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Study elucidates how aerobic exercise protects the sick heart

Study elucidates how aerobic exercise protects the sick heart

Smoking increases risk of developing frailty in older adults

Smoking increases risk of developing frailty in older adults

Research finds high prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors among urban population in Nepal

Research finds high prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors among urban population in Nepal

Endothelial function, effect of exercise in women may be linked more to menopausal status than fitness

Endothelial function, effect of exercise in women may be linked more to menopausal status than fitness

High income individuals more likely to be ‘weekend warriors’, research finds

High income individuals more likely to be ‘weekend warriors’, research finds

New study examines potential Alzheimer's disease prevention strategies

New study examines potential Alzheimer's disease prevention strategies

Study: Media portrayals of pregnant, postpartum women tend to be unrealistic

Study: Media portrayals of pregnant, postpartum women tend to be unrealistic

New study finds no link between pet ownership and children’s health

New study finds no link between pet ownership and children’s health

"Fat switch" may hold the key to obesity finds new study

"Fat switch" may hold the key to obesity finds new study

Teens exposed to violence have greater risk for obesity, study suggests

Teens exposed to violence have greater risk for obesity, study suggests

Study shows long-lasting benefits of exercise in early life

Study shows long-lasting benefits of exercise in early life

Self-efficacy has positive effect on physical activity of osteoarthritis patients

Self-efficacy has positive effect on physical activity of osteoarthritis patients

Multimodal cognitive training enhances learning for specific skills, study shows

Multimodal cognitive training enhances learning for specific skills, study shows

Physical activity linked to reduced fatigue, better cognitive function in cancer survivors

Physical activity linked to reduced fatigue, better cognitive function in cancer survivors

Joint research initiative aims to employ novel lifestyle intervention to treat NAFLD

Joint research initiative aims to employ novel lifestyle intervention to treat NAFLD

Higher levels of neuroticism may reduce risk of death for some individuals

Higher levels of neuroticism may reduce risk of death for some individuals

Study finds increased risk of death, heart attack in people who survive stroke without complications

Study finds increased risk of death, heart attack in people who survive stroke without complications

Overweight or obesity in adolescence may increase colon cancer risk in adulthood

Overweight or obesity in adolescence may increase colon cancer risk in adulthood

Women from areas with high income inequality less likely to meet physical activity recommendations

Women from areas with high income inequality less likely to meet physical activity recommendations

West Virginia University research: Telenutrition can help aging adults in rural areas achieve weight loss

West Virginia University research: Telenutrition can help aging adults in rural areas achieve weight loss