Obstetrics & gynaecology

Hydration can impact pregnancy and birth outcomes

Water needs increase during pregnancy to support fetal development and maternal health, however little is known about the relationship between hydration status and outcomes on both mother and child. A Penn State study recently ...

Neuroscience

Being refreshed is not the same as being hydrated

After you have exercised on a hot day, a cool glass of water will quench your thirst immediately—even before your body has had a chance to absorb the water.

Health

Drinking water? There's an app for that

The human body is well equipped to maintain an adequate level of hydration through the various biological feedback control mechanisms of homeostasis. However, this regulation relies on an adequate supply of water. While there ...

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