Fit doctors more likely to prescribe excercise, study finds

The new study, published in the British Journal of General Practice Open, concludes that doctors’ own lifestyles influence their preventive counselling about physical activity. The authors questioned doctors who were taking part in the Longitudinal Study of Norwegian Medical Students and Doctors. Of the 526 medics who responded, 307 (58%) […]

Ketogenic Diets Can Impair Performance During Excercise, Says Study

Scientists analyzed exercise performance Low carb ‘ketogenic’ diets can impair anaerobic exercise performance when compared to a high-carbohydrate diet, according to a new study. The study, titled Low-carbohydrate, ketogenic diet impairs anaerobic exercise performance in exercise-trained women and men: a randomized-sequence crossover trial, was published in The Journal of Sports Medicine and […]

Healthy lifestyle and exercise key to staving off alzheimer’s, study finds

And it is never too late to start, say researchers who found that physical activity helps stimulate blood circulation in areas at risk in the front of the brain. “We understand that living with dementia poses many challenges to individuals and their families and the idea of improving their physical […]

Healthy lifestyle and exercise key to staving off alzheimer’s, study finds

A healthy lifestyle and regular exercise are key elements to battling alzheimer’s And it is never too late to start, say researchers who found that physical activity helps stimulate blood circulation in areas at risk in the front of the brain. “We understand that living with dementia poses many challenges […]

Just two hours of walking each week could help you live longer, says study

It’s one of the easiest and cheapest ways of staying physically active, and now a study suggests that even small amounts of walking may significantly reduce your chance of an early death. The study, led by Dr Alpa V.Patel strategic director of the Cancer Prevention Study-3 for the American Cancer Society, […]

Low Calcium Intake Could Trigger Sudden Cardiac Arrest: Study

According to a latest study, those with deficiency in calcium in their blood are on a higher risk of experiencing Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) than those with optimal levels. Calcium plays an important role in maintaining healthy bones and joints, strong teeth and healthy blood vessels. It also helps regulate blood pressure […]