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Does vitamin C help prevent or treat the common cold?
...itamin or a placebo was given to marathon runners, skiers
and soldiers exposed to significant cold and/or physical stress. Those taking the vitamin experienced, on average, a 50% reduction in common cold incidence. The authors urge "great caution", though, in making generalizations from this finding in 6 ...
Helmet use associated with reduced risk of head injury for skiers and snowboarders
and snowboarders who wear a helmet have a reduced ...sk is high, and head injuries are common in alpine skiers
and snowboarders, according to background information in the article. Head injury is the most freque...
Erotic images elicit strong response from brain
...or slides that contained various scenes from water skiers
to snarling dogs to partially-clad couples in sensual poses. What they found may seem like a "no brainer." When study volunteers viewed erotic pictures, their brains produced electrical responses that were stronger than those elicited by other materi...
'Smart' sunglasses and goggles let users adjust shade and color
... is going to be very different." Motorcyclists, skiers
or mountain bikers might be in the shade one moment and pop into bright sunlight an instant later. Some high-end sunglasses already let athletes adjust to such changing conditions by swapping out lenses. But the new shades, which take from one to two...