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Tendon, heal thyself!
LA JOLLA, CA - July 13, 2016 - With the Rio Olympics just weeks away, many are wondering how Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt will perform. Bolt is the fastest runner ever timed, but he s also been nursing a tendon injury--the kind of injury that can take years to heal. Why are tendon injuries--which also plague Kobe Bryant and Serena Williams, among many others--so tough to treat Scientists at The Sc ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Jul 13
July/August 2016 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
Substantial and Growing Proportion of Healthy Weight Adults Have Prediabetes Conventional thinking suggests that the obesity epidemic is driving the epidemic in diabetes, and that abdominal obesity is a particularly good marker of those at risk, but this study, which finds that one-third of non-obese people have prediabetes, is an important wake-up call. In the first study to examine the trends in ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Jul 12
Maturitas publishes new model of care for healthy menopause and aging
Amsterdam, July 12, 2016 - A new position statement by the European Menopause and Andropause Society EMAS published in the journal Maturitas provides a holistic model of care for healthy menopause. In the article, the researchers argue that the core team around menopausal womenshould consist of a lead clinician, specialist nurse s and the woman herself, supported by an interdisciplinary network of ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Jul 12
Concussions on the rise for adolescents, researchers say
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - Sustaining a concussion during adolescence may be more common than previous estimates, according to researchers presenting their study at the American Orhopaedic Society for Sports Medicine s Annual Meeting in Colorado Springs, CO today. Our team looked at the administrative health records of more than 8.8 million members of a large private payer insurance group and noted th ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jul 11
Milestone study on pomegranate anti-aging mechanism reported by Amazentis SA a...
Lausanne, Switzerland, July 11, 2016 -- Amazentis SA, an innovative life sciences company applying scientific breakthroughs in nutrition to manage health conditions linked to aging, announced today a collaborative publication in Nature Medicine with the 201 cole Polytechnique F 233 d 233 rale de Lausanne EPFL , demonstrating that the Company s lead product candidate, urolithin A, improves mitochon ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jul 11
Osteochondral allograft transplantation effective for treating knee cartilage ...
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - For athletes and highly active patients who sustain cartilage injuries to their knee, an osteochondral allograft transplantation can be a successful treatment option, according to research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine s AOSSM Annual Meeting in Colorado Springs, CO. The study showed these patients were consistently able to return to ...
EurekAlert - Sat. Jul 9
Motor control exercise may help lower back pain
Targeting exercises to muscles that support and control the spine may help to reduce pain and disability caused by lower back pain, says research published in the Cochrane Review .
Medical News Today - Fri. Jul 8
Composition of artificial turf surfaces key to preventing high school football...
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - As artificial turf systems are increasingly used at all levels, new research is needed to understand how these surfaces can impact athlete safety. A study presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine s AOSSM Annual Meeting in Colorado Springs, CO, shows how the infill weight of artificial turf surfaces can directly affect the number of injuries to ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Jul 8
Wearable neuromuscular device may help reduce ACL injuries in female soccer pl...
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - Using a wearable neuromuscular device can reduce the risk of ACL injury in female soccer athletes, according to new research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine s AOSSM Annual Meeting in Colorado Springs, CO. The study showed functional improvements in athletes who used the devices in combination with a regular training program. Our study ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Jul 8
Hamstring injuries in baseball may be preventable
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - Creating a program to prevent hamstring injuries in minor league and major league baseball players might be a possibility say researchers presenting their work today at the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine s AOSSM Annual Meeting in Colorado Springs, CO. Hamstring injuries, both acute and chronic are on the rise in baseball and injury prevention programs may he ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Jul 8
Treating first time shoulder dislocations with surgery can benefit young athle...
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - Shoulder instability is most common in the young, athletic population, bringing a focus to how these injuries are best treated. Research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine s AOSSM Annual Meeting in Colorado Springs, CO, demonstrated that surgery after a first-time shoulder dislocation lowered the re-injury risks and need for follow-up sur ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Jul 7
Location of UCL tears in MLB pitchers can help determine if surgery is necessary
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - Ulnar collateral ligament UCL injuries in Major League Baseball MLB pitchers are high-impact due to player time lost and the resulting effect on teams and an athlete s career, making treatment decisions an even greater challenge for physicians. Research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine s AOSSM Annual Meeting in Colorado Springs, CO, sho ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Jul 7