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Blood Test May One Day Help Track Concussion Recovery

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 7, 2018 — It may be possible to use a blood test to diagnose and manage athletes’ concussions, but the results could vary by race and gender, researchers report. In the new study, investigators analyzed the blood of college athletes and found that levels of certain proteins and peptides (“biomarkers”) were higher in […]

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Chocolate milk boosts exercise recovery MORE THAN sports drinks

Chocolate milk boosts exercise recovery MORE THAN sports drinks, study finds Allows athletes to exercise for six minutes longer than sports drink without tiring Also improves exercisers’ heart rates and lactic-acid levels, which causes cramp Chocolate milk contains carbohydrates, proteins, fats and electrolytes Researcher says it is a ‘low-cost, delicious and palatable option for recovery’ […]

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Hernia after C-section: Symptoms, treatment, and recovery

A hernia that occurs after surgery is called an incisional hernia. Cesarean delivery is a surgical procedure that can create a weakness in the abdominal wall. A hernia occurs when part of the intestines or stomach protrudes outward through this weakened area, creating a bulge. In this article, we explain how to identify a hernia […]