Strength Training Might Help Prevent Seniors' Falls
WEDNESDAY, April 19, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Older people are
at higher risk for fall-related injuries because bone density and
muscle mass diminish over time. But regular exercise can help keep
them on their feet, research suggests.
Water Outperforms Sports Drinks for Young Athletes
FRIDAY, April 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Water is a better bet
than sports drinks for young athletes, sports medicine specialists
Healing Hands: Massage May Ease Chronic Back Pain
FRIDAY, April 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Chronic low back pain
can be a challenge to treat, but new research suggests that massage
therapy may provide some relief.
Chiropractors Not Magicians When It Comes to Chronic Back Pain
TUESDAY, April 11, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Chiropractors can
help ease some cases of low back pain, though their treatments may
be no better than taking an over-the-counter pain reliever, a new
Obesity May Make Rheumatoid Arthritis Tough to Spot, Track
MONDAY, April 10, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Blood tests to
diagnose and monitor rheumatoid arthritis may be thrown off by
obesity in women, a new study suggests.
Music May Soothe the 'Savage Beast' of Post-Op Pain
FRIDAY, April 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Patients recovering
from back surgery often struggle with pain and anxiety, but new
research shows that music therapy may help ease their
Smoking May Raise Risk of Complications After Joint Surgery
WEDNESDAY, April 5, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Hip or knee
replacement patients who smoke are at increased risk for infections
requiring repeat surgery, researchers report.
Teens Who Are Lazy Bones Have Weaker Skeletons: Study
FRIDAY, March 31, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Inactivity can lead
to weaker bones in teens, a new Canadian study finds.
Elite Runners, Women the First Marathoners to Lose to Father Time
THURSDAY, March 30, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- All marathon
runners eventually slow down. But a new study finds that whether a
runner is average or elite, or whether they are a man or a woman,
may determine at what age and how much their pace will decline.
Knee Replacement Doesn't Always Pay, Researchers Say
TUESDAY, March 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Knee replacement
surgery isn't always a game changer, according to a new study that
raises questions about the increasingly common procedure.