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Exercise May Limit Alcohol's Damaging Impact on the Brain

Exercise May Limit Alcohol's Damaging Impact on the Brain

Aerobic exercise can aid in preventing and even reverse some brain damage linked to elevated levels of alcohol intake. This is according to new research from the University of Colorado Boulder and published in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research. Read More


Men Can Lower Mortality Risk with Daily Exercise

Men Can Lower Mortality Risk with Daily Exercise

Increasing daily exercise levels decreases the risk of death among African-American and Caucasian men, according to research examining the connection between fitness and mortality in over 15,000 participants. The study was first reported in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association. Read More


Surgery Likely Better Than Exercise for Back Pain

Surgery Likely Better Than Exercise for Back Pain

The results of a four-year study on severe back pain show that spine surgery produces more and faster pain relief and greater improvement in function than exercise, physical therapy and analgesic drugs. The study, known as the Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial (SPORT), was published in t... Read More


Five Healthful Brain Exercises

Five Healthful Brain Exercises

Doctors repeatedly counsel that we should be greatly concerned about maintaining muscle mass and building aerobic (heart and lung) health as we age. But just as important, many say, is to work on the health of our brains. As Americans live longer and longer in this, the 21st century, the thre... Read More


Alzheimer's and Exercise

Alzheimer's and Exercise

There is a growing body of evidence that shows that people can delay and even prevent the onset of dementia by living a healthier lifestyle when young, and that includes exercising. We don't completely understand what triggers Alzheimer's disease and dementia in general. For decades doctors ... Read More


Tecnologia "Power Plate" Puede Ayudar a la Terapia Fisica

Tecnologia

Para fisioterapeutas que tratan pacientes que sufren de dolor de espalda y debilitación de musculos base, el Power Plate es un aparato tecnologico muy benefico. Esta máquina vibra y estimula contracciones musculares reflexivas a una velocidad de 25-50 veces por segundo. El Power Plate aumen... Read More


Research Suggests Ways to Slow Alzheimer's

Research Suggests Ways to Slow Alzheimer's

A new study released at the International Conference on Prevention of Dementia on June 11th suggests that treating other health factors - like diabetes, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol can help slow the onset and severity of dementia caused by Alzheimer's disease. This research furt... Read More


Pregnancy and Exercise

Pregnancy and Exercise

Zina Macias says she is somewhat of a fitness fanatic. When she got the news that she was pregnant, Zina was determined to continue working out, after receiving the stamp of approval from her doctor. “I like to walk on the treadmill, bike on the bicycle, anything just to keep my circulation, ... Read More


Teens and Obesity

Teens and Obesity

A new study highlights the long term health impact of obesity starting in the teen years. It’s unbelievable, but 15 percent of adolescents aren’t just overweight, they’re obese; that’s more than one in every seven kids. “30 to 50 years ago I think the incidence of teen obesity would be around... Read More



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