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Mediterranean diet during pregnancy reduces gestational diabetes and weight gain

A simple Mediterranean-style diet in pregnancy does not reduce the overall risk of adverse maternal and offspring complications, but has the potential to reduce weight gain in pregnancy and the risk of gestational diabetes, according to an academic paper by the University of Warwick and Queen Mary University of London.


Cardio-respiratory synchronization may represent a new measure of health and fitness

Observation of extended episodes of one-to-one synchronisation between heart rate and breathing rate for athletes suggests their training specifically contributes to an enhanced connection within the nervous system.

Fri 19 Jul 2019, 08:58 | Tags: Health, Engineering, fitness, Sciences, Sport

Marathon-running molecule could speed up the race for new neurological treatments

Scientists at the University of Warwick have discovered a new process that sets the fastest molecular motor on its marathon-like runs through our neurons.


Molecular ‘clutch’ puts infection-fighting cells into gear

Two proteins that act as a ‘clutch’ in cells to put them in gear and drive our immune response have been identified for the first time.

Thu 11 Jul 2019, 12:08 | Tags: Health, research, WMS, Warwick Medical School, Health and Medicine

Endometriosis: Immune cell discovery could provide relief for women with ‘hidden’ pain disorder

A key cause for the pelvic pain experienced by women with endometriosis has been uncovered, potentially opening new opportunities for pain relief for the condition.


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