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Health benefits of exercise

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

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

Suffering from nicotine dependence? Exercising will help you deal

The research conducted on mice sheds light on the mechanism underlining exercise's protective effect against nicotine dependence and withdrawal.

Dec 21, 2017, 19:30 PM IST

Here's how to boost your child's memory, attention

Children should be encouraged to exercise at their own pace during short breaks from class.

Dec 20, 2017, 18:48 PM IST

Study associates high-intensity exercise with improved memory

The findings are important because memory performance of the study participants, who were all healthy young adults, increased over a relatively short period of time, said researchers.

Nov 23, 2017, 13:39 PM IST

Exercise regularly to boost brain functioning, says study

The researchers reviewed 14 clinical trials, which examined the brain scans of 737 people before and after aerobic exercise programs. 

Nov 14, 2017, 19:12 PM IST

Prolonged periods of sitting can cancel the benefits of exercise, says study

As your total sitting time increases, so does your risk of an early death.

Sep 20, 2017, 10:18 AM IST

Exercise only helps men lose weight – What about women?

Researchers carried out the experiment on mice, saying that brains are hard-wired differently and trigger separate reactions in men and women.

Jul 20, 2017, 17:14 PM IST

Exercise as you age to delay disabilities in golden years

A new study suggests that regular exercise can may help older adults prevent or delay disabilities that interfere with independent living.

Feb 09, 2017, 16:26 PM IST

Aerobic exercise: How much? Reasons why you should do it!

Aerobic activity, such as walking, bicycling or swimming, is good for your health regardless of your age, gender.

Dec 02, 2016, 11:00 AM IST