Posts Tagged Exercise

Adults should have at least 150 minutes of moderate physical activity a week

Aileen Cerrudo   •   November 5, 2019

Much as we enjoy being a couch potato, our bodies need the right amount of exercise to stay healthy. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends that adults ages 18–64, to...

Exercise may reduce disability even in frail elders

UNTV News   •   January 10, 2018

(Reuters Health) – Sedentary older adults who start exercising may not reduce their risk of becoming frail, but they may experience less disability, a new study suggests. Researchers randomly assigned...

Twice-weekly workouts may be best medicine for cognitive decline

UNTV News   •   January 8, 2018

(Reuters Health) — There’s little evidence that medications improve mild cognitive decline associated with aging, according to a new review of research, but doctors can recommend exercise with confidence. Researchers...

Regular exercise may improve odds of surviving a heart attack

UNTV News   •   April 22, 2017

  (Reuters Health) – Just a few hours a week of moderate exercise may not prevent all heart attacks, but it could make the difference in who survives one, Danish...

Exercise better than drugs for cancer fatigue

UNTV News   •   March 7, 2017

(Reuters Health) – Cancer patients may ease fatigue more effectively with exercise and psychotherapy than with medication, a recent study suggests. Researchers examined data from 113 previously published studies involving...

Well-timed exercise might improve learning

admin   •   June 20, 2016

(Reuters Health) – Aerobic exercise four hours after a memorization task, but not exercise right afterwards, was linked to improved recall in a series of Dutch experiments. Newly-learned information turns...

Exercise as young adult tied to heart health decades later

admin   •   December 1, 2015

(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...

‘Exercise snacks’ may help control blood sugar

admin   •   May 29, 2014

(Reuters Health) – Short bursts of intense exercise before meals may help control blood sugar spikes better than one longer, less intense session, suggests a new small study. Researchers say...

Exercise reduces mobility problems among older adults: study

admin   •   May 28, 2014

(Reuters Health) – People in their 70s and 80s who took part in a moderate-intensity exercise program over several years were more likely to retain their ability to get around...

Groups call for more exercise after stroke

admin   •   May 27, 2014

(Reuters Health) – People who have had a stroke can often benefit from moderate exercise, doctors and physical therapists report. In a scientific statement from the American Heart Association and...


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