Tag Archive for 'National Institute for Health Research'

Older men who walked more each week reduced their stroke risk more

November 15th, 2013 by American Heart Association

Older men who walked at least one to two hours each day compared to less than half an hour per day had a reduced risk of stroke, in a large population-based study reported in the American Heart Association journal Stroke. In a study of 3,435 healthy men age 60 to 80, researchers asked distance walked […]

To reap benefits of cycling, study to look at infrastruture to make it safer

November 15th, 2012 by The University of Nottingham

A UK government-funded study is to be carried out into how Britain’s roads could be made safer for cyclists to reduce the risk of cycling injuries, encourage more people to use bicycles and improve public health. Amid fresh calls for action on road safety after the separate accidents involving world-famous cyclist Bradley Wiggins and the […]