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  • A personal fight against a lethal childhood illness

    Rarely in life do the personal and professional become the bittersweet blend that Stan Nelson and Carrie Miceli experience every day. At work, the medical researchers at UCLA painstakingly delve into the genetic underpinnings of Duchenne muscular...
  • Yoga advice from Christine Burke, Candace Morano and Anthony Benenati

    Yoga advice from Christine Burke, Candace Morano and Anthony Benenati
    A few simple techniques can make the difference between a sore back (or other body part) and a strong, healthy one. CHRISTINE BURKE Co-owner and director of Liberation Yoga, Los Angeles Downward-facing dog: The body bends at the hips in an upside-...
  • Risk factors of sudden cardiac arrest look different by gender

    Risk factors of sudden cardiac arrest look different by gender
    The differences in men and women's hearts may not be limited to problems of the small and large arteries. Sudden cardiac arrest and how it's predicted may play out differently by gender as well. In the U.S., sudden cardiac arrest claims around 250,000...
  • Medical uses for erectile dysfunction drugs

     
    Researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center are testing the medication tadalafil (sold as an erectile dysfunction drug under the brand name Cialis) on men with Becker muscular dystrophy, one of the nine forms of muscular dystrophy, a group of inherited...
  • The FDA cautions against high doses of Zocor (simvastatin), urges label changes

     
    The highest doses of the cholesterol-lowering drug Zocor produce an increased risk of muscle damage, the Food and Drug Administration cautioned Friday. The risk is highest in patients of Chinese descent and is also high when Zocor, known generically as......
  • Neck muscle can be used to fatten lips

     
    To get big lips, women have had a plethora of products implanted in them: fat, collagen, Gore-Tex, connective tissue, hyaluronic acid, more more more. (Read all about it here.) Here's another one, newly reported today: implants of muscle and connective......
  • For muscle cramps, there's no good cure

     
    Cramps, those annoying contractions of muscles, particularly in the legs, may not be lethal, but they can be extremely painful. Surprisingly, there are no really good treatments for them, according to new guidelines issued Tuesday by the American...
  • Dr. Jeffry Life believes he's the picture of health

    Dr. Jeffry Life believes he's the picture of health
    "Oh, you mean the guy with the 70-year-old head and the 20-year-old body-builder body? That picture has got to be Photoshopped." Dr. Jeffry Life smiles when I tell him about the general reaction I get about the famous picture of him with his shirt off,...
  • NaNO Vapor: Strong claims, weak details

    NaNO Vapor: Strong claims, weak details
    Body builders and serious weightlifters aren't exactly known for modest understatement. They often talk about getting "huge" and "ripped," and many will flex at the slightest pretense. But for real over-the-top muscle mania, check out the body-building...
  • Fitness items that are worth giving

    Fitness items that are worth giving
    Writing about fitness, we see a lot of gear, clothing and gadgets -- some useful, some fun and some downright weird. So take our advice: When choosing a gift for a loved one this season, think practicality with a dash of indulgence. That doesn't mean said...
  • Even the most common medications pose threats

    Even the most common medications pose threats
    Some drugs are so common that consumers -- at their peril -- don't think twice about them. But each drug, whether prescription or over-the-counter, poses risks. To highlight these risks, we offer up a few details on five of the most-prescribed...