Monthly Archives: May 2011

Elevators

I visited the hospital for a couple of days. During this time I noticed that almost all the doctors/white coats used the stairs. In contrast almost all the visitors used the elevator, even just for one floor. Is this because … Continue reading

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Midlife overweight and obesity increase late-life dementia risk.

So, if your still overweight and still has not found any good reason to lose some fat maybe this will help. “Previous research has shown that weight loss and good nutrition and exercise habits in middle age reduces risk of dementia later in life. Now, a study by Weili Xu andcolleagues at the Karolinska Institute to increase support for this. The researchers analyzed data from 8534 twins aged 65 and older in the Swedish TwinRegistry. 350 were diagnosed with dementia and 114 with probable dementia. 2451 of the subjects had been overweight or obese in middle age, according to data … Continue reading

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Chair dancing.

I’ve never seen this type of workout before, and I must admit that I laughed at first. But, come on. It may look stupid and silly, but it’s great for those who has trouble standing, like old, sick and disable people. Hey, and … Continue reading

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