Genetics

People with similar faces likely have similar DNA

A collection of photos of genetically unrelated look-alikes, along with DNA analysis, revealed that strong facial similarity is associated with shared genetic variants. The work appears August 23 in the journal Cell Reports.

Pediatrics

Keeping new and young athletes healthy

A new school year presents the opportunity for many students to start a new physical activity or get back into playing their favorite sport, but it's important for parents to understand the safest way for their young athletes ...

Medical economics

Parental leave does not impact residents' subsequent board scores

Taking extended leave during residency for parental or medical leave does not appear to impact subsequent board scores, according to a study published in the July issue of the American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.

Health

Explaining exertional compartment syndrome

Exertional compartment syndrome is a medical condition that generally affects runners and people involved in jumping and impact sports. Symptoms may include pain, tightness, and weakness in the lower extremities. For some, ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Q and A: Strategies for staying active with joint pain

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I enjoy an active lifestyle, from gardening to playing golf, cross-country skiing and participating in water fitness. I also walk daily. My knees have begun to bother me, and I am noticing some other aches ...

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