How do different types of exercise affect bone mineral density?
Osteoporosis is often a concern for postmenopausal women. Bone mineral density can decrease with age, and the risk of osteoporosis and bone fractures increases. But is there anything that can be done to impact these risks and how does exercise affect bone mineral density? Many research studies have investigated whether exercise is able to improve […]
Can life-saving drugs be developed from the beetroot?
Study finds beetroot peptide may be useful in developing anti-inflammatory drugs. Plants have been used for medicinal purposes for centuries. Almost 50% of drugs have been developed from natural products. For example, aspirin is derived from willow bark, and the anti-cancer drugs vinblastine and vincristine were developed from the rosy-periwinkle flower. Other important life-saving drugs […]
WHO calls for probe into more than 200 Russian attacks on health facilities in Ukraine
CHERNIHIV, UKRAINE – MAY 09: A healthcare professional searches for medicines and medical equipment in a destroyed hospital as Russian attacks continue in Chernihiv, Ukraine on May 09, 2022. Patients are treated in additional buildings as health services are disrupted due to the destroyed hospitals. (Photo by Abdullah Unver/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) Anadolu Agency […]