Science of Ergogenic Substances Over Sports Performance

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Science of Ergogenic Substances Over Sports Performance

Lactic acid for more testosterone

If you end a strength training session with a high reps set so that your muscles produce extra lactic acid [structural formula shown below], it's likely to increase your natural testosterone production. We, the ever-alert compilers of this web magazine, deduce this from a Taiwanese [...]

By | January 3rd, 2018|

Maintaining persistence and adherence with subcutaneous growth-hormone therapy in children: comparing jet-delivery and needle-based devices

Purpose: Persistence and adherence with subcutaneous growth hormone (GH; somatropin) therapy in children is widely acknowledged to be suboptimal. This study aimed to investigate how the use of a jet-delivery device, ZomaJet®, impacts on medication-taking behaviors compared to needle-based devices. Materials and methods: A retrospective cohort study [...]

By | December 27th, 2017|

Effect of triptorelin on lower urinary tract symptoms in Australian prostate cancer patients

Henry H Woo,1 Declan G Murphy,2,3 Gerard M Testa,4 Jeremy P Grummet,5 Michael Chong,6 Andrew P Stork7 1Sydney Adventist Hospital Clinical School, University of Sydney, Wahroonga, NSW, 2Division of Cancer Surgery, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne, VIC, 3Australian Prostate Cancer Research Centre, Epworth Healthcare, Richmond, VIC, 4Shire Urology, Miranda, NSW, 5Australian Urology Associates, Malvern, [...]

By | December 18th, 2017|

Efficacy of ipamorelin, a ghrelin mimetic, on gastric dysmotility in a rodent model of postoperative ileus

Background: Delayed gastric emptying is a common disorder with few effective therapeutic options. The goal of this study was to investigate whether ipamorelin, a synthetic peptidomimetic that acts on the ghrelin receptor, accelerates gastric emptying in a rodent model of gastroparesis induced by abdominal surgery and [...]

By | December 11th, 2017|

Therapy of an incomplete spinal cord injury by intrathecal injection of EPO and subcutaneous injection of EPO, vitamin C and G-CSF

Augustinus Bader,1 Martin Reinhardt,1 Achim Beuthe,2 Klaus Röhl,2 Shibashish Giri1,3 1Department of Cell Techniques and Applied Stem Cell Biology, Centre for Biotechnology and Biomedicine, Medical faculty of University of Leipzig, Leipzig, 2Department of Orthopedic Surgery, BG clinics Bergmannstrost Halle, 3Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University Hospital Rechts der Isar, Munich [...]

By | December 4th, 2017|

Glucosamine for football players

Football players who take glucosamine are protecting their joints. Japanese researchers gave supplements containing glucosamine to 21 students who did two hours of soccer training five days a week, and found that this protected the students' cartilage.   Glucosamine Glucosamine is an amino sugar. The body [...]

By | November 25th, 2017|

Vitamin B12 shortage may make vegetarians depressed

People who have banished the remains of dead animals from their diet are more likely to suffer from depression than omnivores. The American nutritionist Joseph Hibbeln found this out when he analysed data on almost ten thousand English men. The suspected culprit? A vitamin B12 [...]

By | November 1st, 2017|

Weight loss faster with lean fish than lean meat

Fish, protein & weight loss Fish is good for your heart and blood vessels, and for your body composition. Maybe it's because fish contains n-3 fatty acids, maybe it's because fish contains lots of vitamin D, maybe it's because fish protein contains relatively high amounts [...]

By | October 26th, 2017|