Monthly Archives: March 2014

How Genes May Thwart Seniors’ Exercise Gains

Vigorous exercise ‘cuts chance of flu’ by around 10%

Arun Karlamangla, an associate professor in the geriatrics division at the Geffen School and the study’s co-author. “Thus, rather than worrying about weight or body mass index, we should be trying to maximize and maintain muscle mass.” This study does have some limitations For instance, one cannot definitively establish a cause-and-effect relationship between muscle mass and survival using a cohort study such as NHANES III. “But we can say that muscle mass seems to be an important predictor of risk of death,” Srikanthan says in the news release. “In addition, bioelectrical impedance is not the most advanced measurement technique, though the NHANES III measurements were conducted in a very rigorous fashion “and practically, this is the best situation possible in a study of this size,” she notes. “Despite these limitations, this study establishes the independent http://www.sbwire.com/press-releases/p90x3-reviews/sbwire-455028.htm survival prediction ability of muscle mass as measured by bioelectrical impedance in older adults, using data from a large, nationally representative cohort,” Srikanthan and Karlamangla write, adding that BMI’s association with mortality in older adults has proven inconsistent.
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Meanwhile, the Crimea region of Ukraine has declared independence and is slated to hold a referendum in which voters are expected to approve joining Russia. To reassure NATO partners that border Russia, the U.S. has sent about 150 airmen and 12 F-16 fighters on a training mission to Poland. Additionally, the U.S.
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U.S Army Europe to hold exercise in July in Ukraine

Most of the infections (77%) didn’t have any symptoms despite one in five people contracting either seasonal flu and the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic. Researchers found that on average, 18% of people who had not received a flu jab were infected with p90X3 workout flu each season. And only 17% of those infected felt ill enough to visit their GP. Over the winter flu season, 4.7% of people were believed to have flu compared to 6% the previous year.
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