Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTA growing body of research continues to raise concerns about the effects of head trauma sustained while participating in popular contact sports, particularly football.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 09:00:00 PSTNew research tests the effect of aerobic physical activity on older patients with mild cognitive impairment. Changes in brain size and cognition are noted.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTIt is common knowledge that sports can extend life and improve heart health, but the question of which exercise is best has rarely been broached.
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTA sweat-sensing skin patch that connects wirelessly with a smartphone may soon be able to track health during exercise and warn against dehydration.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTAs concerns for the health of current and former players in the National Football League have been mounting, a new report explores the importance of players receiving health care free from...
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTIt is well known that individuals who are unfit are at substantially greater risk for lifestyle-related diseases and premature death.
Sun, 13 Nov 2016 13:00:00 PSTBeing fit may protect those who take cholesterol-lowering statins from developing statin-induced Type 2 diabetes, according to a preliminary study presented at the American Heart Association's...
Wed, 09 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTNew research suggests that physical fitness, body mass index (BMI), IQ, and stress resilience in young adulthood may have effects on the risk of developing amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or...
Wed, 09 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTScientists from Children's Health Research Institute, a program of Lawson Health Research Institute, and Western University have developed a new blood test that identifies with greater than 90 per...
Tue, 08 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTResearchers say we rely more on vision after injuries, suggest a new approach to rehab.
Sun, 06 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTOverindulging in food for a week can be unhealthy, but matching it with regular aerobic exercise appears to cancel the ill effects on fatty tissue.
Sat, 05 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTResearchers reveal how a 12-week aerobic exercise program significantly increased testosterone levels for men who were overweight or obese.
Fri, 04 Nov 2016 07:00:00 PSTIt is a well-known fact that fitness and well-being go hand in hand. But being in good shape also protects against the health problems that arise when we feel particularly stressed at work.
Fri, 04 Nov 2016 07:00:00 PSTFrom 2010 to 2013, approximately 30,000 individuals a year reported to emergency departments in the United States with sports-related eye injuries, according to a study published online by JAMA...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 07:00:00 PSTEverybody has heard that exercise can help keep you slim and is good for heart health, but University of Florida researchers have also found that exercise may also help prevent age-related hearing...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTFewer than a third of adults in Scotland are doing enough physical activity to develop the muscle, balance and coordination needed for a healthy later life.
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 08:00:00 PSTA new study suggests that provoking thoughts of death might motivate athletes to perform better, supporting the so-called terror management theory.
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PSTA new study examines competition and support as motivators for physical exercise. The study also looks at the role social media plays in motivation.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 09:00:00 PSTNew research finds gradually increasing muscle resistance improves brain function in elderly people. This might delay the onset of dementia.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 06:00:00 PSTResearchers from the University of Stirling have explored the true impact of heading a football, identifying small but significant changes in brain function immediately after routine heading...
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 06:00:00 PSTResearchers, it is hoped, will one day find a miracle cure for all kinds of diseases.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PSTResearchers have identified changes in white matter in the brains of youth football players after just a single season, despite no diagnosed concussions.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PSTThe time of day determines a muscle's energy efficiency and metabolic response.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PSTNew research from the University of Montana demonstrates a unique relationship between fluid volume and fluid temperature during arduous work in the heat.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:00:00 PSTYoung athletes ignore safety regulations by returning to play on the same day after a head injury, new study finds. This may lead to serious complications.