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Medical News Today: Physical fitness may help prevent depression, anxiety

Although there is evidence that exercise can boost mental health, scientists know less about whether physical fitness can prevent the onset of mental health conditions. A recent systematic review and meta-analysis take a closer look. Can physical fitness protect against mental health conditions? Common mental health problems, such as depression and anxiety, are a growing… Read More »

Top tips to prevent and treat razor bumps

As the summer months are upon us in the U.S., more people are shaving bikini lines, legs and chests to get ready for swimsuit season. Increased shaving activity, friction and curly hair are all factors increasing the risk of pseudofolliculitis barbae, commonly known as razor bumps, ingrown hairs or shaving bumps.1 This common skin condition… Read More »

Low-cost retinal scanner could help prevent blindness worldwide

Biomedical engineers at Duke University have developed a low-cost, portable optical coherence tomography (OCT) scanner that promises to bring the vision-saving technology to underserved regions throughout the United States and abroad. Thanks to a redesigned, 3D-printed spectrometer, the scanner is 15 times lighter and smaller than current commercial systems and is made from parts costing… Read More »