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2013-07-18 10:31:06

A Johns Hopkins study finds that healthy people who carry a genetic mutation for arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy (ARVD/C) are at much higher risk of developing the symptoms of the life-threatening heart disease if they participate in endurance sports and frequent exercise. The study also suggests that those carriers who significantly cut back on their exercise regimen may reduce their risk or delay the onset of symptoms. An article on the study results is...

2013-07-17 23:23:42

Dr Maiysha Clairborne Reveals Top Mind, Body Spirit Tips to Aid Peaceful Slumber Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 How often do you get enough sleep? You might say that your lifestyle doesn’t permit you to get very much. For millions of Americans, it’s not a choice; researchers say that sleep disorders are becoming an increasingly common health issue in the US, with an estimated 70 million Americans suffering the consequences of not being able to get enough rest. The National...

2013-07-17 23:01:39

In the latest blog from Marble Media LLC’s nutrition blog EatingRightToday.com, guest blogger Liz Ernst offers tips for choosing healthy activities that get people up and out of their chairs. Fort Lee, New Jersey (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 In the latest post from nutrition blog EatingRightToday.com, released July 13 and titled “For a Lifetime of Fitness, Choose an Active Hobby”, guest blogger Liz Ernst tells sedentary readers about the importance of finding an activity that will get them...

2013-07-16 23:29:08

Summertime sports injuries can be a serious concern, particularly for those who haven't kept in shape during the winter months. The sports medicine doctors at Medicine in Motion have tips for avoiding these troublesome issues. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 The weather’s nice, kids are out of school, and everyone is feeling the need for activity. It’s summertime, and, for many, that means it’s time for sports and an increased level of physical fitness. Along with that jump...

High Birth Weight Risks Minimized When Pregnant Women Exercise
2013-07-16 14:09:47

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Participating in moderately intense exercise three times a week during the second and third trimester of pregnancy drastically reduces the risk of delivering a high birth-weight newborn, according to new research recently published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM). In their paper, study leaders Ruben Barakat of the Polytechnic University of Madrid, Alejandro Lucia of the European University of Madrid, and Jonatan...

2013-07-15 13:33:43

An international group of scientists has shown that a drug candidate designed by scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) significantly increases exercise endurance in animal models. These findings could lead to new approaches to helping people with conditions that acutely limit exercise tolerance, such as obesity, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and congestive heart failure, as well as the decline of muscle capacity associated with aging....

Increase In Exercise Not Bringing US Obesity Rates Down
2013-07-11 07:37:56

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Americans are exercising more but the increased physical activity is having little impact on the rising obesity epidemic, according to researchers from the University of Washington's Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME). Despite the reported increase in physical activity between the years of 2001 and 2009, the study authors reported the percentage of the population considered to be clinically obese did not decrease....

2013-07-09 23:23:19

Everyone needs a good night's rest, but when a health-related issue or stress get in the way, insomnia becomes the enemy. Mom's Meals offers tips for getting much-needed rest. Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 It’s an age-old question: What’s keeping you up at night? As we age, and sleep becomes even more critical, there are more and more things keeping us up at night. Seniors who do not get enough rest are at higher risk for cognitive impairment, and caregivers who...

2013-07-09 23:22:38

Mahir Reiss, a physical therapy professional, is speaking out on effective ways for athletes to prevent injury. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Mahir Reiss is a veteran physical therapist who regularly uses his knowledge to help athletes prevent and recover from injury. Now, Dr. Reiss is lending his support to a new article that details some important strategies that any athlete should use in order to prevent injury. Regardless of whether the individual is a “weekend warrior”...

2013-07-02 23:25:47

Specifically designed to improve blood circulation and lymphatic drainage, the WBV training provided by this unit improves muscle endurance, bone density and explosive strength. With its high coefficient of spring tension, the V1000 offers the utmost in WBV training. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical supplies, has joined into a distribution collaboration with Pivotal Health Solutions, Incorporated, to offer...