Posts Tagged Reuters Health

Going from low-to intermediate-fitness may prolong life

UNTV News   •   February 22, 2017

(Reuters Health) – Improving cardiovascular fitness over time may prolong life, suggests a new study. Patients who started with low fitness levels but were able to improve to intermediate or...

Diabetes testing in symptomless adults may not lower risk of death

admin   •   April 15, 2015

BY LISA RAPAPORT (Reuters Health) – Expanding diabetes screening in adults to catch the disease early does not appear to keep people from dying of cardiovascular causes, according to a...

Less than recommended physical activity may still lengthen life

admin   •   April 7, 2015

(Reuters Health) – Staying active, even only slightly, confers major longevity benefits, researchers say. During many years of follow-up, people who did less than the minimum recommended amount of physical...

Racing video games may influence later behavior

admin   •   January 8, 2015

(Reuters Health) – Playing an intense racing game makes players more likely to take risks like speeding, passing on the wrong side, running red lights or using a cell phone...

Healthy habits linked to lower stroke risk

admin   •   June 17, 2014

(Reuters Health) – A new study confirms that people who maintain a healthy weight, exercise, eat well and abstain from smoking and heavy drinking have a reduced risk of stroke....

Study links processed red meat to heart failure among men

admin   •   June 17, 2014

(Reuters Health) – Men who report eating lots of sausages and cold cuts are more likely to wind up in the hospital for heart failure, according to a large study...

Staring at screens all day linked to changes in eye secretions

admin   •   June 17, 2014

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Office workers who spend long hours looking at computer screens have changes in their tear fluid similar to people with the disease known as dry...

For parents of children with food allergies, dietary counseling can help

admin   •   June 17, 2014

(Reuters Health) – Children with food allergies have a tough time getting all the nutrients they need, but a small study suggests that working with a dietician could help parents...

Study links eating more protein to lowered stroke risk

admin   •   June 12, 2014

(Reuters Health) – According to a new analysis of past studies, people with the most protein-heavy diets are about 20 percent less likely to have a stroke than those who...

New wave of water workouts attract the young and fit

admin   •   June 10, 2014

(Reuters) – While older, overweight or injured exercisers have always valued the cushioning effects of water workouts, a new wave of trendy, lively and high intensity group fitness classes is...


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