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Mouse-sized device that heals muscle pain


September 10th, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 10 (IANS) A new device as big as a computer mouse and known as e-cell could help ease musculoskeletal pain.Edith Cowan University (ECU) School of Exercise and Health ... Read more...

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Dancer’s leg amputated because of doctors’ delay


May 16th, 2012 - 5:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 25-year-old Russian break-dance champion had to have one of his legs amputated and almost lost the other after doctors delayed treating him for a ... Read more...

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Fracture prone? Blame your genes


April 22nd, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 22 (IANS) Are you prone to fractures or trip often? If yes, then blame it on some unidentified genetic regions associated with osteoporosis and bone fracture, says a ... Read more...

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Two critical in Mumbai drunk driving accident


April 1st, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) Two girls continued to be critical Sunday, a day after their drunk friend, who was driving the car they were in, rammed the vehicle into a ... Read more...

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Estrogen alone can cut risk of breast cancer


December 10th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): A new study has suggested that hormone replacement therapy (HRT) utilizing estrogen alone helps in reducing breast cancer risk."Our analysis suggests that, contrary to previous thinking, there is ... Read more...

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Breakthrough fertility technique could herald end of ‘biological clock’


September 15th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 15 (ANI): A new fertility technique could herald the end of the 'biological clock - by allowing women to have babies well into their 50s and 60s.The treatment, to ... Read more...

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New models could offer treatments for fractures that won’t heal


September 3rd, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 3 (ANI): By using new models, reinforced by in vivo experimentation, researchers have shown why 5-10 percent of bone fractures don't heal properly, and how these cases may be treated ... Read more...

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Calcium Supplements May Increase Chances Of Heart Attack, Says New Study


August 1st, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is bad news for every person young and old who think that a calcium tablet can be considered as a supplement for calcium in their ... Read more...

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Heartburn Drugs Can Cause Fractures


May 26th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 26, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Health supervisory bodies in America have warned physicians and patients about the mounting risk of bone fracture due to the lengthy usage of well-liked heartburn ... Read more...

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Long-term use of certain contraception jabs linked to increased fracture risk


May 7th, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 7 (ANI): DMPA, a commonly used injectible contraceptive, is associated with higher risk of bone fracture when used alone, and not in combination with estrogens, according to a new study.The ... Read more...

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Gymnastic training boosts girls’ bone health


May 6th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): Long-term elite rhythmic gymnastics exerts positive effects on volumetric bone density and bone geometry in adolescent girls, according to a new study.The study will be published in The ... Read more...

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Diabetes drug raises bone fracture risk in older women


February 11th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): Women with type 2 diabetes who take a commonly prescribed class of medications to treat insulin resistance may be at a higher risk for developing bone fractures, Henry ... Read more...

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HIV-infected postmenopausal women at increased bone fracture risk


January 6th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): Postmenopausal HIV-infected women have a high prevalence of low bone mineral density and high bone turnover placing them at high risk for future bone fractures, says a new ... Read more...

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Osteoporosis drug can mend hard-to-heal elderly fractures


April 15th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): A drug commonly used to treat severe osteoporosis can mend hard-to-heal broken bones of elderly patients at a rate typically seen when they were young kids, say researchers.The ... Read more...

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Uthaya not getting medical treatment in Malaysian prison


February 7th, 2009 - 7:39 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Feb. 7 (ANI): ISA detainee P. Uthayakumars Wife S. Indradevi has lodged a police report alleging that Uthaya was not been given a proper treatment despite permission by the ... Read more...

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Calcium, exercise keep old bones strong


September 13th, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Bones become brittle with age, but a calcium rich diet combined with some exercise can go a long way to strengthen them, even after 70 years."Older people in ... Read more...

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Stem cell drugs in the making in India


July 8th, 2008 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
By Papri Sri Raman Chennai, July 8 (IANS) A stem cell drug common for everybody and yet targeted at specific organ regeneration? Something that can be bought off the shelf like an injection? ... Read more...

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Drink milk to develop fracture-free bones: study


June 10th, 2008 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 10 (IANS) Drinking milk can work wonders for your ageing bones, says a new study. For example, healthy men and women who supplemented their diets with a daily intake of ... Read more...

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Drinking four glasses of milk daily cuts bone fracture risk


June 10th, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): Four glasses of milk daily can significantly cut the risk of bone fractures in adults, suggests a new study.The study from University Hospital Zurich and Dartmouth ... Read more...

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Ranbaxy launches bio-generic product for osteoporosis patients


April 3rd, 2008 - 3:18 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) Ranbaxy Thursday said it launched the world's first bio-generic product Bonista-Teriparatide injection for the treatment of osteoporosis, a disease that leads to an increased risk of bone fracture. ... Read more...

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Now, a web based tool to predict bone fracture risk


March 9th, 2008 - 1:12 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 9 (ANI): Elderly people would soon be able to predict their bone fracture risk with just a click of a button. Scientists at Sydney-based Garvan Institute of Medical Research have ... Read more...

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Drug treatment may boost healing and re-growth of injured bones


January 10th, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 10 (ANI): A new study in mice has found that a drug deferoxamine (DF), originally used to treat iron poisoning, can significantly boost the bodys own ability to heal and ... Read more...

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