Garmin launches vívofit jr. 2 kid’s fitness tracker with Spider-Man themed bands and mobile app

Related video Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd., today announced the vívofit jr. 2 kid’s fitness tracker with Marvel’s Spider-Man themed bands and mobile app. So much more than a fitness device, the vívofit jr. 2 provides kids with an interactive experience where activity unlocks adventure, shaping habits for lifelong health and fitness. […]

Genetic polymorphisms linked with muscle injury and stiffness

Related video To test whether sex-related genetic polymorphisms are associated with muscle injury and stiffness, Noriyuki Fuku from Juntendo University and colleagues report in the journal Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise that ESR1 rs2234693 polymorphism is associated with both muscle injury and muscle stiffness. These findings suggest a role of estrogen in lowering […]

DePuy Synthes introduces CONCORDE LIFT Expandable Interbody Device at EUROSPINE 2018

Related video DePuy Synthes, part of the Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies today unveiled the CONCORDE LIFT Expandable Interbody Device to European Surgeons at the EUROSPINE 2018 Meeting, taking place in Barcelona, Spain. The CONCORDE LIFT Implant is designed to treat patients suffering from degenerative disc disease by restoring disc height between vertebrae and […]

New platform examines infectious pathogens that may spread from animals to humans

Related video Prevent, detect, respond Large-scale food scares like BSE and dioxin-contaminated eggs raised awareness about the health risks posed when a link in the food chain becomes compromised. In the wake of these crises, Europe has developed more effective safety mechanisms that trace food from the ‘farm to the fork’; a new platform is […]

Inflammation plays crucial role in preventing heart attacks and strokes, study reveals

Related video Inflammation and Atherosclerosis Creating Safer Drugs Rapidly Changing Lesions Suggests Both Promise and Peril Inflammation, long considered a dangerous contributor to atherosclerosis, actually plays an important role in preventing heart attacks and strokes, new research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine reveals. Researchers Gary Owens (left) and Ricky Baylis and colleagues […]

Crunched for time? High-intensity exercise gives same cell benefits in fewer minutes

Related video A few minutes of high-intensity interval or sprinting exercise may be as effective as much longer exercise sessions in spurring beneficial improvements in mitochondrial function, according to new research. The small study is published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology — Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology. Mitochondria, the energy centers […]

Emergex signs MoU with Brazil’s Fiocruz for development of viral vaccines

Related video Emergex Vaccines Holding Limited, a biotechnology company pioneering a new approach to synthetic vaccine development in the field of infectious diseases, today announces that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Brazil-based Oswaldo Cruz Foundation ‘Fiocruz’ for the development of viral vaccines. The MoU initially covers the development of a vaccine […]