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A recent study by Northwestern University confirmed what many Urologists had been seeing the last several years. This study revealed that metastatic (incurable) prostate cancer has increased by more than 90 percent since 2004 in patients age 55-69. In my view, these alarming numbers are due in part to a very unfortunate recommendation made by the United States
My mom is a great example of committing to a healthy lifestyle. She turned seventy four this year. She lives on the East Coast and I live on the West Coast, so it’s a challenge to get together, but we do talk on the phone at least once a week: I take her with me on my walks! We catch up on our lives and on the family drama. (This, by the way, is a great way for some people to fit exercise into their schedule. When you walk, you can talk!)
One of the most expansive areas of study and treatment for Parkinson’s Disease (PD) lies in the various biological pathways associated with the disease progression. Of these pathways, the c-Jun N-terminal Kinase (JNK) pathway has received the spotlight for its integral role in disease pathology.
What Is Prenatal Massage? Prenatal massage is therapeutic bodywork which focuses on the special needs of the mother-to-be as her body goes through the dramatic changes of the childbirth experience. It is a fast-growing field in the United States that has attracted the interest of labor and delivery nurses, nurse-midwives, childbirth educators and obstetricians. Massage therapy enhances the function of muscles and joints, improves circulation and general body tone, and
We have all heard of the benefits of exercise. Exercise increases metabolism and promotes weight loss while it can lower cholesterol and high blood pressure just to name a few. According to the US Dept. of Health and Human Resources 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, it is recommended that adults do at least 150 minutes a week of moderate-intensity aerobic physical activity.
Fuel to the fire, alcohol to estrogen..… Alcohol is a cause of breast cancer. There is no such thing as a little poison, poison in moderation. Poison is poison. As October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Let’s please be aware of the realities of alcohol – the studies on alcohol and breast cancer make it clear, alcohol is NOT our friend. One in eight women in the United States will get breast cancer.
Looking for the latest sports nutrition news? Below are just a few highlights from the more than 3,000 research studies presented at the American College of Sports Medicine’s Annual Meeting in Boston, 2016
Pregnancy is a time of excitement, uncertainties, fears, and many profound physical and emotional changes. This “season in life” affords mom a wonderful opportunity to adopt a healthier lifestyle. Starting an exercise program during pregnancy is a great way to begin and continue this healthier lifestyle for herself and subsequently for her child. With obesity on the rise in the US, it is important for everyone to increase their current level of physical activity.
The biggest question fitness trainers need to ask themselves is “Why do you want to work with the chronic populations?” Is it because: a) The stats (IDEA, IRHSA) out there say it is the fastest growing population/market? b) You really want to help people that tend to have multiple issues because it is rewarding? c) You feel drawn to it because one of your clients now has a condition?
In 2016, there are expected to be 246,660 new cases of invasive breast cancer and 61,000 new cases of ductal breast carcinoma in situ (DCIS). More than 2.8 million individuals have survived breast cancer. Breast Cancer is the most common cancer in women other than skin cancer.