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UA researchers explain exercise-brain connection from evolutionary perspective

UA researchers explain exercise-brain connection from evolutionary perspective

Large-scale community initiative holds promise to combat childhood obesity

Large-scale community initiative holds promise to combat childhood obesity

Study: Physical activity plus Fitbit intervention can help depressed women during early alcohol recovery

Study: Physical activity plus Fitbit intervention can help depressed women during early alcohol recovery

Regular walking breaks and continuous physical activity lower fatty acid levels linked to clogged arteries

Regular walking breaks and continuous physical activity lower fatty acid levels linked to clogged arteries

Study finds evidence on preventive interventions for cognitive decline and dementia

Study finds evidence on preventive interventions for cognitive decline and dementia

Guided self-help approach to exercise may benefit chronic fatigue patients

Guided self-help approach to exercise may benefit chronic fatigue patients

Self-help intervention may be useful as initial treatment to manage symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome

Self-help intervention may be useful as initial treatment to manage symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome

Exercise program can help frail older adults perform basic daily activities, study suggests

Exercise program can help frail older adults perform basic daily activities, study suggests

Summer can be perfect time for college students to fix bad health habits

Summer can be perfect time for college students to fix bad health habits

Cognitive decline may be prevented using interventions but may be inadequate says report

Cognitive decline may be prevented using interventions but may be inadequate says report

Moderate physical activity linked to healthy glucose metabolism in the brain

Moderate physical activity linked to healthy glucose metabolism in the brain

Study finds breastfeeding could lower a mothers risk of a heart attack or stroke later in life

Study finds breastfeeding could lower a mothers risk of a heart attack or stroke later in life

Cycling to work can help reduce stress and improve performance, research finds

Cycling to work can help reduce stress and improve performance, research finds

Lungs of highly active older adults remain strong during physical activity

Lungs of highly active older adults remain strong during physical activity

At age 19, many people are as inactive as 60-year-olds

At age 19, many people are as inactive as 60-year-olds

Activity levels of adolescents and children found to be lower than previously thought

Activity levels of adolescents and children found to be lower than previously thought

Researchers explore impact of hair products on breast cancer risk

Researchers explore impact of hair products on breast cancer risk

Higher BMI, abdominal obesity and body fat linked to greater risk of rheumatoid arthritis in women

Higher BMI, abdominal obesity and body fat linked to greater risk of rheumatoid arthritis in women

Obesity and overweight epidemic – A study from 195 countries over quarter of a century

Obesity and overweight epidemic – A study from 195 countries over quarter of a century

Moderate drinking is associated with decline in brain health, claim researchers

Moderate drinking is associated with decline in brain health, claim researchers