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"Aging is the big enchilada ... if we could do something about slowing the rate of aging, it's going to change everything."
In some cases you might notice a few warning signs before you actually black out, like feeling weak, confused, or dizzy or having muscle cramps, a rapid heartbeat, or very dark pee, Janyce M. Sanford, M.D., professor and chair of the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Department of Emergency Medicine, tells SELF.
They say this new study has shown that 'yoga offers some persons tangible benefit without much risk.'
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Some men fear the falling number of male OB-GYNs could eventually lead to them being excluded from the specialty.
Extremely low birth-weight babies are at risk for a chronic lung disease called bronchopulmonary dysplasia, or BPD.
“But if provoked, any dog - even the best-trained and most loved dog - can bite.”
Dr. Jeffrey Kirby, both military veterans, emphasized that rifles fire bullets at much higher velocities than small arms, creating blast waves that radiate outwards and damage tissue as they pass through the body.
“There are a lot of Medicare providers that already do very aggressive dose control now,” said Dr. Stefan Kertesz, a professor at the University of Alabama, Birmingham.
While mice can heal after a severe heart attack, an attack of the same severity in humans often launches a later descent into heart failure and death.
Perhaps no one knows the devastating wounds inflicted by assault-style rifles better than the trauma surgeons who struggle to repair them.
Riley Thornton, RD, a nutritionist at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, says that some people may lose weight on a ketogenic diet because it restricts carbohydrate intake.
If he doesn’t have any serious health conditions, “He’s more likely to be able to stay active and feel like staying active,” says William Curry, MD, a professor in the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Division of General Internal Medicine.
Although there's potential for HIV diagnoses to dramatically increase in some populations, experts still find the recent flattening trend unacceptable.
“It may be that parents are not following `safe sleep’ recommendations to place infants in beds without stuffed animals, soft blankets, pillows, and other items that could cause suffocation,” said study co-author David Schwebel of the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
If you see two distinct puncture holes right next to each other, there's a good chance that a spider is to blame for your bite, says Justin Arnold, DO, assistant professor of emergency medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and the associate medical director of the Alabama Regional Poison Control Center at Children’s of Alabama.
The hope was that the placebo’s power would still assert itself even when patients knew that the pills had no medical benefit.
Yep, you read that right! According to a new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, yoga can do more than help you beat that afternoon slump. Research says it could finally solve your chronic lower back pain, too.
Want to lose a little—or a lot—of weight? Forget the get-slim-quick gimmicks and magic bullets and follow the advice of these weight loss pros instead.
Kid Koala scores a timeless journey across every era of the break, cycling through silky '70s funk, thumping '80s 808s, granular '90s 12bit hip-hop, and 00's synth funk.
The widely held belief that humans are naturally warlike has driven the world’s approach to security and international affairs for generations.
"I study some of the oldest art in the world — the art from caves in Europe from the Ice Age, between 10,000 and 40,000 years old.
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