Tag: "amateur" at medical news
Paris Set for Pedal Power Revolution
...wends its arduous way across the country, in Paris amateur
cyclists will from Sunday be able to use swipe- or credit-cards 24 hours a day to rent cycles for short trips, dropping them off at any of 750 bike points to be picked up by a new user. The scheme, named Velib, is part of a growing global trend for...
Von Teese Calls Porn Web Surfing a Healthy Habit
...estranged wife of rocker Marilyn Manson feels that amateur
pornography has something to offer to almost everybody. "Amateur pornography is a great thing. You can find something for everyone on the Internet," Contactmusic quoted her as saying. She insists that she is just like other people who like watchi...
Moon, Venus Pair Up, Play Hide-and-seek
...e Nehru Planetarium here, assisted by over a dozen amateur
astronomers, explained the planetary movement to those gathered at Jantar Mantar, the 18th century astronomical observatory in the heart of the capital. 'Though the lunar occultation is not a rarest of the rare event yet it's beautiful,' said Nehru...
France Celebrates Summer With All-night Music Fest; NY Swings Along
... 1982. The night sees everything from buskers to amateur
bands entertain the masses in street parties, while stars take to the stage in around 18,000 free concerts, from Marseille to Metz and from Bayonne to Brest. One of France's top artists, Renaud, performed at a prison in the northern Pas-de-Calais reg...
Does Amateur Boxing Cause Brain Damage?
...rmation on the possible risks for brain injury in amateur
boxing, said study author Max Hietala, MD, PhD, wi...rain injury in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) of 14 amateur
boxers. Boxers were tested after a fight and then again three months after rest from boxing. The stu...
US Psychiatrist Suspended from Practicing Medicine for Involvement in Doping Scam
...e nutrition program designed by Conte. Conte, an amateur
scientist who never finished college, made millions as he transformed his tiny company, the Bay Area Laboratory Co-Operative (BALCO), into a significant player in the $19 billion nutritional supplement industry. But everything came crashing with the ...
Kickboxing Could Damage Your Brain
...Turkey measured the levels of these hormones in 22 amateur
kickboxers (16 men and six women) and compared the...is one of the most common sites of injury for both amateur
and professional kickboxers. This is the first time that amateur
kickboxing, which uses kicks and...
Using Growth Hormone for Boosting Performances is Hazardous
...The use of growth hormone has steadily risen among amateur
athletes and bodybuilders all round the world, say the authors, because it is easy to buy online and difficult to detect in screening tests—unlike anabolic steroids. The authors believe that this is the first reported case of diabetes associated wi...
Modified Ligament Surgery Improves Outcomes Players, Athletes
...g. MCL injury is most common in professional and amateur
athletes involved in so-called overhead throwing sports, such as baseball, softball, football, lacrosse and tennis. These sports involve a throwing motion at high velocity that exerts an exceptional force at the elbow. Repeated over time, this motion...
Punch-Drunk Effect- Every blow matters
...of Neurology.The study was conducted on a group of amateur
boxers. Researchers observed the cerebrospinal fluid of 14 amateur
boxers within 7-10 days after a boxing match and again 3 months later after the boxers had rested fr...
Sports Doctors too few for 2012 Olympics
... The specialists were supposed to look after local amateur
and elite athletes, work at sports venues, help people with chronic diseases like respiratory diseases and Type 2 diabetes by promoting sport, and the prevent obesity by promoting exercise and as well as running wellness clinics. According to Profe...
Singing Leads To Better Health
...health and well being of the person. As many as 31 amateur
singers were studied before these conclusions were drawn. 'Singing is similar to meditation and walking in terms of its positive effects on health', said Gunter Kreutz, the leader of the study. 'People who sing regularly can improve their breathing...
Pesticide exposure may cause Parkinson’s diseas
...risk factors like pesticides. Researchers say that amateur
gardeners are 9% more likely to develop the diseases than who are not exposed to any pesticides for long time periods. The high risk group are the farmers who may have about 43% more risk of developing the disease when compared to other people. Park...
Brain damage affects artistic skill
...of Dallas, set out to look at how professional and amateur
artists, as well as those with no interest in visu...the work is better or worse is open to debate! For amateur
artists, similar changes of style are often seen and it's important to note that artistic ability of...