Tag: "wrestling" at medical news
Park your car and walk to store, school, work
... Many of the study's recommendations focused on wrestling
us away from our cars, says Brennan Ramirez, who also directs Transtria, a public health research and consulting company. "The number of hours we spend in our car everyday detracts from our physical, social and mental health," she says. "People are...
Watching wrestling associated with date fighting and other violence
...alem, N.C. -- The frequency of adolescents viewing wrestling
on TV was positively associated with date fighting...ts in a negative way." The frequency of watching wrestling
was highest among students who engaged in date fighting when either the victim or the perpetrator ha...
Scientists discover why cornea is transparent and free of blood vessels, allowing vision
...impaired, if not destroyed. Scientists have been wrestling
with the "clarity" puzzle for many decades. And, while some previous studies have revealed small clues, none have pointed to one major mechanism, until this study. In most other tissues of the body, blood vessel growth or angiogenesis occurs in res...
Animal models show that anabolic steroids flip the adolescent brain's switch for aggression
...like humans. Their roughhousing normally includes wrestling
and nibbling pretty tame stuff. However, hamsters injected with commonly used steroids (suspended in oil) became extremely aggressive. Even after the drug was withdrawn, the newly vicious hamsters attacked, bit and chased the intruders. In fact,...
Robotic technique shows promise in weight-loss surgery, Stanford study finds
...having to stand over the patient for several hours wrestling
with hand tools. But the robotic procedure also yielded a quantifiable benefit: median surgical times were approximately 30 minutes shorter using the robot than they were using hand tools. The robot might also save time for surgeons in the long term....
'Binge drinkers': Folk devils of the binge economy
..., which can be depicted on most nights of the week wrestling
heroically with foul-mouthed, vomit-stained youths in an attempt to restore the city centre to daytime levels of comportment. Despite alcohol being our drug of choice, the source is not typically regarded as a problem. Alcohol is a legal drug and so ...