exercise

Exercise four hours after learning 'boosts memory'

Posted in Science on 18th Jun, 2016
by Alex Muller

Exercise is known to release proteins that can boost the part of the brain related to memory, and this study suggests the timing of it is crucial.

Giving up the controller and getting exercise in virtual reality

Posted in Games on 14th Feb, 2016
by Alex Muller

Virtual reality could be used to fight obesity and make society healthier.

Exercise may protect against neurodegenerative diseases

Posted in Science on 21st Nov, 2015
by Alex Muller

Exercise may protect aging brains against the neurodegenerative diseases resulting from energy-depleting stress caused by neurotoxins.

Extreme Exercise Can Poison the Blood

Posted in Science on 22nd Jun, 2015
by Alex Muller

Even four hours of intense activity may be enough to let bacteria escape from the gut into the blood, setting off a chain of inflammation.

Regular Walking Can Help Ease Depression

Posted in Featured, Medicine on 1st Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

With depression so prevalent, 'there is an urgent need' to identify treatments, including non-medical options that people can do themselves.