Believe it or not, exercising could slow down blindness-causing diseases, scientists now say.
A new study, conducted by Emory University and Atlanta VA Center for Visual and Neurocognitive Rehabilitation, suggests that aerobic exercise may curb the progression of diseases that destroy the eye’s retina and lead to blindness. The research was funded by the National Eye Institute, Department of Veterans Administration Affairs, and the Katz Foundation – and published in the Journal …Read more
Move more, more often! Exercise is one of the most important things you can do to prevent heart disease and diabetes, new research shows. It won’t cost you a penny, and it will save you time and money down the road.
The health benefits of exercise have been well established in a multitude of studies, yet more and more people are leading sedentary lifestyles. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States and the incidence of …Read more
Being part of a great team or excelling at a solo event can make for some of the best high school memories. Nothing beats the thrill of the winning goal in the last few minutes of play – and the after-game celebrations.
Sports play an important role in the scholastic experience, helping with social and physical development. Now there’s even more benefit to all the sweat and effort: Exercise as a teen contributes to a longer lifespan, new research shows.…Read more
We’ve heard about the detrimental effects lack of exercise can have on our health. Not just tighter pants and low energy, but serious health risks. A 2012 study from the UK has estimated that lack of exercise in adults has contributed to the majority of cases of heart disease and colon cancer.
Clearly, the need to get active hasn’t hit home, and some of us are more at risk for health complications than others. In a new 2013 study, researchers …Read more