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Study links back pain to a subtype of cells in spinal 'shock absorbers'

A new Cedars-Sinai study might have cracked the mystery surrounding the cause of a specific type of back pain. Almost 40% of the adult population experiences low back pain due to degenerating disks in the spine, but medical ...


Research demonstrates beef meals result in higher muscle protein synthesis rates than vegan meals

Long-standing research has shown that consuming dietary protein stimulates muscle protein synthesis, which is a critical factor for building and maintaining skeletal muscle mass. Growing evidence has illustrated that animal- ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Physical therapy for long COVID: Research shows patients benefit

Studies show that those suffering from long COVID may benefit from physical therapy services as soon as they are able to tolerate physical activity, a PCOM Georgia assistant professor, who specializes in cardiopulmonary physical ...

Radiology & Imaging

Children who play baseball risk elbow injury, researchers say

Youth baseball players are prone to elbow pain and injuries, including repetitive overuse changes and fractures, based on the maturity of their bones, according to a new study being presented today at the annual meeting of ...