Obesity may not be cured by diet and exercise, researchers say
Study links reduced stroke risk to Mediterranean-style diet Close adherence to a Mediterranean-style diet led to a lower risk of ischemic stroke compared with the least compliance, according to researchers from Columbia University Medical Center. The study, to be presented at the American Stroke Association's annual meeting, found that the diet did not affect risk for a hemorrhagic stroke. Healthday News
Exercise could stem depression in adults who have rheumatic conditions Researchers analyzed data from 29 studies and 2,449 adults with fibromyalgia, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis or systemic lupus erythematosus and found that patients who included exercise in their treatment plans were significantly less likely to suffer from symptoms of depression.