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HELPING YOU GET STRONGER SINCE 2004

Looking At : Mar 26, 2017
Posted By Scott Bird
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During the past week we’ve discussed a number of great links; on Google+, Twitter, Nuzzel and so on. Here are a few of my favourites.

  • Calls for NRL Referees to Have the Power to Order Concussion Tests for Players : This would certainly be an interesting move – would love to see it happen. And considering the background of the person saying it (both a former player and a doctor), I suspect it will.
  • Both the Economic and Health Benefits of Aggressively Tackling Climate Change : There’s certainly been plenty of discussion on this here – very interesting report. Of note : the transport/air pollution health benefits.
  • Producing Millions of Human Brain and Muscle Cells in Days : Wonderful step toward far more rapid testing of medications.
  • Nearing the End of Alcohol-Related Advertising in Sports : In Australia at least. One of the largest sponsors just ended their arrangement with the cricket.
  • Life-Extension Via the Removal of Senescent Cells : This has some truly profound implications – not just for the current research, but what it may well lead to – the large-scale elimination of age-related death.

We also talked about Insulin resistance & cognitive decline, Alzheimer’s disease & unsaturated fats and a whole lot more. Keep up with the World of Health & Fitness in the Straight to the Bar Community on Google+.

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