Obstetrics & gynaecology

Is vigorous exercise safe during the third trimester of pregnancy?

Expectant mothers receive an avalanche of information about potential risks to their baby. There's a growing list of foods, toxins and environmental threats to avoid. It's normal for this to lead to an increased level of ...

Pediatrics

Encourage your teen to work out for better learning

(HealthDay)—Exercise is important for all kids, because it boosts their overall health and wards off excess weight. But it holds added benefit for teens: According to a study in The Journal of Pediatrics, it improves their ...

Pediatrics

Try small 'Bites' to get kids to exercise

(HealthDay)—Kids take their cues from mom and dad, so it only makes sense to participate with them when teaching them the merits of exercise.

Cardiology

Heart disease sufferers not exercising enough

Evidence shows that people with existing heart problems or who are at risk of developing them, are ignoring medical advice and not taking enough exercise. New medical treatments have helped people to live longer despite these ...

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