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Texting while walking and being cognitively distracted may significantly affect the way a person walks, resulting in a more cautious gait. Walkers regularly text on a mobile phone while…

Men with prostate cancer can improve their outcomes if they walk briskly for at least three hours a week following their diagnosis, according to a recent study in Cancer…


Simply taking more steps every day not only helps ward off obesity but also reduces the risk of diabetes, finds a study published in BMJ UK. While several…


Men and women who walk or ride a bike to work appear more fit, and men are less likely to be overweight or obese and have healthier triglyceride levels,…


An exercise program that burns a lot of calories reduced cardiac risk factors better than standard cardiac rehabilitation in overweight coronary patients, researchers report in Circulation: Journal of the…


Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACOR) announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the Fampridine-SR New Drug Application (NDA) for filing, assigning Priority Review and a…


Older adults who worry about their health engage in less physical activity, and those who participate in less activity are more likely to report having difficulty walking, according to…


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Higher levels of total physical activity are strongly associated with lower risk of five common chronic diseases – breast and bowel cancer, diabetes, heart disease and stroke, finds a…


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A review of medical literature suggests that exercise, alone or in combination with education, may reduce the risk of low back pain, according to an article published online by…


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Heart disease patients who sit a lot have worse health even if they exercise. Patients with heart disease who sit a lot have worse health even if they exercise,…

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