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  • Cells are the Smallest Unit of Life

    Cells are the smallest unit of life, the very building block of life, and together make us and all other multicellular organism what we are. Adult cells are usually specialized for specific function (i.e. cartilage, acid secretion in the stomache, etc). However, some cells remain less specialized and differentiated, called stem cells. Stem cells play a primary role in the healing process, and are capable of dividing into a wide variety of cell types. While stem cells previously were collected using aspiration of bone marrow, but recently they have been found in very high numbers in fat, which is much easier to collect and more abundant. The ease of obtaining adult stem cells from fat currently makes liposuction the preferred method for collection, and avoids the risk and controversy of embryonic stem cell use.

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    While the world of orthopedics may not completely endorse barefoot running, some studies have found it to be a beneficial form of exercise. Barefoot running advocates will tell you that this type of minimalist running strengthens the feet and ankles, resulting in fewer chronic conditions including it band syndrome, runner’s knee, shin splints, and other injuries.

  • Photo Of Man After Hair Transplant

    They say that men with a full head of hair command more respect, make more money, and get more dates. Now, one wouldn’t expect that an all-pro wide receiver felt he was lacking in any of those categories, but Denver Bronco Wes Welker certainly appreciates the advantages of a full head of hair. In the summer of 2012, when he was playing for the New England Patriots, the wide receiver underwent a hair transplant to remediate the hair thinning that most men experience as they age.