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Science on the move for health

Medical researchers have confirmed that by taking an additional 3,500 steps and spending an extra 45 minutes on the move […]

Physical and mental exercises protect memory by rewiring the brain

For the first time, researchers have revealed that progressive resistance exercise (high intensity strength training) and computerised cognitive training (brain […]

Can beetroot juice give elite athletes an edge?

Nitrate-rich beetroot juice might enhance performance among top level athletes according to a joint study from The University of Western […]

Activity monitoring devices could become instrumental in cardiac rehabilitation

Cardiovascular researchers from the University of Sydney have found that Fitbit, the popular physical activity monitoring device, is a valid […]

The benefits of sit-stand desks

Workers who use sit-stand desks are just as productive as those who use traditional desks while enjoying a host of […]

Dancing halves chance of death from cardiovascular disease

A world first study has found people over the age of 40 who participate in dancing almost halve their risk […]

New device to get people with paralysis back on their feet

Melbourne medical researchers have created a new minimally invasive brain-machine interface, giving people with spinal cord injuries new hope to […]

More standing at work can mean more sitting at home

Using a standing desk at work may unwittingly influence the amount of time people spend sitting at home, according to […]

‘Fitspiration’ photos cause body image strain

Displaying images of super-fit females in the aim of promoting exercise to women could be doing more harm than good, […]

Volunteers wanted for study concerning falls in older adults with macular degen…

QUT Optometrist and PhD candidate Ursula White wants people over 65 with and without macular degeneration to participate in a […]