Cocoa Might Give Your Brain a Boost: Study

MONDAY, Nov. 30, 2020 — Could the main ingredient found in chocolate super-charge your brain, help young, healthy adults think better, faster and more efficiently? Just maybe, according to a small new study out of Britain. The finding is based on work with 18 healthy men, aged 18 to 45….

Could exercise in pregnancy boost baby’s health, too?

(HealthDay)—Women who keep moving during pregnancy may have infants with more advanced motor skills, a small study suggests. Researchers discovered the difference among 1-month-olds: Those whose moms got regular aerobic exercise during pregnancy tended to have stronger movement skills, versus babies whose mothers did not. The movement tests included things…

Brachytherapy boost ups survival in locally advanced cervical cancer

(HealthDay)—The current standard of care (SOC) for advanced cervical cancer—external beam radiation therapy (EBRT) and chemotherapy in combination with brachytherapy—provides significantly higher overall survival over chemoradiation alone; however, not all women are receiving brachytherapy, according to a study presented at the Society of Gynecologic Oncology Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer,…