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WHO issues first advice on dementia: exercise and don’t smoke

05 May, 2019 12:01 am 12:01 am

GENEVA (Reuters) – The World Health Organization published its first guidelines on the prevention and management of dementia on Tuesday, putting physical activity at the top of its list of recommendations for preventing cognitive decline. Stopping smoking, a healthy diet and avoiding harmful use of alcohol were also among the recommendations of the WHO’s report, … Read More

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Morning exercise, short breaks from sitting lower high blood pressure

02 February, 2019 12:00 am 12:00 am

CANBERRA (Reuters ) – Combining 30 minutes of morning exercise with short walking breaks throughout the day may help control blood pressure, an Australian study suggests. Adding three-minute walking breaks to disrupt prolonged periods of sitting benefited older, overweight or obese women in particular, the study authors report in the journal Hypertension. “Prolonged sitting is … Read More

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Movement, video games, preschoolers, exercise

Movement video games boost preschoolers’ exercise

01 January, 2019 11:05 pm 11:05 pm

MINNESOTA (Reuters) – Video games with a physical activity component could help young children get more exercise during the school day, a small study suggests. Also called “exergaming,” popular games such as “Just Dance for Kids” and “Nickelodeon Fit” prompt kids to move around while they play. The current study found that compared to kids … Read More

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South Korea to conduct military drills amid stalled exercises with US

10 October, 2018 9:55 am 9:55 am

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea will stage two military drills next week amid a thaw in relations with North Korea, which have prompted Seoul and Washington to suspend joint exercises with the United States to spur nuclear talks. The allies agreed last week to halt the Vigilant Ace air defence drills planned for December, after … Read More

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Recharge your brain at work with exercise that doesn’t require much t...

09 September, 2018 10:25 am 10:25 am

TOKYO (Reuters ) – A good way to recharge your brain at work might be with a short bout of exercise that doesn’t require much concentration, according to a small study from Japan. “The present study suggests that simple exercise is better than cognitively demanding exercise during working hours,” lead author Keita Kamijo, an assistant … Read More

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China engages in Australia’s largest maritime drill for first time

09 September, 2018 9:02 am 9:02 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – China is participating for the first time in Australia’s largest maritime exercise as more than 3,000 personnel from 27 countries engage in joint training off the strategic northern port of Darwin. Exercise Kakadu is hosting 23 ships and submarines from across the Indo-Pacific region, enabling them to establish familiarity which helps to … Read More

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Antioxidants don’t relieve muscle soreness after exercise

08 August, 2018 9:38 am 9:38 am

LONDON (Reuters ) – Consuming lots of antioxidants through foods or supplements may not reduce muscle soreness after exercise, a research review suggests. Researchers focused on “delayed onset muscle soreness,” the type of muscle pain or tenderness that typically peaks 24 to 72 hours after a strenuous workout. Some previous research has linked antioxidants to … Read More

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Exercise linked to better mental health , but too much may do harm

08 August, 2018 9:28 am 9:28 am

LONDON (Reuters) – A study in the United States has found that people who exercise several times a week report having better mental health than those who take no exercise, with team sports and those involving social groups having the most positive effect. The research also found that more exercise was not always better for … Read More

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Pak Navy hosts initial planning conference of Exercise Aman-19

08 August, 2018 1:44 pm 1:44 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Pakistan Navy hosted an initial planning conference (IPC) of Exercise AMAN-19 at Islamabad. The conference provided a forum to discuss the broad contours and various modalities involved in conduct of Exercise AMAN-19 which is scheduled to be held at Karachi in early 2019. Schedule of events both for the harbour and … Read More

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Two Omani Navy ships arrive to conduct joint exercise with Pakistan Navy

12 December, 2016 5:32 pm 5:32 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – Two Royal Omani Naval Ships arrived here on Monday to conduct a bilateral naval exercise “Thamar Al Tayyab” with Pakistan Navy which is eighth in the series. Upon arrival at Karachi Port, the visiting ships RNOV AL SADH and RNOV AL BUSHRA were given a warm welcome by senior officials of … Read More

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