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Intense Exercise Raises Risk for People With Blocked Arteries

Share on PinterestA recent study looked at the impact of intense exercise on stroke risk among individuals with blocked arteries. Drazen Zigic/Getty Images New research found that an increased heart rate can lead to stroke in people with carotid artery stenosis (blocked arteries). For people without blocked arteries or minimal blockage, exercise helps maintain healthy […]

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How to Manage Heart Disease Risk Factors Benefits Physical Function

By Hebrew SeniorLife, Hinda and Arthur Marcus Institute for Aging Research May 14, 2023 New research published in The Journals of Gerontology suggests that managing cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors may help preserve physical function in older adults. Approximately 10% of older adults experience muscle weakness and diminished physical function, leading to adverse health outcomes

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This is your brain on art: How music, dance and poetry can help your brain: Shots

A growing body of research is probing art’s effects on the brain. DrAfter123/Getty Images hide caption toggle captions DrAfter123/Getty Images A growing body of research is probing art’s effects on the brain. DrAfter123/Getty Images To make sense of difficult science, Michael Kofi Esson often turns to art. When he’s struggling to understand the immune system

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Ramadan on a budget: How to eat healthy amid soaring grocery prices – National

As Muslims observe the holy month of Ramadan in Canada, keeping grocery bills in check could be a challenge amid soaring food prices. Ramadan, which began Thursday, is the fasting month for Muslims, during which they refrain from eating, drinking and smoking from dawn to sunset. Read more: Do you check your grocery bill? If

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Seaweed, sardines and sauerkraut: the best diet for your brain at every stage of life | nutrition

While the foundations of brain structure and function are laid during pregnancy and early life, the brain is constantly being fueled and shaped by the food and drink we consume daily. We should be thinking of brain health like a retirement plan; it is best to start as early as possible so that you have

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Pilot projects showcase positive impacts on Indigenous health outcomes

Breadcrumb Trail Links Local News “Then they can have that comfort of knowing that there’s somebody advocating for them already, or helping their family members” Amanda Meawasige, director of community engagement and Inter-governmental relations, First Nations health and social secretariat of Manitoba, speaks at the Matrix Hotel in Edmonton on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2023. The

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