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Exercise May Lower Risk of Esophageal Cancer

Posted October 14, 2013

Physical activity may reduce the risk of esophageal cancer, a new review finds. Researchers analyzed four published observational studies, and found that the most physically active people were 19 percent less likely to develop esophageal cancer than those who were least active.

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Exercise May Help Reduce Cancer Risk and Increase Survival

Posted April 30, 2012

The concept of energy balance that the number of calories consumed must be offset by the number burned is gaining traction among researchers as a way to reduce cancer rates.

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Scientists isolate protein linking exercise to health benefits

Posted April 30, 2012

A team led by researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has isolated a natural hormone from muscle cells that triggers some of the key health benefits of exercise. They say the protein, which serves as a chemical messenger, is a highly promising candidate for development as a novel treatment for diabetes, obesity and perhaps other disorders, including cancer.

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Weight loss and increased fitness slow decline of mobility in adults

Posted April 30, 2012

Weight loss and increased physical fitness nearly halved the risk of losing mobility in overweight or obese adults with type 2 diabetes, according to four-year results from the Look AHEAD (Action for Health in Diabetes) trial funded by the National Institutes of Health. The results are published in the March 29, 2012, issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.

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Nestl

Posted April 30, 2012

Proper nutrition before and/or after exercise is important to promote short-term recovery and to provide the basis for long-term training adaptation. For the first time, Nestl

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Exercise just as good as drugs at preventing migraines: study

Posted April 30, 2012

Although exercise is often prescribed as a treatment for migraine, there has not previously been sufficient scientific evidence that it really works. However, research from the Sahlgrenska Academy has now shown that exercise is just as good as drugs at preventing migraines.

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Exercise Encourages Healthier Eating by Changing Your Brain

Posted April 30, 2012

Have a hard time making healthy food choices consistently? Try exercising more! A recent research review suggests that physical exercise encourages us to eat healthier by changing the parts of the brain that control impulsive behavior. These lines of thinking suggest that if exercise is combined with a weight loss diet, treatment of obesity is more acheivable and is adhered to long-term.

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Ingesting a pre-workout supplement containing caffeine, B-vitamins, amino acids, creatine, and beta-alanine before exercise delays fatigue while improving reaction time and muscular endurance

Posted April 30, 2012

The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of the pre-workout supplement AssaultTM (MusclePharm, Denver, CO, USA) on upper and lower body muscular endurance, aerobic and anaerobic capacity, and choice reaction time in recreationally-trained males. Subjective feelings of energy, fatigue, alertness, and focus were measured to examine associations between psychological factors and human performance.

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The McKenzie Method A Natural Therapy for Conventional Medicine

Posted April 30, 2012

The McKenzie Method is a popular form of therapy used by many physical therapists, chiropractors and other health care professionals. It actively involves the patient with a series of specific exercises designed to relieve back and neck pain. Many of the exercises can be performed at home following formal instruction, which allows patients on going care to prevent further flare ups.

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Healthy Ageing Conference: Exercise and Whey Key to Successful Ageing

Posted April 30, 2012

Whey protein supplementation and exercise may offer the ideal solution to a healthier old age, the first ever international business conference on Healthy Ageing in Europe was told in Amsterdam.

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