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Low-weight, high-repetition exercise adds bone density

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Findings defy prior assumptions that heavy weightlifting is necessary for building bone mass.

A new research study finds that low-weight, high-repetition resistance training increases bone mineral density in adults, challenging assumptions that heavy weight-training is required to build bone mineral density.

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Right Nutrition Protects Against Osteoporosis in Old Age

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Whether you’re young or old, the right nutrition can make a difference to your bone health and influence your ability to live an independent, mobile, fracture-free life into your more senior years.

This is the key message of a new scientific review published in the journal ‘Osteoporosis International’ by leading bone and nutrition experts, ahead of World Osteoporosis Day on October 20. Continue reading

 

Yoga Improves Arthritis Symptoms, Mood: Johns Hopkins

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Are you a yoga lover?

A  Johns Hopkins study finds that yoga may be a safe and effective way to keeping moving for the 1 in 5 adults who live with arthritis.

In a randomized trial, people with arthritis who practiced yoga had about a 20% improvement in physical health with similar improvements in pain, energy, mood and carrying out day-to-day activities and tasks. Continue reading

 

Tomatoes for Weight Loss

Photo Credit: Christina Galland

Photo Credit: Christina Galland

By Dr. Leo Galland

Tomatoes are one of my favorite fat-burning, inflammation-fighting foods.

When you reduce inflammation, you can make your weight loss hormones such as leptin, work properly, allowing you to lose weight. Continue reading

 

Mind-Body Practices Widespread in U.S.

sunsetMore Americans of all ages are rolling out their yoga mats in an effort to improve their health.

A large national survey shows that the number of Americans using mind and body approaches to improve health and well-being remains high. Continue reading

 

Lyme Disease Treatment Costs up to $1.3 bln A Year

Lyme_副本Lyme disease, transmitted by a bite from a tick infected by the Borrelia burgdorferi bacteria, had long been considered easy to treat, usually requiring a single doctor’s visit and a few weeks of antibiotics for most people.

But new research from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health revealed Continue reading