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Exercise May Be Good Medicine for Irregular Heartbeat
Exercise May Be Good Medicine for Irregular Heartbeat MONDAY, Aug. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Exercise appears to help control an irregular heartbeat known as atrial fibrillation in obese people, a new study finds. Australian researchers found that ...
Exercise Best Bet Against Diabetes for College Graduates
Exercise Best Bet Against Diabetes for College Graduates MONDAY, Aug. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Exercise is more likely to help prevent diabetes in college graduates than in those with less schooling, a new study finds. Researchers examined data fr...
Exercise, Supplements Like Fish Oil Won't Keep Elderly Sharper: Studies
Exercise, Supplements Like Fish Oil Won't Keep Elderly Sharper: Studies TUESDAY, Aug. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Neither exercise nor supplements such as fish oil don't seem to do much to help keep older folks mentally sharp, two new studies found. ...
Experimental Drug for Blood Cancer Shows Promise
Experimental Drug for Blood Cancer Shows Promise WEDNESDAY, Aug. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental immune-boosting drug shows promise in fighting the blood cancer multiple myeloma, researchers report. Preliminary testing of the drug daratum...
Even Short Bouts of Activity May Help Kids' Health
Even Short Bouts of Activity May Help Kids' Health THURSDAY, Aug. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Even brief spurts of exercise may benefit children, researchers report. Their study of 28 healthy, normal-weight children found that doing three minutes of ...
Excessive Sports Training Hurts Kids, Expert Warns
Excessive Sports Training Hurts Kids, Expert Warns FRIDAY, Aug. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Sports provide children with many benefits, but kids can get injured if they push themselves too hard, an expert says. "Children are not little adults," said ...
Eating on the Run May Mean Eating More Later
Eating on the Run May Mean Eating More Later THURSDAY, Aug. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Eating "on the go" may thwart people who are watching their weight, new research suggests. The study, involving three groups each with 20 women, tested the effect...
Early Stage Breast Cancer Far From a Death Sentence: Study
Early Stage Breast Cancer Far From a Death Sentence: Study THURSDAY, Aug. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Only 3 percent of women diagnosed with an early stage of breast cancer will die of their disease within 20 years, and more aggressive treatment does...
E-Cigs May Spur Teens to Try Smoking: Study
E-Cigs May Spur Teens to Try Smoking: Study TUESDAY, Aug. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Concerns that e-cigarettes are a stepping stone to smoking for teens appear to have merit, new research suggests. Los Angeles-area teenagers who had never smoked be...
Exercise May Help Kids With Multiple Sclerosis
Exercise May Help Kids With Multiple Sclerosis WEDNESDAY, Aug. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children with multiple sclerosis (MS) who exercise have less disease activity than those who don't, researchers report. "The study is a first look, so we can't...