Natural Health Science News The latest news and top resources on natural health.

Aches

Vitamin C: not just for the common cold

Posted November 20, 2012

Everyone knows that when you have a cold, you should take vitamin C. That’s because it fights viruses, bacteria and infection. It will also act as an antihistamine, relieving aches, inflammation and runny nose.

Read More

Aerobic exercise bests resistance training at burning belly fat

Posted April 30, 2012

Aerobic exercise is your best bet when it comes to losing that dreaded belly fat, a new study finds When Duke University Medical Center researchers conducted a head-to-head comparison of aerobic exercise, resistance training, and a combination of the two, they found aerobic exercise to be the most efficient and most effective way to lose the belly fat that’s most damaging to your health.

Read More

Aerobic exercise may reduce the risk of dementia

Posted April 30, 2012

Any exercise that gets the heart pumping may reduce the risk of dementia and slow the condition’s progression once it starts, reported a Mayo Clinic study published this month in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Researchers examined the role of aerobic exercise in preserving cognitive abilities and concluded that it should not be overlooked as an important therapy against dementia.

Read More

Improved memory efficiency seen after aerobic exercise in fibromyalgia patients

Posted April 30, 2012

Areas of the brain responsible for pain processing and cognitive performance changed in fibromyalgia patients who exercised following a medication holiday, say researchers from Georgetown University Medical Center. They say the changes indicate brain functioning is more streamlined after an exercise intervention because less of the brain’s resources is devoted to processing bothersome fibromyalgia perceptions such as pain.

Read More

Aerobics may ease menopause symptoms: study

Posted April 30, 2012

In a small study of Finnish women who had recently entered menopause, those who stuck to an aerobic exercise program for six months were less likely to report night sweats, mood swings and irritability than women who didn’t exercise.

Read More