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Chhattisgarh couple create new record for arthritic surgery


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) One year ago, 94-year-old S.N. Bhatt of Chattisgarh's Bhilai steel township became the oldest man to undergo knee replacement surgery in both his knees. Now, ... Read more...

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Vajpayee turns 88 amid health concerns


December 23rd, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who turns 88 on Christmas Day, remains one of India's most popular and charismatic political leaders whose name ... Read more...

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Elderly show way to recovery after surgeries


July 17th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Retired professor J.R. Verma, 91, underwent a second knee replacement surgery four months ago. But the only signs of old age this Delhiite carries are ... 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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Singing lowers patient’s BP prior to surgery


March 31st, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 31 (ANI): A case study has reported that singing lowers patient's blood pressure prior to surgery.Doctors found that singing reduced the blood pressure of a 76-year-old woman who had experienced ... Read more...

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Knee replacement surgeries take more time to conduct in overweight patients


February 19th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): A new study has found that knee replacement surgery takes far more time to conduct in overweight and obese patients than in normal weight patients.The research conducted at ... 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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Doctors perform India’s first CT scan-based knee replacement


January 22nd, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 22 (IANS) A 53-year-old woman from Delhi was operated for India's first CT scan-based custom-fit total knee replacement surgery at Fortis Hospital in Mohali, near here. Even as knee replacement ... Read more...

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New drugs show promise in treating dangerous blood clots


January 12th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): Scientists have suggested that two new drugs - Apixaban and Rivaroxaban - might be more effective and easier to use than commonly used medicines in preventing dangerous blood ... Read more...

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Yoga terrible for your knees, Indian doctor warns


December 24th, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 24 (ANI): Performing yoga on a regular basis could hurt your knees, an Indian orthopaedic surgeon has warned.Dr Ashok Rajgopal said that he has seen a higher incidence of joint ... Read more...

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Scott to miss ‘Robin Hood’ premiere at Cannes


May 11th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) English director Ridley Scott has pulled out of the screening of his latest venture "Robin Hood" at the 63rd Cannes International Film Festival that begins Wednesday. Hellomagazine.com reports, ... Read more...

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Clarence Clemons performs on stage after major spinal surgery


May 11th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hollywood, May 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Saxophonist of the ‘E Street Band’ – Clarence Clemons is a winner all the way. Despite having major spinal surgery in January, he was back on ... Read more...

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Vajpayee undergoes routine check-up at AIIMS


March 28th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee Sunday underwent "routine check-up" at the premier All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here, doctors said. "He came to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Capello hopes to be England manager for 2012 European Championships


January 31st, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 31(ANI): Manager Fabio Capello has revealed that he would like to stay on as England coach until after the 2012 European Championship, which is to be co-hosted by Poland and ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Most patients gain weight after knee replacement


January 30th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 30 (IANS) People who have had knee replacement surgery seem to gain weight, says a new study. Joseph Zeni and Lynn Snyder-Mackler in the University of Delaware (UD) Department of Physical ... Read more...

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Most patients gain weight after knee replacement surgery


January 30th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 30 (ANI): People who go for knee replacement surgery tend to gain weight after the operation, according to a University of Delaware study.Researchers Joseph Zeni and Lynn Snyder-Mackler found that ... Read more...

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England boss Capello to have knee surgery


January 5th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 5 (DPA) England manager Fabio Capello will undergo knee replacement surgery this week, according to a report in The Sun. He will undergo the procedure in Italy, and is likely ... Read more...

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Low mortality risk after total knee and hip replacement


January 5th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): Total hip and total knee replacement surgeries have successfully improved the quality of life of people experiencing pain associated with degenerative joints, according to a new study.With a ... Read more...

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Risk of blood clot after surgery higher than previously thought


December 4th, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 4 (ANI): The risk of developing potentially fatal blood clot following a surgery is higher than previously believed and it lasts for a longer period, says a new study.The risk ... Read more...

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Clarence Clamens Turns Author With “Big Man: Real Life Tall Tales”


October 22nd, 2009 - 11:59 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The saxophone superstar Clarence Clamens was a guest on The Howard Stern Show, where he discussed about his new book "Big Man:Real Life Tall Tales". Clamens ... Read more...

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Knee replacement op still haunts Michael Douglas


September 14th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 14 (ANI): Michael Douglas wishes he had taken anaesthesia during his knee replacement surgery as the nightmares of the operation still haunt him.Contactmusic quoted him as saying: "I stayed up ... Read more...

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Protein level may help predict osteoarthritis severity


July 31st, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): Scientists from University of Erlangen-Nuremberg in Erlangen, Germany have revealed that measuring the level of vascular cell adhesion molecule 1 (VCAM-1) can help predict the severity of osteoarthritis.It ... Read more...

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Total knee replacement surgery can boost mobility in elderly


June 26th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): Total knee replacement surgery can significantly improve physical functioning and motor skills of older patients with osteoarthritis, according to Duke researchers.The study showed that recipients of total knee ... Read more...

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Jane Fonda denies ‘workouts’ caused her to have knee surgery


June 23rd, 2009 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jun 23 (ANI): American actress Jane Fonda has slammed reports that her famous "workouts" were the cause of her recent knee replacement surgery.Fonda, 71, who insists she suffers from a ... Read more...

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Joint replacement patients dance Bhangra


May 22nd, 2009 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 22 (IANS) A group of joint replacement surgery patients - in the age group of 60 to 75 years - Friday put on an energetic Bhangra/Giddha (Punjabi dances) performance ... Read more...

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Michael Douglas reveals why he had knee-replacement surgery


May 8th, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 8 (ANI): Michael Douglas has revealed that why he went for a knee-replacement surgery recently - so that he could chase away his daughter's future admirers.The 'Wall Street' star had ... Read more...

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Catherine Zeta-Jones being treated for sinus problems


May 4th, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Welsh actress Catherine Zeta-Jones has revealed that she has been visiting the hospital on the tropical island where she stays for treatment of her sinus problem.Zeta-Jones, 39, has ... Read more...

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Your gait could reveal your knee problems


April 14th, 2009 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 14 (IANS) More than 25,000 knees are replaced in Australia every year, but most of them can be prevented with the help of gait analysis. We need to know more ... Read more...

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Delhi doctor performs 24 knee replacement surgeries in a day


March 26th, 2009 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) A team of medicos led by Delhi-based Ashok Rajgopal claimed to have set a new record by performing 24 knee replacement surgeries in a day, an official ... Read more...

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Exercise boosts knee function after replacement surgery


February 3rd, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): Exercising after knee replacement surgery boosts the function of the new knee to nearly that of a healthy adult, according to a new study.The researchers revealed that ... Read more...

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Drug promises to reduce chronic pain, expedite mobility after knee replacement surgery


October 20th, 2008 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
Washington, October 20 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the drug pregabalin can significantly reduce the incidence of chronic pain before and after total knee replacement surgery, and increase and ... Read more...

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Ludhiana beckons medical tourism


October 13th, 2008 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
By Sunil Sharma and Karan KapoorChandigarh / Ludhiana, Oct 13 (ANI): The burgeoning healthcare sector in India, with world-class facilities, including the state-of-the-art diagnostic equipments, has been attracting organizations specializing in ... Read more...

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Half of US population develop osteoarthritis by 85


September 3rd, 2008 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 3 (IANS) Nearly half of the US adult population will develop painful osteoarthritis of the knee by 85, according to a University of North Carolina study.Osteoarthritis is a condition manifesting ... Read more...

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Tyler in rehab for foot injury, not drug or alcohol treatment


May 30th, 2008 - 12:56 pm ICT by admin
London, May 30 (IANS) Aerosmith lead singer Steven Tyler cleared up rumours about his health saying he checked into a rehab because he had a series of foot injuries, not to cure ... Read more...

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Obese men, not women, prone to osteoarthritis: study


May 28th, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by admin
New York, May 28 (IANS) Obese men - but not women - are more prone to osteoarthritis of both hip and knee and may require hip replacement, according to a new study. ... Read more...

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