Medical research

Heat therapy boosts mitochondrial function in muscles

A new study finds that long-term heat therapy may increase mitochondrial function in the muscles. The discovery could lead to new treatments for people with chronic illness or disease. The study—the first of its kind in ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Soaking in hot tub improves health markers in obese women

According to new research, obese women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) may be able to improve their health outlook with a particularly enjoyable form of therapy: regular sessions in a hot tub.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Experts lay out options for menopause symptoms

(HealthDay)—Women bothered by hot flashes or other effects of menopause have a number of treatment options—hormonal or not, according to updated guidelines from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

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