Remote Amazon Tribe May Have Healthiest Hearts on Earth
FRIDAY, March 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A primitive Amazonian
tribe appears to have the best heart health in the world, living a
simple existence that inadvertently provides them extraordinary
protection against heart disease, researchers report.
Injury Risk May Rise When Kids Play Just One Sport
FRIDAY, March 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Focusing too much on
playing one favorite sport probably isn't a good idea for kids
under 12, researchers report.
Many College Football Players Lack Vitamin D: Study
THURSDAY, March 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Low vitamin D
levels are common among college football players and may put them
at increased risk for injuries, a new study suggests.
Intensive Treatment Shows Potential Against Type 2 Diabetes
WEDNESDAY, March 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Instead of
managing type 2 diabetes as a chronic condition, what if people
could beat the disease?
Which High School Sport Has the Most Concussions?
WEDNESDAY, March 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Female soccer
players suffer the highest rate of concussions among all high
school athletes in the United States, a new study finds.
Kids Start Moving Less After Age 7, Study Finds
TUESDAY, March 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Many parents have
seen their rambunctious 5-year-old age into a teen "couch potato."
But a new study finds the slowdown in activity may begin long
Hold That Pose: Yoga May Ease Tough Depression
THURSDAY, March 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The calming poses
and meditation of yoga may be just what the doctor ordered when it
comes to beating depression, new research suggests.
'Pokemon Go' Players Add 2,000 Steps a Day
WEDNESDAY, March 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- People playing
Pokemon Go on their smartphone receive an unintended dose of
physical activity during their quest to capture virtual critters, a
new study finds.
Fitbits, Other Trackers May Be Unfit to Measure Heart Rate
WEDNESDAY, March 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Fitbits and other
wrist-worn fitness devices promise to keep track of your heart
rate, but new research suggests they are less accurate than thought
during certain exercises.
Have Americans Given Up on Losing Weight?
TUESDAY, March 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- More Americans are
overweight or obese, but many have given up on trying to lose those
excess pounds, a new study shows.