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The One Gene, Menu Labeling, Holiday Food Stress, and More in the Obesity News Source

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Cross Off That “To Do” List, Study Shows All Daily Activity Can Prolong Life

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That “to do” list of chores and errands could actually provide a variety of health benefits, according to researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine. The study, published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, found women over age 65 who engaged in regular light physical activity had a reduction in the risk of mortality.

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Researchers Identify First Brain Training Exercise Positively Linked to Dementia Prevention

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Aging research specialists have identified, for the first time, a form of mental exercise that can reduce the risk of dementia.

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Study Finds Dieting Combined with High-Intensity Exercise Helpful in Reducing Risk of Weight Regain

Researchers suggest combining a calorie-restricted diet with high-intensity interval training could be a solution for reducing weight regain after weight loss.

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Study: For Older Women, Every Movement Matters

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Women who engaged in 30 minutes per day of light physical activity had a 12 percent lower risk of death. Women who did a half-hour each day of moderate to vigorous activity had a 39 percent lower mortality risk.

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Baby Steps Will Not Help You Reach Big Goals, Healthy Lifestyle Expert Says

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Neighborhood Safety Plays Role in Youth Physical Activity

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An observational study conducted by a University of Alabama at Birmingham researcher shows evidence that physical environment and safety play a major role in how active children and adolescents can be.

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Another Reason to Exercise: Protecting Your Sight

People who engage in moderate to vigorous physical activity may be able to significantly lower their risk of glaucoma, according to research presented today at AAO 2017, the 121st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

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Remembrance Day: Can Exercise Help with PTSD?

CIHR-promoted researchers explore Post-traumatic stress disorder

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Should Exercise Be What the Doctor Orders for Depression?

More mental health providers may want to take a closer look at including exercise in their patient's treatment plans, a new study suggests. Michigan State University and University of Michigan researchers asked 295 patients receiving treatment at a mental health clinic whether they wanted to be more physically active and if exercise helped improve their mood and anxiety.







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