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December 8, 2019

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Limiting Mealtimes May Increase Your Motivation for Exercise

Limiting access to food in mice increases levels of the hormone, ghrelin, which may also increase motivation to exercise, according to a new study. The study suggests that a surge in levels of ... read more

Why People Gain Weight as They Get Older

Many people struggle to keep their weight in check as they get older. Now new research has uncovered why that is: lipid turnover in the fat tissue decreases during aging and makes it easier to gain ... read more

High-Protein Bedtime Snacks No Problem for Active Women

In a study of women weight lifters, nutrition scientists showed that protein consumption before bed compared to protein consumption during the day does not disturb overnight belly fat metabolism or ... read more

Reduced Carbohydrate Intake Improves Type 2 Diabetics' Ability to Regulate Blood Sugar

Patients with type 2 diabetes improve their ability to regulate blood sugar levels if they eat food with a reduced carbohydrate content and an ... read more
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Being Active Reduces Risk of Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the UK , yet we still don't know all of its causes. The largest ever study to use genetics as a measurement for physical activity to look at ... read more

Cellular Repair Response to Treadmill Test Can Predict Cardiac Outcomes

The information gained from the changes in CPC counts during exercise may be more useful to cardiologists in risk stratifying these patients than the treadmill exercise test itself, the researchers ... read more

How Does Protein Fit in Your Holiday Diet or New Year's Resolutions?

While some diets load up on protein and other diets dictate protein sources, it can be hard to know what to consume while managing weight or during weight loss. A new study by nutrition scientists ... read more

Benefits of Exercise Referral Schemes Not as Large as Hoped

Exercise referral schemes are associated with many improvements in health and wellbeing, but the changes aren't as large as hoped, finds an analysis of outcomes ... read more

Master Regulator in Mitochondria Is Critical for Muscle Function and Repair

New study identifies how loss of mitochondrial protein MICU1 disrupts calcium balance and causes muscle atrophy and ... read more

Increased Exercise Over the Age of 60 Reduces Risk of Heart Disease and Stroke

People over the age of 60 should do more exercise not less in order to prevent heart disease and stroke, according to new findings from a study of over 1.1 million elderly ... read more

Adding Weight Loss Counseling to Group Visits Improves Diabetes Outcomes

For people with difficult-to-control diabetes, adding intensive weight management counseling to group medical visits provided extra health benefits beyond improved blood-sugar control, according to a ... read more

Gut Bacteria Is Key Factor in Childhood Obesity

Scientists suggest that gut bacteria and its interactions with immune cells and metabolic organs, including fat tissue, play a key role in childhood ... read more

Avocados May Help Manage Obesity, Prevent Diabetes

Researchers have shown for the first time how a compound found only in avocados can inhibit cellular processes in the pancreas that normally lead to ... read more

Vitamin D Deficiency Is Associated With Poor Muscle Function in Adults Aged 60+

New research shows that vitamin D deficiency is an important determinant of poor skeletal muscle function in adults aged 60 years and over. While resistance exercise is known to preserve muscle ... read more

Exercise Can Reduce Artery Stiffness Associated With Heart Failure

Generally, exercise is considered good for you. However, physicians and medical doctors previously prescribed bedrest to people with heart failure, fearing exercise could potentially lead to ... read more

Metformin Offers No Strength Training Benefits for Seniors, Study Shows

A clinical trial argues against the hypothesis that the diabetes drug metformin could help exercising seniors gain more muscle mass. The double-blind trial found that older adults who took metformin ... read more

Potato as Effective as Carbohydrate Gels for Boosting Athletic Performance, Study Finds

Consuming potato puree during prolonged exercise works just as well as a commercial carbohydrate gel in sustaining blood glucose levels and boosting performance in trained athletes, scientists ... read more

Genes Linked to Sex Ratio and Male Fertility in Mice

Researchers find genes that help maintain the 50-50 balance between male and female offspring in mice -- and that have major implications for male ... read more

Increase Health Benefits of Exercise by Working out Before Breakfast

Exercising before eating breakfast burns more fat, improves how the body responds to insulin and lowers people's risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular ... read more

Why Some US Football Players Have Higher Cardiovascular Risk

Research has shown that while elite athletes overall are at decreased risk of death from cardiovascular problems, a certain group of athletes -- football linemen in the United States -- actually have ... read more

Exercise Guidelines for Cancer Survivors

For the rising number of cancer survivors worldwide, there's growing evidence that exercise is an important part of recovery. But how much, and what type of exercise, is ... read more

Factors That Predict Obesity by Adolescence Revealed

Three simple factors that predict whether a healthy weight child will be overweight or obese by adolescence have been revealed in a new ... read more

Rise in Testosterone Level Boosts Young Women's Running Capacity

A rise in the level of the male hormone testosterone significantly boosts young physically active women's capacity to run for longer, reveals a new ... read more

'Cross-Transfer' Benefits of Special Exercise Technique Questioned

Researchers question the effectiveness of a patented exercise system for relieving lower back ... read more

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