Tag: "vigorous" at medical news
Research suggests making exercise more fun might boost fitness levels of US adolescents
...tly more likely to participate in sports and other vigorous
activities if they enjoyed the process and wanted to improve their fitness and physical skills, she said. It was somewhat surprising that friends, parents and hoping for weight loss showed weaker effects. "People may not think that adolescents would ...
Vitamin D can play role in lung health
..., white ethnicity, nonsmoking status, and regular, vigorous
physical activity were associated with the highest lung function. Vitamin D was higher in men than women, was inversely related to BMI, and declined with age. Vitamin D also was lower in non-Hispanic blacks and Mexican-Americans, compared with non-Hi...
Men with erectile dysfunction have increased risk for cardiovascular events
...t an assessment of cardiovascular risk factors and vigorous
interventions as appropriate. While a full cardiovascular evaluation is not necessary in response to findings of erectile dysfunction in asymptomatic patients, such findings should prompt diligent observation of at-risk men and reinforces the need fo...
Large prospective study examines colon cancer risk in women
...scrubbing floors, may have been classified as more vigorous
than they actually are. Given that over 58 percent... study reported engaging in at least 30 minutes of vigorous
activity per day, the authors suggest that the inclusion of these various household activities may h...
Declines in exercise capacity may be due to lack of training, not just age
...lking for two to four weeks be adequate or is more vigorous
exercise necessary?" he noted. "What was new and unexpected in our study was the disproportionately greater response to training in the elderly subjects," the authors wrote. Edward G. Lakatta, M.D., from the National Institute on Aging Intramural Re...
Effective treatment of a mother's depression reduces risk of psychiatric disorders in her children
... clinical vantage point, our findings suggest that vigorous
treatment of depressed mothers to achieve remissio...e findings suggest that it is important to provide vigorous
treatment to mothers if they are depressed," the researchers conclude....
Exercise unlikely to cause sudden cardiac death in women
... rare occurrence in women, and regular moderate to vigorous
exercise may significantly lower the long-term ris...f sudden cardiac death in women during moderate to vigorous
exertion. The Nurses' Health Study began in 1976 when 121,701 female registered nurses, aged 30 to 5...
JCI table of contents, April 6, 2006
...e infected with a virus called LCMV respond with a vigorous
immune response in which "cytotoxic T lymphocyte cells" (CTLs) eliminate the virus and provide lifelong protective immune memory, exposure to the same virus in newborn mice stimulates the development of CTLs that "tolerate" the virus, allowing lifelo...
Little difference between human insulin and faster-acting drugs
...udied, there should be "a cautious response to the vigorous
promotion of insulin analogs," Siebenhofer warned. The review appears in the current issue of The Cochrane Library, a publication of The Cochrane Collaboration, an international organization that evaluates medical research. Systematic reviews draw ev...
It's never too late to 'hurry up' angioplasty treatment
...cNamara and his colleagues are commended for their vigorous
work educating us about where we can and need to do better in treating patients with myocardial infarctions," Dr. Cavendish said. "Emergency Medical Services and hospitals throughout this country must do better to create a more seamless system to get...
Smoking and obesity may increase the risk of erectile dysfunction
...who were not overweight and averaged 30 minutes of vigorous
exercise a day. (Obesity was defined as a body mass index of more than 30 kilograms in weight divided by the square of height in meters.) For men younger than 55 there was a 4-fold difference in risk for the same comparison," said Rimm. Alcohol consu...
Understanding what people with arthritis believe about exercise
...at least 3 days per week for 30 minutes per day or vigorous
activities on at least 3 days per week for 20 minutes per day or strength training on at least 3 days per week for 20 minutes per day, and for non-exercisers with arthritis. Among them: Pain. Although all focus groups ...
Research finds vigorous exercise equals better academics
Middle school students who perform more vigorous
physical activity than their more sedentary counte...hey also found that students who took part in more vigorous
physical activities such as organized sports like soccer or football, or non-organized after-school...
NHLBI offers complete guide to physical activity for a healthy heart
... Do housework, gardening, or yard work at a more vigorous
pace. When you travel, walk around the train station, bus station, or airport rather than sitting and waiting. In addition to providing information on protecting your heart, the guide also addresses the many other benefits of regular physical ...
Exercisers may have better breast cancer survival
...rweight women who had higher levels of moderate or vigorous
recreational physical activity within one year before diagnosis tended to have better five-year survival patterns compared to other groups. Women of ideal body weight did not experience survival benefits from exercise; more remote histories of physic...
Diabetics see dramatic increase in lower limb amputations
...ath procedure. At 75, he is now able to resume his vigorous
physical activities, including mowing his 5,000-square-foot lawn without pain. "Mr. Nelson's case shows that anyone, no matter how healthy, can suffer from arterial blockages in the legs," said Dr. Walker. "Loss of mobility is not always a conditio...
Walking not enough for significant exercise benefits
...y to interject an occasional period of time at the vigorous
Aggressive stem cells might improve transplant outcome
...ls to capture many of the cells that might be more vigorous
in reproducing and rebuilding the immune system. C...nd by the current harvesting method are especially vigorous
in multiplying and producing T lymphocytes. In humans, the loss of many of these vigorous
Higher physical activity associated with reduced risk of breast cancer
...igh physical activity (9,111 women) was defined as vigorous
activity (such as jogging, swimming or racket spor...ity (10,030 women) was defined as participation in vigorous
activity once per week or moderate activity one to four times per week; and low physical activity in...
Even slight holiday weight gain can set stage for obesity, health risks
...od health, Ms. Sandon said. At least 30 minutes of vigorous
physical activity each day is a good rule of thumb, but here are some other tips: Organize a touch football game during halftime of televised football games. Arrange holiday-related activities, such as ice-skating or skiing. Take a wa...
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