Tag: "exercising" at biology news
Double triumph in stem cell quest
.... Then there is the ethical issue, which is again exercising
Congress. With Verlinsky's method, federally funded researchers could try to derive stembrids using already-approved ESC lines. Verlinsky still has a lot to do to convince others of his claims, however. Marilyn Monk, an embryologist at the Institut...
Racehorses, asthmatics, meatpackers may have similar etiology of airway disturbances
...our throat. Racehorses share a similar experience: exercising
in below-freezing air causes mild airway injury. ...lmonary phenomenon." The research involved horses exercising
while breathing air at 23 degrees Fahrenheit and may "help explain why flu season occurs in the wint...
Study finds no association between diet and pancreatic cancer among men and women
...ealthier lifestyle behaviors, such as not smoking, exercising
more, taking multivitamins and drinking less alcohol compared to the participants in the study who were the strongest adherents of the western diet. "Although we did not find any associations with two major dietary patterns, individual dietary compo...
Positive air pressure chamber started with patients quickly after surgery
...tal Biology 2005 found that standing, walking, and exercising
on the treadmill while the lower body is at high positive pressure is safe. When nine healthy male and female participants ages 20 to 55 ran upright at a speed of 5 plus kilometers an hour in the chamber, their heart rate actually decreased as the po...
Moderate aerobic exercise improves cardiovascular and nervous system function in HIV+
...g that out of those subjects with HIV disease, the exercising
group exhibited lower heart rates both at rest and during exercise, compared to the non-exercising group," Spierer reported. Baroreflex sensitivity was higher for HPF vs. HPU (p=.003) and for HPF vs. HNU (p=.004). "This indicates a greater control o...
Regular exercise helps protect muscles in elderly from soreness, injury
...the animals spent about 15 minutes of each workout exercising
at a relatively high intensity. Training protocols... researchers wanted to see if nearly two months of exercising
would better protect the muscles from damage. During the very last workout, the horses ran at their ...
Exercise doesn't work for us all
... so that by the last six weeks the volunteers were exercising
for 50 minutes three times a week at 75 per cent of the maximum output they were capable of before the study. Previous reports indicated that there are huge variations in "trainability" between subjects. For example, the team found that training impr...
'Lighter than air' breathing more than doubles COPD patients' exercise endurance
...on (DH) at isotime (Iso; when the patients stopped exercising
during regular air breathing), as reflected by the increase in inspiratory capacity (IC) to 1.97 from 1.77 liters and a decrease in dyspnea" scoring to 6 from 8. The researchers said that "heliox induced a state of relative hyperv...
A new target for control of obesity
...overcome their condition by simply eating less and exercising
more, compelling scientific data suggest that the heritability of obesity is greater than breast cancer, heart disease, or schizophrenia. Morbid obesity is considered as the disease of the twenty-first century, with the affected individuals at highe...
New AAAS report cites 'serious concerns' with electronic voting
...ve historically encountered serious impediments to exercising
their right to vote. The research -- and the reforms -- will become increasingly important as the United States considers moving toward an Internet-based voting system, the panelists said. "In some instances, voting, and all of the procedures asso...
Sedentary overweight people get insulin boost from short term exercise; CVD risks trend down
... resistance," however, replacing energy lost while exercising
"resulted in no change in insulin action." Black said the findings "suggest that subtle changes in energy balance that precede measurable fat loss play a key role in mediating the beneficial effects of exercise on whole-body insulin action."...
After flu exposure, mild exercise protects mature mice from dying
...ce were nave, that is, they previously hadn't been exercising
on a regular basis. Results both striking and sur... doing followup studies with animals that had been exercising
regularly, as well as studies that to try and uncover the overall protective effect and its mechanis...
Good news: As you age, leg blood vessels adapt so you can still exercise without fainting
... the mechanisms controlling blood vessel "tone" in exercising
muscles may be altered by age in humans. "The augm...lance between vasodilation and vasoconstriction in exercising
muscle may change with age. Proctor noted that his laboratory group "is one of th...