Exercising for 30 Minutes a Day May Cut Your Chances of Getting Depression

In their new study, researchers from Harvard University, US, suggest that exercising for as little as 30 minutes per day may decrease your chances of getting depression by 17 per cent.Exercising for 30 Minutes a Day May Cut Your Chances of Getting Depression

Within the scope of the study, the scientists performed analysis of around 8,000 participants in the Partners Healthcare Biobank, a long-term research program with the purpose to understand how genes affect human health.

The data analysis showed that people with higher genetic risk of depression had 20 per cent higher risk of being diagnosed with the condition, while people with the same genetic risk but who exercise regularly were 17 per cent less likely to get depression.

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Scientists: Obesity Is a Form of Premature Aging

Scientists: Obesity Is a Form of Premature Aging

In a new study, researchers from Concordia University in Canada suggest that obesity is essentially a form of early aging endangering the health and affecting the longevity in ways similar to the inevitable processes of getting older and succumbing to age-related...

Even a Short-Term Meditation May Ease Physical Pain

Even a Short-Term Meditation May Ease Physical Pain

A new study from Yale University in New Haven, US, finds that a short-term, around 30 minutes, meditation can reduce negative emotions and ease physical pain. This works even for those who never practiced it before, the study says. For the study, a team of researchers...

[WpProQuiz 1]

Featured Products

No Results Found

The page you requested could not be found. Try refining your search, or use the navigation above to locate the post.

Kangoo Jumps Training: 5 Beginner Exercises

Kangoo Jumps Training: 5 Beginner Exercises

In childhood, many of us dreamed of learning to jump high. Now, after years, it became easier - Kangoo Jumps has appeared. This is one of the relatively new, but quickly gaining popularity types of fitness training. There are several advantages of jumpers. ...

read more