Exercise training can improve your physical fitness incrementally in as little as two weeks, making it a viable option for people about to undergo a surgical procedure.
Physical training before surgery — like breathing exercises or running — boosts the odds of a good outcome. Patients with surgeries postponed during COVID-19 can use the delay for 'prehabilitation.'
Napping reboots the preschool brain and clears the deck for learning.
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Research shows napping helps young children learn, as well as enhancing their emotional well-being.
Rwanda's government has taken concerted, deliberate steps over the past 25 years to build a strong health system.
Numeracy has real implications for your life.
How mathematically proficient are you? And do you have the skills to back up your level of math confidence? The answers to those questions may have ramifications for your financial and physical health.
Protesters in New York City on May 21, 2019 express their opposition to restrictive abortion laws.
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States that have restrictive abortion laws don't just have worse health measures for women. A new study suggests that everyone is harmed.
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Childhood adversity doesn't just affect our choices – according to new research, it also weakens the body's fundamental ability to stay healthy in old age.
An extra 3.6 years in a classroom can reduce your heart disease risk by a third.
A new study has established a cause and effect relationship between years of education and heart disease.
We can’t say whether introducing competition to the health sector would work in the same way as other markets.
Headlines pointed to the privatisation of hospital, end-of-life and dental services, but the Productivity Commission's report is actually a lot less radical.