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'Physical Activity' - 79 New Result(s)
  • Are Young Boys and Girls Losing Interest in Physical Activities?
    Are Young Boys and Girls Losing Interest in Physical Activities?

    The findings revealed that total volume of physical activity fell from the age of 7 onwards in both boys and girls, shadowing the same decline trends as in adolescence.

  • Physical Activity May Lower Risk of Bacterial Infection
    Physical Activity May Lower Risk of Bacterial Infection

    Low and moderate levels of physical activity may significantly lower the risk of bacterial infection, a new study has found.

  • How Physical Activity Can Help the Elderly Stay Mentally Sharp
    How Physical Activity Can Help the Elderly Stay Mentally Sharp

    Older adults who regularly engage in moderate to vigorous physical activity perform better in mental tasks as they are more flexible in terms of brain functions, a new study says.

  • Moderate Workout Can Lower Heart Disease Risk in Women
    Moderate Workout Can Lower Heart Disease Risk in Women

    Spending two and a half hours a week doing light physical activity, like brisk walking, can lower the risk of coronary heart disease by 25 per cent in women under age 50, according to new ...

  • Higher Physical Activities Can Lower Risk of Chronic Diseases
    Higher Physical Activities Can Lower Risk of Chronic Diseases

    Higher levels of total physical activity can lower risk of five common chronic diseases -- breast and bowel cancer, diabetes, heart disease and stroke, finds a study.

  • Top 10 Food Tweets Contain Just One Healthy Item: US Study
    Top 10 Food Tweets Contain Just One Healthy Item: US Study

    The top 10 food related tweets by users in the US contain just one item - chicken - which can qualify as healthy, according to a new study that used Twitter posts to unveil diet ...

  • Pokemon Go's Health Benefits are Moderate, Short-Lived: Study
    Pokemon Go's Health Benefits are Moderate, Short-Lived: Study

    Claimed to boost physical activity levels and promote public health, augmented reality game Pokemon Go's health benefits are just moderate as well as short-lived, researchers say.

  • Study Suggests Formula For Physical Activity: 8 Hours of Sitting Means 1 Hour of Exercise
    Study Suggests Formula For Physical Activity: 8 Hours of Sitting Means 1 Hour of Exercise

    According to a study published in The Lancet, all is not lost. You may be able to "make up" for your increased risk of death due to a sedentary lifestyle by engaging in enough physical ...

  • Low Levels of Physical Activity Worsens Psychosis
    Low Levels of Physical Activity Worsens Psychosis

    Physical inactivity is the fourth leading cause of avoidable death and is as harmful as smoking, according to World Health Organisation (WHO).

  • Get Active! Inactivity Can Up Risk of Early Death
    Get Active! Inactivity Can Up Risk of Early Death

    A person who sleeps too much, sits too much and is not physically active enough is more than four times as likely to die early.

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