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Oxygen-Carrying Myoglobin Not Necessary For Survival
...ured andexercised normally." The mice were exercised
on treadmills along with littermates that hadmyoglobin. All the animals were exposed to conditions simulating differentaltitudes at which the body would normally experience some lack of oxygen.Neither group showed any differences in their behavior or...
UF Researcher Finds Way To Slow The Aging Process
...e of the rats that were not fed anti-oxidants were exercised
regularly, and they, too, showed a decrease in muscle oxidation. "We were surprised to see that regular exercise training was about aseffective in reducing levels of oxidation as a diet of anti-oxidants,"Leeuwenburgh said. "The combined effec...
Women With Low Cholesterol May Be At Risk For Depression And Anxiety
...n-smokers of normal height and weight. Themajority exercised
regularly, and none of the women was taking medications. Inthe future, Suarez plans to study the effects of low cholesterol in women whoare clinically depressed and to assess the effects of low cholesterol on immunefunction....
Duke study: Exercise may be just as effective as medication for treating major depression
...f depression, 60.4 percent of thepatients who only exercised
were no longer depressed after 16 weeks, comparedw...g a pill is very passive," he said. "Patients who exercised
mayhave felt a greater sense of mastery over their condition and gained a greatersense of accomplish...
Exercise improves learning and memory
... of sedentary mice to those of a group of mice who exercised
freely on a running wheel for one month. Mice in t...parison to sedentary mice, the brains of mice that exercised
had about 2.5 times more new nerve cells. New nerve cells were not distributed evenly throughout the...
Research shows that brain receptor may control obesity
...iven an exercise wheel, the mice that lacked MC3-R exercised
approximately half the amount of normal mice. Finally, when the amount of fat was increased in their diet, the mice without MC3-R appeared to burn more carbohydrates for fuel, which may have allowed them to more efficiently store fat in adipocytes, o...
Effect of exercise on reducing major depression appears to be long-lasting
... surprise, found that after 16 weeks, patients who exercised
showed statistically significant and comparable im... the group of patients who took the medication and exercised
did not respond as well as those who only exercised. "We had assumed that exercise and medication t...
Yo-yo dieters show lower levels of "good" cholesterol, could pose heart disease risk, say researchers from national W.I.S.E . study
...o maintained their weight, cyclers had higher BMI, exercised
more and had a greater physical capacity for performing everyday activities. The two groups did not differ in cardiac risk factors such as blood pressure, blood sugar or waist-to-hip ratio, or in menopausal status, use of hormone replacement therapy...
Vanderbilt neuroscientists identify 'oops center' in the brain
...that an area nearby, called the frontal eye field, exercised
direct control over eye movements. The researchers knew the supplementary eye field also had some involvement in the control of eye movements and they were attempting to discover the role that it plays. Schall and his colleagues found that the supp...
Nutrient-dense food products improve cardiovascular health in frail elderly
...s and with borderline-normal vitamin levels. None exercised
regularly or used multivitamin supplements, and all subjects had a below average body mass index. They were randomly assigned either to a control group or to an intervention group that included supplementation with nutrient-dense foods containing 10...
Exercise benefits patients being treated for early stage breast cancer
...zed study of 123 patients concluded that women who exercised
on their own in a self-directed exercise program i...s on a standard scale of 100 points, and those who exercised
in supervised groups gained 2.2 points in functioning. Comparatively, researchers found that inactiv...
Activity decrease in exercising older adults linked to decline in resting metabolism
...y female adults between 62 and 67 years of age who exercised
regularly and had less than 25 percent body fat. The researchers restricted the subjects exercise by the equivalent of 400 calories a day and restricted their caloric intake by roughly the same amount. In less than a week, the resting metabolic rate...
Heritability of attitudes: Twin research in religious perspective
...ces every day and even every hour of every day, is exercised
by the human self or person, also something missing from such scientific study. "One of the startling and puzzling results of the now ending Human Genome Project is the surprising low number of genes in the human DNA, only 30,000 when the original es...
Exercise effects dependent on time of day
...in the day exercise is performed. Subjects who exercised
at night had much larger drops in glucose levels i...and 30, were divided into five groups. Four groups exercised
vigorously for one hour on a stair-stepper in the morning, afternoon, evening or night. A control gr...
Study: 'Pill' may cancel some bone-building benefits of exercise
...in the study who both took birth control pills and exercised
did not experience a loss in bone density. These w...to a non-exercise control group or to a group that exercised
three times weekly. This is an important distinction, Weaver says, noting, Quantitatively, you cant ...
Protein transforms sedentary muscles into exercised muscles, researchers report
...transform sedentary muscles into energy-producing, exercised
muscles. Researchers from UT Southwestern Medical ...-producing, type I muscle fibers that mimic highly exercised
muscles. "When you exercise, your muscles change fiber type specificity, switching from type II fibe...
Exercise and recreation for people with mobility impairments
...game while exercising. Ten manual wheelchair users exercised
on the GAMEWheels system with and without play of a video game. During each trial, information on arm force propulsion, oxygen consumption, and heart rate was collected. Game play during exercise significantly increased heart rate and oxygen consumpt...
Mutation causes specific arrhythmia and sudden cardiac death
..." To simulate these circumstances, the researchers exercised
the mice and then injected them with epinephrine, one of the so-called "fight-or-flight" hormones that stimulate the heart. "Of the 14 mice with the mutation, two became unresponsive seconds after exercise, and eight died following exercise combined ...
Why does caffeine delay exercise-induced fatigue?
...two days during the recovery period, all rats were exercised
for 15 minutes to maintain acclimation to the treadmill protocol. All rats received all four-drug treatments in a randomized and counterbalanced design to minimize possible order effects. Results The major findings of this study revealed that: C...
Adolescent girls who consume more calcium weigh less
...pected, girls who consumed more total calories and exercised
less were heavier and had more body fat. However, when the researchers compared groups of girls at comparable age, height, level of maturation, calorie intake and exercise level, they found that girls who consumed more calcium on average weighed les...