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Exercise helps you cope with stress, anxiety


September 17th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) Moderate exercise not only keeps one fit and healthy but also helps him or her to cope with anxiety and stress, suggests a new study."While it ... Read more...

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‘Indians increasingly unaware of lung diseases’


June 26th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Indians exhibit a "worrying lack of understanding" and concern about lung diseases - that kill nearly four million people globally every year, said a study ... Read more...

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Computer-exercise combo prevents memory loss


May 2nd, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) The time that you spend on your computer and moderate exercise seems to prevent memory loss more than carrying on with either of these activities alone, ... Read more...

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Exercise helps in calming hostile bosses


January 25th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) If your boss is giving you a hard time, lying, making fun of you in public and humiliating you, he or she is likely to benefit ... Read more...

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Moderate exercise can stave off cold, cough


January 6th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) Regular moderate exercise can stave off the risk of common cold, but running marathons can make you more susceptible to such infections. Upper respiratory tract infections ... Read more...

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Legs - vital clues in heart failure


November 1st, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 1 (IANS) Doctors tend to treat heart muscles when the organ reels under an attack, overlooking the condition of the legs, which could provide vital clues in treating ... Read more...

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Exercise protects you from forgetting things


August 10th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) Getting older by the day and you feel you're forgetting things? A bit of muscle flexing could help you, says a new research.The findings suggest moderate ... Read more...

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Exercise helps cancer survivors keep ailment at bay


August 8th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Exercise may work as effectively as a "wonder drug" for cancer survivors by keeping the disease at bay. Such activity could also help cancer victims undergoing ... Read more...

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No risk for weight reducers from high fat diets


June 1st, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 1 (IANS) Here's some cheerful news for the obese who are wanting to slim down with moderate exercise: They don't face any risk from low-carb, higher-fat diets. "Overweight ... 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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Good to feel muscles burn after exercise


May 4th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) Exercising so hard that you feel your muscles burn is not only good for the body but also for the mind. Psychiatrists believe that mood improves ... Read more...

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Weight training safe and beneficial for pregnant women


March 26th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 26 (ANI): A new study has found that weight training is safe and beneficial for pregnant women provided it is a supervised, low-to-moderate intensity program.The research measured progression in the ... Read more...

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Pine bark extract improves kidney function in patients with metabolic syndrome


March 2nd, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 02 (ANI): A new study has revealed that Pycnogenol, an antioxidant plant extract from the bark of the French maritime pine tree, improves kidney function in patients with metabolic syndrome.In ... Read more...

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Moderate exercise can delay the onset of osteoarthritis


November 29th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 29 (ANI): A new study has shown that simple changes to physical activity can delay the onset of osteoarthritis."According to the results of our study, participating in a high-impact activity, ... Read more...

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Rigorous exercise cuts breast cancer risk by 64pc


October 2nd, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): Researchers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center have found that vigorous exercise for more than two hours per week reduces the risk of developing breast cancer in postmenopausal ... Read more...

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Blackcurrant juice can prevent aches


September 4th, 2010 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) Blackcurrants have been used for centuries to treat tiredness, arthritis, kidney stones, gout and lung problems but studies have now revealed that the juice can help prevent aches ... Read more...

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Drink blackcurrant juice to prevent aches and strains of exercise


September 4th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 04 (ANI): A new study has shown that drinking blackcurrant juice can help prevent aches and strains during exercise.Researchers say compounds called flavonoids in the berries protect the body from ... Read more...

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Gentle exercise could prevent thousands of cases of breast, bowel cancer


August 31st, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 31 (ANI): A new research has suggested that thousands of cases of breast and bowel cancer could be prevented if people exercised regularly.Even doing 45 minutes of household chores could ... Read more...

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Walking ‘boosts brain function’


August 27th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): Even moderate exercise - like walking - can enhance the connectivity of important brain circuits, combat declines in brain function associated with aging and increase performance on cognitive ... Read more...

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Competing for female attention can shorten men’s lifespan


August 10th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 10 (ANI): Ratios between males and females affect human longevity, a new study has found.Men who reach sexual maturity in a context in which they far outnumber women live, on ... Read more...

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Don’t eat for two, pregnant women advised


July 28th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) The traditional advice that expectant mothers should 'eat for two' is dangerous, says a report by a British government health watchdog. The watchdog, National Institute for Health and ... Read more...

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Having sex is good for heart - even after a heart attack


May 22nd, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Most heart attack survivors avoid sex because they fear it will trigger another attack. But a new study suggests that sex is good for the heart - even ... Read more...

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Laugh every day to keep doctor away


May 22nd, 2010 - 1:41 am ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS) Forget rigorous workout schedules, finding humour in real life situations could be just enough to keep you hale and hearty. A new study has revealed that laughter can do ... Read more...

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Sex ‘not the equivalent of a cardio workout’


April 29th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 29 (ANI): A steamy sex session is not the same as an intense workout at the gym, says a health expert."You're not going to get the same [physical health] ... Read more...

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Laughter affects body just the way exercise does


April 27th, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27 (ANI): Repetitive laughter could have the same effects on the body as exercise, according to a new study.Results of the study, from Loma Linda University's Schools of Allied Health ... Read more...

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Focusing on fun can boost physical activity


February 19th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 19 (IANS) Highlighting emotional benefits of exercise is a much better way of boosting physical activity than focusing on traditional health benefits, says a new study. Reema Sirriyeh, from the University ... Read more...

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Nine facts about fitness


January 7th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 7 (ANI): Experts have examined latest evidence and exploded some myths from several studies to put together benefits of exercise on the heart and circulation, as well as on almost ... Read more...

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Moderate exercise boosts survival rates for colorectal cancer patients


December 15th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): Even moderate physical activity can significantly reduce death risk in men suffering from colorectal cancer, say researchers.They found that patients who engaged in moderate physical activity were 53 ... Read more...

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Research yields tips on how to keep fit in 2010


December 13th, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 13 (IANS) As the weather chills and the economy starts recovering, many wannabe exercisers hope to invest in themselves by becoming healthier in 2010. Research from the American College of Sports ... Read more...

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Extreme exercise can be physically addicting


August 18th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 18 (ANI): Hard-runners, beware. A new study on mice has found that excessive running shares similarities with drug-taking behavior.The scientists who conducted the study reason that if excessive exercise is ... Read more...

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Exercise during pregnancy healthy for both mother and child, says report


August 4th, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 4 (ANI): Doctors should recommend low to moderate levels of exercise to pregnant women because it can strengthen and improve overall musculoskeletal and physiologic health as well as pregnancy related ... Read more...

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Moderate exercise reduces ‘bad’ cholesterol in menopausal women


July 30th, 2009 - 11:30 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): Just 30 minutes of moderate exercise can significantly improve cholesterol levels and decrease cardiovascular risk in menopausal women, according to a new study.The research of over 8,700 middle-aged ... Read more...

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Safe ozone levels can be unhealthy for lungs


July 24th, 2009 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 24 (IANS) Ozone levels deemed safe can be taxing for healthy lungs, according to new research. "The National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for ozone was recently revised to set lower ... Read more...

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Even acceptable ozone exposure can adversely affect lung function


July 24th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 24 (ANI): Researchers at the University of California Davis have warned that the lungs may get adversely affected even when exposed to such levels of ozone as are deemed safe ... Read more...

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Active video games as effective for kids as moderate exercise


July 17th, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 17 (ANI): Playing active video games, like the Nintendo Wii, is equally beneficial for children as moderate exercise, according to a study at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Centre.Although ... Read more...

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