Muscle Fiber Types

By Andrew Golin,   Movement is one of the most distinctive characteristics of human life. Body motion is facilitated by specialized cells called muscle fibers and is controlled by our nervous system (1). Three broad classes of muscle fibers exist: skeletal, cardiac and smooth. Skeletal muscle fibers are multi-nucleated long fibers that have a cross [...]

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Dental Health and Heart Disease

By Gena Krikler, Due to its high prevalence, and potentially life-threatening consequences, the prevention and treatment of heart disease is a prominent area of research. It has been suggested that there may be a link between inflammatory diseases and heart health. Periodontal disease is a form of dental disease caused by poor dental health. It [...]

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