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Study paves the way for a better understanding of muscle injury

Researchers from the INCLIVA Health Research Institute, the Clinical Hospital of Valencia, and the University of Valencia (UV) have participated in a study, the results of which have just been published in Science, which paves the way for a better understanding of muscle injury. The work will enable, in the future, the application of interventions […]

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Stair-climbing routines provide cardiovascular and muscular benefits to heart patients

A team of McMaster University researchers who studied heart patients found that stair-climbing routines, whether vigorous or moderate, provide significant cardiovascular and muscular benefits. The findings, published in closely related studies in the journals Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise and Frontiers, address the most frequently cited barriers to exercise: time, equipment and access […]

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Psychiatrists’ Happiness, Well-Being Hit Hard by COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Events of the past year have taken a huge toll on the happiness, wellness, and lifestyles of many, but especially those in the healthcare field, including psychiatrists. The newly released Medscape Psychiatrist Lifestyle, Happiness & Burnout Report 2021 reveals how psychiatrists […]

Health Problems

What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

Irritable bowel syndrome, commonly called IBS, is a chronic condition affecting the gastrointestinal system. It is also called spastic colon or colitis, irritable colon or mucus colitis. It may be greatly distressing. At least one in five Americans has some symptoms of IBS and this makes the condition one of the commonest diagnosed disorders in […]