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Young People At Risk of Second Injury After Knee Surgery

One-third of young athletes who have surgery to repair the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in the knee suffer another ACL injury later in life, new research finds.
Stiff Shoulder No Reason to Delay Rotator Cuff Surgery: Study

It may not be necessary to delay rotator cuff surgery in patients with shoulder stiffness, a new study suggests.
Midlife Fitness May Be a Real Cancer Fighter for Men

Fit middle-aged men appear less likely to develop lung and colon cancer in later life than their out-of-shape peers. And if they do develop cancer, they are more likely to beat it, a new study suggests.
Second 'Tommy John' Surgery Is No Win for Pitchers

Having a second elbow ligament reconstruction surgery appears to lower professional baseball pitchers' performance and shorten their careers, a new study finds.
Athletes Need to Guard Against Skin Woes

Sprains and fractures aren't the only hazards athletes face. Certain skin problems are also common among sports enthusiasts.
Young Pitchers Often Pressured to Play Despite Pain, Study Says

Young baseball players feel pressure from parents or coaches to continue playing despite arm pain, and many parents are unaware of guidelines to reduce injury risk, a pair of recent studies found.
Should Older Runners Embrace the 'Barefoot' Craze?

It's the latest thing among avid runners: "minimalist" shoes that approach the way humans first ran -- barefoot.
Why Insulin Resistance May Be More Common in Men

New research may help explain why obese men are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than obese women.
Exercise, But Not Vitamin D, Cuts Injuries From Falls in Older Women: Study

Neither routine exercise nor vitamin D supplementation does anything to lower the overall risk for accidental falls among older women, a new Finnish study says.
Exercise Might Help His Sex Life

Up and at 'em, guys. Exercise might boost your sex life, a new study suggests.

 

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