Published: Saturday, May 11, 2013

Health Bulletin

Fluids may prevent constipation better than fiber

Everyone knows that getting enough fiber is a secret to staying regular, but a large new study published in American Journal of Gastro-enterology finds that people who got plenty of fluids were the least likely to suffer constipation.

 

Exercise may lower older women’s risk for kidney stones

Anybody who’s ever had kidney stones knows how painful they can be. Now, a new study published in American Urological Association suggests that getting more exercise may reduce older women’s risk for kidney stones.

 

For pregnant smokers, vitamin C might help babies' lungsFor pregnant smokers, vitamin C might help babies’ lungs

Vitamin C may help prevent lung problems in babies born to mothers who smoke during pregnancy, according to a new study published in American Academy of Paediatrics.