Archive: 04/23/2012

Olympic boxing may damage the brain

Olympic boxers can exhibit changes in brain fluids after bouts, which indicates nerve cell damage. This is shown in a study of 30 top-level Swedish boxers that was conducted at the Sahlgrenska Academy at the ...

Apr 23, 2012
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New yeast prion helps cells survive

One of the greatest mysterious in cellular biology has been given a new twist thanks to findings reported in Science. Researchers at the RIKEN Brain Science Institute show that prions, proteins that transm ...

Apr 23, 2012
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Warm-up to increase athletic performance

(Medical Xpress) -- A La Trobe University study has found that performing low load gluteal muscle exercises enhances strength and power in the lower body during exercise.

Apr 23, 2012
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Milk thistle hits prostate cancer two ways

(Medical Xpress) -- Tumors are gluttons – in order to fuel their astounding growth rate they must gorge. A University of Colorado Cancer Center study recently published in the journal PLoS One pinpoints the compounds derived from milk thistle that best kill cancer cells ...

Apr 23, 2012
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