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More than 15 percent of American adults are physically inactive

CDC: Many Americans Are Inactive, With Southerners Faring Worse

Agency releases new estimates of physical inactivity across states and U.S. territories
A physically and mentally active lifestyle may protect against frontotemporal dementia even in people at established genetic risk

Active Lifestyle May Slow Familial Frontotemporal Dementia

Slower cognitive decline seen even in patients with genetic risk for familial frontotemporal dementia
Leisure-time physical activity at recommended levels is associated with a significantly lower risk for seven cancer types

Leisure-Time Physical Activity Linked to Lower Cancer Risk

Risk lower for seven types of cancer including colon, breast, kidney with recommended amounts of PA
For overweight men

Moderate Physical Activity Tied to Lower Fasting GLP-1 in Men

In men, glucose-stimulated GLP-1 responses were higher for every hour of moderate PA performed
Labeling foods

Labeling Exercise Needed to Burn Food May Cut Calories Consumed

Labeling foods with the amount of physical activity needed to burn off calories tied to healthier choices
There is uncertainty regarding the effect of exercise and other interventions on the prevention of falls in patients with multiple sclerosis

Evidence Uncertain Whether Interventions Prevent Falls in MS

There are few studies, most of which are small trials and of low quality because of study methods
The majority of adolescents worldwide do not meet current physical activity guidelines

Most Teens Worldwide Are Not Exercising Enough

Findings consistent worldwide, with boys regularly more physically active than girls
Performing vigorous physical activity once or twice a week compared with sedentary behavior or light physical activity may improve long-term cardiac health in patients with stable coronary artery disease

Vigorous Activity Weekly May Improve Outcomes in Stable CAD

Vigorous activity once, twice weekly may lower cardiac risk in stable coronary artery disease
Endurance exercise training may improve skeletal muscle microvasculature in patients with sickle cell disease

Endurance Exercise May Offer Vascular Benefit in Sickle Cell Disease

Increases in capillary density, functional exchange surface seen in microvasculature of skeletal muscle
At least 150 minutes per week of moderate-intensity physical activity is associated with lower all-cause mortality among postmenopausal breast cancer patients

Physical Activity After Cancer Diagnosis Improves Survival

Findings seen among postmenopausal breast cancer patients regardless of activity level prediagnosis