Medical Devices that Didn’t Help

Medical Devices that Didn’t Help

Feb 19

The practice of medicine has made leaps and bounds over the last 100 years and especially in the last half of the century. There are many types of solutions to medical problems these days and sometimes they include implants, prosthetics, or varying types of pharmaceuticals. Though the FDA has certain regulations and requirements sometimes these medical devices are still not thoroughly tested...

Staying Fit By Cycling

Staying Fit By Cycling

Jan 30

Via BikeRadar: It’s true that most long-time athletes will decline from their endurance peak from about the age of 35, but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible for you to improve your performance well into middle age. “There is a de?nite decline with age in certain physiological parameters, like VO2 max [aerobic capacity – your ability to transport and use oxygen during exercise],” says Caroline...

A Reason to Take Long Walks on the Beach

A Reason to Take Long Walks on the Beach

Jan 15

According to Reuters: A study of nearly 300 people in Pittsburgh who kept track of how much they walked each week showed that those who walked at least six miles had less age-related brain shrinkage than people who walked less. “Brain size shrinks in late adulthood, which can cause memory problems. Our results should encourage well-designed trials of physical exercise in older adults as a...