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Increased physical activity, lower BMI may lower heart failure risk

We consistently found an association between physical activity, BMI and overall heart failure risk. Image credit: Flickr/stefanos papachristou Lifestyle patterns, including physical activity and body...

Physical activity reduces heart disease deaths for older adults

The researchers discovered that moderate- as well as high-levels of physical activity were associated with a decreased risk of heart disease and death from...

Physical activity associated with lower risk for many cancers

Higher levels of leisure-time physical activity were associated with lower risks for 13 types of cancers, according to a new study published online by...

Physical activity linked to greater mental flexibility in older adults

One day soon, doctors may determine how physically active you are simply by imaging your brain. Physically fit people tend to have larger brain...