Tag Archives: brain

  • May 18, 2015

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    Concussions Can Be More Likely In Practices Than In Games

    NPR. Parents worry about a child getting a concussion in the heat of competition, but they also need to be thinking about what happens during practices, a study finds.

    High school and college football players are more likely to suffer a concussion during practices than in a game, acco

  • January 20, 2015

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    Many Who Take a Daily Aspirin Don’t Need It

    NYTimes. Many healthy people take a daily aspirin to reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke, but a new study has found that more than 11 percent of them should not be doing so.


    Aspirin has well established benefits, but also carri

  • January 19, 2015

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    The Super-Short Workout and Other Fitness Trends

    NYTimes. The big story in exercise science this year was the super-short workout.


    In one particularly useful study from May, scientists found that three brief sessions per day of interval-style exercise — consisting of one minute of

  • January 17, 2015

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    Ask Well: Blockages in the Heart and Brain

    NYTimes.


    Why do people get blockages in the arteries of the heart and brain, but rarely in other organs?




    Actually, block

  • December 15, 2014

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    How Exercise Can Boost Young Brains

    NYTimes. Encourage young boys and girls to run, jump, squeal, hop and chase after each other or after erratically kicked balls, and you substantially improve their ability to think, according to the most ambitious study ever conducted of physical activity and cognitive performance in children. The r