Activity is not just for the heart: For older people, it spells longevity, mobility, independence. Exercise fights diabetes and MS; even extends the lifespan. Time to get moving?
Before type 2 diabetes or heart disease comes “metabolic syndrome,” a devil’s-brew of high blood pressure, bad cholesterol, a big waist and insulin resistance. Want to stop the slide – without drugs?
Depression causes more disability than diabetes, cancer or stroke. What causes depression? How is it treated? Can we improve treatment?
The Why Files looks at kinesiology, sports medicine, psychology and some ancient Olympic history, brought to life.
Adult brains can make new neurons. What does this say about our ability to learn?