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Sauna use linked to good heart health

Regularly sweating out in a sauna may be linked to a reduced risk of death from cardiovascular disease in the over-50s, a long-term study suggests. The lower risks for males and females associated with the amount of time spent bathing as well as frequency of use may be because they mimic the affects of mild… Read More »

Childhood Asthma, Wheezing Linked to Maternal Blood Pressure in Pregnancy

November 27, 2018 Share this content: Elevated blood pressure in pregnant women may be associated with an increased risk for asthma in children. Elevated blood pressure in pregnant women is associated with lower lung function and an increased risk for current asthma and current wheezing in children age 10, with these associations being potentially trimester-specific.… Read More »

35 kidney genes linked to chronic kidney disease risk

An international study lead by University of Manchester scientists has discovered the identity of genes that predispose people to chronic kidney disease. The discovery is a major advance in understanding of the significantly under-diagnosed disorder which, if left undetected, can lead to failing kidneys that need dialysis or kidney transplantation. The discovery of 35 kidney… Read More »