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No health benefit to vitamin and mineral supplements-6469

No health benefit to vitamin and mineral supplements

Multivitamins, vitamin D, calcium and vitamin C -- the most commonly used supplements -- showed no advantage or added risk in the prevention of cardiovascular disease, heart attack, stroke or premature death, according to a systematic review of data and studies published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

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Physical activity resources loaded with jargon-6465

Physical activity resources loaded with jargon

Web page articles and other written materials designed to encourage physical activity are often too difficult to be easily read and understood by most US adults, limiting their effectiveness, researchers say.

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Exergaming may boost cognition in those with MCI-6450

Exergaming may boost cognition in those with MCI

Older adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) showed significant improvement with certain complex thinking and memory skills after exergaming, researchers report.

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How much exercise is needed to improve cognitive function?-6441

How much exercise is needed to improve cognitive function?

People with and without mild cognitive impairment (MCI) who exercise an average of at least 52 hours over about six months for about an hour each session may improve their thinking skills, according to a new review of the literature.

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Stats: 85% of PCPs can't deal with complex health conditions-6438

Stats: 85% of PCPs can't deal with complex health conditions

Physicians lack the time and tools to uncover "hidden" risks in patients with chronic conditions, according to a survey of US primary care physicians (PCPs) and patients 65 years and older who have multiple chronic conditions and are Medicare beneficiaries.

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5 healthy habits may boost life expectancy by a decade-6431

5 healthy habits may boost life expectancy by a decade

Maintaining five healthy habits during adulthood -- eating a healthy diet, exercising regularly, keeping a healthy body weight, not drinking too much alcohol, and not smoking -- may add more than a decade to life expectancy, according to a recent analysis.

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