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Working by car leaves you with 4 kilos more than that of bike

Working by car leaves you with 4 kilos more than that of bike

Big cities are becoming more populous, making it difficult to get around, but the number of people who prefer to use the car is still the majority. However, a study carried out in Europe with 11,000 volunteers warns that those who use the car as the main means of transportation have, on average, four kilos more than those who use the bicycle in their daily lives. Physics through Sustainable Transport "was funded by the European Union and carried out in seven cities: Antwerp, Barcelona, ​​London, Örebro, Rome, Vienna and Zurich.

Researchers say that it is not yet possible to determine the ratio of weight difference between drivers and cyclists, but they are looking for more information and more volunteers to arrive at these conclusions. According to the Brazilian Society of Cardiology (SBC), 70% of the Brazilian population does not exercise regularly. "Those who are sedentary have a higher risk of developing chronic diseases such as cancer, having a heart attack or stroke, as well as being overweight," Adrian Davis, a physician and researcher, told Spanish newspaper El Pais. study is intended to raise public awareness and pressure public policies. For researchers, having infrastructure for pedestrians and bicycles is essential if this change is to happen.


Endoscopy: take nine questions about the exam that detects reflux and gastritis

Endoscopy: take nine questions about the exam that detects reflux and gastritis

Stomach pain, reflux and heartburn are some symptoms that do not give some people respite. Although the cause is usually an inadequate diet, these can be signs of more serious diseases such as gastritis, inflammation or even tumors. The exam that identifies these diseases is high gastric endoscopy, a procedure that analyzes the mucosa of the esophagus, stomach and first part of the small intestine.

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Anal itching can range from skin irritation to more serious diseases

Anal itching can range from skin irritation to more serious diseases

Itching in the anal region, whose medical terminology calls anal pruritus, is a very frequent complaint, being described from the oldest medical manuscripts. The rich innervation in the anal and perianal region is believed to be the reason for sensitivity to potential local irritants. In general, pruritus tends to be more at night and is more frequent in men.

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