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2014-02-06 23:01:50

TrekDesk reports on a new study linking physical activity to the longevity of male cancer survivors. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 TrekDesk Treadmill Desk’s Movement Revolution has actively reported on the impact of physical activity and inactivity on personal health since 2008. While the benefits of staying active are well documented for healthy individuals much less has been proven about its impact on those recovering from diseases, specifically cancer. This past week a new...

2014-02-03 23:20:22

This February During American Heart Month World-Renowned Cardiologist Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, of Mount Sinai Heart Shares His Heart Disease Prevention Expertise New York, NY (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 February is American Heart Month. It reminds all Americans that promotion of heart health is the most critical prevention tool we have available today in cardiovascular medicine, according to Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, a global leader in the field of cardiology for more than three decades....

Gardening As Exercise For Children
2014-02-01 05:31:35

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A garden can grow food, become a thing of beauty, and it can also be good for one’s health. A recent study published the British Journal of Sports Medicine found that gardening – and other simple activities such as home repair – could reduce the risk of a heart attack or stroke and even prolong life by as much as 30 percent among seniors. The study found that these everyday activities could serve as a workout for people of a...

2014-01-30 08:30:22

Annual 'Weight of the Union' Survey Indicates Current Attitudes on Health and Activity HASTINGS, Minn., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than one-third of American adults today are obese according to The Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, but a new survey from Anytime Fitness finds that most people don't think they are part of the problem--and those who do want to get healthier may be setting themselves up for failure from the start. (Photo:...

Running Instead Of Walking May Increase Breast Cancer Survival
2014-01-29 12:48:48

Jon Weiner - Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Previous studies have shown that breast cancer survivors who meet the current exercise recommendations (2.5 hours of moderate intensity physical activity per week) are at 25% lower risk for dying from breast cancer. New research from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and reported in the International Journal of Cancer suggests that exceeding the recommendations may provide greater...

Cancer Death Risk Reduced In Men Who Exercise More
2014-01-27 05:02:54

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Regular physical activity could reduce the risk of death in male cancer patients by nearly half, according to research appearing in the latest edition of the Journal of Physical Activity & Health. As part of the study, researchers from the Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine and Harvard Medical School looked at data from 1,021 men with an average age of 71. Each of the men had previously been diagnosed with...

Small Elliptical Device Could Promote Exercise While Sitting
2014-01-22 13:16:16

Matthew Solovey - Penn State People may be able to keep the weight off by using a compact elliptical device while sitting at a desk or watching TV, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers. "Adults in the United States spend more than 11 hours per day sitting while doing things like watching television and working on a computer," said Liza Rovniak, assistant professor of medicine and public health sciences. "Evidence suggests that this sedentary lifestyle has contributed...

2014-01-21 23:01:26

Self-Monitoring fitness device can track important health data in prediabetes treatment. Austin, TX (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 PreDiabetes Centers rides the growing trend of wearable health technology, offering clients a wearable fitness device to track personal health data. PreDiabetes Centers is the nation’s top authority on the detection and treatment of prediabetes, and strives to stay on the cutting-edge of health and wellness. Wearable heath devices are a top health trend for...

2014-01-20 23:23:33

The new “Health Benefits Of Walking” article on the website Vkool.com delivers to people positive effects of walking every day. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 The new “Health Benefits Of Walking” report on the website Vkool.com covers the most typical advantages of walking. At the beginning of the article, readers will get to know two main types of walking, which are speed-walking and race walking. After that, the author indicates that walking is a form of aerobic exercise...

2014-01-16 23:27:44

The new “Health Benefits Of Exercise” article on the site Vkool.com covers positive effects of regular physical activity. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 The new “Health Benefits Of Exercise” article on the website Vkool.com delivers to people advantages of physical activity. At the beginning of the article, the author indicates that exercise can prevent excess weight gain and maintain weight loss. “One way to make exercise a daily habit is to integrate your workout into...


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