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Preventing Neurodegenerative Diseases

As the aging population grows in the United States and other countries, neurodegenerative diseases are also increasing worldwide. The Alzheimer’s Association projects that the annual number of new cases of Alzheimer disease and other dementias will double by 2050.1 A survey of 1,600 Americans by the Alzheimer’s Association, published in Reader’s Digest, found that 91…

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August 17, 2015

Common Gene Variant Drives Weight Gain

Common Gene Variant Drives Weight Gain One in two people have a gene variation that drives overeating; healthy lifestyles blunt the effects More than one-third of American adults aged 65 and over are obese. Excessive weight promote heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, gallstones, breathing problems, and certain cancers. Overweight results from a blend of…

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June 3, 2014

Over Age 40 Not Too Late to Begin Endurance Training

Over Age 40 Not Too Late to Begin Endurance Training (HealthDay News) — Men who begin endurance exercise after age 40 may get similar long-term heart benefits as those who start training before age 30, new research finds. Men in both exercise groups showed similar evidence of exercise-related improvements in heart structure and function, according…

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May 17, 2014

“Exercise Snacking” Improves Glycemic Control

“Exercise Snacking” Improves Glycemic Control (HealthDay News) — In individuals with insulin resistance, short bursts of intense exercise may be an effective alternative to a prolonged bout of continuous, moderate exercise for improving glycemic control, according to research published online May 8 inDiabetologia. Monique E. Francois, of the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand,…

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May 16, 2014