Walking for 30 minutes, four times a week, could potentially increase the capacity of the brain to compensate for the neural pathology associated with Alzheimer's disease.
Tired from walking? A new technology has created the tiniest personal vehicle that could let you roam the streets without lifting a foot.
The alarming levels of air pollution pose serious health risk, with people being exposed to high concentration every time they walk or ride a bicycle for exercise or as means of transportation. Now, a new study from the University of British Columbia has calculated how fast a person should travel to significantly reduce exposure to air pollution.
Twitter is not only a venue for rants and raves, musings and thoughts, and of status updates of celebrities. It can be possibly a venue for researchers to find out about Twitter users' health by analyzing their tweets.
By examining the hind and forelimbs of a tiger salamanders, researchers have revealed how they may have transitioned from life at sea to life on land.
One writer lines up a long list of scientists, doctors, and exercisers who have sought to learn more about walking and its effects on humans; as well as some pretty inspiring tales of long walks, such as a 3,800-mile series of walks by one doctor in all seasons, to show the power of believing in yourself.
After solving and controlling the mechanisms responsible for a cockroach's mobility, researchers from Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) believe these findings could be applied to helping the handicapped walk, building more stable robots, and improving autonomous vehicles.
Using fossilized teeth, researchers found that humans adapted a grass-based diet 400,000 years earlier than previously thought. This sheds light on how habitat change shaped human evolution.
Scientists have discovered the fossilized remains of a new "walking" bat species, which lived 16 million years ago, and roamed ancient New Zealand.
Whether it's a bounce in your step or shoulders hunched forward, feet dragging along, your mood can affect your walk. But a new study shows it works the other way around, too. By changing your walk, you can also change your mood.