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February 6th, 2019 For the past decade or so, there's been increasing concern that high-volume, high-intensity exercise could injure the heart. A large US study found that in middle-aged men, extreme exercise did not raise the risk for cardiovascular or all-cause...

February 6th, 2019 A new guideline on the management of gonorrhoea has been issued by the British Association for Sexual Health and HIV, says a MDmagazine report. The 2019 guideline introduced changes made to the 2011 guideline including: removing the recommendation...

February 6th, 2019 Fasting may help people lose weight, but a small new Japanese study suggests going without food may also boost human metabolic activity, generate antioxidants, and help reverse some effects of ageing. Scientists at the Okinawa Institute of Science...

January 23rd, 2019 A study by researchers from Sweden and Hungary shows that white, painted stripes on the body protect skin from insect bites. It is the first time researchers have successfully shown that body-painting has this effect. Among indigenous peoples who...
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