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.
Tanning's Allure Tied to Other Addictions
FRIDAY, March 31, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- People who seem to
have a deep tan year-round -- whether from the sun or indoor
tanning -- may be "addicted" to tanning. And new research suggests
there's also a link between such tanning and other addictions.
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.
U.S. Pedestrian Deaths Surged to Record Levels in 2016
THURSDAY, March 30, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- For the second
straight year, U.S. pedestrian deaths are setting alarming new
Exercising 2.5 Hours a Week May Slow Parkinson's Progression
WEDNESDAY, March 29, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Parkinson's
disease can cause tremors, stiffness and trouble with walking. But
a new study suggests that regular exercise can slow the progression
of the disease.
Marathon Running May Cause Short-Term Kidney Injury
TUESDAY, March 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Any marathoner will
tell you that the grueling 26-mile races can do a number on the
hips, knees, ankles and feet.
Exercise: The Cellular 'Fountain of Youth'
TUESDAY, March 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- High-intensity
exercise may help older adults reverse certain aspects of the
"cellular" aging process, a new study suggests.
How Doctors Decide to Treat a Ruptured Achilles
SATURDAY, March 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Whether your doctor
recommends surgery for a ruptured Achilles tendon may depend partly
on your age and activity level, foot experts say.
Leg Pain When Walking: Talk to Your Doctor
FRIDAY, March 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of Americans
have a condition called peripheral artery disease (PAD), which is
caused by hardening of the arteries in the legs and feet.
Ouch! How to Tell If You Have a Sprain, a Strain or a Tear
FRIDAY, March 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Sprains, strains and
tears are different types of injuries, and it's important to know
how they differ, a sports massage therapist says.