Men with Achy Knees Needed for Research Study

February 09, 2017

The Appalachian State University Human Performance Laboratory needs 26 men between the ages of 50 and 75 with achy knees for a study examining the effectiveness of a product made from natural ingredients on knee discomfort. Those who complete the study earn $300. Since 32 percent of all U.S. adults report joint discomfort that gets […]

Rethinking Your Advil Habit

August 27, 2015

By Jillian Rose Lim, Men’s Journal Read Original Article The Truth About Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Most of us have taken anti-inflammatory drugs at some point: From Advil to Excedrin to pharmacy-brand ibuprofen or naproxen, they can help with fever, headaches, back pain, and muscle cramps after the gym. But research links this class of drugs, also known as […]

Researchers track enhanced “leaky gut” effect of exercise

September 10, 2013

University News BOONE—In science, the pursuit to prove one hypothesis often leads to a different discovery. Such was the case for researchers from Appalachian State University, Dole Food Company and N.C. State University’s Plants for Human Health Institute. A runner drinks a blueberry and green tea polyphenol-soy protein complex prior to participating in a study […]