Exercise can protect brain against ageing

Daily exercise can protect the brain against decline as we age, finds researchers after conducting an animal study.

'Natural treatment should be opted over knee replacement'

Joint replacement surgery should be delayed as much as possible and one must use all other forms of treatment to prolong the life of natural knee, sports medicine expert Dr Anant Joshi said today.

Reasons why exercise is important for people with diabetes!

Exercise, in combination with a healthy diet will help you to take better care of yourself if you have diabetes. 

Short bursts of exercise make diabetics fitter quicker

 Researchers found that short bursts of high-intensity exercise improved cholesterol, blood sugar and weight among Type 2 diabetes patients.

Is your neighbourhood BP-friendly?

This is the first study to determine whether moving to a walking-friendly neighborhood affected blood pressure.

Moderate resistance exercise good during pregnancy

Traditionally, swimming, walking and other mild physical activities, along with resistance exercise, are often recommended for pregnant women. 

Weight loss apps not enough to fight obesity

According to a recent study, a cell phone app that tracks exercise, calories and weight loss goals is not enough to create meaningful weight loss in young adults.

How drugs can help 'lazy' people exercise

Physical exertion, along with excuses like lack of time, are some of the main perceived barriers to exercise.

Five simple tips for reducing forgetfulness!

Here are a few tips that can help sharpen your memory and reduce forgetfulness.

Aerobics can keep Alzheimer's at bay

Aerobics exercise can prevent age-related brain changes.

Exercise may ward off mental disorders

The aim of the research was to assess the possible link between physical activity and levels of mental health by analyzing whether such link changed in terms of physical activity (low, mild, high) and the situation in which was performed (work, commuting, leisure time).

Do workouts to keep your brain young

The secret to a younger brain may lie in exercising your body, according to recent research.

Study finds exercise can have magnified effects post-menopause

A new study says that menopausal women over 50 years of age can reap even more benefits from exercise than their premenopausal counterparts.

Regular pre-pregnancy exercise helps ward off pelvic pains

You may want to start regularly exercising before pregnancy as a team of researchers has found that doing so may protect you against so-called pelvic girdle pain as the fetus grows.

30 minutes of daily walk curbs death risk from heart diseases

Doing less than 600 MET/min/week was responsible for 20 percent (4 907) of deaths from IHD and 13 percent (2,371) of stroke deaths.

Diabetics find exercising more difficult

The researchers found significantly higher lactate levels during low to moderate intensity exercise in people with Type 2 diabetes than their counterparts without the disease.

Tips that will help you shed extra kilos!

Here are a few tips that will help you lose weight quickly.

Got post-heart attack blues? Start exercising and stop smoking

 Smokers, you may want to start exercising and kick that habit if you are suffering from depression after a heart attack as a new study suggests so.

Suffering from back pain? Try these five yoga poses!

Suffering from back pain? Try these five yoga poses!

When it comes to workouts, more is better for your heart

Heart failure occurs when the heart is not able to supply adequate amounts of blood to the rest of the body.