• How Much Exercise Do You Need to Lower Your Risk of Developing Cancer?

    1 month ago - By Cathe Friedrich

    Some studies suggest that regular exercise may lower the risk of some forms of cancer. Who wouldn't want that extra benefit, especially with cancer being in the top five causes of premature death? Yet there are still unanswered questions. What types of cancer does exercise lower the risk of and how much exercise do you need to reduce the odds of getting it? You might also wonder what form of exercise is most protective against cancer. Is a strength-training workout the key to lowering your cancer risk or are aerobic workouts more beneficial?
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  • Study finds evidence of injury in placentas from COVID-19-positive pregnant women

    Study finds evidence of injury in placentas from COVID-19-positive pregnant women

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    The placentas from 16 women who tested positive for COVID-19 while pregnant showed evidence of injury, according to pathological exams completed directly following birth, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study.
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  • Study identifies risk factors for severe COVID-19 or death in the UK

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    Age, male sex, obesity, and underlying illness have emerged as risk factors for severe covid-19 or death in the UK, according to the largest cohort study to date published by The BMJ today.
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