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The Benefits of Exercise After Breast Cancer
Aerobic exercise and resistance training could help women who have survived breast cancer live longer, according to a new study.
Aging and the Effects of Inactivity
Getting older comes with a lot of changes, and one of those changes might be how your muscles react to inactivity, according to a new study.
The Power of New Year's Resolutions
Don't give up yet. Those healthy New Year's resolutions may help you reduce your cancer risk, according to the authors of a new study.
MMA and Head Injuries: An Unknown Risk
There's a lack of information on the risk of brain injuries tied to mixed martial arts (MMA), a new study found.
Performance-Enhancing Drugs Potentially Mislabeled
Performance-enhancing drugs sold online could come with inaccurate labels, according to a new study.
How More Exercise Might Help Older Women
For older women, exercising more and doing so more vigorously could lead to a reduced risk of death, according to a new study.
A Little Walking, a Lot of Good
Even if you're not meeting the recommended exercise levels, walking a little may still lower your risk of dying, according to a new study.
Stroke Risk Factors: A Growing Threat
In spite of stroke-prevention efforts in recent years, stroke risk factors appear to be becoming more common, according to a new study.
A Little Exercise May Go a Long Way for Depression
As little as one hour of exercise each week could protect you from depression, according to a new study.
All Types of Exercise Tied to Benefits
Household chores, washing the dog, taking the stairs and all other kinds of physical activity may reduce your risk of death, according to a new study.