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We all know that exercise is a good behavior, yet some of us continue our sedentary lifestyle. Now a new study published in Journal of Physiology has shown that the explanation for this may be a genetic one, The New York Times' Well blog reports. When researchers looked at the brains of highly active rats...
New research published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology suggests that giving birth in a hospital is far safer for mother and infant than giving birth at home or at a birthing center, The New York Times' Well blog reports. Researchers analyzed CDC data on almost 14 million births between...
A new spinal cord research breakthrough may help paralyzed patients regain mobility, CNN News reports. Researchers intended to use electrical stimulation to spinal cords to understand more about nerve pathways. When Susan Harkema turned her back to her patient, however, the patient began to move his toe...