Girls with poorer motor skills more likely than boys to be obese — ScienceDaily

Date:December 19, 2016 Source:Coventry University Girls with poorer motor skills more likely than boys to be obese Date: December 19, 2016 Source: Coventry University Summary: Young girls who exhibit a poor mastery of fundamental movement skills (FMS) are more likely to be obese than boys who have similarly low skills, according to research. Source: Girls […]

How exercise — interval training in particular — helps your mitochondria stave off old age — ScienceDaily

Date: March 7, 2017 Source: Cell Press Researchers have long suspected that the benefits of exercise extend down to the cellular level, but know relatively little about which exercises help cells rebuild key organelles that deteriorate with aging. A new study found that exercise — and in particular high-intensity interval training in aerobic exercises such […]

Hold That Pose: Yoga May Ease Tough Depression: MedlinePlus Health News

Study finds weekly sessions, plus deep breathing, helped ease cases when medications failed Source: Hold That Pose: Yoga May Ease Tough Depression: MedlinePlus Health News By Mary Elizabeth Dallas Thursday, March 9, 2017 THURSDAY, March 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) — The calming poses and meditation of yoga may be just what the doctor ordered when […]

How eating less can slow the aging process

ScienceDaily Date:February 13, 2017Source:Brigham Young UniversitySummary:New research shows why calorie restriction made mice live longer and healthier lives. FULL STORY “When you restrict calorie consumption, there’s almost a linear increase in lifespan,” Price said. Credit: © Steven R Breininger / Fotolia There’s a multi-billion-dollar industry devoted to products that fight signs of aging, but moisturizers […]

A surrealistic mega-analysis of redisorganization theories

This is scientific writing at its finest.  Please read. J R Soc Med. 2005 Dec; 98(12): 563–568. doi:  10.1258/jrsm.98.12.563 PMCID: PMC1299350 A surrealistic mega-analysis of redisorganization theories Andrew D Oxman,1 David L Sackett,2 Iain Chalmers,3 and Trine E Prescott4 Author information ► Copyright and License information ► This article has been cited by other articles […]

Modern Hunter-Gatherers Show Value of Exercise | UANews

In a remote area of north-central Tanzania, men leave their huts on foot, armed with bows and poison-tipped arrows, to hunt for their next meal. Dinner could come in the form of a small bird, a towering giraffe or something in between. Meanwhile, women gather tubers, berries and other fruits. This is everyday life for […]