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  • Training can reverse nicotine-induced brain damage

    [20 Aug 2019] Motor-skill training has proved capable of reversing brain impairments in rats treated with nicotine. This effect has been demonstrated in a recent study and, in the long term, the method may also come to be tested as an aid to human smoking cessation.

  • Improved fitness and strength for cardiac patients from individualized training with physical therapist

    [24 Jul 2019] In people with both heart failure and atrial fibrillation, physical capacity improves if individualized, therapist-led, exercise-based training is provided. This method yields better results than prescribing physical activity for these patient groups, a thesis shows.

  • Long life and lower dementia risk associated with unusual gene variant

    [19 Jun 2019] People with a specific, unusual gene mutation seem to be protected against several dementias and to have a greater chance of longevity, an extensive international research study shows.

  • Thirty years after anorexia onset, fewer ill than healthy

    [3 Jun 2019] A study that started in 1985 followed some 50 people who had become anorexic in their teens. It shows that 30 years later, the majority were healthy but some had persistent eating disorders. The study, published in The British Journal of Psychiatry, was carried out at Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg.

  • Young athletes may need one-year break after knee surgery

    [23 May 2019] After surgical reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament, young athletes are now recommended to undergo at least a year¿s rehab and thorough testing before resuming knee-strenuous sport. Research shows that those who return to sport relatively soon after surgery incur a highly elevated risk of a second ACL injury.

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