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U.S. teens don’t exercise enough at school

(Reuters Health) – Even though teens get more exercise at school than anywhere else, it still isn’t enough to meet minimum daily activity levels recommended for good physical and mental health, a U.S. study suggests. Children and teens should get at least 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous activity every day, the World Health Organization […]

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Even low-levels of common metal linked to weaker bones

(Reuters Health) – Low levels of exposure to the metal cadmium may increase the risk of weaker bones and fractures in elderly men, a Swedish study suggests. Cadmium is a naturally occurring metal used in batteries and found in cigarette smoke and exhaust from fossil fuels or waste incineration. As a result of crops grown […]

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Exercise as young adult tied to heart health decades later

(Reuters Health) – Young adults who exercise may have a lower risk of cardiovascular disease and higher survival odds decades later than their peers who aren’t as active early in life, a U.S. study suggests. Fitness has long been linked to a reduced risk of heart disease in older adults. The new study, however, offers […]

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Short Bursts Of Exercise May Benefit Type 2 Diabetics, University of Western Ontario Study

ORLANDO, Florida, Nov. 10, 2015 — Short bursts of high-intensity exercise improved cholesterol, blood sugar and weight among Type 2 diabetes patients more than 30 minutes of sustained, lower-intensity exercise, according to research presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2015. Researchers found that after three months of high-intensity exercise in 10-minute bursts done […]

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Exoskeleton research could allow paralyzed to turn and climb

Swiss sensory motor scientists are hoping to inspire a new generation of more flexible, less constraining, powered exoskeletons that improve the lives of the severely disabled and paralyzed. Metal exoskeleton suits worn outside the body, delivering energy for limb movement, are becoming more widespread, helping survivors of strokes, spinal cord injuries, and other lower extremity […]

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Lack of sleep linked to risk factors for diabetes and heart disease

(Reuters Health) – People who get less than six hours of sleep a night may be more likely to have risk factors that increase their odds of diabetes, heart disease and strokes, a Korean study suggests. This combination of risk factors – including high blood sugar, high cholesterol, extra fat around the midsection, high blood […]

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Sitting For Long Periods Not Bad For Health, University of Exeter Study

New research from the University of Exeter and University College London has challenged claims that sitting for long periods increases the risk of an early death even if you are otherwise physically active. The study, which is published in the International Journal of Epidemiology, followed more than 5000 participants for 16 years (making it one […]

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Microsoft unveils new smartphones, tablet and fitness tracker

Microsoft Corp unveiled on Tuesday a new line of Lumia smartphones, a new Surface Pro tablet and an updated version of its wearable fitness tracker, Microsoft Band, that will run on Windows 10, its latest operating system. Windows 10, launched in July, is part of Microsoft’s push to win a bigger share of the market […]

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U.S. Food and Drug Administration Approves New Treatment Combination of Gilead’s Letairis with Tadalafil for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (WHO Group 1)

First-Line Combination of Letairis and Tadalafil Reduced Risk of Disease Progression by Nearly 50 Percent Compared to Either Therapy Individually in Study of 605 PAH Patients with WHO Functional Class II-III Symptoms   October 02, 2015 06:19 PM Eastern Daylight Time   FOSTER CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:GILD) today announced that the U.S. Food […]

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Walking while working may ease muscle pain

For many office workers, their job has literally become a pain in the neck. While standing desks are becomingly an increasingly popular option for those who suffer physical discomfort at work, a researcher at McGill University in Quebec says her study of treadmill workstations show them to be potentially more beneficial and able to help […]

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