Obstetrics & gynaecology

Team sport lowers blood pressure in postmenopausal women

Team sport effectively counteracts diminished vascular function in women with high blood pressure, even several years after the onset of menopause. This, according to new research from the Copenhagen Center for Team Sports ...

Pediatrics

Keeping your athletes safe on and off the field

With new recommendations from public health officials and so much uncertainty surrounding a return to normal life, it's understandable that parents would want their children to have some form of normalcy and routine. Fall ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

England bans gatherings of more than 6 as virus cases spike

Britain's government is banning gatherings of more than six people in England, as officials try to keep a lid on daily new coronavirus infections after a sharp spike across the U.K. that has been largely blamed on party-going ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Flu deaths rise when cities get pro sports teams, study shows

When one of the big four professional sports leagues in North America expands into a new market, it brings with it an increase in influenza-related deaths, according to a University of Alberta sport management researcher ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

US facing 'critical' coronavirus surge

Coronavirus infections are surging across large parts of the United States, the top US infectious disease expert has warned, as the death toll in Latin America passed 100,000.

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