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Exercise Physiology

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  • Tech advances to keep fit, from apps to straps

    Tech advances to keep fit, from apps to straps
    The era of scheduling an appointment and waiting for your doctor or physical therapist to explain your vital signs is coming to an end. "I call it wireless medicine," says cardiologist Eric J. Topol, director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute...
  • EatingWell: Make walking part of your daily routine

    There are days when just the thought of leaving the house seems like a huge effort. Days when you don't feel like getting off the couch, never mind going to the gym. But guess what--if you got out of bed this morning, you jump-started your fitness routine...
  • Sweating off the sadness

    Sweating off the sadness
    Those who aren't depressed sometimes wonder why those who are won't just snap out of it. However, depression is a serious illness that comes in many forms and is caused by a combination of genetic, environmental, biological and psychological factors....
  • Seek out a trained specialist to treat your chronic pain

    http://www.whatdoctorsknow.com Chronic pain can push people to make irrational choices. Desperate to relieve pain, the distressed patient can be convinced to try just about anything. However, making the wrong choice can delay appropriate treatment, cause...
  • Thyroid nodules may develop for a variety of reasons, but usually aren't cancer

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What causes thyroid nodules? Does having them mean I'm at risk for thyroid cancer? ANSWER: There are a variety of reasons why thyroid nodules may develop. In most cases, however, these nodules are benign, and the risk for developing...
  • Research continues on how genetic makeup affects the body's response to medication

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Do genes have an effect on how medications work? My husband can take certain kinds of medicine without any trouble. But if I take the same thing, I feel groggy all day. Could that difference be somehow related to our genetics? ANSWER:...
  • Pinned Orlando truck driver saved by wife's frantic calls

    Pinned Orlando truck driver saved by wife's frantic calls
    Lisa Rutledge's husband has been a truck driver for years, and he always calls when it's time to hit the road. When she didn't hear from him Monday morning, she knew something was wrong and began to panic. Turns out her husband Tim Rutledge, who was...
  • To fix holes in infants' hearts, scientists make glue like worms

    To fix holes in infants' hearts, scientists make glue like worms
    Sometimes, it takes worm glue to fix the hole in a heart. Inspired by creepy crawly creatures like the slug and the sandcastle worm, a team of scientists has created a surgical adhesive that could safely seal up the hearts of babies born with congenital...
  • Got flu? Keep it to yourself.

     Got flu? Keep it to yourself.
    Doctors used to call influenza "knock-me-down" fever, and there was a reason for that. Anyone who's suffered through a bout of it knows the miseries: the headaches, the throat that feels scrubbed with sandpaper, the fever so high you're floating on the...
  • Bad vibrations? Truck drivers at risk for aggressive prostate cancer

    Bad vibrations? Truck drivers at risk for aggressive prostate cancer
    Warning: Driving a truck for a living can be hazardous to your health — if you are diagnosed with prostate cancer, researchers said Tuesday. Prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer diagnosed in men, and in most cases it’s basically...
  • Science on display at South Middle School's Olympiad

    Science on display at South Middle School's Olympiad
    Students Patrick Shalton and Adam Schwartz smiled as the crowd cheered while watching the wooden Boomilever they constructed hold a large jug of sand. The pair medaled in several events at the Science Olympiad Invite at their school, South Middle School...