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oxygen

Ready for your cardiorespiratory test?

There's plenty of focus on blood pressure and cholesterol, but consider evaluating the efficiency of your cardiorespiratory system.

Science probes dementia-anemia link

Low level of blood protein that transports oxygen is associated with greater risk of Alzheimer's and other types of dementia.

The functional fern

Scientists have re-tooled a common species of house plant to filter hazardous particles from your household air.

Energy drinks: High risk, low reward?

Research suggests some workout-boosting beverages may restrict blood flow and oxygen delivery, which would make the heart work harder.

Breathe easier, ladies

New study indicates women have the aerobic edge during exercise because they process oxygen more efficiently than men.

When oxygen runs low, the naked mole-rat finds a way

These unique mammals may teach humans tricks to lessen effects of stroke, heart attack.

Older runners can maintain their ‘fuel efficiency’

Rate of oxygen consumption differs little between active seniors and younger runners.

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