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Maternal Programming During Pregnancy Induces Long-Term Postpartum Obesity

In mouse study, researchers find it’s not the added calories but the long-term reduction in energy expended During normal pregnancy, mothers always gain body weight within a proper range. However, many women worry that extra pounds put on during pregnancy will not be lost after childbirth and, in fact, past studies have shown that excessive… Read More »

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Rerouting nerves during amputation reduces phantom limb pain before it starts

Doctors at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and College of Medicine are pioneering the use of primary targeted muscle reinnervation (TMR) to prevent or reduce debilitating phantom limb and stump pain in amputees. Losing a limb due to trauma, cancer, or poor circulation can result in phantom limb and stump pain in upwards… Read More »

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Beating the heat: Who is most at risk during a heatwave?

HEATWAVES or long periods of extreme heat can have serious impacts on people’s health and planning ahead is vital, NSW Health says. During extremely hot weather, it is easy to become dehydrated (lose too much water from your body) or for your body to overheat. “Heat-related illness includes dehydration, heat cramps, heat exhaustion, heat stroke and… Read More »

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