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Ketone drink may help athletes unlock greater human metabolic potential

A study in <i>Cell Metabolism</i> reports that nutritional ketone - in the form of a drink - enables athletes to function with different metabolism that …

Scared of Getting Injured in CrossFit? Use This Physical Therapist's Tips

CrossFit is gaining more popularity than ever — it's a serious challenge. Both men and women are noticing how they can progress quickly — even when they're starting from square one with no experience. However, there's no denying that the calisthenics and weightlifting can cause injury if you're not …

The way you’re stretching is almost certainly not doing anything for you

Stretching has always been a part of fitness. Most of us were taught to believe that being able to touch your toes or grasp your hands with one arm over your shoulder and the other behind your back was linked to injury prevention, less sore muscles, and even better performance.<p>Although the American …

Post-stroke shifts in gut bacteria could cause additional brain injury

When mice have a stroke, their gut reaction can amp up brain damage.<p>A series of new experiments reveals a surprising back-and-forth between the brain …

Neuroscience

Treat sepsis 'the same as heart attacks'

<b>Suspected sepsis in patients must be treated as an emergency in the same way as heart attacks are, England's health watchdog says.</b><p>National Institute of Health and Care Excellence guidance urges medics to consider sepsis early on when treating any patients unwell with infections.<p>The problem, caused …

Medicine

Bristol University close to printing bone and cartilage

759shares<p>Bristol University has produced a bio-ink that prints stem cells that develop into complex tissues like bone and cartilage. So true …

The more you run, the denser your bones will be

Spanish researchers have analysed the effect of endurance running training on the stiffness index, a variable that is directly related to bone …

Exercise

California may be the ‘tipping point’ for the battle over marijuana

California will officially vote on whether to make recreational marijuana use legal this November.<p>If approved, the Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA) will allow adults over 21 to possess up to an ounce of marijuana for personal use, as well as allow the cultivation of up to six plants, according to …

Cannabis

Weed Might Be Able to Block the Onset of Alzheimer's

If you're regularly exercising and smoking pot, you're already taking the right steps to ward off the disease.<p>These days we know at least a little bit about how medical marijuana can help patients with stuff like anxiety, cancer, rare seizure disorders, and PTSD. Now, <i>Science Daily reports</i> that …

Cannabis

San Francisco has terrible public transportation, so people are using this electric scooter-sharing network instead

San Francisco is a bear to get around. The hills make it near impossible to walk anywhere without arriving as a sweaty mess, while the public transit makes New York's MTA look like a well-oiled Hyperloop.<p>Scoot, founded in 2011, lets people find a nearby Vespa-style scooter, unlock it through their …

San Francisco

As California's End of Life act goes into effect, some doctors question where to draw the line

As a new law goes into effect in California allowing terminally ill patients to take medicines to kill themselves, physicians are contemplating whether they would ever write a prescription for death.<p>For Dr. Neil Wenger, an internal medicine doctor and director of the UCLA Health Ethics Center, …

The 5 strangest pre-workout supplement side effects, explained by science

You take a pre-workout supplement to score perks during your sweat session—so what’s with the headaches, the itchiness, and/or the GI distress? …

SpaceX Makes History By Successfully Landing Rocket on Floating Ship

SpaceX made history Friday afternoon by successfully landing the first stage of a Falcon 9 rocket on a floating drone ship in the Atlantic Ocean …

Space Travel

Increase Your Flexibility Without Stretching

If you watch people perform lifts, you'll notice that many of them move through short and abbreviated motions. One of two things is happening: …

Workouts

Member Update - Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine - Running Program

With the warmer weather upon us, you may be getting the itch to go out for a short or long distance run. Learn how to correct your running technique …

Former CIA chief: “Yes”, Donald Trump is a...

March 29, 2016<p>· Agrees, “yes”, that Donald Trump has become a “recruiting sergeant” for groups such as ISIL and Al Qaeda<p>· Adds that Trump’s statements “have already made Americans less safe”<p>· Accuses Ted Cruz of “dangerous” rhetoric on Muslims that could lead to “radicalized communities” in the …

Donald Trump