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Hiking and skiing in the mountains may wreak havoc on the blood sugar levels of those with type 1 diabetes, new research suggests.
Exercise offers many benefits -- such as improved heart health, better insulin sensitivity and quality of life -- for people with diabetes and is often recommended by the...
If you are a heart patient, could climbing the stairs be a good workout alternative to the gym, particularly during a pandemic?
It looks that way, two new studies show.
Researchers noted that less than a quarter of heart patients stick to exercise regimens and that common reasons for not doing so include lack of time, equipment and access to gyms.
"Brief, vigorous stair climbi...
A lower dose of a medication to prevent acute mountain sickness is as effective as the standard, higher dose, a new study finds.
Acute mountain sickness (AMS) can cause headaches, gastrointestinal upset, fatigue, weakness, vertigo and sleep problems.
Many hikers and climbers use a drug called acetazolamide (Diamox) to prevent AMS. The standard adult dose is 125 milligrams (m...
Just a few exercise breaks -- or "snacks" -- a day can provide significant benefits, a new study says.
Specifically, it found that short sessions of intense stair climbing spaced throughout the day can improve heart and lung (cardiorespiratory) fitness.
"The findings make it even easier for people to incorporate 'exercise snacks' into their day," said study senior author Ma...