A revolution in health care is coming

NO WONDER they are called “patients”. When people enter the health-care systems of rich countries today, they know what they will get: prodding doctors, endless tests, baffling jargon, rising costs and, above all, long waits. Some stoicism will always be needed, because health care is complex and diligence matters. But frustration is boiling over. This […]

What Is Fitness Training?

Since 1985, terms like physical activity, exercise, fitness training, training, fitness and physical fitness are often confused with one another and sometimes they are used interchangeably (1–4). The rapid socio-economic and demographic mutations, the need to benefit from the natural dimension has led to a diversification of the application of physical exercise/sport that today it […]

Poor fitness linked to weaker brain fiber, higher dementia risk

Scientists have more evidence that exercise improves brain health and could be a lifesaving ingredient that prevents Alzheimer’s disease. In particular, a new study from UT Southwestern’s O’Donnell Brain Institute suggests that the lower the fitness level, the faster the deterioration of vital nerve fibers in the brain. This deterioration results in cognitive decline, including memory issues characteristic […]