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Muscles support a strong immune system

In the fight against cancer or chronic infections, the immune system must be active over long periods of time. However, in the long run, the immune defense system often becomes exhausted. Scientists have now found initial evidence in mice that skeletal muscles help to keep the immune system functional in chronic diseases.

COVID-19 may trigger new diabetes, experts warn

Emerging evidence suggests that COVID-19 may actually trigger the onset of diabetes in healthy people and also cause severe complications of pre-existing diabetes.

Female athletes at risk for nutritional deficiencies

Lack of proper nutrition education may affect female athletes' performance and long-term health, says Rutgers researcher.
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Osteopathy for the Over 50s: Maintaining Function and Treating Dysfunction

Although textbooks on the subject of Osteopathy have been in print for over 100 years, there is little material specifically addressing the treatment of adults over the age of 50, in spite of the increase in this demographic group.

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Cannabidiol: What is CBD, how does it work and why is it a hot topic?

Cannabis has become a hot topic in the past few years and has seen acceptance in both medicinal and recreational markets. The speed in which cannabis has become a common feature in popular culture has in many ways left education around cannabis and cannabinoids playing catch up. One such topic that has swiftly become an everyday word yet remains shrouded in misconception is CBD. » Read more...