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.

Oncology & Cancer

How heat helps to treat cancer

Research at Bangor University has identified a switch in cells that may help to kill tumors with heat. Prostate cancer and other localized tumors can be effectively treated by a combination of heat and an anti-cancer drug ...

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