Chronic deficiency of exercise associated with HFpEF

A chronic lack of exercise – termed ‘exercise deficiency’ – is associated with cardiac atrophy, decreased cardiac output and chamber size, and decreased cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) in a subgroup of patients with heart failure With preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF), researchers say. They suggest that increasing the levels of physical activity for these sedentary individuals could … Read more

Study suggests regular activity patterns are important for healthy aging and mental health

A new study led by researchers from the University of Pittsburgh shows that older adults who rise consistently early and stay active throughout the day are happier and perform better on cognitive tests than those with irregular activity patterns. The results have been published online at Gamma Psychiatry, indicates that the activity patterns – ; … Read more