Walking

Walking - most related articles:

- Getting stroke patients back on their feet - 3.8
- Brisk walking could improve prostate cancer outcomes - 3.4
- Walking, biking linked to fewer heart disease risk factors - 3.4
- Personal health in older linked to walking difficulty - 3.3
- Flexible shoes better for arthritic knees in osteoarthritis - 3
- Pedometers help people lose weight - 3
- Ampyra, dalfampridine approved for multiple sclerosis patients - 2.9
- Walking 3000 steps every day reduces diabetes risk - 2.9
- Public transit users 3 times more healthy and fit - 2.8
- Walking reduces risks in heart patients - 2.7

Walking articles

Happier people are in better health and maintain better physical function
People who enjoy life maintain better physical function in daily activities and keep up faster walking speeds as they age, compared with people who enjoy life less, according to a new study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

Getting stroke patients back on their feet
In the largest stroke rehabilitation study ever conducted in the United States, stroke patients who had physical therapy at home improved their ability to walk just as well as those who were treated in a training program that requires the use of a body-weight supported treadmill device followed by walking practice.

Brisk walking could improve prostate cancer outcomes
Men with prostate cancer can improve their outcomes if they walk briskly for at least three hours a week following their diagnosis, according to a recent study in Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.

Walking 3000 steps every day reduces diabetes risk
Simply taking more steps every day not only helps ward off obesity but also reduces the risk of diabetes, finds a study published in BMJ UK.

Flexible shoes better for arthritic knees in osteoarthritis
Flip-flops and sneakers with flexible soles are easier on the knees than clogs or even special walking shoes, a study by Rush University Medical Center has found. And that's important, because loading on the knee joints is a key factor in the development of osteoarthritis.

Exercise can reduce anxiety symptoms by 20 percent
The anxiety that often accompanies a chronic illness can chip away at quality of life and make patients less likely to follow their treatment plan. But regular exercise can significantly reduce symptoms of anxiety, a new University of Georgia study shows.

Ampyra, dalfampridine approved for multiple sclerosis patients
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Ampyra (dalfampridine) extended release tablets to improve walking in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS).

Running shoes may cause damage to knees, hips, ankles
Knee osteoarthritis (OA) accounts for more disability in the elderly than any other disease. Running, although it has proven cardiovascular and other health benefits, can increase stresses on the joints of the leg.

Moderate weight loss improves heart function in obese
Obese patients who lost a moderate amount of weight by eating less and exercising more improved their cardiovascular health, revealed by researchers.

Walking, biking linked to fewer heart disease risk factors
Men and women who walk or ride a bike to work appear more fit, and men are less likely to be overweight or obese and have healthier triglyceride levels, blood pressure and insulin levels.

Walking reduces risks in heart patients
An exercise program that burns a lot of calories reduced cardiac risk factors better than standard cardiac rehabilitation in overweight coronary patients, researchers report in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.

New drug to improve walking ability in multiple sclerosis people
Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACOR) announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the Fampridine-SR New Drug Application (NDA) for filing, assigning Priority Review and a Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) date of October_22, 2009.

Public transit users 3 times more healthy and fit
A new study by researchers at the University of British Columbia suggests taking public transit may help you keep fit.

Personal health in older linked to walking difficulty
Older adults who worry about their health engage in less physical activity, and those who participate in less activity are more likely to report having difficulty walking, according to a new study.

Blind may walk with help of brain
Researchers have demonstrated for the first time that people can successfully navigate an obstacle course even after brain damage has left them with no awareness of the ability to see and no activity in the visual cortex, a region of the brain's cortex that is primarily responsible for processing visual inputs.

Alexander technique offers long-term relief for back pain
Alexander technique lessons in combination with an exercise programme offer long-term effective treatment for chronic back pain, according to a study published on BMJ.com.

20 minutes of housework boosts mental health
A Scottish Survey reveals first time that just 20 minutes of any physical activity, including housework, in a week is enough to boost mental health. While regular exercise is known to be good for mental health, no one seems able to agree on how much, or what type of activity, is best.

Pedometers help people lose weight
People walking regularly can expect a modest amount of weight loss even without changing their diet, with more weight loss the longer they stick with the walking program, revealed by researchers at the University of Michigan Health System, US.

Exercise reduces menopausal anxiety, stress and depression
With more menopausal women seeking natural therapies to ease symptoms, a new study has found that simply adding a brisk walking routine can reduce a variety of psychological symptoms such as anxiety, stress and depression.

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