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Betaine supplement increases sprint muscle power
A study of the effects of betaine – TMG, or trimethylglycine – on muscular power during cycling found that ingesting 2.5 grams of the dietary supplement betaine for 7 days before a series of cyclin...
New Olympian-designed bone health supplements
Aging adults concerned about bone health, bone strength and integrity, and osteoporosis risk might be interested in a new, carefully formulated line of dietary supplements available at OsteoNatural...
The Nrf2 knockout scare ? can dietary antioxidants hurt you?
A recent UCLA study on the actions of a cellular antioxidant regulator, Nrf2, found that it had some connection to the formation of atherosclerotic plaque, and that reducing Nrf2 decreased atherosc...
Vitamin D relieves joint pain, muscle pain from breast cancer medication
WUSTL.edu – High-dose vitamin D relieves joint pain and muscle pain for many breast cancer patients taking estrogen-lowering drugs, according to a new study from Washington University School of Med...
Vitamin D intake recommendations in new clinical practice guideline
Endo-society.org – The Endocrine Society recently released “Evaluation, Treatment, and Prevention of Vitamin D Deficiency: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline.” The clinical practice g...
Yo-yo dieting may improve metabolism and lifespan
Ohio.edu – Yo-yo dieters may be healthier and live longer than those who stay obese, according to a new Ohio University animal study. Mice that switched between a high-fat and low-fat diet every fo...
Vitamin D deficiency linked to muscle injuries in NFL football players
Sportsmed.org – Vitamin D deficiency has been known to cause an assortment of health problems, and a recent study suggests that lack of vitamin D might also increase the chance of muscle injuries i...
Higher vitamin D levels improve bone density drug response 700 percent
HSS.edu – Vitamin D levels should be maintained above the limits recently recommended by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) in order to fully optimize a drug therapy for osteoporosis and low bone mine...
Moderate alcohol intake linked to lower fatty liver risk
In a large study of men in Japan, the presence of fatty liver disease by ultrasonography showed an inverse (reduced risk) association with the frequency of moderate alcohol consumption; however, th...
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Phys Ed: How to Ride Downhill on a Bicycle
Tips from a national champion on cycling down hills with speed and confidence.
Their Soil Toxic, 1,100 Indiana Residents Scramble to Find New Homes
In a situation echoing the crisis in Flint, Mich., a housing complex?s poor, mostly black residents are being resettled because of high lead and arsenic levels.
U.S. Funding for Fighting Zika Virus Is Nearly Spent, C.D.C. Says
While keeping a close eye on Florida, the agency said there would be no money to fight a new outbreak if Congress does not allocate more soon.
Singapore Says It Expects More Zika Cases
With 82 confirmed cases as of Tuesday and thousands of premises to be inspected, health authorities said they will likely find more infections.
Well: As Boys Get Fatter, Parents Worry One Body Part Is Too Small
Questions about penis size have become more common over the past decade, as my colleagues and I have all seen more overweight children coming in for physical exams, writes the pediatrician Dr. Perr...
In Expansion, New York?s Medical Marijuana Program Will Offer Home Delivery
Moving to address complaints about the program, the state?s Health Department is making substantial changes aimed at easing access to the drug.
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