Female Triathletes May Face Incontinence and Other Health Problems

July 25, 2014

Women who compete in triathlons are at increased risk for pelvic floor disorders, including incontinence, and other health problems, a new study says.


Parents of Obese Kids Often View Them as Healthy

July 24, 2014

By Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter
THURSDAY, July 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Parents of obese children often don’t view their kids as unhealthy or recognize the health consequences of excess weight or inactivity, according to a new study.
The children of the families surveyed for the new research were attending an obesity clinic at the Hasbro Children’s Hospital [...]


A Healthy Lifestyle May Deflect Dementia

July 15, 2014

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter
TUESDAY, July 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Seniors at risk for dementia may help safeguard their memory and ability to think by adopting a healthier lifestyle, a new study from Finland suggests.
Older people who began eating right, exercising, playing “brain games” and socializing more often performed better on memory and problem-solving tests [...]


Do You Overeat After Working Out? This May Be Why

July 14, 2014

If you make exercise fun, you’ll eat less after your workout, new research contends.


Delaying Kid’s Knee Surgery Could Be a Bad Play, Study Finds

July 11, 2014

FRIDAY, July 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Delaying surgery to repair damage to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) — the main ligament in the middle of the knee — could increase a young athlete’s risk for further injuries, researchers report.
They analyzed the medical records of 130 patients, aged 8 to 16, who had ACL reconstruction [...]


Exercising Moms-to-Be Have Less Chubby Babies, Study Finds

July 9, 2014

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter
WEDNESDAY, July 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Babies born to mothers who exercise in late pregnancy may enter the world with a little less body fat, a new study finds.
Researchers said that could be a good thing, since extra fat at birth could continue into childhood and beyond. But the long-term health [...]


Exercising Moms-to-Be Have Less Chubby Newborns, Study Finds

July 9, 2014

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter
WEDNESDAY, July 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Babies born to mothers who exercise in late pregnancy may enter the world with a little less body fat, a new study finds.
Researchers said that could be a good thing, since extra fat at birth could continue into childhood and beyond. But the long-term health [...]


Why Exercise, Not Diet, May Explain Our Obesity Problem

July 8, 2014

Lack of exercise — and not a tendency to eat too much — may explain why an increasing number of Americans are obese, a new study suggests.


Change Bad Habits Early, Save Your Heart Later

July 3, 2014

By Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter
THURSDAY, July 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Young adults who drop their bad health habits can reduce their risk of heart disease as they age, new research suggests.
“Even after people have hit adulthood with some unhealthy behaviors, it’s not too late to produce a benefit for their heart if they change those [...]


Aerobic/Strength Training Combo May Be Best Workout for Diabetics

July 2, 2014

WEDNESDAY, July 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) — A combination of aerobic and resistance training may work better than either type of exercise alone in helping people with diabetes control their blood sugar, a new review finds.
Researchers analyzed data from 14 studies that included more than 900 people with type 2 diabetes. The studies looked at [...]



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