Archive: 11/22/2010

Concussions change brains

(PhysOrg.com) -- The high incidence of concussions in contact sports and the risk of traumatic brain injury are a major cause for concern.

dateNov 22, 2010 in Neuroscience
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Putting the squeeze on fat cells

From fad diets to exercise programs, Americans continue to fight the battle of the bulge. Now they'll have help from recent Tel Aviv University research that has developed a new method to look at how fat cells -- which produce ...

dateNov 22, 2010 in Biotechnology
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Exercise may improve complications of deep vein thrombosis

A pilot trial showed that a six-month exercise training program designed to increase leg strength, leg flexibility and overall fitness may improve post-thrombotic syndrome, a frequent, chronic complication of deep vein thrombosis, ...

dateNov 22, 2010 in Health
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Muscle cells point the finger at each other

A new study reveals that muscle cells fuse together during development by poking "fingers" into each other to help break down the membranes separating them. The study appears online on November 22, 2010 in the Journal of ...

dateNov 22, 2010 in Cell & Microbiology
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