Spokane Medical Research

Bathtub Science

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Turn your bathtub into a scientific laboratory by tapping into your child’s natural curiosity about water. Here are a few ideas to get you started.

- Stock your tub with inexpensive water toys like pumps, funnels, sieves, sponges, scoops, pails, and toy boats. Hint: Before you hit the toy store, check out what you have around the house. You’ll be surprised how many potential water toys can be found in your kitchen cupboards. (more…)

Information About Kamagra oral jelly

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Kamagra are easy to give you a firm erection by placing Sildenafil directly into the blood vessels. These easy to swallow jellies start to work in about twenty minutes and continue working for up to four hours. They are available in a variety of flavors.


How can I tell if I’m having a Regular Headache

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In simple terms, you can’t make the diagnosis on your own. Here are some clues that may help.
We believe that migraine headaches are die to “vascular changes.” That means they’re associated with the blood vessels in your head. Emotions, foods, hormones and other factors may trigger migraines. (more…)

Locoweed It’s Just Plain Crazy to Eat

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Recently three teen-agers fell victim to intentional ingestion of locoweed in a town outside Troy, N.Y. A more common name for this plant is “jimson weed,” but it is also called “mad apple” and “stink weed.” The Lansingburgh, N.Y., teen-agers chewed jimson weed seeds to induce hallucinations. This is an all too common misjudgment. They got much more than they bargained for.


Single Set Resistance Training

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A resistance training program with single sets of repetitions is almost as effective in maintaining muscle strength, endurance and body composition as a program with three sets of repetitions, according to a new study (Reuters Health, Feb. 25, 2000). Researchers measured body fat, muscle mass, endurance and strength in 42 men and women aged 20 to 50 both before and after the 13-week study. Participants lifted weights regularly for a minimum of one year prior to the study, and performed single sets of repetitions three times a week for an average of six years. (more…)

Abdominal Fat May Raise Boys’ Blood Pressure

You may already know that excess fat around the middle is linked to an increased risk of heart disease in adults, but now research suggests that it may also contribute to high blood pressure in boys. This is another reason to encourage people to be more active at a young age.


Body Hype

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Since 1989, NSP has been marketing GlanDiet, a meal-replacement program based mainly on the book, “Dr. Abravanel’s Body Type and Lifetime Nutrition Plan” (1983), by Elliot B. Abravanel, M.D., and his spouse, Elizabeth King. The book maintains that there is a “dominant gland” at the root of every weight problem and that soothing the errant gland and moderating its cravings can control weight. (more…)

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