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Skin responsible for greater exposure to carcinogens in barbecue smoke than lungs

Skin responsible for greater exposure to carcinogens in barbecue smoke than lungs

With summer coming, it’s only a matter of time before the smells and tastes of barbecued foods dominate the neighborhood. But there’s a downside to grilling that can literally get under your skin. Scientists report that skin is a more important pathway…

Leg exercise is critical to brain and nervous system health

Leg exercise is critical to brain and nervous system health

New research shows that using the legs, particularly in weight-bearing exercise, sends signals to the brain that are vital for the production of healthy neural cells. The groundbreaking study fundamentally alters brain and nervous system medicine — gi…

Early life trauma in men associated with reduced levels of sperm microRNAs

Early life trauma in men associated with reduced levels of sperm microRNAs

Exposure to early life trauma can elevate risk for poor physical and mental health in individuals and their children. A new epigenetics study in both men and mice posits that some of the vulnerability in children may derive from stress-associated reduc…

Posttraumatic stress affects academics

Posttraumatic stress affects academics

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) caused by traumatic military experiences is associated with feelings of anxiety, anger, sadness and/or guilt. New research is evaluating how PTSD symptoms increase risks for academic difficulties as well.

New tech may make prosthetic hands easier for patients to use

New tech may make prosthetic hands easier for patients to use

Researchers have developed new technology for decoding neuromuscular signals to control powered, prosthetic wrists and hands. The work relies on computer models that closely mimic the behavior of the natural structures in the forearm, wrist and hand. T…

You Should Probably Start Eating More Beets

You Should Probably Start Eating More Beets

IF YOU CRUISE past beets at the salad bar, back up. They’re exceptionally good for you. Beets are rich in naturally occurring nitrates, chemicals that widen blood vessels, which can lower blood pressure while increasing oxygen-rich blood flow to the brain and muscles, says Charlotte Caperton-Kilburn, a registered dietitian and director of sports nutrition at the College of Charleston, in South Carolina.

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DeAndre Hopkins Is Already Making Absurd One-Handed Catches and it’s Only OTAs

DeAndre Hopkins Is Already Making Absurd One-Handed Catches and it’s Only OTAs

The Houston Texans kicked off organized team activities today, the sort of unofficial start to the lead up to training camp, and wide receiver DeA…

Michael Jackson’s antigravity tilt — Talent, magic, or a bit of both?

Michael Jackson’s antigravity tilt — Talent, magic, or a bit of both?

Three neurosurgeons set out to examine Michael Jackson’s antigravity tilt, introduced in the movie video ‘Smooth Criminal,’ from a neurosurgeon’s point of view.

What Every Athlete and Coach Can Learn From the Las Vegas Golden Knights

What Every Athlete and Coach Can Learn From the Las Vegas Golden Knights

The Las Vegas Golden Knights are in the Stanley Cup Finals.

If you predicted it seven months ago, it would’ve come off as satire. After all, the Go…