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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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Walking, Cycling To Work May Be Good For Your Heart

London: (IANS) Walking and cycling to work is associated with fewer heart attacks in adults, say, researchers, adding that could provide important health benefits. According to the study published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, in areas where walking or cycling to work were more common in 2011, the incidence of heart attacks in […]

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Walking patterns could identify dementia types: Study

London: Researchers have found that walking may be a key clinical tool in helping doctors accurately identify the specific type of dementia a patient has. Published in the Alzheimer’s & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association, the research have shown that people with Alzheimer’s disease or Lewy body dementia have unique walking patterns that […]

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Walking, cycling reduce obesity risk in kids: Study

London: Do your children go to school walking or riding a bicycle? If your answer is in affirmative, then they are less likely to be obese than those who use car or public transport, suggests a new study. The study’s findings suggested children who actively commuted to school had lower body fat and were less […]

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Exercise, healthy diet may improve cognitive skills in elders

New York: Just 35 minutes of walking or cycling three times a week along with a healthy diet may improve cognitive skills in older adults, a new study suggests. The study, published in the journal Neurology, examined the effects of both exercise and diet on cognitive skills. For the study, the team involved 160 persons […]

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Benefits of cycling, walking in nature

London: People who commute — walking or cycling — through natural environments are more likely to develop better mental health than those who commute less, according to a new study. Natural environments included all public and private outdoor spaces that contain ‘green’ and/or ‘blue’ natural elements such as street trees, forests, city parks and natural […]

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2.5 hours of physical activity per week may prevent Alzheimer's

New York: Engaging in at least 2.5 hours of physical activity per week, including walking, running, swimming and aerobics, may delay cognitive decline and prevent Alzheimer’s disease, suggests a new study. The results support that physical activity of at least 150 minutes per week can have benefits on cognition and dementia progression. It was seen […]

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Walking just 35 minutes daily can reduce stroke risk in elderly

New York: Older adults can prevent their risk of strokes by taking a daily stroll for just 35 minutes a day or four hours a week, say researchers. Indulging in moderate physical activity, such as swimming, brisk walking, or running two to three hours a week may also reduce the severity of strokes than people […]

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Walking may help women conceive: Study

New York: If you have a history of pregnancy loss, do not lose hope as a new study suggests that physical activity such as walking may improve the chances of conceiving among women who are overweight or obese. The study, published in the journal Human Reproduction, suggested that women reporting more than four hours a […]

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