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Cholesterol Medicine Could Reduce Fitness Levels
2013-05-16 09:52:07

Researchers have now found that statins, or drugs used to lower cholesterol, may diminish any good done by exercise in obese adults.

Lazy chilling out man
2011-08-24 13:27:51

Acute transitions to inactive lifestyles disrupt control of blood sugar levels.

2009-04-15 10:06:11

Poor aerobic fitness is strongly associated with obesity and its consequent risks of heart disease, strokes and diabetes – now considered worldwide epidemics.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.