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  • Live review: Thom Yorke at the Orpheum Theatre*

     
    With Flea driving the groove, Radiohead's frontman funks it up. To understand what Thom Yorke is up to with the new ensemble he brought to the Orpheum Theatre on Sunday, it's useful to quote one of pop's surviving godfathers. "Once......
  • Stiff back and legs = stiff arteries, study says

     
    Want to know whether your arteries have begun to stiffen, putting you at greater risk of developing cardiovascular disease? Bend over. Sit down against a wall, with your legs on the floor in front of you, that is, and try......
  • L.A. in the grips of Gustavo-mania

     
    Gustavo Dudamel throws himself into his conducting during his inaugural performance at Walt Disney Concert Hall as new music director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. (Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times / October 8, 2009) Through the generosity and...
  • Heart-healthy fish consumption: Is the big one getting away?

     
    For even the most skeptical consumer of news on health and nutrition, the link between increased consumption of fish and better heart health seemed to be something one could take to the bank--a reliable, unassailable finding. No more. A major......
  • A clean house and a toned body: What more could a multi-tasker ask for?

     
    Anyone who has cleaned a house -- really cleaned a house -- knows that all that elbow grease can translate into a fairly good calorie burn. But what if you could combine cleaning with an actual workout, targeting muscle groups......
  • Moderate amounts of protein, rather than a lot, might be best for muscle

     
    Protein is essential for building muscle, but how much protein is needed is often disputed. Many bodybuilders, for example, tout large amounts to develop serious musculature. But a new study says smaller may be better. Researchers tested 34 men and......
  • This Santa's abs should be on your holiday wish list

     
    This is the time of year when children delight in festive decorations, kitchens bustle with preparations for tempting meals, and people flock to the Beverly Center to see the new Hunky Santa. Hunky Santa is a 9-year-old Beverly Center tradition......
  • Gene therapy strengthens monkeys' muscles, may eventually work for human diseases

     
    Injecting a gene into thigh muscles of a monkey's leg greatly increased muscle mass and strength, a finding that could have potential application in a variety of human diseases that involve muscular weakening, researchers reported this week in the new.......
  • For muscle cramps, there's no good cure

     
    Cramps, those annoying contractions of muscles, particularly in the legs, may not be lethal, but they can be extremely painful. Surprisingly, there are no really good treatments for them, according to new guidelines issued Tuesday by the American...
  • Think Joakim's being a baby about a little owie in his foot? Noah way!

     
    The headline on K.C. Johnson's story today reads Nagging pain dogging Noah -- Plantar fasciitis continues to frustrate 3d-year big man in loss to Wizards. And some of you may be saying come on, plantar what? Man-up Joakim, nothing's broken......
  • Neck muscle can be used to fatten lips

     
    To get big lips, women have had a plethora of products implanted in them: fat, collagen, Gore-Tex, connective tissue, hyaluronic acid, more more more. (Read all about it here.) Here's another one, newly reported today: implants of muscle and connective......
  • The FDA cautions against high doses of Zocor (simvastatin), urges label changes

     
    The highest doses of the cholesterol-lowering drug Zocor produce an increased risk of muscle damage, the Food and Drug Administration cautioned Friday. The risk is highest in patients of Chinese descent and is also high when Zocor, known generically as......