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Can You Really Get A Good Workout In A Short And Intense Moment?

HIIT , or high-intensity interval training, is popular among fitness fanatics. The sessions are short, effective and leave you sweaty. But are they really better than a 60-minute run? In the widely reported study earlier this year (with the irresistible 1-minute exercise headline), researchers from McMaster University found that a 10-minute workout could be just […]

Americas Declared Free Of Measles

Free Of Measles

Measles is a viral disease that can cause severe health problems such as pneumonia, swelling of the brain, blindness, and sometimes death. The good news is that according to the Pan American Health Organization, the Americas are the first region in the world to eliminate measles. The International Expert Committee for Documenting and Verifying Measles, Rubella […]

It Has Been Discovered That Fungi Plays A Role In The Delayed Healing of Chronic Wounds

It has been found by researchers in Pennsylvania and Iowa that fungal communities found in chronic wounds can create mixed bacterial bacterial-fungal biofilms and can be associated with poor outcomes and longer healing times.  The first deep characterization of the fungi found in diabetic foot ulcers has been published in mBio which is an online […]

Eating Your Greens Could Enhance Sports Performance

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A study has found that nitrate supplements in conjunction with Sprint Interval Training in low oxygen conditions could enhance sport performance. A study was carried out by researchers from the University of Leuven in Belgium with, twenty-seven moderately trained participants. These participants were given nitrate supplements ahead of Sprint Interval Training (SIT), which took the […]

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