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Brief periods of vigorous exercise may provide cardiometabolic benefits in children

Brief periods of vigorous exercise may provide cardiometabolic benefits in children

Inactive teens have weaker bones, study finds

Inactive teens have weaker bones, study finds

Flexible approach to exercise works better for new moms than specific regimen

Flexible approach to exercise works better for new moms than specific regimen

Regular exercise linked to slower HRQL and mobility decline in PD patients

Regular exercise linked to slower HRQL and mobility decline in PD patients

Lifestyle interventions can have impact on children's blood fatty acid composition, study reveals

Lifestyle interventions can have impact on children's blood fatty acid composition, study reveals

Study underscores importance of physical activity for developing bone strength in adolescents

Study underscores importance of physical activity for developing bone strength in adolescents

Patients with pulmonary embolism experience long term limitations to physical stamina

Patients with pulmonary embolism experience long term limitations to physical stamina

Tsimane indigenous South Americans have lowest prevalence of coronary atherosclerosis of any population yet studied

Tsimane indigenous South Americans have lowest prevalence of coronary atherosclerosis of any population yet studied

Smartphones can help parents, caregivers to improve health outcomes for kids, research shows

Smartphones can help parents, caregivers to improve health outcomes for kids, research shows

Many Canadian family doctors still use manual devices to measure blood pressure, study shows

Many Canadian family doctors still use manual devices to measure blood pressure, study shows

Online behavioral intervention reduces systolic blood pressure by 10 mmHg, study finds

Online behavioral intervention reduces systolic blood pressure by 10 mmHg, study finds

Moderate exercise may benefit patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Moderate exercise may benefit patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Penn State researchers receive NIH grant to improve lives of people with peripheral arterial disease

Penn State researchers receive NIH grant to improve lives of people with peripheral arterial disease

Whole-body vibration can mimic muscle, bone health benefits of regular exercise in mice

Whole-body vibration can mimic muscle, bone health benefits of regular exercise in mice

High leisure-time physical activity improves cartilage health in postmenopausal women with knee OA

High leisure-time physical activity improves cartilage health in postmenopausal women with knee OA

Healthy diets linked to better sperm quality and male fecundability

Healthy diets linked to better sperm quality and male fecundability

Study finds depression to be strongest predictor of death following heart disease diagnosis

Study finds depression to be strongest predictor of death following heart disease diagnosis

Researchers explore genomic underpinnings of obesity in continental Africans and African-Americans

Researchers explore genomic underpinnings of obesity in continental Africans and African-Americans

Daily consumption of dairy products during pregnancy reduces risk of having low birth weight babies

Daily consumption of dairy products during pregnancy reduces risk of having low birth weight babies

Greater time spent in physical activities linked to lower presence of cardiometabolic risk factors

Greater time spent in physical activities linked to lower presence of cardiometabolic risk factors