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Even A Small Amount Of Physical Activity Helps Your Brain!

Even A Small Amount Of Physical Activity Helps Your Brain!

Posted by on Jul 30, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

A small randomized controlled trial, with 60 participants, adds to the evidence that physical activity, even in small amounts, is good for you.  In this study, just published in The International Journal of Clinical Practice, participants were 70 years old and sedentary. Half the participants did an interval aerobic program for 30-minutes, twice a week,...

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Why Is The Boston Marathon So Addictive?

Why Is The Boston Marathon So Addictive?

Posted by on Apr 20, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

The sun is shining and there’s a cool breeze from the south.  At the 16th mile mark two townships meet and a 200 year old bright white church sits at the juncture.  Here the old stone walls make a perfect place to sit and watch the event unfold on the street.  Vendors sell flags and noisemakers, loaded down pizza delivery men search for the...

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Making Sense of ASCO 2015 Findings: Part 1

Making Sense of ASCO 2015 Findings: Part 1

Posted by on Jun 19, 2015 in Blog, Breast cancer, Colorectal cancer, Lung cancer, Prostate cancer | 0 comments

What’s ASCO? Why should I care? The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is an organisation representing physicians who specialise in the care and treatment of cancer patients. Approximately 30,000 visitors from around the world gather each year for the ASCO Annual Meeting to discuss recent advancements in the treatment of cancer. Visitors include...

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Weight loss and breast cancer survivorship: Positive Results

Weight loss and breast cancer survivorship: Positive Results

Posted by on Jul 8, 2014 in Blog, Breast cancer | 0 comments

It’s time to add another tick in the pro column for exercise and weight loss. SHAPE-2 Two studies provide support to the importance of physical activity and weight loss. In a study called SHAPE-2, researchers wanted to find out if there was a reason to lose weight and become physically active. Guess what? The answer is a definite yes! Investigators in the...

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Let’s Get Physical: Physical Activity and Cancer Survivorship

Let’s Get Physical: Physical Activity and Cancer Survivorship

Posted by on May 13, 2014 in Blog, Breast cancer, Colorectal cancer, Hodgkin's lymphoma, Leukemia, Lung cancer, Lymphoma, Melanoma, Multiple Myeloma, Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Prostate cancer | 0 comments

Fatigue and Cancer Treatment You’ve finished treatment but you still feel fatigue.  Fatigue is one of the most common side effects of chemotherapy and cancer treatment that can continue after treatment.  It doesn’t seem logical but research indicates that physical activity can help. Physical Activity and Cancer Survivorship The Centers for...

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Myth Buster: “We use only 10% of our brains” [Infographic]

Myth Buster: “We use only 10% of our brains” [Infographic]

Posted by on May 26, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Thankfully this is a myth.   We use most, if not all, of our brains.   Many studies have shown that if the input to a particular neural system is eliminated, then neurons in this system will not function properly. This has been shown quite dramatically in the visual system: complete loss of vision will occur if visual information is prevented from...

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