Recent studies suggest that taking aspirin daily might cause more harm than good in some patients. While aspirin can have significant beneficial effects, it’s important to consult with your physician before beginning (or ending) any regular medication. There are other ways you can manage your heart health, without taking aspirin regularly.
Nutritionist and health educator, David Leal, provides his top five tips for staying healthy throughout the holidays.
Ranjana Mehta, Ph.D., M.S., is the recipient of the Faculty Research Award from the Sydney and J.L. Huffines Institute for Sports Medicine and Human Performance for her research project “Physical functioning under stress: Imaging of the aging brain in obese individuals”.
Geocaching incorporates the adventure of a real-life treasure hunt with gaming features. The research study “Geocaching for Exercise and Activity Research (GEAR)” focuses on this and has shown that it can greatly increase physical activity.
New research suggests that proper exercise can aid in the recovery process for cancer survivors. In addition, staying physically active has the potential to increase life expectancy and even minimize the impact of side effects from cancer treatment, such as depression, anxiety, fatigue, weight gain and muscle function.
Hong examines development of mobile-enabled app to aid older cancer survivors, promote physical activity
Yan Hong, Ph.D., associate professor at the Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) School of Rural Public Health, and her colleagues recently examined the development of a mobile-enabled web application to aid older cancer survivors and promote physical activity.