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2011-03-25 19:08:38

Despite decades of doctors' reluctance to recommend weight training to pregnant women, a new University of Georgia study has found that a supervised, low-to-moderate intensity program is safe and beneficial. The research, published in the current edition of the Journal of Physical Activity and Health, measured progression in the amount of weight used, changes in resting blood pressure and potential adverse side effects in 32 pregnant women over a 12-week period. After a total of 618 exercise...

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2010-08-04 15:40:00

Scientists reported in this week's issue of the journal Nature that they have discovered fossils of an ancient crocodile with mammal-like teeth in the Rukwa Rift Basin of Tanzania. The scientists said the new species of notosuchian crocodyliform is a small, cat-sized animal that was not as heavily armored as other crocodiles, except along the tail.  "If you only looked at the teeth, you wouldn't think this was a crocodile. You would wonder what kind of strange mammal or mammal-like...

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2010-05-20 10:21:49

For centuries, ginger root has been used as a folk remedy for a variety of ailments such as colds and upset stomachs. But now, researchers at the University of Georgia have found that daily ginger consumption also reduces muscle pain caused by exercise. While ginger had been shown to exert anti-inflammatory effects in rodents, its effect on experimentally-induced human muscle pain was largely unexplored, said Patrick O'Connor, a professor in the College of Education's department of...

2008-09-02 09:00:43

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. , a biopharmaceutical company developing and commercializing products targeting the extracellular matrix, today announced the appointment of Patrick O'Connor, PhD, Vice President, Research, Michael J. LaBarre, PhD, Vice President, Product Development, and James E. Cartoni, Vice President, Legal. "Halozyme is committed to attracting, developing, and retaining world- class talent. We are delighted that seasoned...

2005-07-13 14:25:00

ATHENS, Ohio "“ What could the fierce dinosaur T. rex and a modern songbird such as the sparrow possibly have in common? Their pulmonary systems may have been more similar than scientists previously thought, according to new research from Ohio University and Harvard University. Though some scientists have proposed that predatory dinosaurs had lungs similar to crocodiles and other reptiles, a new study published in this week's issue of the journal Nature suggests the ancient beasts...

2005-07-13 12:02:38

LONDON (Reuters) - Dinosaurs may have been fierce predators but they had a respiratory system similar to modern birds such as the sparrow, scientists said Wednesday. Ancient beasts such as the mighty Tyrannosaurus rex were thought to have had lungs similar to crocodiles but researchers in the United States have discovered the creatures had more in common with birds than reptiles when it came to breathing. "The pulmonary system of meat-eating dinosaurs such as T.rex in fact shares many...

2005-07-13 12:00:00

LONDON -- Dinosaurs may have been fierce predators but they had a respiratory system similar to modern birds such as the sparrow, scientists said Wednesday. Ancient beasts such as the mighty Tyrannosaurus rex were thought to have had lungs similar to crocodiles but researchers in the United States have discovered the creatures had more in common with birds than reptiles when it came to breathing. "The pulmonary system of meat-eating dinosaurs such as T.rex in fact shares many structural...


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