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Focus On Moving The Weight Rather Than Your Muscles To Lift Heavier

Weightlifters Focus Their Attention On The External Effects

Focusing one’s attention on a particular muscle when lifting promotes its activation and by extension, its development. So it goes. But when the goal is muscle performance rather than growth alone; does this long held notion still carry any weight? Publish in Frontiers in Sports and Active Living, new analysis suggests that to lift heavier,…

Dengue Outbreak In Bangladesh Showing 40 Deaths

Stomach Cancers Constitute Majority Of Cancer Burden In Bhutan

The study showing that the stomach and cervical cancers constitute the majority of the cancer burden in Bhutan. The average annual incidence of stomach cancer is 24 per 100,000 people, and cervical cancer 25 per 100,000 people. But about 2,648 cancer cases were recorded with the cancer registry at JDWNRH from 2014 to 17. But…

Kids

Late Puberty May Lead To lower bone density In Kids

Teens who hit puberty late may end up with weaker bones, a new study finds. In the study, which included more than 6,000 British children, researchers found that kids who experienced their growth spurts which occur around the age of puberty late; had lower than average bone density in young adulthood. “Teens who mature later…

Study Showing That Ebola Outbreak Has Spread To A New Province

According to the study showing that the Ebola virus outbreak spreading to the 3rd province in the eastern Congo. As the congo’s year long Ebola outbreak has spread to a new province; with two cases, including one death, confirmed in South Kivu, according to the government health ministry. By the movement of the potentially deadly…

Mortality Among Men With Prostate Cancer And Cardiovascular Disease

Mortality Among Men With Prostate Cancer And Cardiovascular Disease

Men with prostate cancer and pre-existing cardiovascular disease (CVD); have worse short-term mortality following treatment with oral androgen-signaling inhibitors than do similar men without CVD; according to a database study. “Approved cancer therapies do not always meet the therapeutic expectations promised in clinical trials because trials; usually exclude men with significant comorbidities or polypharmacy,” said…

Cell Having Motor Proteins And The Membrane Dynamics

Cell Having Motor Proteins And The Membrane Dynamics

A s every cell having motor proteins and the membrane dynamics; Membranes composed of a lipid bilayer define the outer surface of nucleated cells (the plasma membrane) and delimit the vital organelles within these cells, such as mitochondria and nuclei. The membrane curvature determines the three-dimensional form of these structures, and is therefore a key…

Cancer Patients Mortality Is Higher With The HIV Infection

Cancer Patients Mortality Is Higher With The HIV Infection

The study identifying that among older US cancer patients; mortality is higher with HIV infection. But older HIV-infected adults with cancer had worse overall and cancer-specific outcomes than their HIV-uninfected peers in an observational study. The strongest results (were) apparent for breast cancer and, to a lesser extent, colorectal and prostate cancers. These results supporting…

Witnesses Are Lying About Their Knowledge Of A Person's Identity

Witnesses Are Lying About Their Knowledge Of A Person’s Identity

A new test developed by the University of Stirling could help police to determine when criminals or witnesses are lying about their knowledge of a person’s identity. A team led by Dr. Ailsa Millen, Research Fellow in Psychology at Stirling, conduct a study to establish whether liars could hide their reaction when shown a photograph…

Physiological Events Leading To Successful Enterovirus Infection

Physiological Events Leading To Successful Enterovirus Infection

As the research revealing physiological events leading to successful enterovirus infection; Enteroviruses are one of the most common human pathogens leading to high number of acute and chronic infections worldwide. But the physiological events leading to successful enterovirus infection are still poorly understood. The extracellular albumin and endosomal ions prime enterovirus particles for uncoating that…

Cigarettes

Long-Term Exposure To Air Pollution Is Similar To Smoking Cigarettes

Long-term exposure to air pollution, is like smoking about a pack of cigarettes a day for many years, says study, and like smoking, lead to emphysema. The study, published in the medical journal JAMA, is the largest of its kind. It looked at exposure to air pollution specifically to ground-level ozone, fine particulate matter, nitrogen oxide…

Sports Related Injury Can Be Debilitating For An Older Adult

Sports Related Injury Can Be Debilitating For An Older Adult

The human body is made to move, and physical activity is a requirement for lifelong health. But exercise-related injuries are a significant concern few people think about until it’s too late. Even a mild sprain can sideline an athlete for weeks, and a sports related injury can be debilitating for an older adult. “Researcher think…