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Safety Tips to Avoid Yoga-related Injury

October 1, 2012 by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Moderation is key to avoiding yoga-related injury when bending and stretching   Yoga is a physical, mental and spiritual discipline, originating in ancient India, that involves a series of stretching, posing and breathing exercises. When done correctly and...

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New Translational Research Reveals a Use…

March 24, 2011 by Todd Edwards

Results from a new study offers insight into the brain’s circuitry involved in stress-induced hyperalgesia (SIH),   which may help lead to a better understanding of the development and maintenance of chronic pain states in patients suffering with conditions...

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Hemodynamic Results After Transcatheter …

August 30, 2011 by Mrs Opitz, Anke (Muenchen, Germany)

Topics: Valvular Heart Diseases   Since 2007 Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) has become an alternative treatment for elderly patients with severe aortic stenosis at high risk for surgical aortic valve replacement. At present, durability and hemodynamic performance of...

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Effective treatment for acute abnormal u…

February 13, 2013 by LA BioMed

New research from the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute (LA BioMed) found a progestogen-only treatment halted bleeding in women suffering from extremely heavy periods,   according to the study published online by the American Journal of Obstetrics and...

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Meditation Strengthens the Brain

March 13, 2012 by Mark Wheeler

Meditation strengthens the connections between brain cells   Earlier evidence out of UCLA suggested that meditating for years thickens the brain (in a good way) and strengthens the connections between brain cells. Now a further report by UCLA...

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May Edwards Chinn

December 26, 2011 by Todd Edwards

May Edward Chinn did not plan on becoming a doctor   Originally she wanted to be a musician, but she changed from music to science after receiving encouragement from a professor at Columbia Teachers College. This fortuitous decision...

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