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Heal Cycling Injuries Fast With Kinesio Tape

No doubt you've noticed that colorful stuff circling the legs of pro cyclists, and maybe even some of your club-ride buddies. It's called kinesiology tape, and it supports muscles and connective tissues around an injurywithout hindering movement. It also reduces pressure on pain receptors and promotes blood flow, which can speed healing. In one study, those treated with...

Prevent Muscle Injury with Vitamin D

Here’s another reason to soak up more of the sunshine vitamin: Not having enough D may put you at greater risk for muscle injury, according to research presented at the annual meeting of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) this past weekend. Researchers looked at New York Giants football players and found...

Lipoic acid in nutritional supplements found to help prevent multiple sclerosis, study finds

The results of a new pilot study showed the efficacy of lipoic acid in the reduction of whole brain atrophy among patients with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis (SPMS) compared with recently approved FDA drug ocrelizumab (brand name Ocrevus). In a randomized, double-blind study, researchers found that a daily dose of 1,200 mg of lipoic acid...

Gardasil, considered the most dangerous vaccine on the market, may soon be pushed for infants

Gardasil has been the subject of controversy for many years now. In fact, it has even been regarded as one of the most dangerous vaccines on the market today. Perhaps what is most alarming about this treacherous vaccine, however, is the fact that its manufacturer, Merck & Co, now wants to begin marketing their product to...

Artificial sweeteners found to cause weight gain

A study published online on the Canadian Medical Association Journal website revealed that using artificial sweeteners may increase the odds of long-term obesity and related conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease. The use of artificial or non-nutritive sweeteners — such as sucrose, stevia, and aspartame — picked up steam in the previous years....