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Erin Michos, Cardiology, Heart, Blood

Exercise and Vitamin D Better Together for Heart Health

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Johns Hopkins researchers report that an analysis of survey responses and health records of more than 10,000 American adults for nearly 20 years suggests a “synergistic” link between exercise and good vitamin D levels in reducing the risk of heart attacks and stroke

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food journals, Instagram, food photography, Healthy Eating, Weight Loss, Personal tracking

Food Photos Help Instagram Users with Healthy Eating

People are turning to Instagram as a place where they can log food intake and healthy eating behaviors by posting photos of everything they eat - and being held accountable by followers for sticking to their goals, a new study finds.

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Exercise, Obesity, Obesity and Adolescents, Recess

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Obesity, Exercise, Weight Loss, Myostatin

One Step Closer to an “Exercise Pill”

Studies show obese people produce elevated levels of a protein called myostatin. A new study shows suppressing myostatin enhanced muscle mass and dramatically improved markers of heart and kidney health in mice, suggesting a promising avenue for new drugs to counter obesity.

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Diet, Sugar, Obesity, low-fat foods, High-fat food, Health, Fitness, Weight Control

‘Diet’ Products Can Make You Fat, Study Shows

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High-fat foods are often the primary target when fighting obesity, but sugar-laden “diet” foods could be contributing to unwanted weight gain as well.

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Exercise, Brain

How Walking Benefits the Brain

Researchers at New Mexico Highlands University (NMHU) found that the foot’s impact during walking sends pressure waves through the arteries that significantly modify and can increase the supply of blood to the brain. The research will be presented today at the APS annual meeting at Experimental Biology 2017 in Chicago.

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Aging, senior citizens health, Senior Citizens, Exercise, Geriatric, Strength Training

Exercise Sparks New Life in Aging Adults

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Rutgers Center for Exercise and Aging celebrates 15 years of bringing students and seniors together in a quest for better health

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VR in the OR, Healthy Volunteers, Preventing HIV among Youth, and More in the Healthcare News Source

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Breast Cancer, Breast Cancer Survivors, low mobility, Obesity, cancer and obesity, Cancer, Exercise

Breast Cancer Survivors Walking on Thin Air

A new pilot investigation at UAB is rethinking the exercise paradigm for breast cancer survivors with reduced mobility, evaluating the utility of simulated high-altitude training for the purpose of enhancing health and physical activity.

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Exercise, Caffeine, Stairs, Office, Health, Health & Wellness

Tired? Try Walking Up Stairs Instead of Caffeine

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Research from the University of Georgia shows that 10 minutes of walking up and down stairs was more likely to make participants feel energized than ingesting 50 milligrams of caffeine.







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