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Parkinson's Risk Lower for Physically Active Women

Longitudinal study tracks French women from midlife

May 17, 2023
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Profiteering Off the Body Insecurity of Teens

Keep dangerous supplements out of kids' hands

May 17, 2023
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Weekly Exercise May Help Reduce Flu, Pneumonia Deaths

Benefit observed even in adults with levels of aerobic activity below guideline recommendations

May 17, 2023
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Exercise Rehab Helpful After Pulmonary Embolism

Patients saw improvements in walking, quality of life

May 05, 2023
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Better Cardiorespiratory Endurance Tied to Lower IBD Risk in Kids, Teens

Other measures of physical fitness not independently associated with IBD risk

May 01, 2023
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Bariatric-Metabolic Surgery More Effective Than Lifestyle Change for NASH

Roux-en-Y bypass or sleeve gastrectomy resolved NASH without exacerbating liver fibrosis

Apr 26, 2023
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Will Obesity Drugs Change the Bariatric Surgery Landscape?

The two approaches can fit together in practice, but questions remain

Apr 18, 2023
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Exercise Doesn't Worsen Statin Muscle Symptoms

Moderate walking program did not affect objective muscle injury measures or pain level

Apr 03, 2023
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Sleep, Exercise, and Death; Pope Improving, Eats Pizza; Obesity Med Strategies

Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by MedPage Today staff

Mar 31, 2023
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How Many Steps a Day Keep the Grim Reaper at Bay?

Hitting goal of 8,000 steps or more just 1 to 2 days a week tied to health benefits

Mar 28, 2023
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Helping Patients Get Fit -- One Walk at a Time

Cardiologist's "Walk with a Doc" program now has chapters in 37 countries

Mar 24, 2023
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Heart Failure's Obesity Paradox Falls Apart on Further Inspection

Should some heart failure patients be advised to lose weight or shed fat?

Mar 21, 2023
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Small Gains in Cardiorespiratory Fitness Track With Improved Longevity

Change of just 1 MET tied to longer (or shorter) life

Mar 20, 2023
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Baseball: The Safest Sport for High School Athletes?

And, no surprise, national data show football is the most injurious

Mar 11, 2023
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