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Legs - vital clues in heart failure


November 1st, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 1 (IANS) Doctors tend to treat heart muscles when the organ reels under an attack, overlooking the condition of the legs, which could provide vital clues in treating ... Read more...

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Surgeons remove half of pelvis, save leg during bone cancer treatment


March 22nd, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 22 (ANI): Surgeons at UC San Diego Health System and Moores Cancer Center have successfully treated a rare bone cancer.During the surgery, doctors removed 50 percent of a patient's pelvis. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Stretching before a run ‘does not prevent injuries’


February 17th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): A new study has suggested that stretching before a run does not prevent injuries.According to scientists, priming the muscles neither prevents or causes injury - but those who ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Stem cells bulk up muscle, halt ageing


November 11th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 11 (IANS) Researchers have discovered that transplanting specially treated repair stem cells into damaged muscle makes them twice as big and strong, and also stops them from ageing. The ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Now, a mathematical formula to help marathoners sprint to a strong finish


October 22nd, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): A marathoner from the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology has designed a mathematical model to calculate just how much carbohydrate a runner needs to fuel him ... Read more...

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Adebayor’s relationship with Mancini hit rock bottom after amazing bust-up


September 19th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 19 (ANI): Manchester City striker Emmanuel Adebayor saw his relationship with coach Roberto Mancini hit rock bottom after an amazing bust-up over an accusation that the striker had faked an ... Read more...

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New breakthrough in stem cell research offers hope to heart patients


April 26th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 26 (ANI): Veins left over from lifesaving bypass surgery could yield "master" cells to help treat future heart problems, according to scientists at University of Bristol.The researchers extracted stem cells ... Read more...

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Leftover veins can help treat future heart problems


April 26th, 2010 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
London, April 25 (IANS) Researchers have found that human veins left over from lifesaving bypass surgery could be a source of "master" cells that can help treat future heart problems. Stem cells have ... Read more...

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Davis Cup final: Ferrer replaces Verdasco, will play second singles (Lead)


December 3rd, 2009 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, Dec 3 (DPA) Fernando Verdasco was sensationally left out of Friday's singles at the Davis Cup final for Spain, with David Ferrer joining Rafael Nadal in the opening-day attack against ... Read more...

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People on airport travelators actually tend to slow their pace


July 19th, 2009 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
London, July 19 (ANI): An Indian-origin researchers in the U.S. has found that airport travelators actually tend to slow passengers' pace, making time-savings minimal.Manoj Srinivasan, a locomotion researcher at Princeton University, ... Read more...

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Aerobics, resistance-training combo improves glucose control in diabetics


November 1st, 2008 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 1 (ANI): Aerobic exercise combined with high intensity resistance training programs can significantly improve glucose control, physical performance, and body fat composition in people with diabetes, according to a ... Read more...

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Now, a bionic suit that can turn you into superman


October 20th, 2008 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 20 (ANI): Stopping a moving aircraft with one hand didnt take much of an effort for Superman, and now, you too can possess such superhumanly strength, all thanks to ... Read more...

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