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Microstructural Brain Alterations Caused By Playing High School Football

As little as one single season of high school football may be sufficient to result in microscopic changes in the structure of the brain, a new study by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill indicates. The researchers used a new type of magnetic […]

Engineered Stem Cell Nano-mesh Regrows Rotator Cuff Tendon

A way to regenerate rotator cuff tendons after they’ve been torn that makes a stronger repair has been found by a team of researchers from the University of Connecticut. Rotator cuff problems are common, with about two million people afflicted and about 300,000 rotator cuff repair surgeries every year in the US. Surgeons have developed […]

How to Reduce Injury Risk at the Gym

Many people dive into exercising full of enthusiasm and big goals only to be sidelined after just starting by an injury that could have been most likely prevented. Use these 5 tips to decrease your risk of an injury while at the gym. 1) Warm-up Properly Nothing will increase your risk for an injury like […]