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Swamp Things - Gators Blog - Orlando SentinelBrandon Antwine was one of the lucky ones, an athlete with sickle cell trait who had a sickling episode and survived. The former Florida lineman lived after a close call in October 2007. Nine others did not. Of the 21 non-traumatic deaths in college...
Q: At age 71, my mother was taking medicine for diabetes, high cholesterol and a few other conditions. Her doctor changed her statin drug but didn't modify the dose. Within a few months she lost the ability to move from the neck down and was in the...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsHe thought he just had sore muscles, but a tough workout landed a Wichita man in the ICU for nearly a week. Now, he has a warning for anyone wanting to step up their exercise routine. Pushing it may mean pushing your muscles too far. Out of the hospital...
Three UCF football team physicians testified Tuesday they did not know Ereck Plancher tested positive for sickle cell trait and never counseled him about the condition. Orange County medical examiner Joshua D. Stephany also told the jury on day seven...
Tags: Blood, Blood Cells, Cardiac Arrhythmia, Medical Research, Judges
Q: At the recommendation of my doctor, I began taking red yeast rice (RYR) to lower my cholesterol. I had already tried niacin without success. Within a month, my arms started to hurt. Soon the pain was so bad that I stopped taking RYR. Ten weeks later,...
Tags: Pharmaceuticals, Cherries, Muscle, Vitamin B3, Skin
Post-workout euphoria can leave you feeling pumped to conquer the world — until the next morning, when you can barely walk to the bathroom or lift an arm to brush your teeth. Such are the painful rewards of delayed onset muscle soreness, or DOMS, a...
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