Research in Denmark has now confirmed that BA.2 is more transmissible than BA.1 and that vaccination still protects against infection and onward transmission of the virus.
Whether you walk around the block or swim 20 laps each morning, there are lots of good reasons to exercise. It helps you feel energized and lessens your stress, but it’s your heart that reaps the most benefits when you get moving.
A Monash University study has challenged the view that testosterone is bad for women’s hearts, showing that for women aged over 70, having low testosterone levels actually doubles the risk of a cardiac event.
Although many people know what increases the risk of cardiovascular diseases, such as heart attacks, not everyone recognizes their own risk factors. This is shown by a new study of 423 Swedes aged 40–70 years, which has now been published in the scientific journal Preventive Medicine Reports.
Though the days are getting noticeably longer, if you’re feeling down this winter, you might have a form of depression called seasonal affective disorder, or SAD.