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Fitness
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Longer sprint intervals can improve muscle oxygen utilization compared to shorter intervals      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

Sprint interval training (SIT) is a form of exercise characterized by cycles of intense exercise which are interspersed by short durations of rest. In a recent study, researchers deep dive into the intricate connections among various parameters of SIT, such as duration and repetitions, and the resulting physiological responses. Their findings can aid in developing well-informed and tailored sprint training regimens that significantly benefit the modern-day population.

Fitness
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Far from toxic, lactate rivals glucose as body's major fuel after a carbohydrate meal      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

Scientists have documented the benefits of lactate burning in exercising humans, but few studies have looked at the role of lactate during rest or after a meal. Exercise physiologists challenged fasting men and women with a carbohydrate meal and then monitored lactate in the blood and fat vs carbohydrate metabolism. They found that lactate buffers glucose from a meal, and that lactate is utilized for energy almost as much as glucose.

Fitness Today's Healthcare
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Exercise, new drug class recommended for management of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

Experts released a new clinical guideline for effectively managing individuals diagnosed with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM). The guideline reiterates the importance of collaborative decision-making with patients who have HCM and provides updated recommendations for the most effective treatment pathways for adult and pediatric patients.

Fitness Obesity
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When working out, males are programmed to burn more fat, while females recycle it--at least in rats      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

Vigorous exercise burns fat more in males than in females, but the benefits of exercise are broad for everyone.

Diet and Weight Loss Fitness Nutrition Obesity
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Time-restricted eating and high-intensity exercise might work together to improve health      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

Combining time-restricted eating with high-intensity functional training may improve body composition and cardiometabolic parameters more than either alone, according to new research.

Fitness
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Scientists work out the effects of exercise at the cellular level      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

The health benefits of exercise are well known but new research shows that the body's response to exercise is more complex and far-reaching than previously thought. In a study on rats, a team of scientists has found that physical activity causes many cellular and molecular changes in all 19 of the organs they studied in the animals.

Schizophrenia
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Student links worm behavior to brain disease      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

An undergraduate student turns her honor's thesis into a peer-reviewed publication on schizophrenia research.

Chronic Illness Fitness
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Cardio-fitness cuts death and disease by nearly 20%      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

Groundbreaking new research finds that an increased cardio fitness level will reduce your risk of death from any cause by nearly 20%.

Diet and Weight Loss Dieting and Weight Control Fitness Nutrition Obesity
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Breakthrough in brown fat research: Researchers have found brown fat's 'off-switch'      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

Researchers have found a protein that is responsible for turning off brown fat activity. This new discovery could lead to a promising strategy for safely activating brown fat and tackling obesity and related health problems.

Fitness
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Climb stairs to live longer      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

Climbing stairs is associated with a longer life, according to new research

Chronic Illness Depression Fitness Mental Health Research
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Low intensity exercise linked to reduced depression      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

New research has found a significant association between participating in low to moderate intensity exercise and reduced rates of depression.

Schizophrenia
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Understaffed nursing homes in disadvantaged neighborhoods more likely to overuse antipsychotics      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

Nursing homes in disadvantaged communities are more likely to overmedicate residents with antipsychotics, especially homes that are understaffed, according to a new study.

Chronic Illness Fitness Today's Healthcare
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How data provided by fitness trackers and smartphones can help people with MS      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

Monitoring and treating a case of multiple sclerosis requires reliable and long-term data on how the disease is progressing in the person in question. Fitness trackers and smartphones can supply this data, as a research team has now shown.

Birth Defects Children's Health Psychology Research Schizophrenia
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Two key brain systems are central to psychosis      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

When the brain has trouble filtering incoming information and predicting what's likely to happen, psychosis can result, research shows.

Diabetes Fitness
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Does the time of day you move your body make a difference to your health?      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

Undertaking the majority of daily physical activity in the evening is linked to the greatest health benefits for people living with obesity, according to researchers who followed the trajectory of 30,000 people over almost 8 years.

Fitness
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Short-term incentives for exercise can lead to sustained increases in activity      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

Adults with heart disease risks who received daily reminders or incentives to become more active increased their daily steps by more than 1,500 after a year, and many were still sticking with their new habit six months later, according to a new study.

Children's Health Fitness
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Low cardiorespiratory fitness in youth is associated with decreased work ability throughout adulthood      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

A study confirms the concerns raised in the public domain about how young people's decreased fitness may affect their future work ability. The association of low youth cardiorespiratory fitness and adulthood decreased work ability persisted until the end of working life, which predicts substantial societal costs.

Fitness
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Exercise habits in youth create better health outcomes for some      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

Forming a long-term recreational exercise habit as a young person has a beneficial impact on physical and mental health later in life, but some groups, such as females and academic high-achievers, miss out on these benefits disproportionately.

Healthy Aging Psychology Research Schizophrenia
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Reverse effects of trauma? Older brain cells linger unexpectedly before their death      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

Researchers report that mature oligodendrocytes -- the central nervous system cells critical for brain function -- cling to life following a fatal trauma for much, much longer than scientists knew. The findings suggest a new pathway for efforts to reverse or prevent the damage that aging and diseases such as multiple sclerosis cause to these important cells.