Athletes may be on to something: drinking beetroot juice keeps blood vessels supple and reduces stress on the heart after an intense work-out. more »
Drinking a small glass of wine or beer every day reduces your risk of heart failure, a major new study has found. more »
You can think your muscles back to their former strength after prolonged inactivity, such as after injury. The power of the mind and our thoughts play a significant role in muscle recovery, say researchers. more »
Routine screening—such as mammograms for breast cancer—isn’t saving lives, a new study has found. In fact, it may be doing more harm than good because it too often ‘sees’ diseases that aren’t there, so triggering unnecessary treatment. more »
Post-menopausal women who are satisfied with their lives have higher bone density and are less likely to suffer from osteoporosis, a new study has found.
Just walking 20 minutes a day at a brisk pace could be enough to prevent an early death, say researchers who reckon that inactivity is twice as deadly as obesity. more »
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