Monthly Archives: March 2014

How Genes May Thwart Seniors’ Exercise Gains

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Keeping strong and physically fit is crucial to maintaining independence among the elderly. Exercise has repeatedly been shown to reduce or slow age-related declines in physical function and is a widely recommended for seniors, but the way that older people respond to exercise varies widely. The full study, ” Genetic Influence on Exercise-Induced Changes in Physical function among mobility-limited older adults ” is published in Physiological Genomics . The new study examines the ACE I/D gene and whether its variationsthe ID, DD, and II genotypesimpact some seniors’ ability to fully reap the benefits of exercise.
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Vigorous exercise ‘cuts chance of flu’ by around 10%

Researchers found that on average, 18% of people who had not received a flu jab were infected with 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. Some 5% of children were reported to have flu, compared to almost 8% the previous year.
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US Army to Proceed With Planned Ukraine Exercise

That exercise, in Lviv, near the Polish border, is to “promote regional stability and security, strengthen partnership capacity, and foster trust while improving interoperability between USAREUR, the land forces of Ukraine, and other (NATO and partner) nations,” according to the USAEUR website. In addition to USAREUR troops, Rapid Trident 2014 will include units from http://www.sbwire.com/press-releases/p90x3-reviews/sbwire-455028.htm Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Canada, Georgia, Germany, Moldova, Poland, Romania, the United Kingdom and Ukraine, Westover said. It will feature a combined U.S. and Ukrainian battalion headquarters practicing a peacekeeping operation, he said. “Exercise planning will continue until we are told otherwise.” Last year’s exercise lasted two weeks and included about 1,300 troops.
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