Older adults who took brief, weekly “awe walks” for eight weeks reported improvements in positive emotions and a decrease in daily life stress.
Aerobic exercise for up to one hour at moderate to high intensity improves memory, attention, and learning for up to two hours.
Exercise increases levels of galanin in the brain stem, making mice more resilient to stress.
Middle-aged women who scored high on extraversion personality traits were more likely to report being physically active during leisure time than those who scored high in neuroticism.
The enzyme PHD3 plays a critical role in sensing nutrient availability and regulating the ability of muscles to break down fat. Blocking PHD3 production in mice leads to dramatic improvements in specific measures of fitness. Findings shed light on the …
Study in rats reveals sex differences may play a key role in the effectiveness of exercise as an appetite regulator. Exercising female rats ate more than those who did not partake in physical activity. The same effect was not seen in males.
Multiple sclerosis patients are nine times more likely to discuss the use of alternative medicines, including cannabis, with their neurologists as treatment options than they were in 2001. 81% of MS patients report the use of dietary supplements to hel…
Regular exercise reduces the risk of developing obstructive sleep apnea, a new study reports. Adding twenty minutes to a daily walk, and increasing vigorous daily activities by eight minutes significantly lower sleep apnea risk.
Following a one year program of aerobic exercise improves memory function and boosts blood flow to brain areas critical for cognition in older adults with risk factors for dementia.
Six months of aerobic exercise intervention was associated with cognitive improvements and cerebrovascular regulation. Older people who embarked on the aerobic exercise program had, on average, a 5.7% improvement on tests of executive function and verb…