Want a Longer Life? Try Biking to Work
THURSDAY, April 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Adding a few miles
of biking each day to your commute might add years to your life
span, new research suggests.
Stronger Muscles May Pump Up Kids' Memory Skills
WEDNESDAY, April 19, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Here's yet another
reason to make sure your kids are active: New research shows those
with stronger muscles may have better working memory.
Strength Training Might Help Prevent Seniors' Falls
WEDNESDAY, April 19, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Older people are
at higher risk for fall-related injuries because bone density and
muscle mass diminish over time. But regular exercise can help keep
them on their feet, research suggests.
Health Tip: Planning Your Walking Workout
(HealthDay News) -- If walking is your exercise of choice,
reduce your risk of injury and split your trek into three stages:
warming up, speeding up and cooling down.
Is It Wise to Take a Steroid for a Sore Throat?
TUESDAY, April 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers seeking
new sore throat treatments report only modest success with a single
dose of a steroid medication.
Health Tip: Stay Aware While Running
(HealthDay News) -- On the run? You need to remember some safety
tips before you hit the trail.
Regular Phys Ed Builds More Than Fitness
MONDAY, April 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Rules requiring
regular physical education for young teens stem from "good
science," researchers say.
Water Outperforms Sports Drinks for Young Athletes
FRIDAY, April 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Water is a better bet
than sports drinks for young athletes, sports medicine specialists
Hockey Doesn't Seem to Hit Players' Thinking Skills: Study
THURSDAY, April 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The pounding that
professional hockey players take on the ice doesn't seem to damage
their thinking skills in retirement, a small study suggests.
It's Yoga to the Rescue for Prostate Cancer Patients
THURSDAY, April 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Hold that pose: New
research suggests yoga may help men deal with the side effects of
prostate cancer therapy.