Tag: Health

Long-term exercise impacts genes involved in metabolic health

Decades-long endurance training alters the activity of genes in human skeletal muscle that are important for metabolic health. This is according to a new study published in the journal Cell Reports by researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and the University of San Diego in the U.S. Sex […]

Making health care more affordable and accessible for the elderly in the US and in France

A significant number of OECD countries have recently experienced a steep increase in the percentage of older residents due to the baby-boom wave hitting the 65-year-old barrier. In the United States and in France, the vulnerable population aged 65 and over will increase due to population aging, growing […]

Physical activity prevents almost four million early deaths worldwide each year

At least 3.9 million early deaths are being averted worldwide every year by people being physically active, according to a new study published in The Lancet Global Health by researchers at the Universities of Cambridge and Edinburgh. The team behind the study argue that too often we focus […]

Calorie data on menus could generate significant health, economic benefits

Current federal law requiring restaurants to post calories on their menus would help diners make healthier choices and could ultimately lead to fewer cases of heart disease and diabetes, according to new research. Between 2018 and 2023, the public’s response to the nutritional labels at restaurants could prevent […]

Keep moving to prevent major mobility disability

Having trouble getting around on your own–such as difficulty walking, climbing steps, or being able to get in and out of a chair–can lead to physical disability and losing your independence. According to research, being physically inactive is the strongest risk factor for disability as we age. We […]

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