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Older Adult’s Exercise Intensity Does Not Reduce Mortality

Older Adult’s Exercise Intensity Does Not Reduce Mortality

A Norwegian study going on for 5 years showed that older adults’ exercise intensity does not reduce mortality. For one thing, researchers stated that physical activity is important to reduce mortality in older people. On the other hand, the researchers of this study from Norway wanted
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Sarcopenia In Elderly Can Be Treated

Sarcopenia In Elderly Can Be Treated

New research from McMaster University, Hamilton/Ont. showed that sarcopenia in elderly can be treated. Sarcopenia is the condition where muscle mass and strength fade away with age. It is particularly common in seniors, a growing portion of the population worldwide. Sarcopenia may be
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Weight Loss With Minimal Exercise

Weight Loss With Minimal Exercise

Some people achieve weight loss with minimal exercise. Others who exercise regularly have problems losing weight. An international study involving 332 people looked at this problem in detail. The medical investigators examined the energy expenditure in these 332 adults in 5 different
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Too Much Sitting Makes Us Sick

Too Much Sitting Makes Us Sick

Dr. Dunlop was the lead author of a study that examined the health outcome of seniors who were sixty years old or older and who spent most of their time sitting. 2,286 adults aged 60 years and older who took part in the NHANES (National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey) wore a
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