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Barca start on long road to Wembley


September 18th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 18 (IANS) The long road to Wembley starts Wednesday night as FC Barcelona kick-off their Champions League campaign at home against Spartak Moscow.Wembley has a special place among ... Read more...

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Alexis adds to Barca injury woes


September 14th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 14 (IANS) FC Barcelona said that Chilean winger Alexis Sanchez will miss Saturday's La Liga away game against Getafe.Alexis returned from playing two World Cup qualifying matches ... Read more...

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Valencia defender Alba signs agreement to join Barcelona


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 22 (IANS) Valencia's left-back Jordi Alba has agreed to join Spanish giants FC Barcelona, according to reports in Spain.Alba, who is out of contract with Valencia at the ... Read more...

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Adriano, Affelay and Iniesta to miss Milan game


November 22nd, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 22 (IANS) Defending champions Barcelona will be without Adriano, Irabhim Affelay and Andres Iniesta in their UEFA Champions League match away to AC Milan Wednesday.The Spanish giants ... Read more...

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Adriano injury setback for Barca


November 15th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 15 (IANS) Barcelona football club will be without defender Adriano Correia for around three weeks after the player suffered a muscle injury while being on international duty ... Read more...

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Barcelona look to bounce back against Osasuna


September 16th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 16 (IANS) FC Barcelona aim to bounce back from a disappointing week and put any doubts behind them when they entertain Osasuna in a La Liga match ... 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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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...

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Placing ice on injury may prevent healing


October 27th, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 27 (IANS) The conventional method of placing ice on an injury may prevent healing, according to scientists.For years, people have been told to put a bag of frozen peas ... Read more...

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Putting ice on injuries could slow down healing process


October 27th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): A new research has suggested that slapping a packet of frozen peas on a black eye or a sprained ankle may prevent it getting better.For the first time, ... 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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Iniesta doubtful for Spain’s World Cup debut


June 9th, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 9 (DPA) The Spanish football federation announced Wednesday that Andres Iniesta might miss Spain's World Cup debut against Switzerland on June 16. Iniesta, 26, pulled a muscle in his right ... Read more...

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Handsome friendly wins for Spain, Portugal


June 9th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 9 (DPA) Spain and Portugal scored handsome friendly victories Tuesday in their last warm-up matches before the World Cup finals. Spain thrashed feeble Poland 6-0 in Murcia, and Portugal beat ... Read more...

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Ferdinand reveals his chronic back and calf problems


April 6th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 6 (ANI): Rio Ferdinand, who will be leading Manchester United tomorrow night against Bayern Munich, to keep their European dream alive, has revealed that his chronic back and calf ... Read more...

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Sevilla deny Real, Barcelona another two-horse race


September 27th, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 27 (DPA) Real Madrid and Barcelona both made it five wins out of five Saturday and share top spot with 15 points each. Real, who beat Tenerife 3-0 at home, ... Read more...

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Stem cells can be embedded in sutures to promote healing


July 21st, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): Johns Hopkins biomedical engineering students have shown that it is possible to embed surgical thread with a patient's own adult stem cells to promote healing, and reduce the ... Read more...

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Majestic Barcelona stay six points clear of Real Madrid


March 23rd, 2009 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 23 (DPA) Majestic Barcelona turned on the style by slaughtering hapless Malaga 6-0 at home, with two goals from league top scorer Samuel Eto'o. Their third successive win Sunday proves ... Read more...

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Sevilla defender Escude out for three weeks


February 11th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 11 (DPA) French defender Julien Escude will be out of action for at least three weeks, according to Spanish giants Sevilla.Escude, 29, tore the femoral biceps muscle in his right ... Read more...

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Wii gamers suffering from ”Nintendonitis” caused muscle injuries


January 10th, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 10 (ANI): While Nintendo Wii gained popularity as the game that combined fun with fitness, gamers are increasingly suffering muscle injuries caused due to what is being termed as ... Read more...

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Popeye’s spinach may protect diabetics from heart attacks


June 12th, 2008 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 12 (ANI): Eating a lot of spinach may prevent diabetics from heart attacks because it is rich in folic acid, which plays a big role in protecting the heart ... Read more...

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Carbon Monoxide may cut skeletal muscle injuries


June 9th, 2008 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 9 (ANI): Carbon monoxide may be known for long term health hazards, but a new study has revealed that inhaling it can significantly reduce skeletal muscle injury following limb ... Read more...

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Drugs that bulk up muscles may make injuries more likely


January 23rd, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): Drugs that bulk up muscles might have a troubling side effect small, brittle tendons that could make muscle injuries more likely.Such drugs, called myostatin inhibitors, restrict the ... Read more...

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Rooneys gal combats stress with PS4,000 egg-shaped water pod


January 5th, 2008 - 5:32 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 5(ANI): England footballer Wayne Rooneys fiancee Coleen McLoughlin is so obsessed with a PS4,000 egg-shaped water pod that helps combat stress that she has decided to install it in their ... Read more...

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