Monthly Archives: January 2011

Winning Linked to Higher Testosterone Levels

Philadelphia, PA (January 25, 2011) – The winners of wrestling matches have greater increases in testosterone levels than losing wrestlers, reports the January issue of The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, official research journal of the National Strength and … Continue reading

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Multiple Concussions Linked to Lasting Symptoms in High School Athletes

Philadelphia, PA (January 25, 2011) – In the wake of recent reports of long-term health effects of repeated concussions in professional athletes, a new study finds increased rates of concussion-related symptoms in high-school athletes with a history of two or … Continue reading

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Hormonal and Molecular Responses to Exercise Differ by Age

Philadelphia, PA (January 25, 2011) – Differences in muscle responses to exercise in older versus younger men reflect differences on the hormonal, molecular, and gene-expression level, reports a study in the January issue of The Journal of Strength and Conditioning … Continue reading

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Experts Outline Research Priorities for Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Article Summarizes Recommendations of First AUGS Research Summit Philadelphia, PA (January 24, 2011) – A set of consensus recommendations identifying top research priorities related to female pelvic floor disorders is presented in the January/February issue of Female Pelvic Medicine & … Continue reading

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American Journal of Nursing Announces 2010 Book of the Year Awards

New York, NY (January 24, 2011) – The American Journal of Nursingrecognized the best nursing and healthcare publications of 2010 with an announcement of its Book of the Year Award recipients. Winners in 15 separate categories appear in the current … Continue reading

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Nurse Brings Photo Exhibit to Russell Senate Office Building To Portray Vital Role of Nurses

New York, NY (January 24, 2011) – The American Journal of Nursing‘s award-winning photo exhibit, Faces of Caring: Nurses at Work, will be on display today, January 24 through January 28, 2011 (10 am – 5 pm), in the rotunda … Continue reading

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What's Ahead for Sports Medicine? Special Issue of CJSM Looks at Emerging Issues

Philadelphia, Pa. (January 13, 2011) – Should electrocardiograms be included in cardiovascular screening of athletes? What’s the current status of research into long-term effects of concussions? These and other hot topics are the focus of the January Clinical Journal of … Continue reading

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Systems Perspective Provides Insights into Effectiveness of Early Intervention

Philadelphia, Pa. (January 13, 2011) – Viewing early childhood intervention through a systems perspective ties together the wide range of strategies offered to young children facing developmental delays-and may help in developing more effective policies and strategies to help vulnerable … Continue reading

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Children with Bacterial Meningitis Suffer Long-Term Consequences

Philadelphia, Pa. (January 13, 2011) – Nearly half of children who survive an episode of bacterial meningitis experience persistent behavioral, intellectual, or other complications, reports a study in the January issue of The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal┬«. The journal is … Continue reading

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Personality Factors Affect Quality of Life after Breast Reconstruction

Philadelphia, Pa. (January 3, 2011) – Certain personality traits are linked to higher quality-of-life scores in breast cancer patients who undergo breast reconstruction after mastectomy, reports a study in the January issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery┬«, the official medical … Continue reading

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