If you really want to give your fitness and weight loss efforts a boost, track calories — and get enough exercise.
Those who exercised were about 40% less likely to die from the disease, review suggests.
A review of 12 studies found small improvements in pain levels and function after 3 to 6 months.
The total direct cost of the intervention was $459 per participant; mainly for counselor effort.
This study supports physicians in advising male patients to reduce sitting time to help avoid obesity.
Researchers say physical activity can improve odds of recovery and survival in cancer patients.
A net increase of 20% in steps/day was seen with a physician-delivered step count prescription strategy.
Cells of elderly women who sit most of the day look much older than their actual age.
About 20 minutes on a treadmill can drop immune cell levels tied to inflammation.
Patients only appeared to derive benefits from moderate -- not vigorous -- activity.
Higher moderate-to-vigorous physical activity predicts fewer symptoms of major depression in children.
Those who exercise one or two days a week may see similar health benefits to those who work out regularly.
The use of 'cybercycles' reduces classroom disruptions for children with autism, ADHD and other behavioral disorders.
Researchers suggest that running might actually slow the development of osteoarthritis.
Adding exercise to a weight-loss program improves lung function and inflammatory biomarkers.
This study found that the virtual reality game got adults moving -- but only for a while.
Participating in racquet sports, swimming and aerobics were tied to lower risks of early death.
Studies show better physical function and quality of life for those who did strength training and aerobic activity during and after treatment.
Long-term moderate-intensity physical activity was statistically significant, but had a clinically small average effect on resting pulse rate.
This study shows significant improvements in cognitive function, muscle strength and aerobic capacity with resistance training.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) finds little evidence that strenuous exercise prolongs labor or increases premature birth risk.
Resistance interval training (R-INT) shown to improve flow-mediated dilation throughout 2-hour post-exercise period in type 2 diabetics.
This new study from NYITCOM will monitor the wellness of their medical students via fitness trackers and monthly seminars.
This study shows that low fitness levels have a greater effect than even high cholesterol and blood pressure on overall early mortality.
This study suggests that by exercising for just 1 hour a day, the mortality rate associated with sitting daily for 8 hours can be reversed.
Paula Meltzer was only 38 when out of nowhere everything she looked at was blurry. For the single mother, who had a lucrative career as a gemologist and spent hours examining valuable pieces of jewelry, it seemed as if—in a split second—her life changed.
Chevy Chase, MD -- Exercise may play a key role in helping children cope with stressful situations, according to a recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology Metabolism (JCEM). When they are exposed to everyday stressors, the study found sedentary children had surges of cortisol - a hormone linked to stress. The most active children had little or no increase in their cortisol levels in similar situations.
Yoga: it's the word that is everywhere, the practice that is surging in popularity every year. It seems that everybody is doing it, partly because everybody is doing it. In 2001, 4 million Americans said they practiced some form of yoga, and in 2011, that number reached 20 million.
Studies and surveys indicate that more than half of the men in the United States have not seen a doctor in over a year. Men just don't go to the doctor as often as they should. Why is getting a man to see a doctor such a problem? And how, as a health care practitioner, can you get your male patients to see the light?
In the United States, the diet and weight loss industry is nearly a $61 billion enterprise. In some instances, its purveyors are modern-day equivalents of traveling snake oil salesmen. For a case in point, the new Hollywood diet craze—the HCG fat-burning supplement—promises that with daily sublingual applications of a couple of drops of their product, people can burn up to 2 pounds of fat per day.