BLACKSBURG -- When Tamara and Guru Ghosh were blessed with a baby boy in 1999, the young couple considered many names for their newborn son.Ultimately, they reached deep into the Old Testament to select a name that would convey the desirable qualities the youngster would display as he grew into a man.Wise.Powerful.Solomon.Well, they got that right.Blacksburg High School senior Solomon Ghosh is the No. 1-ranked discus thrower in Virginia.Ghosh's combination of strength and technique enabled him to propel the 3-pound, 9-ounce, Frisbee-shaped metal implement 180 feet, 6 1/2 inches during an April 14 track and field meet at Amherst County High School.Relatively small in stature for a discus thrower at 5 feet, 11 inches and 185 pounds, Ghosh has summoned other attributes to stand above all competitors from the state's nearly 400 public and private schools."He's a self-driven kind of personality," Blacksburg assistant track coach Becky Young said. "This is a sport that lends itself to that. … [Read more...] about Blacksburg High discus thrower lives up to his name
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Monday, April 09, 2018 by: Janine Acero Tags: alternative medicine, erectile dysfunction, fertility issues, herbal medicine, Herbs, impotence, male fertility, male infertility, male libido, male reproductive system, men's health, natural cures, natural medicine, natural remedies, prostatitis, reproductive health, reproductive issues, sex drive, tincture, tincture recipes, traditional medicine (Natural News) There are many studies that explore the ins and outs of the female reproductive system, and the natural remedies used traditionally against its related health issues. In contrast, male reproductive issues have not been explored as extensively. Herbalist and ethnobotanist David Winston, whose training spanned 32 years in Cherokee, Chinese, and Western herbal medicine, has made a list of herbs that can effectively treat, reverse, or prevent the symptoms of various male reproductive issues such as BPH, acute prostatitis, orchitis, impotence, sexual neurasthenia, etc. The … [Read more...] about Herbs for the male reproductive system
Thursday, April 05, 2018 by: Isabelle Z. Tags: baby formula, badcancer, badfood, badhealth, badmedicine, breastfeeding, chemicals, development, hormone disruption, infant formula, ingredients, reproduction, reproductive health, soy, soy formula, soy milk, soy products (Natural News) Parents might give their infants soy-based formula because of a lactose intolerance, milk allergies, or other feeding problems, but a new study shows this could be a case of trading one problem for another. According to research that was published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, infants who consume soy-based formula undergo changes in their reproductive system tissues and cells compared their breastfed and cow’s-milk-drinking peers. The study was carried out by the Nutrition Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). “Soy formula contains high concentrations of plant-based estrogen-like compounds, and because this formula is the sole food source … [Read more...] about Estrogen-like compounds in soy-based baby formula found to cause changes in reproductive health
A testicular ultrasound is a low-risk procedure that is used to diagnose a range of medical issues, such as testicular torsion, testicular cancer, and epididymitis. This article will look at the uses of testicular ultrasound, what to expect during the procedure, and how to prepare for a scan. An ultrasound is a medical procedure that uses sound waves to create a picture of the inside of the body. The images can help a doctor to diagnose an illness or injury. A testicular ultrasound, also called ultrasound imaging of the scrotum, looks specifically at the testicles. The testicles are part of the male reproductive system. Their primary purpose is to create sperm and hormones. Testicles are contained within a sac called the scrotum. The ultrasound procedure is safe, very low-risk, and non-invasive. The examination takes place entirely outside the body. A testicular ultrasound is used to investigate a range of problems with the scrotum, testicles, or epididymis. A doctor may recommend a … [Read more...] about What happens during a testicular ultrasound?