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Most traumatic brain injuries in U.S. kids linked to consumer products

(Reuters Health) – The majority of the more than four million traumatic brain injuries in kids treated in U.S. emergency rooms involved consumer products, a new study suggests. Brain injuries in younger children were tied to products such as beds and flooring, while injuries in older kids were tied to sports, such as football, basketball… Read More »

Instagram Behind An 80 % Increase In Yoga Injuries, New Study Speculates

Oh how 21st century yoga has evolved from the earliest recorded yogic drawings and The Vedas texts over 3000 years ago. Originally a philosophy and way of life, which of course involved some physical ‘asana’ practise (yoga as it’s known today) to prepare the body for meditation, it now beholds an entire new meaning, with… Read More »

Could an extremophile hold the secret to treatment of devastating injuries?

Biologists have been aware of the existence of disordered proteins for decades but long dismissed them as inconsequential. IDPs are so poorly understood that there is still no clear consensus on what constitutes one. In fact, for the most part, their functions remain unknown. What scientists do know is that not all disordered proteins are… Read More »