Category Archives: Fitness

Study: Division I college athletes outpace student peers in mental health

Competing at the highest level in college sports while managing a full class schedule and generally navigating a new life as an adult would seem fraught with an unusual amount…

Yoga reduces falls among the elderly

People who do hatha yoga report improved balance, but only now has yoga’s impact on falls received rigorous study. Now, University of Wisconsin–Madison professor of family medicine Irene Hamrick reports…

Supplementing with Iron

It’s well-known that physical exercise can help reduce the symptoms that people with multiple sclerosis experience, such as fatigue, muscle weakness, and walking issues. A new study, however, has discovered…

Aging study focuses on midlife

MADISON  There are no shortcuts. To get to old age, one has to steer through midlife. Sometimes that path is filled with joys of family, friendships, good health and career…

Narcolepsy Drug Could Help Food Addicts Lose Weight

There are many factors that cause obesity but there is a growing weight of evidence that shows obesity is not just caused by a behavioural disorder, such as a lack of self-control, but that many overweight people are physically addicted to foods rich in fat and sugar.

Are you drinking enough water?

Water for body is one of the facts that almost everyone knows that how important it is for our body. Its benefits can be listed in numbers but it is…