Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Early interventions could help counteract muscle loss in sarcopenia

Weakening muscles are a natural part of the aging process, but for some people with a condition called sarcopenia, the decline is abnormally fast. A new study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden suggests that the early stages ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Heat therapy can mimic some of the vascular benefits of exercise

Data consistently shows that exercise is key to well-being in nearly every facet of life; its positive impact is unquestioned. But what about when people, perhaps not by choice, need to sit on the sidelines for a while?

Medical research

Vibration training for multiple sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic neurological disease that affects the body's central nervous system. It can limit a person's mobility, impair physical and cognitive functions, and increase the risk of falling, collectively ...

Neuroscience

How the brain paints the beauty of a landscape

How does a view of nature gain its gloss of beauty? We know that the sight of beautiful landscapes engages the brain's reward systems. But how does the brain transform visual signals into esthetic ones? Why do we perceive ...

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