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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
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.