Physical Activity May Be Elixir for Chronic Pain - Iffie Okoronk

Physical Activity May Be a Drug-Free Elixir for Chronic Pain

Article Published by: Physical activity improves pain modulation and reduces the risk of older adults developing chronic pain, according to new research by Kelly Naugle and colleagues at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). The latest IUPUI report, “Physical activity behavior predicts endogenous pain modulation in older...

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Alcohol damages cells and increases cancer risk – Iffie Okoron

How alcohol damages stem cells and increases cancer risk – new research

Article Published by: After cigarettes, alcohol is perhaps the most common carcinogen that humans voluntarily expose themselves to. How this simple substance promotes cancer, though, has not been clear. But our latest study, using genetically modified mice, sheds some light on the possible mechanism. Our previous...

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Idaho's first medical school to open next year - Iffie Okoronkwo, M.D.

Idaho’s first medical school is on track to open next year

Article Published by: Idaho's first medical school is inching closer to its August 2018 finish line by hiring critical faculty members, developing programs, and constructing facilities. The school is expected to help with Idaho's physician shortage. Construction of the privately funded, for-profit Idaho College of Osteopathic...

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Exercise improves memory and prevents decline - Iffie Okoronkwo, M.D.

There’s even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have

Article Published by: Want an all-natural way to lift your mood, improve your memory, and protect your brain against age-related cognitive decline? Get moving. A wealth of recent research, including a new study published this month, suggests that any type of exercise that raises your heart rate...

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