The picture is pretty surprising and gives insight into obesity. You may notice that the skeletons are roughly the same size. Believe it or not, our skeletons do not gain or lose very much mass depending on our weight. You … Continued
A New York Times Article explains some of the pitfalls of putting all of our trust in MRI’s. Dr. James Andrews, a sports medicine orthopedist, being skeptical of MRI’s performed MRI scans on 31 healthy professional baseball pitchers. The pitchers … Continued
If you have ever felt that “that’s the way we do things around here” was a poor excuse. If you tend to question why our society has all these rules that don’t make any immediate sense, have a look at … Continued
There has been a recent fad in treating athletic injuries with Platelet Rich Plasma Injections. The popularity of the procedure was greatly helped by celebrity athletes achieving great results from the procedure. Hines Ward of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Troy Polamalu … Continued
Does Aspartame or Nutrasweet cause brain tumours? Here is an excerpt from a 60 Minutes episode on Aspartame and Nutrasweet. There are some pretty scary allegations against the quality of the research that was done for the FDA approval. According … Continued
Here is an interesting article on the causes of muscle cramps: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health/why-do-i-get-painful-muscle-cramps-when-i-work-out/article1632891/ The article explains muscle cramps as an imbalance between nervous impulses, a sudden loss of electrolytes, and a poor training schedule.