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Research study analyzes the best exercise for obese youths

Public Release: 22-Sep-2014

What exercise program can best fight the “epidemic” of teen obesity? According to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Pediatrics, by combining aerobic exercise with resistance training. 583 more words

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Diagnostic chest radiation before 30 may increase breast cancer risk

07 SEP 2012
Women advised to choose MRI scan over x-ray and mammogram

Women carrying a mutation in the BRCA1- or BRCA2- genes (which control the suppression of breast and ovarian cancer) who have undergone diagnostic radiation to the chest before the age of 30 are more likely to develop breast cancer than those who carry the gene mutation but who have not been exposed, a study published on bmj.com today reveals. 516 more words

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Diagnosis of Low Back Pain – Ways to Get Ride It

A herniated disc, people often complain of shooting, stabbing pain at the base of the spine. It’s a pain to which no therapy – from steroids and painkillers before surgery – can not cope. 6 more words

Experimental UC Davis Therapy Treats Depression With Magnets To Head

DAVIS (CBS13) — Scientists are working on a way to essentially rewire a brain to treat a number of disorders.

Deep transcranial magnetic stimulation sends magnetic waves through your brain, targeting areas that cause problems such as obesity, obsessive-compulsive disorder and bipolar disorder. 304 more words


Transcranial magnetic Stimulation, improves memory. Maybe.

A recent paper, in the prestigious journal Science, reports that transcranial magnetic stimulation may improve memory. Unfortunately, the article is behind a pay wall so I am unable to present a critical analysis. 201 more words


Remind me again why aerobic exercise is good for my brain (and mood, and thinking)...

There are lots of reasons why regular aerobic exercise is good for the brain – the effects of exercise on brain volume, cognition and mood are profound and enduring. 616 more words