San Francisco — Although current exercise guidelines from the World Health Organization call for a minimum of 150 minutes of moderate activity a week, results of a recent study led by researchers from the University of California, San Francisco indicate that young adults should double that amount if they want to lower their risk of high blood pressure when they’re older.
Stanford, CA — Want to shed a few pounds? Using digital health tools to track your progress can help you reach your goal – no matter what weight loss strategy you use, a researcher from Stanford Health says.
Oxford, England — Exercise has long been recognized as a way to lower your risk of cardiovascular disease. Now, researchers from the University of Oxford report there’s no limit to its cardiovascular benefits.
Norwich, England — Losing a few pounds and increasing physical activity can significantly reduce your risk for Type 2 diabetes, results of a recent study led by researchers from Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and the University of East Anglia suggest.
Geneva — Five million deaths could be prevented each year worldwide if people were less sedentary, according to the World Health Organization, which on Nov. 26 released updated physical activity guidelines.