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People at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes can change their fate by altering their diet and exercise patterns. The current research included 568 Chinese people who were followed up for more than two decades. At the outset, the... (Read More)
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Tune in to our radio show on your local public radio station, or sign up for the podcast and listen at your leisure. Here's what it's about: Exercise is more powerful than any wonder drug at preventing disease and promoting... (Read More)
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When James Fixx died at the age of 52 on July 20th, 1984, in the middle of his daily run, it was a huge shock to runners, athletes and fitness buffs. When Fixx was 35 he weighed 240 pounds and... (Read More)
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Q. I have been suffering with constipation for over a year. I chalked the problem up to menopause and tried everything I could think of: increasing the fiber in my diet, drinking more water and exercising even more vigorously. Food... (Read More)
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Long-term research has given some clues to why men who exercise more have a better outlook for prostate cancer. The Health Professionals Follow-Up Study began in 1986 with more than 50,000 men in the health professions. The dentists, podiatrists, veterinarians... (Read More)
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By Mark Gray  Eating healthy in and of itself is a challenge. With all the dollar meal menus and fast food options at your disposal, chances are you're tempted on a daily basis to trim your budget instead of your... (Read More)
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People with slightly elevated levels of fasting blood sugar are categorized as pre-diabetic. That means they have the early signs of impaired glucose tolerance. They can reverse this trend, however, and lower their risk of heart attacks or strokes by... (Read More)
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Would you like to be paid to participate in a study to improve your health for 2014? Investigators at Duke University Health System are seeking volunteers to participate in the ENLIGHTEN RESEARCH STUDY. This six-month trial is funded by the... (Read More)
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The benefits of exercise include a lower likelihood of kidney stones. An epidemiological study of more than 84,000 postmenopausal women found that those who were even modestly active, walking about three hours a week or gardening for four hours, were... (Read More)
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Would you like to be paid to participate in a study to improve your health? Duke researchers are recruiting volunteers to participate in the ENLIGHTEN RESEARCH STUDY. This is a six-month trial funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH)... (Read More)
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Scientists report in the BMJ that women with healthy lifestyles during their first pregnancy are much less likely to experience complications such as high blood pressure or premature delivery. Some of these lifestyle factors can't be changed (socioeconomic status, family... (Read More)
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We know it sounds too good to be true, but the ENLIGHTEN RESEARCH STUDY is recruiting people from central North Carolina (the general Research Triangle Park area of the Piedmont) to participate in an investigation of diet and exercise. Will... (Read More)
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Ask most health professionals about the most valuable thing you can do for good health and you're likely to be told to exercise. Regular physical activity is good for the heart, the brain and the body as a whole. It... (Read More)
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At one time, pregnant women were warned not to undertake anything physically demanding in the latter part of pregnancy, but some obstetricians have been encouraging women to walk or do other exercise during pregnancy. A new study from Montreal shows... (Read More)
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Q. Over the last 10 years I have been on various antidepressants, including Prozac (fluoxetine), Zoloft (sertraline), Effexor (venlafaxine), Lexapro (escitalopram) and Cymbalta (duloxetine). I have experienced weight gain, blurred vision, dry mouth and sexual side effects (low libido and... (Read More)
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Do-It-Yourselfers may be saving their lives as well as saving money. A new study from Sweden contacted every third 60 year old in Stockholm. Just over 4,000 people volunteered for the baseline screening and follow-up that lasted more than a... (Read More)
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There is ample evidence that exercise can be beneficial in treating mild to moderate depression. A new analysis of 30 long-term prospective trials of physical activity and depression found that in the overwhelming majority of the trials, people who were... (Read More)
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