Exercise reduces the risk of stroke.

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Researches at the National Public Health Institute in Finland conducted a study to find out if exercise cut the risk of stroke and it found that even moderate exercise produced positive results. They monitored 47,721 Finns aged between 25-64. They found that those who added physical activity as part of their leisure time such as...

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Weightlifter Runs Amok and is Killed by Taser

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A bizarre event took place at a Golds Gym establishment in the USA a few weeks ago when a weightlifter named Chad Brothers, 32, suddenly went into an uncontrolled frenzy. It began at about 5.45am in the morning. It appears he had been acting strange for about half an hour, making unusual and odd sounds...

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Understanding Sciatica

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Anyone who has suffered from sciatica knows just how painful and debilitating it can be. Mild sciatica can have a major impact on your fitness regime, serious sciatica will stop you in your tracks. Sciatica is caused when the sciatic nerve, which is made up of five branches of nerves branching from your lumbar and...

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Fitness Test Before an Operation Can Aid Recovery

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It is common knowledge that the fitter you are before going into hospital for an operation, the quicker you recover. But the doctors and hospital staff usually have no idea how fit you really are and its not until complications arise during or after the operation that the bodies weakness’ are identified. Now a new...

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A New Study Tests Cholesterol-Lowering Foods

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Can so call cholesterol-lowering foods actually lower your cholesterol. New study says it can but its not any easy...

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Inventor of the Nordic Track Ski Machine Dies

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Ed Pauls the inventor of the Nordic Ski machine dies aged...

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Listen Up Men -Toxic Emotions Can Pollute Your World

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Explosive emotions can be disastrous to men’s personal and professional relationships and experts agree that the most troublesome and potentially dangerous emotions for men are anger, hostility and...

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It’s Never Too Late To Gain Health Benefits

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20-year study has found that people aged between 45-64 who makes lifestyle changes can extend their...

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Smoking or obesity is one worse than the other?

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Is a country full of smokers putting a greater strain on its health service than one full of expanding...

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Six Medical Myths

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If someone tells you something enough times you begin to believe that it’s true. This can be the case with many so-called medical factoids, which according to the British Medical Journal turn out to be...

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