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How a little wine, sleep and exercise fights Alzheimer’s

However, they were also keen to point out that a “medium” or “large” amount of alcohol per day had the reverse affect. Previous studies have shown Alzheimer’s disease is associated with the toxic build-up of proteins in the brain, which cause neuron cells to die. Studies now focus on the link between the brain’s capacity for “self-cleaning”, known as the ...

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High blood pressure symptoms: Do this easy exercise to slash BP reading

High blood pressure symptoms can include a severe headache, although these only appear in extreme cases High blood pressure causes include a variety of diet and lifestyle factos such as being overweight, eating too much salt or not taking enough exercise You can lower your blood pressure by consuming less salty foods, and exercising more regulalry Try this exercise to ...

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Arthritis symptoms: Do this exercise to soothe knee pain

Arthritis symptoms include pain in the affected areas, as well as stiffness, swelling and redness. There are almost 200 types of arthritis which may cause this symptom, including rheumatoid and osteo arthritis. Arthritis can affect any joint in the body including the knee, hip and elbow. Treatment for the condition can involve a combination of medication and exercise. Doing this ...

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Otago research finds a little exercise does a lot of good for ageing muscles

Getting old doesn’t necessarily mean getting weak and frail – just a little bit of exercise can help maintain muscle mass and strength, Otago research has revealed. Study lead author and University of Otago PhD candidate Ashley Gillon says ageing is associated with reduction in both muscle size and strength (a condition known as sarcopenia). As a driver of morbidity ...

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How exercise training promotes a sound mind in a sound body

A new study from Karolinska Institutet shows that the same mechanisms behind the beneficial effects of exercise training on the brain also help to counteract fat and to strengthen the immune system. The results, which are published in the journal Cell Metabolism, can ultimately give rise to new obesity and diabetes drugs. In 2014, researchers at Karolinska Institutet reported that ...

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Research Explains Link Between Exercise and Appetite Loss

(BRONX, NY)—Ever wonder why intense exercise temporarily curbs your appetite? In research described in today’s issue of PLOS Biology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine researchers reveal that the answer is all in your head—more specifically, your arcuate nucleus. Senior author Young-Hwan Jo, Ph.D., associate professor of medicine and of molecular pharmacology at Einstein, runs on a track near his house three times a week ...

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Research Explains Link Between Exercise and Appetite Loss

(BRONX, NY)—Ever wonder why intense exercise temporarily curbs your appetite? In research described in today’s issue of PLOS Biology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine researchers reveal that the answer is all in your head—more specifically, your arcuate nucleus. Senior author Young-Hwan Jo, Ph.D., associate professor of medicine and of molecular pharmacology at Einstein, runs on a track near his house three times a week ...

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