New Hutchinson Center research will enlist 8,000 women over 80 to determine activity levels needed to maintain heart health and prevent injury from falls
June 11, 2012
| By Kristen Woodward
Eight thousand women over age 80 across the U.S. are being enlisted to help the Hutchinson Center’s Public Health Sciences researchers determine how much, how vigorous and what types of physical activity are necessary to maintain cardiovascular health and prevent injury from falls in later life.
Karen Syrjala and colleagues find mind, body benefits for former patients who participated in YMCA Exercise and Thrive program
Jan. 17, 2012
| By Christi Ball Loso
A Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center study of community-based exercise for cancer survivors that focused on strength training found such activity is both safe and effective in terms of physical and psychosocial benefit. The findings are published online in the Journal of Cancer Survivorship.
Randomized trial of postmenopausal women found those who combined a low-fat, low-calorie diet with regular aerobic exercise shed nearly 11 percent of their starting weight
April 18, 2011
| By Kristen Woodward
Everyone knows that eating a low-fat, low-calorie diet and getting regular exercise helps shed pounds, but a new study led by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center researchers has found that when it comes to losing weight and body fat, diet and exercise are most effective when done together as compared to either strategy alone.
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