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Bodybuilding legend Lou Ferrigno shows off ripped abs at 71 - Fitness Volt

Bodybuilding legend Lou Ferrigno shows off ripped abs at 71 – Fitness Volt

legendary bodybuilder Lou Ferrigno is widely regarded as one of the most successful athletes the sport has seen. It has played a vital role in the growth of bodybuilding. In a recent Instagram post, Ferrigno showed off his shredded abs at nearly 71 years old. He competed twice in 1972, taking second place in the …

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Abortion by pill increased in 2020, Vermont data shows

Abortion by pill increased in 2020, Vermont data shows

More and more people seeking abortions in Vermont are turning to medication to do so, thanks to new regulations that are making it easier than ever. Medical abortion is usually performed at home using a combination of two drugs: mifepristone and misoprostol. Photo by Robin Marty via Flickr The vast majority of abortions in Vermont …

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Stanford Medicine study shows SARS-CoV-2 can infect human fatty tissue

Stanford Medicine study shows SARS-CoV-2 can infect human fatty tissue

Is SARS-CoV-2 hiding in your fat cells? A study by Stanford Medicine researchers shows that SARS-CoV-2 can infect human fatty tissue. This phenomenon has been observed in laboratory experiments carried out on adipose tissue excised from patients undergoing bariatric and cardiac surgeries, and then infected in a laboratory dish with SARS-CoV-2. It has further been …

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Walz: Statewide 'swatting' shows need for gun safety, mental health funding

Walz: Statewide ‘swatting’ shows need for gun safety, mental health funding

ROCHESTER — Gov. Tim Walz has again called for a gun safety hearing in the Minnesota Senate following a series of “runover” incidents at schools across the state on Wednesday. Walz said her 15-year-old son, who attends high school in Mankato, Minn., came home traumatized after police responded to a false call reporting an active …

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Statewide report shows Latinos' political priorities are dominated by economic concerns

Statewide report shows Latinos’ political priorities are dominated by economic concerns

Local paralegal Javier Pineda, one of thousands of DACA recipients in Colorado, is an active voice in the community pushing for more solutions to provide DACA recipients a pathway to citizenship. At the state level, the Colorado Latino Policy Agenda “is an annual, nonpartisan report designed to provide information to elected officials, community leaders, the …

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Dig's Interview: Old Crow Medicine Show's Ketch Secor (FreshGrass Preview) - Dig Bos

Dig’s Interview: Old Crow Medicine Show’s Ketch Secor (FreshGrass Preview) – Dig Bos

Picture of Wood Kit “The reciprocity of this relationship is something so uniquely American; throwing a coin to a fiddler is something that is in our DNA. Since its creation in 2011, fresh grass was a celebration of traditional American musical styles like blues, folk, country, jazz, bluegrass and everything in between, while also signifying …

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Combined treatment with avelumab and axitinib for advanced type B3 thymoma and thymic carcinoma shows promise as second-line therapy after standard treatment.  |  Medicine in 2 Minutes

Combined treatment with avelumab and axitinib for advanced type B3 thymoma and thymic carcinoma shows promise as second-line therapy after standard treatment. | Medicine in 2 Minutes

1. Patients who had never received anti-angiogenesis therapy had longer progression-free survival 2. Adverse effects of the combination of avelumab and axitinib are mild and include abdominal pain, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting. Level of evidence assessment: 2 (Good) Summary of the study: Type B3 thymoma and thymic carcinoma are aggressive tumors with poor survival outcomes …

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Study shows teens with cancer can benefit from advance care discussions |  MinnPost

Study shows teens with cancer can benefit from advance care discussions | MinnPost

As a critical care pediatrician, Dr. Jennifer Needle has treated a number of adolescents and young adults with cancer. These young people have come to intensive care because they are experiencing life-threatening complications from their cancer treatment. At times, Needle and his fellow physicians have had to engage in serious end-of-life discussions with these patients …

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Study shows reduction in blood pressure with Medtronic renal denervation procedure

Study shows reduction in blood pressure with Medtronic renal denervation procedure

The Symplicity Spyral Kidney Denervation System delivers energy to the nerves leading to the kidneys, which helps regulate blood pressure. [Image courtesy of Medtronic] Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) has announced data from a study demonstrating a significant reduction in blood pressure with the Symplicity Renal Denervation System. The SYMPLICITY HTN-3 clinical trial observed subjects who underwent radiofrequency …

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