effects of exercise

Exercise reduces dementia risk


September 8th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 8 (IANS) Any muscle flexing that gets the heart pumping is likely to cut dementia risk and slow down its progression, says a new research.Dementia is the slow ... Read more...

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Exercise helps brain cancer patients live longer: Study


June 22nd, 2011 - 9:18 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 22 (IANS) Brain cancer patients who are able to exercise live significantly longer than patients who are not able to do so, says a new study.The study ... Read more...

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Women smokers, hit the gym to curb nicotine craving


May 20th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Ladies, addicted to smoking? Well, hitting the gym may just be your solution.Moderate exercise can help women smokers curb their nicotine cravings, but only for ... Read more...

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Exercise protects heart from injury through nitric oxide


May 5th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): A study has found new evidence that the nitric oxide generated during physical exercise protects the heart from injury.Researchers at Emory University School of Medicine have identified the ... Read more...

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Resistance training good to lower blood pressure


January 17th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 17 (IANS) Resistance training is as good as aerobic exercise in lowering one's blood pressure (BP). The study, led by Scott Collier of the Appalachian State University in the US, ... Read more...

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Resistance exercise beneficial for cardiovascular health


January 16th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): A new research has shown that resistance training has some similar effects as aerobic exercise in lowering a person's blood pressure.The research was conducted in the College of ... Read more...

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Benefit of exercise in patients with hypertension insufficiently investigated


October 27th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): A new report has suggested that informative clinical studies are necessary to measure the implications of regular exercising on patients with increased blood pressure (hypertension).People with increased blood ... Read more...

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Exercise ‘makes you feel full’


August 25th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 25 (ANI): Brazilian researchers have discovered that exercise not only helps you shed kilos by burning calories but also makes you feel full by triggering neurons in the brain.Researchers at ... Read more...

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Intense exercise ‘can produce asthma-like symptoms even in healthy kids’


May 19th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): Heavy exercise can provoke the onset of temporary lung problems and other symptoms typically associated with asthma in children who are not actually asthmatic, according to a new ... Read more...

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Run a marathon to arrest cellular suicide


May 11th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 11 (ANI): Running a marathon can halt apoptosis, the natural 'programmed' death of cells, a new study has found.Gabriella Marfe from the University of Rome 'Tor Vergata' led a team ... Read more...

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Regular aerobic exercise is good for the brain


April 27th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS) Regular exercise speeds learning and improves blood flow to the brain, says a new study. While there is ample evidence of the beneficial effects of exercise on cognition (mental ... Read more...

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Regular aerobic exercise keeps the brain healthy


April 27th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): Regular aerobic exercise improves blood flow to the brain and speeds learning process, says a new study.The study led by researchers from the University of Pittsburgh School of ... Read more...

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Next up, a ‘pill’ for couch potatoes who can’t exercise


April 23rd, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 23 (ANI): Good news for couch potatoes: Researchers in Houston are testing a drug that mimics the effects of exercise.The 'exercise pill,' developed by Dr Vihang Narkar at the UTHealth ... Read more...

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Obese children likely to have stiffer arteries


April 13th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 13 (IANS) Children with more body fat and less endurance than their fitter, leaner counterparts have stiffer arteries at a young age, says new research. Stiff arteries are a hallmark ... Read more...

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Obese kids have stiff arteries


April 13th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): Children with more body fat and less endurance have stiffer arteries at a very young age, researchers at Medical College of Georgia have said.Stiff arteries are a hallmark ... Read more...

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What you eat after exercise shapes or misshapes you


January 29th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 29 (IANS) The benefits of exercise can be greatly affected by the food we eat after it, a new study says. "Differences in what you eat after exercise produce different ... Read more...

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Eat fewer carbs to get the most out of exercise


January 29th, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): A new study has suggested that the nature of benefits of exercise can be greatly affected by the food we eat afterwards."Differences in what you eat after ... Read more...

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Exercise may help stave off mental decline


January 12th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): Moderate physical activity performed in midlife or later is associated with preventing andimproving mild cognitive impairment, say researchers.Whereas a six-month high-intensity aerobic exercise program may improve cognitive function ... Read more...

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Exercise ‘has anti-ageing effect’


January 4th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 4 (ANI): A new study has shown that exercise can fight ageing at the cellular level.Researchers from Saarland University discovered that telomeres shortened less quickly in key immune cells of ... Read more...

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Long-term exercise prevents aging of cardiovascular system


December 1st, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): A new study has shown that long-term exercising could prevent aging of the cardiovascular system.The researchers found that intensive exercise prevented shortening of telomeres, a protective effect against ... Read more...

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A bit of exercise improves body image


October 10th, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 10 (IANS) The simple act of exercising and not fitness itself can convince you that you look better, says a new study. People who don't achieve workout milestones such as ... Read more...

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Even a little exercise can boost body image


October 9th, 2009 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): Doing just a little exercise-not actually getting fit- can make you feel better about yourself, concludes a new study.According to the University of Florida study, people who don't ... Read more...

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Exercise the best bet to fight weight regain


September 3rd, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 3 (ANI): Exercise can help control weight regain after dieting by reducing appetite and burning fat before burning carbohydrates, according to a new study.According to researchers from the University of ... Read more...

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Exercise cuts down appetite, burns fat


September 2nd, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) Exercise helps prevent weight regain after dieting by cutting down appetite and burning fat, says a new study. Burning fat first and storing carbohydrates for use later in ... Read more...

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Exercise helps protect against type 2 diabetes - even in old age


August 16th, 2009 - 11:31 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 16 (ANI): Exercise increases the number and function of energy-making factories in muscle cells, which protects against development of type 2 diabetes, says a researcher.Diabetes specialist Nicolas Musi, M.D., associate ... Read more...

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Red apples, berries boost endurance, fitness


June 25th, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): A new study has shown that a powerful antioxidant commonly found in the skin of red apples, red onions, berries and grapes could increase endurance capacity without regular ... Read more...

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Vitamin E, C supplements may reduce benefits of exercise


May 12th, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): A new study suggests that some vitamin supplements may reduce some of the beneficial effects of exercise.Michael Ristow, of the University of Jena in Germany, has shown that ... Read more...

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Exercise reverses memory loss in Alzheimer’’s patients


October 16th, 2008 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 16 (ANI): Regular exercise can reverse the mental decline caused by ageing and Alzheimer''s disease, say a group of researchers.Boffins reckon that there is strong proof that aerobic exercise ... Read more...

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Now, a pill that helps you shed weight sans exertion


August 1st, 2008 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 1 (ANI): Hitting the gym twice in a day to fight that extra flab? Well, you can now forget the painful exertion, courtesy the treadmills and spin classes, for ... Read more...

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Exercise mimicking pills - a threat to Beijing Olympics


August 1st, 2008 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
London , Aug 1 (ANI): With the Beijing Olympics just around the corner, theres a new threat looming over the Games two new undetectable drugs that could make all the difference ... Read more...

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Researchers identify drugs that boost endurance


August 1st, 2008 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) Two drugs that mimic many of the effects of exercise also increase cellular ability to burn fat, being the first compounds that enhance endurance, according to a study. ... Read more...

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Regular exercise cuts premenopausal breast cancer risk


May 14th, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Girls and young women between the ages of 12 and 35, who exercise on a regular basis can substantially cut their risk of developing breast cancer, says ... Read more...

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Common drug can help ease leg cramping


May 7th, 2008 - 5:12 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 7 (ANI): People with leg cramps caused by narrowing blood vessels often stop walking because of the pain, but those who take naftidrofuryl a drug that relaxes blood vessels ... Read more...

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Regular exercise reduces risk of heart disease post menopause


March 18th, 2008 - 5:21 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): Working out regularly wont only help the fairer sex keep off those extra pounds, but as it turns out it will also reduce the risk of heart ... Read more...

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Protein activation boosts average lifespan in mice, limits age-related diseases


December 5th, 2007 - 1:53 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 5(ANI): Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine have found that stimulating a protein in muscle tissue can increase the average lifespan of mice and also foil some age-related diseases.The ... Read more...

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