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Breakthrough treatment for hurting horses

A new osteoarthritis drug combination trialled by University of Sydney researchers could significantly extend the working life of racing and other performance horses and could potentially benefit humans.

NASA astronauts test new exercises on space walk

Two astronauts floated out of the International Space Station on Wednesday after trying out new exercises aimed at preventing decompression sickness while conserving oxygen, NASA said.

Astronauts to try spacewalk 'hokey pokey': NASA

US astronauts on Tuesday will try out a new set of exercises to prepare them for the change in pressure they encounter on their spacewalk outside the International Space Station, NASA said.

Bang goes that theory!

An academic from Canterbury Christ Church University has disproved the theory 'you need water to swim' on a prime time television show.

CeBIT 2011: Electronic Fitness Trainer

Only people who get a lot of exercise and eat a healthy diet stay fit even in old age. This is easier said than done. Researchers have developed a Fitness Assistant that not only motivates but also demonstrates exercises. ...

Gene alteration in mice mimics heart-building effect of exercise

By tweaking a single gene, scientists have mimicked in sedentary mice the heart-strengthening effects of two weeks of endurance training, according to a report from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical ...

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