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Molecular mechanisms of radiation-induced brain injury
(Virginia Tech, 2010-11-03)
Radiation therapy has been most commonly used modality in the treatment of brain tumors. About 200,000 patients with brain tumors are treated with either partial large field or whole brain irradiation every year in the ...
An examination of age-related differences in lower extremity joint torques and strains in the proximal femur during gait
(Virginia Tech, 2010-03-26)
Hip fractures are serious injuries that are associated with high rates of morbidity and mortality in older adults. While much of the increased risk of hip fracture with age can be explained by age-related decreases in bone ...
Arterial Destiffening with Weight Loss in Overweight and Obese Middle-Aged and Older Adults
(Virginia Tech, 2010-06-15)
Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are the leading cause of mortality in the United States. Aging is the major risk factor for CVD development, which is independently predicted by arterial stiffness (AS). Arterial stiffening ...