Balance Ability Linked to Longer Life: Study

The simple balance test may be useful to include in routine physicals for middle-aged and older people, according to the research, which was published Tuesday in the British Journal of Sports. Medicine, he suggested. While aging leads to a decline in physical fitness, muscle strength and flexibility, balance tends to be reasonably well preserved until … Read more

Balance Ability Linked to Longer Life: Study

The simple balance test may be useful to include in routine physicals for middle-aged and older people, according to the research, published Tuesday in the British Journal of Sports. Medicine, he suggested. While aging leads to a decline in physical fitness, muscle strength and flexibility, balance tends to be reasonably well preserved until a person’s … Read more

More than half of the first patients with covid-19 in a hospital had symptoms two years later, according to a study

The study, published Wednesday in The Lancet, found that 55% of patients still had at least one symptom of Covid-19 two years later. That was actually an improvement from six months after infection, when 68% had symptoms. Researchers from the China-Japan Friendship Hospital analyzed the records of 1,192 people who had been hospitalized at Jin … Read more

More than half of the first patients with covid-19 in a hospital had symptoms two years later, according to a study

The study, published Wednesday in The Lancet, found that 55% of patients still had at least one symptom of Covid-19 two years later. That was actually an improvement from six months after infection, when 68% had symptoms. Researchers from the China-Japan Friendship Hospital analyzed the records of 1,192 people who had been hospitalized at Jin … Read more

Vegetarian and meat-eating children have similar growth and nutrition, but not weight, study finds

“Over the last 20 years, we have seen a growing popularity of plant-based diets and a changing food environment with more access to plant-based alternatives, yet we have not seen research on the nutritional outcomes of children following diets vegetarians in Canada. Dr. Jonathon Maguire, the study’s lead author and a pediatrician at Unity Health … Read more

Time-Restricted Eating No Better Than Counting Calories: Study

“Our data suggest that restriction of calorie intake explained most of the beneficial effects of a time-restricted eating regimen,” according to researchers from the Southern Medical University in Guangzhou, China. “Simply put, the determinant of weight loss, as well as the reduction of body fat, visceral fat, blood pressure, and glucose and lipid levels, depends … Read more