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Pietersen eager to play in 2015 World Cup


October 8th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 8 (IANS) Though the rigours of international cricket take a toll on England batsman Kevin Pietersen from time to time, he is eager to continue playing till the ... Read more...

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Teri Hatcher ’suffering from frozen shoulder’


April 21st, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
New York, April 21 (ANI): 'Desperate Housewives' star Teri Hatcher has revealed that she has been battling a rare and debilitating illness- frozen shoulder- that has prevented her from performing every day ... Read more...

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Obesity in postmenopausal women increases risk for fractures


March 26th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 26 (ANI): A new study has shown that postmenopausal obese women are almost as likely to fracture as non-obese women, and that poor mobility and increased risk of falls may ... Read more...

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Training better than drugs and jabs in treating tennis elbow


December 21st, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): A thesis presented at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, suggests that training and ergonomic advice are more effective than anti-inflammatory drugs and cortisone injections in treating tennis elbow, ... Read more...

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Athletes’ own blood could treat tendon injuries


December 18th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 18 (ANI): A doctor in Melbourne has perfected the technique of treating tendon injuries in athletes by injecting them with their own blood, also quickening their recovery time.David Connell has ... Read more...

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Inflammation post injury ‘helps to heal damaged muscle tissue’


October 5th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): New research shows that inflammation actually helps to heal damaged muscle tissue, turning conventional wisdom on its head that inflammation must be largely controlled to encourage healing.These ... Read more...

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Olympic champion Rice to compete at Delhi CWG


August 19th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 19 (IANS) Triple Olympic gold medallist Stephanie Rice will be avoiding a shoulder surgery to take part in the New Delhi Commonwealth Games in October. It comes as a good news ... Read more...

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Shoulder injury may keep Oz swimmer Rice out of Commonwealth Games


August 19th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 19 (ANI): Australian swimming star Stephanie Rice's shoulder injury may keep her out of the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games, as she revealed that she may need surgery after failing to ... Read more...

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Pakistan a ‘dangerous’ Twenty20 team when they want to be: Johnson


July 5th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 5(ANI): Ahead of Monday's opening Twenty20 game against Pakistan in Birmingham, Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson has said that the 2009 Twenty20 World Cup champions are a dangerous side because ... Read more...

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Why common drugs can lead to broken bones


June 9th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 9 (ANI): Scientists have explained why some commonly used drugs can up your odds of breaking a bone.The drugs-glucocorticoids (e.g. cortisone and prednisone) and the insulin sensitizer rosiglitazone-work through entirely ... Read more...

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Injured Gerrard ready for a quick return


January 24th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 24 (ANI): Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard is ready to make a quick return to action against Wolves on Tuesday, having recovered from a hamstring strain so that he can lead ... Read more...

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Ultrasound-guided cortisone jabs may help treat severe hip pain effectively


December 27th, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 27 (ANI): A new study has shown that ultrasound-guided cortisone injections can effectively treat gluteus medius tendinopathy.Gluteus medius tendinopathy is a common, painful condition caused by an injury to the ... Read more...

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Anderson’s mysterious knee injury threatens his selection for Test against South Africa


December 6th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 6 (ANI): England bowler Jimmy Anderson's mysterious knee injury has left England medics baffled, and the swing-king may have to opt out of the First Test with South Africa. The ... Read more...

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England faced by growing injury crisis on Proteas tour


November 16th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, Nov.16 (ANI): England have been hit by a growing injury crisis, with four players sitting out training on Saturday.T20skipper Paul Collingwood has a stiff back, James Anderson's sore right knee has ... Read more...

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Lee’s Test hopes will hinge on first class performance: Ponting


November 11th, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov.11 (ANI): Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting has said that fast bowler Brett Lee will have to use the first class route at home to force his way back into the ... Read more...

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Injured Safina pulls the plug, Williams back to number one


October 29th, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, Oct 29 (DPA) The tight race for the year-ending world number one ranking ended in sudden and dramatic fashion Wednesday at the Sony Ericsson Championships when a tearful Dinara ... Read more...

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Cannavaro ‘doping’ case close to being dismissed


October 10th, 2009 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Oct 10 (DPA) A doping case involving international defender Fabio Cannavaro appears set to be dismissed as a sports prosecutor ascertained that it was based on a miscommunication, Italian media reported ... Read more...

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Cannavaro fails drug test


October 9th, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Oct 9 (DPA) Italy's World Cup winning captain Fabio Cannavaro failed a drug test in September but could escape sanction as an anti-allergy treatment could have caused him to test positive. Italian ... Read more...

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Streisand sprains thumbs giving De Niro massage in film scene


October 5th, 2009 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 5 (ANI): American singer/actress Barbra Streisand has revealed that she sprained both her thumbs while giving actor Robert De Niro a massage, during the filming of a scene for ... Read more...

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Revised swine flu guidelines categorises patients


August 16th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) India has fine-tuned the guidelines to deal with the rising number of swine flu cases and categorised patients into those who need to be tested for the ... Read more...

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New computer system can revolutionise pain therapy for cancer patients


August 12th, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 12 (ANI): All computers at Heidelberg University Hospital in Germany may soon be installed with an innovative electronic system called AiDPainCare, which can make pain therapy more effective and better ... Read more...

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More injections for Flintoff ahead of Edgbaston Test


July 29th, 2009 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff needed two more injections and has been sleeping with an ice-pack around his right knee to ensure his participation in the ongoing Ashes test ... Read more...

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Pietersen doubtful for third Ashes Test


July 20th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) The persistent problem on his Achilles tendon has made England batsman Kevin Pietersen doubtful for the third Ashes Test. The former England skipper will meet a doctor after the ... Read more...

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Achilles injury playing on my mind, says Pietersen


July 19th, 2009 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) England batsman Kevin Pietersen admitted his achilles injury is always playing on his mind and is affecting his performance in the ongoing Ashes. "To be honest, it plays on ... Read more...

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Pietersen reveals full extent of his Achilles injury


July 19th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 19(ANI): English batsman Kevin Pietersen has revealed the full extent of his agonising Achilles injury, and disclosed that the injury was ruining his summer, as he is not able to ... Read more...

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Strength training exercise may help treat tennis elbow


July 13th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 13 (IANS) People with pain in the elbow or forearm might be able to use a simple bar and strengthening exercise to ease it, say researchers. Tennis elbow is ... Read more...

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Easy strength training exercise may help ease pain of tennis elbow


July 12th, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 12 (ANI): A simple exercise to strengthen the wrist may help alleviate the pain of tennis elbow, according to a new study.The exercise involves using an inexpensive rubber bar ... Read more...

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KP claims gruelling fitness regime caused his Achilles injury


June 28th, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 28 (ANI): England middle-order bat Kevin Pietersen has said that his gruelling self-imposed Caribbean fitness regime caused his Achilles injury.With the First Test against Australia just 10 days away, Pietersen ... Read more...

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After acne, Diaz now battling psoriasis


June 25th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): After battling acne for years, Cameron Diaz has yet another skin condition to deal with.The movie beauty has a nasty case of psoriasis just below her right ... Read more...

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Pietersen says he may not play all Ashes Tests


June 14th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 14 (IANS) England batsman Kevin Pietersen, who has been struggling with an achilles injury, might not play in all the Ashes Tests this summer. The star batsman said the ... Read more...

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KP could miss Ashes because of Achilles injury


June 14th, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 14 (ANI): England batsman Kevin Pietersen could miss this year's Ashes series against Australia because of his Achilles heel injury.According to a News of The World report, KP has been ... Read more...

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KP could miss Ashes because of aggravated Achilles injury


June 14th, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 14 (ANI): England batsman Kevin Pietersen could miss this year's Ashes series against Australia because of his Achilles heel injury.According to a News of The World report, KP has been ... Read more...

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Expert tells Brisbane court that Patel surgery ”inappropriate”, led to deaths


February 19th, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Feb.19 (ANI): Colo-rectal expert Brian Collopy told a Brisbane Magistrates Court today that controversial Indian-born surgeon Dr. Jayant Patel fell short of competent medical practice when he wrongly diagnosed and ... Read more...

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Smith on painkillers to inflict clean sweep


January 2nd, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.2 (ANI): South African cricket captain Graeme Smith has taken painkillers in an attempt to make the team for the third and final Test against Australia, which is being played ... Read more...

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Elbow injury forces Smith to miss ODIs


January 1st, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.1 (ANI): South African captain Graeme Smith will miss this month''s one-day series against Australia because of an ongoing elbow injury, coach Mickey Arthur has said. The Courier Mail quoted Arthur ... Read more...

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