joint diseases

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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Cuba develops anti-arthritis drug

February 17th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Feb 17 (IANS/EFE) Cuban scientists have developed a "promising" drug for chronic joint diseases to replace a product to which the island does not have access due to an economic embargo ... Read more...

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Obesity can cause irreparable damage to knees

February 14th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 14 (IANS) Being morbidly obese could permanently damage your knees, says a new study. The investigation included a group of morbidly obese patients with knee osteoarthritis who were evaluated before ... Read more...

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Obesity can lead to permanent knee damage: Studies

February 14th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 14 (ANI): New studies have been presented at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) to look at the effect that obesity has on knee ... Read more...

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Flexible, resilient gel may replace damaged cartilage

March 13th, 2008 - 4:56 pm ICT by admin
London, March 13 (ANI): US researchers are investigating whether a flexible, resilient gel has the potential to be used as artificial cartilage to repair ailing joints. The water-based gel is made ... Read more...

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