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  • Physical Therapy Can Keep Sports Injuries at Bay

    Physical therapy helps people recover from sports injuries, but it also can help prevent them, an expert says.

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  • Athletes should build neck strength to reduce concussion risk, researchers recommend

    Researchers have proposed a way to mitigate risk for football and soccer players and others at risk of concussion: Protect your head with neck-strengthening exercises in the pre-season. New research examines previous studies on the role that the neck's strength, size and posture play in reducing concussion risk.

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  • Prospect of mesenchymal stem cells in therapy of osteoporosis: A review

    Osteoporosis is a systemic skeletal disease associated with reduced bone strong point that results in raised fracture risk, with decreased bone strength, leading to reduced bone mineral density and poor bone quality. It is the most common in older females but some men are also at high risk. Although considered as a predictable result of aging, it is can be avoidable and treatable.

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  • What kind of physical exercise can help you stay young?

    Endurance training, resistance training, or high-intensity interval training - what type of physical exercise will help your body to stay youthful for longer? A new study aims to answer that question.

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  • Maintaining the unlimited potential of stem cells

    Scientists have discovered a new protein complex that keeps the brakes on stem cells, allowing them to maintain their indefinite potential. The new complex, called GBAF, could provide a future target for regenerative medicine.

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  • Stimulating the Brain to Enhance Rehabilitation Effects

    For more than two decades, physician-scientist Pablo Celnik has studied how people acquire new motor abilities and what makes those abilities stick around. To this end, he’s used noninvasive brain stimulation techniques including transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) and transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS).

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