Month: January 2018

What’s the deal with pain after exercise?

Many people think if they’re not sore after a workout, they didn’t push themselves hard enough. But some experts challenge this view. “There’s no evidence that shows individuals with muscle soreness get stronger versus those that don’t,” said physical therapist Heather Henry, from University Hospitals Avon Health Center in Avon, Ohio. Soreness after a workout …

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GPs could safely reduce antibiotics for respiratory tract infections

A new study has found that reducing antibiotic prescribing for respiratory tract infections – such as coughs, colds, sore throats and ear infections – is not linked to an increase in the most serious bacterial complications, such as bacterial meningitis. The study, published in the BMJ, investigated whether reducing antibiotic prescribing for people attending their GP with respiratory …

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