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Warm-up enhances body’s perfromance


April 24th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 24 (IANS) Performing low-load luteal muscle exercises involving the buttocks boosts strength and power in the lower body, especially before a workout."Exercises of this nature are likely to ... Read more...

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Warm-up enhances body’s perfromance


April 24th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 24 (IANS) Performing low-load luteal muscle exercises involving the buttocks boosts strength and power in the lower body, especially before a workout."Exercises of this nature are likely to ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

A bionic leg which responds to muscular signals


April 21st, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 21 (IANS) As Hailey Daniswicz flexes her thigh muscles, electrodes attached to her send messages to a computer avatar to flex its knee and ankle -- parts of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Attacked sportswoman undergoes another amputation


April 17th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 17 (IANS) Twenty three-year-old sportswoman Arunima Sinha, who had to undergo amputation of her left lower limb after she was thrown off a running train in Bareilly ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Thanks for the job, but need justice, says attacked athlete


April 14th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Barielly, April 14 (IANS) Arunima Sinha, 23, who lost her leg after being thrown off a train here by robbers, Thursday thanked the Indian Railways for offering her a job ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Woman thrown out of train for resisting robbery (Lead)


April 13th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) A 25-year-old woman was thrown out of a running train and lost her limb near Uttar Pradesh's Barielly town after she resisted a robbery attempt, ... Read more...

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Woman thrown out of train for resisting robbery


April 13th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 13 (IANS) A 25-year-old woman was thrown out of a running train and lost her limb near Uttar Pradesh's Barielly town after she resisted a robbery attempt, ... Read more...

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Oz fisherman survives after battling with 4m crocodile for 15 minutes


March 10th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 10 (ANI): A fisherman in Australia has escaped death after he battled with a 4m crocodile for 15 minutes to free himself from the animal's jaws before help arrived.Todd ... Read more...

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Zsa Zsa Gabor back home a week after amputation surgery


January 24th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 24 (ANI): Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor was discharged from a Los Angeles hospital on Saturday; a week after her right leg was amputated.Gabor, who turns 94 next month, returned ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Disabled team pulls off 108-km river rafting journey


November 22nd, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) Proving grit and determination can overcome physical disability, a team of 13 disabled people rowed their bamboo rafts up the Hooghly river from Haldia in East Midnapore to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Campaign to treat vascular diseases launched


August 7th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) A low-cost screening programme to mark the 'National Vascular Week' and spread awareness regarding vascular diseases in the country has been launched by Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals. The screening ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Pay equal relief to disabled, normal victims in accident: Court


July 18th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) A disabled person cannot be granted less compensation than a physically fit person for injuries suffered in a road accident, the Delhi High Court has held. The ... Read more...

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Even poor man’s son can rise to become IAS officer: Court


June 10th, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) There was "no presumption that son of a poor man could not rise to level of an IAS officer or a successful businessman", said the Delhi High ... Read more...

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Trekking poles reduce muscle damage to mountain hikers


June 4th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) Trekking poles help mountain hikers maintain muscle function while significantly reducing soreness in the days following a hike, says a new study. "The results present strong evidence that trekking ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Now, a scanner to identify chronic lower-limb problem


April 23rd, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 23 (IANS) Many people are born with hidden congenital defects that cause their feet and legs to function incorrectly throughout their lives. A new technology enables health care professionals to ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Experts sound alarm on diabetic foot


April 11th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by admin
By Bobby Ramakant – CNSExperts who are convening for the mid-term continuing medical education (CME) on "High-risk diabetic foot" organized by the Association of Surgeons of India (ASI), UP Chapter and Indian ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Women protest atrocities in Uttar Pradesh, caned by police


February 16th, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 16 (IANS) Women activists of the Congress party here were caned by the police Tuesday as they sought to raise the issue of "increasing atrocities on women" in Uttar ... Read more...

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Artificial artery set to be tested in human trials


January 3rd, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 3 (ANI): Human trials of artificial artery are set begin early this year.Using nanotechnology, London's Royal Free Hospital researchers had developed the small bypass graft from a polymer material.The unique ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Soon, improved prosthetic legs to prevent amputees from tripping


September 16th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 16 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Rhode Island are conducting a study to develop improved prosthetic legs that could prevent amputees from tripping.The study is aimed at improving the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Limb-sparing surgery not necessarily better than amputation for bone cancer patients


August 10th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 10 (ANI): A new review suggests that limb-sparing surgery may not provide a bone cancer patient with a better quality of life than amputation.Published in the journal Cancer, the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Hobbit’ was a dwarf with large feet


May 7th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 7 (ANI): In a new research, the fossils of so-called 'hobbits' that date back to between 17,000 and 95,000 years ago, have been analyzed by scientists as belonging to a ... Read more...

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Samajwadi leader’s helicopter crash lands in Uttar Pradesh (Lead)


March 22nd, 2009 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 22 (IANS) A private helicopter carrying Samajwadi Party leader Raghuraj Pratap Singh, also known as Raja Bhaiya, crash landed on a highway in Uttar Pradesh Sunday evening, the police said. ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Ankle splints help stroke patients regain mobility


January 25th, 2009 - 11:01 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): Ankle and foot splints can help stroke patients regain the ability to walk and keep their balance, says a new study.Although splints also called orthotics offer less ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Foot asleep? Wake up to diabetes!


November 13th, 2008 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) If your foot often falls asleep and there are cuts or bruises on them that cause no sensation, brace yourself - it may be a case of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

First gene behind clubfoot discovered


October 24th, 2008 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 24 (ANI): Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have discovered the first gene behind one of the most common birth defects in human - clubfoot. ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Hearing loss twice as common among diabetics


June 17th, 2008 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 17 (IANS) Hearing loss is nearly twice as common among diabetic adults than their healthy counterparts, according to a new study. Researchers stumbled on the phenomenon after analysing the results ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Malignant tumours mostly occur on bodys left side


November 16th, 2007 - 1:03 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, November 16 (ANI): An analysis of cancer data from Australia and other developed countries has revealed that malignant tumours are more likely to occur on the left side of the body. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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