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Seeking a better understanding of how space travel changes human heart cells

A team of researchers led by Joseph Wu, the director of the Stanford Cardiovascular Institute, recently sent cardiomyocytes made from human ...
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Microbiome manipulation could improve our heart health, but it’s not a ‘magic solution’

“Is the fountain of youth in the gut microbiome?” This provocative question popped up a few months back, not in ...
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The obesity paradox: Why being fit may be more important than losing weight

Instead of focusing purely on weight, a better approach is one that also considers a person's physical fitness when assessing ...
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Understanding the Obesity Paradox: Why being overweight may be less concerning than being unfit

Instead of focussing purely on weight, an approach that also considers physical fitness provides the greatest potential to promote health ...