Genetics

Club foot gene identified

A gene which could play a role in causing the most severe cases of club foot has been identified by scientists at the University of Aberdeen.

Oncology & Cancer

Scientists find a new way to reverse immune suppression in tumors

Malignant tumors can enhance their ability to survive and spread by suppressing antitumor immune cells in their vicinity, but a study led by researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian has uncovered a new ...

Health

Seniors in Sweden 'stayin' alive' with exercise

The disco beat of 'Stayin' Alive' pulses through the room as Lennart Zetterqvist heaves dumbbells out to his side, zipping through the paces of a workout class with a twist: it's for seniors aged 90 and up.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Laughter clubs catch on in stressed-out Hong Kong

Hypnotherapist Dick Yu has a mission that seems unthinkable to some Hong Kong people: he wants to make the Asian financial hub's seven million residents laugh.

Pediatrics

Hype up fitness to support kids' health post-lockdowns

As COVID-19 reaches record levels in the UK, health experts are calling for a focus on children's physical fitness as new research reveals concerning changes to children's health and physical fitness following the pandemic.

Health

Safety first when running outdoors

(HealthDay)—Between the fresh air and the interesting scenery, running outdoors can be invigorating. But there are safety precautions to take when you leave a protected indoor environment.

Health

To avoid golf injuries, get your wrist in gear

If you are looking to improve your golf game this spring, be sure to watch your… wrist. According to a hand and wrist expert at Baylor College of Medicine, wrist injuries are one of the most common types of golf injuries.

Psychology & Psychiatry

A role for sports in men's mental health

Sports can play a crucial role in challenging stereotypes and promoting positive mental health for boys and young men, new research has concluded.

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