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Economist: Cuba's state-run baseball doesn't go to bat for players
... system makes a great case study of how organizing sports
through non-market rules has unintended consequences." According to Baird's research, to be published in an upcoming edition of the Journal of Sport and Social Issues, Cuba's pro players despite their modest $15-a-month salaries generate little pr...
...duce consumption of sugary sodas, fruit juices and sports
drinks." "Vegetarian diets and diets in which fruit comprises more than 66 percent of the total food intake also makes patients more susceptible to erosion," says Dr. Shipley. "Erosion can also be caused by stomach acids introduced into the mouth thr...
Energy and sports drinks attack enamel
...tal enamel to bottled lemonades, energy drinks and sports
drinks can do more harm to tooth enamel than soft ...aled that the enamel damage caused by non-cola and sports
beverages was three to 11 times greater than cola-based drinks, with energy drinks and bottled lemon...
Gene for age-related macular degeneration discovered by Yale researchers
...reading, driving and leisure tasks such as playing sports
and watching movies and television. As part of the normal aging process, yellowish waste deposits called drusen accumulate around the macula, but in individuals with AMD, the drusen are larger and more numerous, killing cells necessary for the nouris...
New radio-frequency technique for knee injuries
... typical in football and skiing, but also in other sports
where sudden turns, violent contacts and twists of the knee can take place. The rupture of this ligament is relatively frequent and, for professional sportspersons, may mean being out of competition sport for between six to eight months, with the soc...
Leadership gift from Sulpizio Family for new state-of-the-art cardiovascular center at UCSD
...ree daughters were young, she volunteered in youth sports
organizations and the Girl Scouts. The couple currently resides in La Jolla and Santa Ynez, Calif. In previous years, the couple made a gift to the Boys and Girls Club in Poway. The 20,000 square-foot Club was named after the family in recognition of...
Mayo Clinic discovers a key to 'low metabolism' and major factor in obesity
...like bicycle shorts and the women's tops look like sports
bras. The men's tops look like undershirts. Jet fighter control panel motion sensing technology embedded in the special underwear to monitor every tilt and wiggle of the participants. No swimming -- due to the potential water damage to the motion s...
Rebuilding wounded veterans: Annual review of limb loss & prosthetics research
...o improve their health outcomes, to participate in sports
and leisure activities, and to perform the mundane activities of daily-living able-bodied people take for granted. March/April 2004 (Volume 41, Number 2)Pg. 175 "Liner" classification system may revolutionize prosthetic limb fitting Investigators ...
Youki spray curbs spread of superbug MRSA
...heets, wound dressings, clothes, workout areas and sports
equipment) contaminated by the infected skin of a person with MRSA or staph bacteria. Youki addresses these issues by not requiring healthcare staff, patients or caregivers to touch wound dressings. The CDC gives this advice on preventing staph or MR...
TV ads during sports depict unsafe behavior and violence
...ildren watching commercials aired during televised sports
events may frequently be exposed to violent and un...ings suggest that children's exposure to televised sports
should be limited and directly supervised by parents, as recommended by the American Academy of Pedi...
Early detection reduces threat of foot injury in college basketball players
... be recommended for people who participate in such sports
on a casual or more limited basis. "When diagnostic work is conducted pre-season, at-risk players are more likely to be identified, receive treatment and ultimately play the entire year instead of losing eight to 12 weeks on the bench," Major sa...
Top 10 toys for children with ADHD
...sical activity should be encouraged. For example, sports
like swimming or karate can provide a valuable outlet. Build confidence. Children with ADHD have trouble completing lengthy tasks because they often become frustrated and discouraged. While bringing home an elaborate and complicated puzzle or co...
Study of Big Ten football injuries shows NCAA rule change did not reduce injury rates
...e dedicated to improving the safety of all college sports
and learning how to take better care of injuries that occur," Albright said....
Research on fabrics and cancer-fighting foods featured at ACS meeting
...ever need cleaning, and brighter, more comfortable sports
uniforms are some of the promising developments offered by materials research. These and other developments, including a presentation on genetically-engineered spider silk for use in ultra-strong fabrics, will be highlighted in a daylong symposium, N...
Tip sheet for the October 26, 2004 Neurology
...ology guideline on the management of concussion in sports
is accessible at www.aan.com . ...
Whooping cough makes a national comeback
...lines, unable to attend classes, or participate in sports
and social events for a week or more because of the severity of their illness. In fact, pertussis sufferers may experience more than two months of severe, uncontrollable coughing episodes that can occur 15 times within 24 hours. These coughing fits c...
Research news from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University
...an Healthier Bones Later-- There might be more to sports
in college than building team spirit and camarader...critical to preventing osteoporosis. We found that sports
participation and weight training are associated with a stronger bone stiffness for both men and wom...
Prof: Local health campaigns not reaching adults with bad habits
... information - soap operas, situation comedies and sports
programs on television, as well as entertainment m...o buy cinema screen advertisements on comedies and sports
programs, for example. He also says that campaign planners should partner with national organization...
Lord Sainsbury praises the work of the UK's Innovative Manufacturing Research Centres
... processing and digital tools for manufacturing to sports
technology, healthcare, transport and e-manufacturing....
Tobacco sponsorship of Formula One must stop, say health experts
...alth experts is calling for a comprehensive ban on sports
sponsorship by transnational tobacco companies (TT...erations of TTCs, and tobacco sponsorship of motor sports
remains an efficient way to reach boys and adolescent males. Races are increasingly being held in ke...
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