A promising health news item from mid-August was a release from NewScientist.com labeled “ “Three years more life for 15 minutes of exercise a day“.
The basic story is that people who move, even if for only 15 minutes each day, outlive people who do not.
The study was based on information from more than 400,000 people in Taiwan over an eight-year period. Chi-Pang Wen from the National Health Institutes in Taipei, Taiwan led the study. Participants were grouped by the amount and vigorousness of their chosen exercise. Continue reading “Longer Life in 15 Minutes a Day and Others: Late Summer Science News of Interest”