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maandag 5 maart 2018

Safe to ‘exercise in warm weather and use saunas’ while pregnant

Safe to 'exercise in warm weather and use saunas' while pregnant
Pregnant women can safely exercise in warm weather and take short hot baths or saunas without risking critical elevations in body temperature that could harm their unborn child, a research review has indicated.
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Calcium supplements may increase risk of abnormal bowel growths
Calcium supplements, taken with or without vitamin D, may increase the risk of polyps growing in the colon, suggest researchers following a large US trial.
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Regular walking may protect against heart failure after menopause
Walking for at least 40 minutes several times per week at an average to fast pace is associated with a near 25% drop in the risk of heart failure among post-menopausal women, according to a new study.
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Red book optional diagram developed to identify genetic condition
A book for recording children's health and development has been updated with an optional new section to help identify a genetic condition, which may also stop mistaken cases of abuse being reported.
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Positive outlook may improve outcomes for people with chest pain
Being positive about the future in consultations with chronic angina patients may help them avoid future hospital admissions and heart procedures, suggest US researchers.
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Short-term rise in steroid dose 'does not' prevent asthma flare-ups
Temporarily increasing the dosage of inhaled steroids when asthma symptoms begin to worsen does not effectively prevent severe flare-ups, according to US researchers.
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