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Backpacks and Backaches
...ings her backpack, slings it over her shoulder and rushes
off to school. She is all of fifteen, weighs 90 pounds and carries a backpack full of books that weighs 20 pounds . Children, like Sharon, who carry backpacks that weigh more than 20% -25% of their body weight are more likely to develop backaches. O...
Brain Inflammation A Friend for Alzheimer's Patients
...cells called microglia, the major immune cell that rushes
to injury sites and helps repair and clean up wounds in the brain. The work is the latest in a growing body of research that is trying to determine the exact role of inflammation in Alzheimers disease. OBanion notes that some studies have found tha...
Antioxidant Molecule Could Help Minimize Stroke-Linked Brain Damage
...tself, but after the blockage is cleared, as blood rushes
back to the site in a process known as reperfusion. "Reperfusion creates a lot of oxidative stress and related damage to neural tissues," explains study senior author Dr. John Pinto, a research scientist at Burke. "A lot of that damage seems to be ...
What does High-fiber Foods Really do?
...embrane tear happens calcium just outside the cell rushes
in. Although too much calcium is lethal the first entry of calcium causes several of the internal mucus-filled compartments in epithelial cells to fuse together within about three seconds, forming a patch to fix the tear. During this process the comp...