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Exercise Physiology

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  • Seth Meyers says move to 'Late Night' will change his metabolism

    Seth Meyers says move to 'Late Night' will change his metabolism
    A little over a month stands in the way of Seth Meyers making his debut as host of "Late Night," and he's trying to work in as much preparation as possible ahead of his unveiling. "Maybe I should ask the questions?" he said. "I need the practice." The...
  • Alkaline diet claims get sour response from doctors

    Alkaline diet claims get sour response from doctors
    In cookbooks, health food stores and alternative health clinics, the word is getting out: Acid is the latest dietary villain. It's not necessarily the acid in foods like tomatoes and lemons that supposedly cause the trouble. Instead, a growing number of...
  • Poor, mostly black areas face supermarket 'double jeopardy'

    Poor, mostly black areas face supermarket 'double jeopardy'
    Poor, mostly black neighborhoods face double jeopardy when it comes to supermarket access, according to a study recently published by the journal Preventive Medicine. That may not sound like news at all: Scholars and activists have long fretted that...
  • It's best to avoid grapefruit when taking some statin drugs

    Q: My doctor just prescribed atorvastatin (Lipitor) for high cholesterol. The instructions said: "Do not eat grapefruit or drink grapefruit juice while taking this medication." I love grapefruit. Do I need to avoid it completely? A: Like you, I love...
  • 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...
  • Meditation offers significant heart benefits

    It helps reduce stress and anxiety, which can lower heart rate and blood pressure while reducing harmful hormones. There's more to heart attack and stroke prevention than medications, exercise, and diet. The latest research confirms that people who...
  • News briefs: Killing cancer by fixing cell metabolism

    Researchers at Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital are looking at a novel way to stop cancer growth: regulating cell metabolism. When a cell turns cancerous and starts growing uncontrollably, its biochemistry changes. It starts to get energy...
  • 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...
  • Fluids, cool air key to avoiding heat stroke

    Harvard Health Blog Summer's heat is as predictable as winter's chill. Heat-related illnesses--and even deaths--are also predictable. But they aren't inevitable. In fact, most are preventable. Staying hydrated is the key. No matter what the season, your...
  • Singing bowls help cancer patients relax

    Singing bowls help cancer patients relax
    Listening to the Tibetan Singing Bowls transports Ed Susralski to a peaceful place, far from the terminal cancer that might otherwise cloud his thoughts. As Jayne Hayes played the rims of 17 different Tibetan Singing Bowls with a mallet during a...
  • Get the facts on cystic fibrosis

    http://www.whatdoctorsknow.com Cystic fibrosis (CF) is an inherited disease characterized by an abnormality in the glands that produce sweat and mucus. It is chronic, progressive, and is usually fatal. Due to improved treatments, people with CF, on...