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Exercise Increases Benefits Of Breast Milk For Babies

New York: Even moderate exercise during pregnancy increases a compound in breast milk that reduces a baby’s lifelong risks of serious health issues such as diabetes, obesity and heart disease, say researchers. “We’ve done studies in the past that have shown that maternal exercise improves the health of offspring, but in this study, we wanted […]

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High-strain exercise linked to early pregnancy loss: Study

New York: In women with history of miscarriage, higher levels of physical activity have been associated with a greater risk of subclinical, or very early pregnancy loss, warn researchers. The study, published in the journal Fertility and Sterility, found that there was roughly a two-fold higher risk of very early pregnancy loss for women who […]

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Indoor workouts up by 40% in India as people stay home: Report

New Delhi: India witnessed 40 percent increase in indoor workouts in the first quarter this year and the trend only firmed up with lockdown and social distancing in March, a new report said on Tuesday. The report from US-based wearable major Garmin said the activity count for outdoor activities had an overall drop of 15.5 […]

Exercise during pregnancy may reduce obesity among children
Exercise during pregnancy may reduce obesity among children

Washington: When physically fit women exercise during pregnancy they could be setting their children up for better fitness too, say researchers, adding that regular workout during pregnancy may reduce obesity among children. The study, published in the journal Science Advances, found exercise during pregnancy stimulates the production of brown adipose tissue, commonly known as brown […]

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Exercise may slow brain aging in older adults

New York: Regular walking, gardening, swimming and dancing may slow brain aging and prevent brain shrinkage in older adults, say researchers. The study used magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans to measure the brains of people with a range of activity levels, including those who were inactive to those who were very active. The scans showed […]

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Moderate Intensity Exercise Can Boost Memory Performance

Researchers have found that moderate intensity exercise such as brisk walking, water aerobics or cycling can have the most beneficial effect on memory performance. These findings, published in the journal Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, suggest that it is not necessary for people to carry out highly strenuous exercise to achieve observable improvements in long-term […]

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10000 Steps A Day May Not Prevent Weight Gain

New York: Contrary to the common belief that walking 10,000 steps a day prevents weight gain, the researchers have found that it doesn’t actually prevent weight gain rather it may decrease your sedentary time. For the findings, published in the Journal of Obesity, the research team studied 120 freshmen in the US over their first […]

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Exercise Intensity Influences Brain Function Differently

Berlin: Researchers have found that low-intensity exercise triggers brain networks involved in cognition control and attention processing, while high-intensity exercise primarily activates networks involved in emotion processing. Using resting state functional magnetic resonance imaging (Rs-fMRI), a noninvasive technique that allows for studies on brain connectivity, the study, published in the journal Brain Plasticity, shows for […]

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Vigorous Exercise Lowers Mortality Risk In Women

London: Women who exercise vigorously are at significantly lower risk of dying from heart disease, cancer and other causes, reveals a new study. The study, presented at EuroEcho 2019, a scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), examined exercise capacity and heart function during exercise in women and their links with survival. The […]

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Limiting Mealtimes Increases Motivation For Exercise

Tokyo: Limiting access to food might increase levels of the hormone – ghrelin, which might also increase your motivation to exercise, said a new research. The study, published in the Journal of Endocrinology suggested that a surge in levels of the appetite-promoting hormone – ghrelin, after a period of fasting prompted mice to initiate voluntary […]

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Want To Be Fit? Workout Before Breakfast

London: Fitness enthusiasts, take a note! Researchers have found that working out before breakfast could increase the health benefits of exercise. The study, published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, the Universities of Bath and Birmingham found that by changing the timing of when you eat and exercise, one can better control the […]

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One-hour exercise with proper hydration may tackle low BP

New York: Suffering from low blood pressure? Do an hour or more of daily exercise and stay hydrated to improve the condition and control fainting or dizziness episodes, finds a NASA-funded study on astronauts. The study is the first to examine the condition called “orthostatic intolerance” during daily activities when the astronauts returned home. The […]

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Out to enjoy this Summer Vacation? First follow the tips to stay hydrated!

Summer vacation fills one with all the excitement. This is only time in India when one have the luxury of a stretched out break that gives an elbow room to plan for some cool outings. People, certainly, plan for family vacations, outdoor water sports, swimming, biking, and even a hangout at beach or exploring the […]

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Improving fitness can help you cut cancer risk

New York: While a high fitness level is already known to have a positive impact on conditions like heart disease, a new study suggests that adults who are more fit have the lowest risk of developing lung and colorectal cancer compared with those who have low fitness levels. For the study, the research team examined […]

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Exercise helps boost heart failure patients' memory

London: Heart patients who exercise regularly and have better fitness are likely to have less cognitive impairment, says a study. Fitter patients have better memory, it adds. “The message for the patients with heart failure is to do exercises,” said study author Ercole Vellone, Professor at University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy. The study analysed […]

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