Aerobic exercise has antidepressant treatment effects

An analysis of randomized controlled clinical trials indicates that supervised aerobic exercise has large antidepressant treatment effects for patients with major depression., YdGKLFHoIOw

Conceptual framework to study role of exercise in multiple sclerosis

Researchers have proposed a conceptual framework for examining the relationship between exercise and adaptive neuroplasticity in the population with multiple sclerosis (MS)., TF lmCqRJFo

Nutrition has a greater impact on bone strength than exercise

One question that scientists and fitness experts alike would love to answer is whether exercise or nutrition has a bigger positive impact on bone strength., AkjNPAIGeTI

No sweat required: Hypertension treatment mimics effect of exercise

By studying a chemical produced predominately in the liver, hypertension researchers have found a novel approach to lower blood pressure, even without reducing sodium intake or increasing exercise., dvJTrTjPixo

Endurance exercise training has beneficial effects on gut microbiota composition

According to recent research, endurance exercise training beneficially modifies gut microbiota composition. After six weeks of training, potentially inflammation causing microbes (Proteobacteria) decreased and microbes that are linked to enhanced metabolism (Akkermansia) increased., qkIBHYzItOQ

Increasing vigorous exercise decreases risk of type two diabetes, cardiovascular disease in childhood

Physical exercise can reduce the risk factors of type two diabetes and cardiovascular disease even in children, a new study shows. In a two-year follow-up of primary school children, sedentary behavior increased the accumulation of risk factors, whereas increasing the amount of vigorous exercise reduced it. This is one of the first follow-up studies to reliably demonstrate these associations in children., V0HQZQ RW5s

Insights on the effects of exercise on cognitive performance

A new study has looked at the details behind how cognitive performance may improve during aerobic exercise., HHYDkwmVMMM

Cells involved in allergies also play a key role in survival

Mast cells, an important group of immune cells typically associated with allergies, actually enable the body to survive fasting or intense exercise, new research shows., x l0XkUvWRk

Sexes differ when it comes to comfort during and after exercise, study finds

A new study highlights sex differences in thermal behavior and could one day inform the development of new athletic apparel., d4fr2jxTLz8

Tarragon supplements may make healthy women gain weight

Russian tarragon and bitter melon supplements may be less helpful for women than men when it comes to combating metabolic syndrome, whose symptoms include high blood sugar, high blood pressure and excess fat around the waist, a new study suggests., orB3Z5a 4aA

Exercise reduces stress, improves cellular health in family caregivers

Exercising at least three times a week for six months reduced stress in a group of family caregivers and even appeared to lengthen a small section of their chromosomes that is believed to slow cellular aging., G0UFD9CAy08

Virtual reality can reduce pain and increase performance during exercise

Using Virtual Reality (VR) headsets while exercising can reduce pain and increase how long someone can sustain an activity, according to new research., hMD FXgNvpk

Physical exercise improves the elimination of toxic proteins from muscles

A new study could contribute to the development of alternatives to treat muscle weakness and atrophy. An article describes how rats subjected to an aerobic exercise routine preserved their muscle's contractility properties and their autophagic system's memory even after having a sciatic nerve injury induced., 6VHEBkj Ho8

Lowlanders are no match for Nepal's Sherpa

The Sherpa people of the Himalayas have long been recognized for their unique ability to excel physically in the thin air of higher altitudes. But new research now suggests that their specially adapted muscles give them up to twice the resistance to muscle fatigue of lowlanders., BPFFGH8GHrc

Lifestyle intervention may mitigate weight gain due to ubiquitous contaminant

A new study finds that perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) are associated with increases in weight, but exercise and diet may reduce the obesogenic effects of these environmental contaminants., mWR cehV8Rg

Even mild physical activity immediately improves memory function

Researchers found that even very light workouts can increase the connectivity between parts of the brain responsible for memory formation and storage., rHIBO42kb 4

Physical activity necessary to maintain heart-healthy lifestyle

Exercise and physical activity are of vast global importance to prevent and control the increasing problem of heart disease and stroke, according to a review article., pn674y2VtoA

Weight loss can be boosted fivefold thanks to novel mental imagery technique

A new study has shown how overweight people lost an average of five times more weight using Functional Imagery Training (FIT) -- a brief individual motivational intervention that teaches self-motivating skills using mental imagery -- compared with talking therapy alone., JpjTdvH3o3g

Overweight pregnant women can safely cut calories, restrict weight gain

With proper nutrition guidance, it is safe and feasible to restrict weight gain in obese and overweight pregnant women, a new study shows., og3aS9LJNmo

Kiwi teenagers less fit than a generation ago

New Zealand teenagers are less fit and weigh more than their parents were at the same age, new University of Otago research reveals., kWxDVBb3YOg

Crunched for time? High-intensity exercise gives same cell benefits in fewer minutes

A few minutes of high-intensity interval or sprinting exercise may be as effective as much longer exercise sessions in spurring beneficial improvements in mitochondrial function, according to new research., NQKgKivGNqU

Can video game exercises help chronic low back pain?

Home-based video-game exercises can reduce chronic low back pain in older people by 27 percent, which is comparable to benefits gained under programs supervised by a physiotherapist, new research has found., LMDjHFWsJDY

Difficult people have most to gain from practicing compassion

New research finds that the most disagreeable individuals, who are also the least likely to be kind, can benefit most from behaving more compassionately., kZYFLAALZZU

Strength-based exercises could help child obesity fight, study finds

Encouraging young people to do strength-based exercises -- such as squats, push ups and lunges -- could play a key role in tackling child obesity, research suggests., gFjtISLwXfw

New school of thought: In-class physical exercise won't disrupt learning, teaching

As childhood obesity rates rise and physical education offerings dwindle, elementary schools keep searching for ways to incorporate the federally mandated half-hour of physical activity into the school day., TXiJlAW4jmI

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