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Daily exercise may help people with heart disease in family

Daily exercise may help people with heart disease in family

When heart disease runs in the family, more physical activity may be the best defence, say researchers. According to the findings reported in the American Heart Association's journal Circulation, greater grip strength, more physical activity and better cardiorespiratory fitness are associated with reduced risk for heart attacks and stroke -- even among people with a genetic pre-disposition for heart disease.

Apr 10, 2018, 10:08 AM IST
High BP patients are more likely to choose tea, pill over exercise

High BP patients are more likely to choose tea, pill over exercise

People are more likely to choose a daily cup of tea or a pill over exercise as the preferred treatment to control their high blood pressure, finds a survey.

Apr 09, 2018, 11:37 AM IST
Planning to stop your exercise? It could elevate depressive symptoms

Planning to stop your exercise? It could elevate depressive symptoms

There is limited research into what happens with depressive symptoms when exercise is stopped.

Mar 23, 2018, 14:08 PM IST
Pregnant? Start exercising to reduce time spent in labour, suggests study

Pregnant? Start exercising to reduce time spent in labour, suggests study

The women in the exercise group were also less likely to use an epidural during childbirth.

Mar 19, 2018, 16:22 PM IST
Using pedometers while walking may be beneficial to your health: Study

Using pedometers while walking may be beneficial to your health: Study

Brisk walking for 30 minutes or more daily on most days of the week can help adults and older adults achieve important health benefits, researchers said.

Mar 13, 2018, 11:20 AM IST
The fountain of youth? Regular exercise for life can slow down ageing, claims study

The fountain of youth? Regular exercise for life can slow down ageing, claims study

The study showed that loss of muscle mass and strength did not occur in those who exercise regularly.

Mar 09, 2018, 15:57 PM IST
Brisk walking may help older women curb heart failure risk: Study

Brisk walking may help older women curb heart failure risk: Study

The study found that women above 60 years of age were three times more prone to heart failure risk.

Mar 05, 2018, 14:05 PM IST
Listening to music while working out may help you exercise longer

Listening to music while working out may help you exercise longer

As per the study, music can have a powerful impact on our mood, signaling the brain to release feel-good and energy-boosting chemicals.

Mar 05, 2018, 11:30 AM IST
Fitness post on social media may impact others too

Fitness post on social media may impact others too

When people post photos of their fitness pursuits on social media they may be influencing, for better or worse, the health of their pals too, a new study suggests.

Feb 26, 2018, 00:07 AM IST
Walking the dog may help older adults live longer, suggests study

Walking the dog may help older adults live longer, suggests study

Clocking 150 minutes of weekly physical activity of any level, even if accumulated in short bouts, might be critical.

Feb 21, 2018, 11:26 AM IST
Music may help you enjoy your workout, but it can alter brainwaves: Study

Music may help you enjoy your workout, but it can alter brainwaves: Study

In 2012, a study likened music to a legal, performance-enhancing drug, cheating tiredness and sparking feel-good vibes.  

Feb 19, 2018, 15:02 PM IST
Exercise may lower Alzheimer's risk

Exercise may lower Alzheimer's risk

The study suggests that the lower the fitness level, the faster the deterioration of vital nerve fibres in the brain.

Feb 15, 2018, 18:34 PM IST
Feeling stressed? Running for five kilometers daily will help

Feeling stressed? Running for five kilometers daily will help

The study found that running mitigates the negative impacts chronic stress has on the hippocampus – a brain region responsible for learning and memory.

Feb 15, 2018, 18:13 PM IST
Suffering from high BP, sugar? One year of yoga training may help: Study

Suffering from high BP, sugar? One year of yoga training may help: Study

The findings support the beneficial role of yoga in managing metabolic syndrome by favourably modulating adipokines, the researchers mentioned.

Feb 07, 2018, 16:41 PM IST
Daily exercise may boost better lung function among smokers

Daily exercise may boost better lung function among smokers

For the study, published in the journal Thorax, researchers used information collected from a long-standing collaboration between 25 European research centres in 11 countries.

Feb 06, 2018, 19:13 PM IST
Aerobic exercises may boost cognitive skills, delay Alzheimer's

Aerobic exercises may boost cognitive skills, delay Alzheimer's

The WHO also suggested older adults perform muscle-strengthening exercises on at least two or more days a week.

Jan 27, 2018, 16:19 PM IST
Just 30 minutes of exercise can reduce your risk of heart failure

Just 30 minutes of exercise can reduce your risk of heart failure

Though there is no cure for this condition, one can choose to lead a healthy lifestyle to lower the risk of heart failures.

Jan 11, 2018, 18:26 PM IST
Proper exercise may reverse damage to ageing heart

Proper exercise may reverse damage to ageing heart

In an earlier study, researchers found that the exercise needs to be performed four-to-five times a week.

Jan 08, 2018, 18:50 PM IST
Want to lose weight? This is the best time of the day to exercise

Want to lose weight? This is the best time of the day to exercise

The timing of your workout is crucial if you want optimum results in terms of weight loss.

Jan 04, 2018, 17:59 PM IST
Exercising twice a week may improve cognition, memory in elderly

Exercising twice a week may improve cognition, memory in elderly

The level of exertion should be enough to work up a bit of a sweat but doesn't need to be so rigorous that you can't hold a conversation. 

Dec 28, 2017, 14:38 PM IST

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