arthritis

Stem cells promising in post-injury arthritis


August 13th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) Researchers may have found a promising stem cell therapy to prevent osteoarthritis (painful and stiff joints) after a joint injury.Injuring a joint greatly raises the odds ... Read more...

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DNA sections linked to osteoarthritis found


July 3rd, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) British researchers have discovered eight sections of our DNA that cause osteoarthritis, the hopelessly crippling condition affecting tens of millions worldwide. The breakthrough by University of ... Read more...

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Heavy snoring doubles arthritis risk


June 28th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) Snoring heavily almost doubles the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, a study shows. Researchers in Taiwan found patients diagnosed with the snoring-related condition sleep apnoea were ... Read more...

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Breakthrough could nip arthritis in the bud


June 13th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS) A breakthrough involving billions of bugs in our guts that play a role in regulating the immune system could actually nip arthritis in the bud. The ... Read more...

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UAE approves 126 new drugs


June 9th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 9 (IANS/WAM) The UAE has approved the use of 126 new drugs to treat patients, it was announced Saturday.The health ministry said the drugs are approved after thorough ... Read more...

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Hope for arthritis treatment


May 28th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 28 (IANS) Hip replacements for some patients could be a thing of the past after surgeons pioneered a new stem cell procedure to tackle a bone disease that ... Read more...

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Most senior citizens in Delhi NCR have bone ailments: Study


May 10th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) As many as 85 percent of senior citizens in the national capital region (NCR) have bone and joint ailments, restricting their mobility, a study released ... Read more...

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Discovery opens way to better arthritis treatment


May 2nd, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 2 (IANS) Muscle inflammation outside the joints is as much to blame for discomfort and poor mobility in arthritis sufferers as inflammation of the joint itself, says a ... Read more...

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Former FIFA president Havelange admitted to ICU


April 10th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 10 (IANS) Former FIFA president Joao Havelange has been admitted to an intensive care unit with heart and breathing problems.This comes three weeks after the 95-year-old ... Read more...

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New shot could reverse arthritis


April 8th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 8 (IANS) The discovery of a new molecule kartogenin may help encourage damaged cartilage regenerate and reverse debilitating conditions like arthritis. Currently these is no cure for the ... Read more...

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New drug slows oesteoarthritis progression (Lead)


March 23rd, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) A drug that is prescribed for those with osteoporosis, a brittle-bone disease, has shown promise in slowing down the progression of osteoarthritis, the gradual wearing ... Read more...

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New drug ’slows’ oesteoarthritis progression


March 23rd, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Protelos (strontium ranelate), prescribed for those with osteoporosis or brittle bone disease, has shown promise in slowing down the progression of osteoarthritis, a study reveals.Osteoarthritis, the ... Read more...

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Food poisoning could have lifelong consequences


March 21st, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 21 (IANS) Victims of food poisoning may develop a host of lengthy illnesses, including diabetes, arthritis, kidney failure and high blood pressure, experts say.Salmonella, E coli and other ... Read more...

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Arthritis invites higher risk of heart attacks


March 9th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 9 (IANS) Arthritis sufferers have 40 percent higher risk of developing erratic heartbeat which can trigger heart attacks and death, warn researchers.The researchers believe the inflammation of joints ... Read more...

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Can women endure more pain than men?


January 25th, 2012 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) For many people, the debate whether men or women handle pain better may remain unresolved, but scientists now say that females endure more pain.Researchers have discovered ... Read more...

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Now, ankle replacement for arthritis patients


January 20th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Providing hope to arthritis patients in the country, a private hospital here Friday performed unique ankle replacement surgery to cure rheumatoid arthritis -- a condition ... Read more...

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Toyota launches third generation Prius with new features


January 7th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Toyota Saturday launched its third generation hybrid hatchback Pruis priced between Rs.27.38 lakh and Rs.29.40 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) at the Auto Expo here."We aim to ... Read more...

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Women fall sick more often than men


January 1st, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 1 (IANS) Women may visit doctors more often than men because they fall sick more often. They are more likely to suffer from arthritis, mental disorders and muscular ... Read more...

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Mirror trick could ease arthritis pain


November 15th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 15 (IANS) Arthritic pain can be eased by an optical illusion relying on mirrors to trick the brain. A simple trick makes it seem as if the painful ... Read more...

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Benefits cheat gets 200-year fine!


September 23rd, 2011 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 23 (IANS) A Briton, found guilty of being a benefits cheat, has been given two centuries to pay back 28,000 pounds income support that he fiddled over six ... Read more...

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‘Bouncer’ protein halts rheumatoid arthritis


September 22nd, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) Researchers have figured out how the immune cells of rheumatoid arthritis patients become hyperactive and attack their joints and bones. It is because these cells lose ... Read more...

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Indian doctors among the best in world: Ansari


August 19th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Indian doctors, especially those from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), are among the best in the world as far as delivery of ... Read more...

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Taking care of teeth, eyes keeps dementia at bay


July 14th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS) Regular check-ups like visiting the dentist, having your eyes tested and avoiding coughs and colds could prevent dementia, say scientists.Researchers have identified a range of illnesses, ... Read more...

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I’ve thought of adoption: Debbie Harry


May 30th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 30 (IANS) Singer Debbie Harry is keen on some social work and wants to provide home to children affected by the recent earthquake in Japan."I've thought of adoption, ... Read more...

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Indian doctors help Nigerian woman walk again (With Image)


May 9th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, May 9 (IANS) A road accident 12 years back had resulted in medical complications for Nigerian national Onyinye Anyichie Jacinta, 26, who could not move around without a walker. ... Read more...

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Adults with arthritis have worse health related quality of life


April 29th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 29 (ANI): A study has indicated that the health-related quality of life (HRQOL) for adults with arthritis is much worse than for those without this condition.Both physical and mental healths ... Read more...

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Knee replacement surgery performed on 92-year-old


April 27th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) In a rare operation, a team of doctors here successfully replaced the knees of a 92-year-old man who was unable to walk after arthritis deformed ... Read more...

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Brit woman, disabled mum jailed for 7hrs for feeding birds


April 27th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 27 (ANI): It has emerged that a UK woman and her disabled mother were jailed for seven hours for feeding birds in their back garden.Janet McIntosh, 48, and mum Monica, ... Read more...

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Now, trick the brain to soothe arthritic pain


April 15th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 15 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Nottingham has shown that a simple illusion can significantly reduce - and in some cases even temporarily eradicate - arthritic pain in the ... Read more...

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Woman kills self to avoid `decline’ due to old age


April 3rd, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 3 (IANS) A British woman took her life at a Swiss clinic to avoid "long period of decline" people experience before they die, it was reported here.Nan Maitland ... Read more...

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Elderly people with clinical depression more prone to knee arthritis


March 17th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 17 (ANI): A new study has suggested that clinical depression can make the symptoms of knee arthritis worse than what is evident on X-rays.It found that elderly people with ... Read more...

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Pot doctors to face new rules in Colorado


March 14th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Colorado, Mar 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Authorities in Colorado are trying to tighten the rules on pot prescription in the state. The move is to discourage abuse.The Colorado Board of Health is reportedly ... Read more...

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Protein discovery could lead to better autoimmune disease, cancer drugs


March 3rd, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 3 (ANI): The discovery that a single protein called FADD controls multiple cell death pathways could lead to better, more targeted autoimmune disease and cancer drugs.Jianke Zhang at Thomas Jefferson ... Read more...

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Hero pensioner Ann Timson to sell handbag on eBay


February 17th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The handbag that pensioner hero Ann Timson used to fend off six robbers has been put up for sale.The 71-year-old announced that she decided to sell the ... Read more...

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Arthritis’ pain triggers severe depression


January 25th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) Arthritis' painful condition triggers severe depression among millions of its sufferers, says a new survey. Three out of five people with arthritis are brought low by chronic ... Read more...

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