Health

Sleep disruption for breastfed babies is temporary

While breastfed babies initially awaken more during the night for feedings, their sleep patterns -- falling asleep, staying asleep and total sleep time -- stabilize in later infancy and become comparable to non-breastfed ...

Health

Why static stretching may not be as effective as you think

The thing about professional football that renowned health-fad skeptic Timothy Caulfield finds most incredible isn't the feats of athleticism, the big hits or even the moments of grace that emerge from the chaos—it's the ...

Health

Getting back in the game: 'Sleeper' shoulder stretch

Researchers at the University of Alberta have found that the "sleeper" shoulder stretch is actually just what varsity athletes need to improve shoulder rotation and get back in the game.

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Doctor explains why—and how—runners should warm up

Many runners know that they should stretch, but that doesn't mean they do. And even if they take the time to loosen up their muscles, they may not be doing the right stretches—or performing them properly.

Health

Athletes warming up wrong: study

(Medical Xpress) -- Static stretching warm ups are being overused by athletes even though they can be counter-productive, according to Victoria University research.

Medical research

Wnt5a protein critical to gut lining repair

Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified a protein essential to repairing the intestine's inner lining.

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