Health News

Bone Fragility Fractures Could Increasingly Affect Men
Weakened bones from osteoporosis can lead to hip and other fractures. Although it’s commonly thought of as a problem only aging women face, new research suggests that, because osteoporosis is underdiagnosed in men, they face a higher risk of death following a hip fracture.
Healthy Habits May Be Strike Against Stroke
Every year, more women than men have strokes, according to the National Stroke Association. Healthy lifestyle choices like eating right and exercise, however, may keep stroke at bay.
Exercise May Not Lower Diabetes Risk Equally in All Patients
Exercise has many beneficial effects on health. One of those benefits is as a reduced risk for type 2 diabetes. But exercise may not reduce that risk by the same amount for everyone.
Teens Lost Most Weight With Combination Training
Exercise is an important tool in fighting obesity in young people. But which type of exercise is the most effective?
Exercise Levels Low in Diabetes Patients
Diabetes is a disease closely tied to weight, but are patients getting enough exercise to slim down? Maybe not, suggests a new study.
Exercise May Help Kids Focus
Exercise improves health in many ways. And a new study suggests it may help children who have problems focusing at school.
FDA Approves Rx for Weight Loss
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new weight-loss pill Sept. 10 for use in obese and overweight adults.
Adults Can Stay Healthy and Active Despite Old Age
You can't avoid aging, but you don't have to feel old. Exercise may keep people from feeling older.
Better Body Composition Seen in Active Commuters
Over one-third of adults in the United Sates are obese, and many other nations struggle with obesity. One weight-loss strategy may come from something most people do every day — the daily commute.