FRIDAY, Sept. 24, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Eating well and exercising regularly can be a challenge for anyone. But for those with autism spectrum disorder or intellectual disabilities, that challenge is exponentially greater. Many young men and women with autism and intellectual disabilities face a significantly higher risk for obesity,Continue Reading

THURSDAY, Sept. 23, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Insulin resistance can make you more than twice as likely to develop major depression, even if you haven’t developed full-blown diabetes, a new study reports. Initially healthy people who later developed prediabetes were 2.6 times more likely to come down with major depressionContinue Reading

TUESDAY, Sept. 21, 2021 (American Heart Association News) — A year of exercise training helped to preserve or increase the youthful elasticity of the heart muscle among people showing early signs of heart failure, a small study shows. The new research, published Sept. 20 in the American Heart Association journalContinue Reading

MONDAY, Sept. 20, 2021 (HealthDay News) — It’s not just athletes on the field who suffer when outdoor temperatures get too high. Members of college and high school marching bands are at increased risk of heat-related illness, too, researchers warn. “They go out there, and they often wear these reallyContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Sept. 16, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Movement can be very difficult for people with Parkinson’s disease, as shaking and stiffness play havoc with balance, coordination and gait. There are many different tricks Parkinson’s patients can use to improve their walking and avoid injury from a bad tumble — butContinue Reading