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Activity/exercise: June 2012 Archives



Natural Health News

Tai Chi Increases Brain Size, Benefits Cognition



 in Randomized Controlled Trial of Chinese Elderly ScienceDaily (June 19, 2012) -- Scientists from the University of South Florida and Fudan University in Shanghai found increases in brain volume and improvements on tests of memory and thinking in Chinese seniors who practiced Tai Chi three times a week, reports an article published June 19 in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. Findings were based on an 8-month randomized controlled trial comparing those who practiced Tai...

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Resveratrol May Be Natural Exercise Performance Enhancer



  ScienceDaily (June 19, 2012) -- A natural compound found in some fruits, nuts and red wine may enhance exercise training and performance, demonstrates newly published medical research from the University of Alberta. Principal investigator Jason Dyck and his team found out in lab experiments that high doses of the natural compound resveratrol improved physical performance, heart function and muscle strength in lab models. "We were excited when we saw that resveratrol showed results...

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Chinese Meditation Prompts Double Positive Punch in Brain White Matter



ScienceDaily (June 13, 2012) -- A Texas Tech University scientist studying the Chinese mindfulness meditation known as integrative body-mind training (IBMT) said he and other researchers have confirmed and expanded on changes in structural efficiency of white matter in the brain that can be related to positive behavioral changes in subjects practicing the technique for a month and a minimum of 11 hours total. In a paper appearing in the online Early Edition of...

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Mindful Multitasking: Meditation First Can Calm Stress, Aid Concentration



ScienceDaily (June 14, 2012) -- Need to do some serious multitasking? Some training in meditation beforehand could make the work smoother and less stressful, new research from the University of Washington shows. Work by UW Information School professors David Levy and Jacob Wobbrock suggests that meditation training can help people working with information stay on tasks longer with fewer distractions and also improves memory and reduces stress. Their paper was published in the May...

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Treating Childhood Anxiety With Computers, Not Drugs



ScienceDaily (June 11, 2012) -- According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, one in eight children suffers from an anxiety disorder. And because many anxious children turn into severely anxious adults, early intervention can have a major impact on a patient's life trajectory. The understandable reluctance to use psychiatric medications when it comes to children means child psychologists are always searching for viable therapeutic alternatives. Now Prof. Yair Bar-Haim of Tel Aviv...

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Bananas Are as Beneficial as Sports Drinks, Study Suggests



ScienceDaily (May 29, 2012) -- Bananas have long been a favorite source of energy for endurance and recreational athletes. Bananas are a rich source of potassium and other nutrients, and are easy for cyclists, runners or hikers to carry.Research conducted at Appalachian State University's Human Performance Lab in the Kannapolis-based North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) has revealed additional benefits. "We wanted to see which was more beneficial when consumed during intense cycling -- bananas...

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