How Exercise Changes Our DNA

How Exercise Changes Our DNA

Posted by: on Dec 23, 2014 | No Comments

A new study finds exercise changes the shape and functioning of our genes, an important stop on the way to improved health and fitness.

Sensor-Laden Health Tracking iPhone Case

Sensor-Laden Health Tracking iPhone Case

Posted by: on Mar 6, 2014 | No Comments

The next war among smartphone makers will most likely be around health measurement, and the Wello is an iPhone accessory that recognizes that and wants to capitalize early. It offers iPhone users a heart rate monitor on their device, just like Samsung has built into the Galaxy S5, but it also offers up a lot more besides, including sensors to measure your ECG, blood pressure, blood oxygen, temperature, and more.

Gene expression shown to change with meditation

Gene expression shown to change with meditation

Posted by: on Dec 12, 2013 | No Comments

A new study by researchers in Wisconsin, Spain, and France reports the first evidence of specific molecular changes in the body following a period of mindfulness meditation.

Aging Is Easier with Endurance Exercise

Aging Is Easier with Endurance Exercise

Posted by: on Jan 17, 2013 | No Comments

Endurance training such as that done for track competitions may protect against the effects of aging in older individuals, a study of telomeres suggested.

Study finds that exercise prevents muscle atrophy in seniors

Study finds that exercise prevents muscle atrophy in seniors

Posted by: on Apr 13, 2012 | No Comments

A recent study out of the UPMC Center for Sports Medicine in Pittsburgh, PA, has found that the atrophying of muscles and declining of strength that many believe is inevitable with aging is in fact avoided with regular exercise.