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Exercises and remedies for Baker's cysts
A Baker’s cyst is a sac of fluid that forms behind the knee. Here, learn about exercises and remedies that can help with prevention and treatment. (Medical News Today)

What to know about knee stiffness
Knee stiffness can limit mobility and prevent a person from carrying out regular tasks and activities. Learn about the causes of knee stiffness and their treatments here. (Medical News Today)

Marathon running may reverse a risky part of the aging process
The findings of a new study suggest that training for and running a marathon for the first time can 'turn back time' on a person's vascular age. (Medical News Today)

What to know about symphysis pubis dysfunction
Symphysis pubis dysfunction (SPD) occurs when joint stabilizing ligaments around the pelvic bones become too stretchy and relaxed. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

What are the benefits of high intensity interval training (HIIT)?
High intensity interval training (HIIT) is a type of exercise that combines short bursts of intense activity with periods of rest. Learn about the potential benefits here. (Medical News Today)

What are the benefits of cold and hot showers?
Cold showers and hot showers may have different effects on the body. In this article, learn about the potential benefits of each, as well as some risks. (Medical News Today)

What to know about wrist tendonitis
Wrist tendonitis is the inflammation of a tendon within the wrist. Learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatment of wrist tendonitis here. (Medical News Today)

A guide to 16:8 intermittent fasting
The 16:8 intermittent fasting diet involves consuming all food for the day during an 8-hour window and then fasting for the remaining 16 hours. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

Veterans benefit from pain treatment without drugs
A new study sees fewer post-treatment complications among returning military service personnel with chronic pain who received nondrug therapy. (Medical News Today)

Should we all be eating more protein?
A new analysis concludes that consuming increased levels of protein only benefits people who are dieting or participating in strength training. (Medical News Today)

How to stay healthy on Christmas Day
Christmas Day tends to be indulgent. In this feature, we will help you find ways to enjoy yourself without being left feeling too unhealthful. (Medical News Today)

Belly fat may reduce mental agility from midlife onward
As middle-aged people age, having more body fat and less muscle may affect their fluid intelligence, says a new study that implicates the immune system. (Medical News Today)

Keto diet: 1-week meal plan and tips
Keto diets are high in fat and protein. Read on for a week-long keto meal plan, information on the best foods to eat, and some diet tips. (Medical News Today)

Athletes are better at tuning out background brain noise
A new study suggests that athletes are better at processing external sounds due to a stronger ability to reduce the background noise in their brains. (Medical News Today)

Physical activity may protect against prostate cancer
A large study that took a different approach has found that higher levels of physical activity could lower the risk of prostate cancer by 51%. (Medical News Today)

What to know about neck tension
Neck tension occurs when the neck muscles remain contracted for prolonged periods. Learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatment of neck tension here. (Medical News Today)

Causes of right shoulder and arm pain
There are several potential causes of right shoulder and arm pain. Read on to find out the various causes and when to see a doctor. (Medical News Today)

Vitamins and supplements for athletes
Many athletes look for safe and efficient ways to boost their performance. In this article, we look at six vitamins and supplements that may help. (Medical News Today)

Tips for healing a sprained ankle fast
An ankle sprain is an injury to ligaments in the ankle. Read on to learn about first aid and long-term methods of supporting recovery. (Medical News Today)

What to know about muscle soreness
Muscle soreness after exercise can be uncomfortable and disrupt a person’s fitness routine. Read on for why sore muscles happen plus some treatments and research into their effectiveness. (Medical News Today)

What to know about sharp lower back pain
There are many possible causes of sharp lower back pain, from a mild muscle strain to some potentially more serious underlying conditions. Read this article for information, treatment options, and when to see a doctor. (Medical News Today)

What are the benefits of aerobic exercise?
Aerobic exercise reduces the risk of many health conditions. National guidelines recommend at least 150 minutes of aerobic activity per week. Here, learn more about the benefits of aerobic exercise on the body and brain. (Medical News Today)

8 yoga poses to relieve constipation
Constipation is a common complaint, but yoga poses can help by stimulating the digestive system and relieving gas. Learn more about yoga poses for constipation here. (Medical News Today)

What are the best ways to lose leg fat?
Wanting to lose fat around the legs is a common fitness goal for many people. Exercises that tone the leg muscles, along with lifestyle changes to lose weight, can help people achieve this. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

Exercise after the age of 60 may prevent heart disease, stroke
(Medical News Today)

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