Heart health of shift workers linked to body clock

Working hours that deviate from an individual’s natural body clock are associated with greater cardiovascular risk, according to research presented at ESC Preventive Cardiology 2021, an online scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). “Our study found that for each hour the work schedule was out of sync with an employee’s body clock, the risk of heart disease […]

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A Doctor Explains Exactly What Holding in Your Poop Does to Your Body

It’s the kind of nightmare situation everybody finds themselves in at one point or another. You really need to go to the bathroom—and it’s a number two—but you can’t. Maybe you’re stuck in back-to-back Zoom meetings, or you’re on a long car journey with no rest stops in sight. At a certain point of holding it in, the urge to […]

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Witney Carson Speaks Candidly About Postpartum Body Image Struggles

Witney Carson is still adjusting to life as a mom after welcoming her first child in January. Celebrity Babies of 2021 The Dancing With the Stars pro, 27, spoke candidly with fans about some of the struggles she’s faced, including issues with body image and mom guilt. Carson admitted that she was in a hurry to resume her pre-baby fitness […]

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Fat cells may influence how the body reacts to heart failure, study shows

University of Alberta researchers have found that limiting the amount of fat the body releases into the bloodstream from fat cells during heart failure could help improve outcomes for patients. In a recent study published in the American Journal of Physiology, Jason Dyck, professor of pediatrics in the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and director of the U of A’s […]

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The Challenge’s Camila Nakagawa Celebrates Post-Baby Body in Pumping Bra

Self-love! The Challenge star Camila Nakagawa celebrated her post-baby body six months after giving birth to her son, Kai. ‘The Challenge’ Babies “I LOVE MY BODY. It is so f–king amazing,” the 32-year-old wrote via Instagram on Sunday, January 17. “In the last year, it: Grew a human, Made space to accommodate said human, Protected my breach baby by allowing […]

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When You Work From Home Every Day, This Happens To Your Body

While there are some undeniable perks to working from home, like being able to make a fresh cup of tea in your own kitchen between meetings and not having to change out of your comfiest sweats (at least from the waist down), anyone who has been hunkered down at home during the COVID-19 pandemic has likely also noticed some not-so-great […]

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