Physiology

April 29, 2013

The Fitness Oracle

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

Answering readers’ questions about stretching, interval training and whether sitting on an exercise ball at work does anything at all…What is a good exercise plan for a person who is out of shape?  “It’s a movable feast” in terms of workout options, says Dr. Michael Joyner, a physiologist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., […]

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Tags: Dr. Michael Joyner, exercise, exercise plan, interval training, New York Times Magazine, stretching


January 8, 2013

Ties That Bind: Women’s Health, Heart Disease and Hormone Therapy

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

After studying estrogen’s effects on blood vessels in the lab for 20 years, Mayo Clinic physiologist Virginia Miller, Ph.D., will soon see her work help millions of women concerned about the effects of hormone therapy. Dr. Miller is part of the national network of experts leading the Kornos Early Estrogen Prevention Study, usually referred to […]

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Tags: Arab Health, blood vessels, Dr. Virginia Miller, estrogen, hormone therapy, Kornos Early Estrogen Prevention Study


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