Weight loss can help breast cancer survivors reduce cancer risk

Cancer experts are discussing studies that show that weight loss programs can change the biological make-up of breast tissue cells -- helping survivors reduce...
Why you won't lose weight with exercise alone

Why you won’t lose weight with exercise alone

Exercise by itself isn't always enough to take off the weight. Now, evidence reported in the journal Current Biology helps to explain why that is:...
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12 weeks of aerobic exercise boosts testosterone levels in overweight and obese men

Twelve weeks of aerobic exercise significantly boosted testosterone levels in overweight and obese men, with the greatest increases seen among vigorous exercisers, according to...
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Jet lag and obesity can lead to liver cancer in similar ways

Since 1980, liver cancer has nearly tripled, and obesity related liver disease is one of the driving forces behind the increasing number of cases. Baylor...
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Exercise can help adults better cope with ADHD symptoms

Exercise, even a small amount, can help alleviate symptoms of ADHD in adults, according to a new study by University of Georgia researchers. The study,...
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Exercise can help enhance diabetic medication

Exercise can help enhance the effects of blood glucose-lowering medication, according to an award-winning study by a University of Georgia graduate student. The study examined...
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Biological clock disruptions increase breast cancer risk

The disruption of a person's circadian rhythm—their 24-hour biological clock—has been linked to an increased risk of breast cancer, according to new University of...
Pregnant women at risk of getting the flu are not getting vaccinated

Pregnant women at risk of getting the flu are not getting vaccinated

Health-care professionals are hesitant to administer the flu vaccine to pregnant women, despite the potential life-saving benefits, according to a UBC study. The study also...
Sugar substitute (aspartame) may prevent, not help with, weight loss

Sugar substitute (aspartame) may prevent, not help with, weight loss

A team of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) scientists has found a possible mechanism explaining why use of the sugar substitute (aspartame) might not help...

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Scientists confirm the main cause of dementia

In a recent study, researchers confirmed they discovered the main cause of dementia. The researchers suggest that the build-up of urea in the brain to...

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

For older people, weight training is more important than cardio exercise

In a recent study from Wake Forest University, researchers found that weight training is more effective than cardio for older people. It is known that...
Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

In a recent study, researchers found long-term use of two antidepressants is linked to a higher risk of dementia. In addition, drugs prescribed for bladder...
Hubble discovers a unique type of object in the solar system

Scientists discover a unique type of object in our solar system

In a recent study, researchers discovered an unusual type of object in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. They found two asteroids are orbiting...