muscle performance

Milk compound keeps you slim despite lazy lifestyle


June 15th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 15 (IANS) Traces of a cousin of vitamin B3, found in milk, produces startling health benefits such as keeping you slim inspite of a fatty diet and lazy ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Anti-ageing supplements can retard old age


May 25th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 25 (IANS) Anti-ageing supplements can retard old age, says a new study. It appears that such so-called neutraceuticals should be taken before very old age for benefits such as improvement in ... Read more...

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Anti-aging pills should be taken before old age for benefits


May 25th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 25 (ANI): Anti-aging supplements should be taken before old age for benefits, researchers at the University of Florida's Institute on Aging claim.The experts opine that neutraceuticals- supplements made up ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Weatherproof tongues help chameleons nab prey even at icy temperatures


March 9th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 9 (ANI): While cold weather conditions typically slow down muscle performance in most creatures, a new study has shown that chameleons can nab prey even at near-freezing temperatures thanks to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Six things to learn from Olympians


February 8th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): Inspiration is the main requirement for every undertaking and Olympians, it seems, are the best teachers with their fierce discipline, natural talent, and can-do spirit.Olympic athletes not ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Possible key to fight obesity


January 6th, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): Scientists in the U.S. have discovered a molecular mechanism that controls energy expenditure in muscles and helps determine body weight - a finding that could lead to a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New imaging technique shows different heart motions in men, women


December 9th, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): Researchers from University Hospital Freiburg in Germany have developed a novel imaging technique that has shown fundamental differences in heart motion by age and gender.The new imaging technique, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New stem cell therapy may repair damaged heart


July 21st, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): Scientists from Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, have genetically engineered cells that help form scar tissue after a heart attack into a type of cell that does just ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Astronauts need more intense workouts to maintain muscle fitness in space


April 3rd, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 3 (ANI): A new study has suggested that astronauts need to modify their workouts to avoid extensive muscle loss during missions onboard the International Space Station (ISS).The research, sponsored by ... Read more...

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Astronauts need to work harder to maintain muscle fitness


April 3rd, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS) Astronauts may need to work harder to retain muscle mass, especially when they are working on board the International Space Station (ISS). The latest NASA-sponsored research from Ball State ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Vitamin D boosts muscle performance in girls


February 5th, 2009 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 5 (IANS) Teenaged girls with higher levels of key nutrient Vitamin D may be able to jump higher and faster than their peers with lower levels, a study has shown.Not ... Read more...

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Alcohol retards athletic performance, says study


January 15th, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 15 (IANS) Even moderate amounts of alcohol slows down recovery from athletic performance, besides doubling muscle performance loss, a new study has found. "If you're there to perform, you shouldn't ... Read more...

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Vitamin D deficiency raises C-section risk


December 24th, 2008 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): Pregnant women who are vitamin D deficient are at an increased risk for delivering a baby by caesarean section, say researchers.Over a two-year period, experts from Boston ... Read more...

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Nutritional supplements, moderate exercises combo can help elderly stay fit for long


September 12th, 2008 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 12 (ANI): Older people can easily maintain an active lifestyle for a long time all they need to do is a carefully framed combination of moderate exercises and eat ... Read more...

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