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New therapy heals sever bone breaks in weeks

September 3rd, 2008 · Comments Off on New therapy heals sever bone breaks in weeks · Fitness and Health

Australian newspaper The Age reports in “Broken leg bones healed in stem cell first” that a trial for new stem cell therapy has produced some remarkable results in healing the most serious kinds of fractures. The trial included nine patients with severe leg fractures, many unable to walk and spending up to 41 months waiting […]

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Impact sports increase bone density in aging athletes

August 2nd, 2008 · Comments Off on Impact sports increase bone density in aging athletes · Fitness and Health

This 2007 article from Medical News Today, Impact Sports Increase Bone Strength In Senior Athletes, reports on a study conducted on 298 athletes at the 2005 Senior Olympics in Pittsburgh. Findings were reported at the 74th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. The study used a health-history questionnaire and ultrasound Bone Mass […]

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Exercise and sleep critical to brain health

July 11th, 2008 · Comments Off on Exercise and sleep critical to brain health · Fitness and Health

My Chicago-based friend (and high-powered consultant to captains of industry) Jim McGee recently reviewed the book Brain Rules by John Medina. It’s worth reading Jim’s review here. You wouldn’t normally see a post like this on a motorcycle blog, but one of my main interests is the fitness and health of the aging athlete (and […]

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Super Hunky fighting cancer – Don’t you be next

May 16th, 2008 · Comments Off on Super Hunky fighting cancer – Don’t you be next · Fitness and Health

Reported on the Cousin Weedy Y! forum (and not independently confirmed,) moto-icon and super journalist Rick Sieman (aka Super Hunky) is undergoing radiation treatment for cancer. Almost everyone knows who Rick is from his years at the helm of Dirt Bike magazine. If you are among the tiny minority that don’t know Rick, he’s was […]

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Don’t make my mistake with your back injury

May 15th, 2008 · Comments Off on Don’t make my mistake with your back injury · Fitness and Health

I broke my lower back (T11, T12, L1) about 10 years ago in an auto accident. Thanks to a mis-diagnosis by the rent-a-doc at the local two-bit trauma center and my own stubborness and stupidity, I did not get proper medical treatment for more than six (6) months and was left with a permanently damaged […]

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