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A new study has found that runners’ brains, compared to non-runners, show greater connections. What does this mean exactly? The researchers found that runners had greater functional connectivity compared to those who lived more sedentary lives.
The researchers compared brain… Read More
Schizophrenia symptoms are significantly lower with aerobic exercise, according to study findings. The researchers combined data from 10 independent clinical trials with a total of 385 schizophrenia patients. The researchers found that just 12 weeks of aerobic exercise is enough… Read More
Heart recovery may be improved by resuming regular exercise soon after a heart attack. Simply restoring the blood flow to the oxygen-starved areas of the heart after a heart attack in not enough for the proper heart functioning. The heart… Read More
Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease, meaning, the body’s own immune system attacks itself, mistaking parts of the body for a virus. In the case of rheumatoid arthritis, the immune system attacks the synovium, the soft tissue lining the… Read More
Blood pressure in type 2 diabetics can be lowered with easy exercises. Coauthor of the study Bronwyn Kingwell explained, “It appears you don’t have to do very much. We saw some marked blood pressure reductions over trial days when… Read More
In dementia patients, depressive symptoms may be reduced with high-intensity exercise and group activities. Author of the dissertation Gustaf Boström explained, “Unfortunately, depression is common among older people, especially in people with dementia. Treatment with antidepressant drugs is often… Read More
Red wine may help lower high blood pressure and protect against heart disease in people who exercise. But there’s a catch: The participants in the study were drinking non-alcoholic red wine.
The non-alcoholic red wine was shown to improve nitric… Read More
If you’re lacking gym motivation, some social media competition may give you the push you need. Senior study author Damon Centola explained, “Supportive groups can backfire because they draw attention to members who are less active, which can create… Read More
Heart disease risk may be lowered with recreational and commuter biking. In the study involving 45,000 Danish adults, the researchers found that regular cyclists who biked for pleasure or for their commute had 11 to 18 percent fewer heart attacks… Read More
A new study suggests that your genes may be contributing to your love or hatred for exercise. It is a well-known fact that some individuals enjoy exercising due to the release of dopamine. But researchers found that not all persons… Read More
Exercise can help manage type 1 diabetes, according to research findings. The three-month study looked at six type 1 diabetics who completed aerobic exercise. The researchers found these patients had better blood sugar control, used less insulin, and had fewer… Read More
In Alzheimer’s disease, memory loss and cognitive function may be improved with regular moderate exercise. Exercise is effective in Alzheimer’s disease because it improves the efficiency of memory-related brain activity.
The researchers uncovered the beneficial effects of exercise in seniors… Read More
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