Tag: "exercise" at biology news
Gilbert Foundation and American Fed for Aging Research award grants on Alzheimer's disease
...netics, biomarkers, inflammation and the impact of exercise
and the environment. Award recipients include: Yaniv Assaf, Ph.D., Lecturer, Tel Aviv University: "Hippocampus characterization of mice over-expressing APP and APOE3/4 using multi-dimensional MRI" Dr. Assaf will study the role that the bio...
European Science Foundation's Forward Look reaches out beyond the endless frontiers
...vident in the reception of a previous Forward Look exercise
on Nanomedicine. The Forward Look exercise
has been considered as an important source of inspiration for the European Commissions Strategic Res...
Cardio exercise benefits in male vs. female hearts
...fferences are clear. A new study examining chronic exercise
in male and female mice finds that moderate long-term exercise
provokes a sex-dependent cardiac adaptation that is different for females versus males. The findings...
Caffeine and exercise can team up to prevent skin cancer
New Brunswick, N.J. -- Regular exercise
and little or no caffeine has become a popular lif... moderate amounts of caffeine, in fact, along with exercise
can be good for your health. According to the National Cancer Institute, sunlight-induced skin can...
Radiation therapy combined with microsurgery shows promise for curing injured spinal cord
...sted a third level of treatment. Recognizing that exercise
may increase tissue repair, they added ten minutes of treadmill exercise
five days a week to the radiation therapy, starting at the second week after injury. Again, the spin...
Adult survivors of childhood leukemia exercise less, worsening high risk for obesity and illness
...atment, for a variety of reasons many avoid simple exercise
and healthy lifestyle changes that could reverse t...imes they had participated in physical activity or exercise
during the prior month. The study found that adult ALL survivors were less likely to meet the CDC...
UB scientist discovers novel iron-copper alliance
...James F. Collins, Ph.D., UB assistant professor of exercise
and nutrition sciences and biochemistry, discovered that when iron-absorption by cells lining the small intestine decreases during iron-deficient states, copper absorption increases. Collins now is exploring the relationship between these two trace m...
New clue into how diet and exercise enhance longevity
...nal prescriptions for a healthy lifesensible diet, exercise
and weight controlextend life by reducing signalin...e, and it will keep you healthy, said White. Diet, exercise
and lower weight keep your peripheral tissues sensitive to insulin. That reduces the amount and dura...
Obesity found to be a risk factor for multiple myeloma
...risk. The study also looked at whether regular exercise
is related to risk of multiple myeloma. There was not a clear effect of exercise
on risk, although the results among women suggested that those who exercise
more might have a lower ...
Exercise, exercise, rest, repeat -- how a break can help your workout
...nducted the first known study to compare these two exercise
methodsexercising continually in one long bout ver...eather for that" Many people believe prolonged exercise
will be optimal in order to reduce body fat, but our study has shown that repetitions of shorter exe...
Losing weight after pregnancy -- diet and exercise better than diet alone
...vidence suggests that a combination of dieting and exercise
is a more effective way of losing weight after pre...p of Cochrane Researchers found that women who did exercise
did not lose significantly more than women who have a standard post-natal lifestyle. However, women ...
New blood test might offer early warning of deep belly fat
...s designed to improve insulin sensitivity, such as exercise
training, lifestyle modification, or gastric banding surgery also lead to a decline in RBP4 levels. Serum RBP4 concentrations in humans also correlate highly with waist-to-hip circumference ratio (an estimate of intra-abdominal fat mass), waist cir...
Fat horses face health problems
...vidence indicates that improved forage and lack of exercise
are the two most common contributing factors in eq...eft on pastures to eat, but did not have an actual exercise
regimen. Horses today are managed much differently from their evolutionary roots, indicated Dr. P...
A spoonful of sugar helps your waistline go down
...st positive health outcomes, compared with diet or exercise
alone. Significant reductions were observed in bod...e, sucrose-containing diet combined with increased exercise
can be effective for slimming. Further studies are now required to investigate which methods will m...
Faulty cell membrane repair causes heart disease
...rt damage in these mice is exaggerated by vigorous exercise
or by inherent muscle weakness caused by a muscula...middle aged for a mouse). The team also found that exercise
exaggerated the stress-induced injury in these mice, suggesting that inadequate membrane repair led ...
JCI Table of Contents -- July 2, 2007
...ls that lack the protein dysferlin and that stress exercise
was sufficient to disturb normal cardiac function in dysferlin-deficient mice. Cardiac damage was even more severe in mice bred by crossing dysferlin-deficient and dystrophin-deficient mice. Lack of dystrophin is involved in muscular dystrophy. While...
Health Physics Society
...ion emergencies. In the 2003 federal training exercise
known as TOPOFF 2, a simulated dirty bomb attack left all the volunteer victims dead before they even reached the hospital. Many of the responders, particularly fire and rescue personnel, did not understand radiation or how to use their radiation in...
Military bases can benefit by addressing sprawl issues and biodiversity
...t military bases, which perform operations such as exercise
and testing, with encroachment issues that threaten their overall readiness, training, and testing capabilities. Encroachment refers to factors such as suburban sprawl, complaints of noise and air pollution, threatened and endangered species, competi...
Researchers isolate new risk marker for overweight children
...ribe treatments to prevent CVD. "For some people exercise
and diet changes may be the best prescription, for others it may be a pharmaceutical intervention, and, indeed, in some cases a combination of both may be required," Proctor said, adding that pharmaceutical companies are currently on the cusp of prod...
Burning fat and carbohydrate during exercise
...from Copenhagen shed light on fat oxidation during exercise
and physical activity. Their observations suggest that fat oxidation during exercise
reflects a fine interplay between the cardiovascular, neurological, endocrine and muscle metabolic s...
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