I thought I would share a few health and fitness related articles I’ve read in the last few days. If you’re looking for reasons to get fit, peruse these health articles and convince yourself that today is the day.
Scientists built on earlier studies that showed that having a high body mass index (BMI) could boost an individual’s chances of developing this type of cancer.
…research has shown that exercise can transiently increase the levels of dopamine in the brain, which is significantly reduced in Parkinson’s disease.
“The fact is we evolved to run barefoot, but that doesn’t mean it’s the best thing for everybody.”
The risk of developing liver cancer can be reduced by getting hepatitis B virus vaccination, protection against hepatitis C, and reduced alcohol intake. These precautions could prevent 90 percent of all potential liver cancer cases worldwide.
The findings showed that chronically higher blood glucose levels exert a negative influence on memory…
At Toronto last year, Whitlock set the age-81 world best of 3:30:28.
For the technically minded, Babcock used a garter stitch, 30 stitches wide, and size 15 plastic needles. And he finished the marathon in 5 hours, 48 minutes and 27 seconds.
About 58.2 percent of 5th, 7th and 9th graders tested in the county had a healthy body composition last school year, up slightly from 57.8 percent the prior year.