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New drug slows oesteoarthritis progression (Lead)


March 23rd, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) A drug that is prescribed for those with osteoporosis, a brittle-bone disease, has shown promise in slowing down the progression of osteoarthritis, the gradual wearing ... Read more...

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New drug ’slows’ oesteoarthritis progression


March 23rd, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Protelos (strontium ranelate), prescribed for those with osteoporosis or brittle bone disease, has shown promise in slowing down the progression of osteoarthritis, a study reveals.Osteoarthritis, the ... Read more...

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Now, ankle replacement for arthritis patients


January 20th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Providing hope to arthritis patients in the country, a private hospital here Friday performed unique ankle replacement surgery to cure rheumatoid arthritis -- a condition ... Read more...

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1,500 Venezuelan women sue breast implant firm


January 11th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 11 (IANS) Over 1,500 women from Venezuela who had breast implants made by a now bankrupt French company are taking legal action to secure money for replacement surgery, ... Read more...

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Zsa Zsa Gabor hospitalised after blood flow stopped to her left leg


March 3rd, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 3 (ANI): Veteran actress Zsa Zsa Gabor was hospitalised on Wednesday when blood flow stopped to her leg.Doctors ordered the ailing 94-year-old actress to go to UCLA Medical Center ... Read more...

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Frederic Prinz von Anhalt Hospitalized Subsequent To His Collapse In An Elevator


February 3rd, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
February 3, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): Zsa Zsa Gabor is a 93-year-old American actress of Hungarian bloodline, who has enacted characters in films, TV as well as on the stage. Subsequent ... Read more...

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Doctors Perpetrate The Amputation Of Zsa Zsa Gabor’s Right Leg


January 15th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
: Sick actress, Zsa Zsa Gabor, has experienced surgical treatment to sever half of her right leg subsequent to the dissemination of a grave gangrene infection to her bone. The 93-year-old ... Read more...

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Grow your own tissue to mend arthritic knees


November 17th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 17 (IANS) Tiny spheres made from a patient's own cells are now being used to treat arthritis - by growing new tissue at the damaged joints.The technology has already ... Read more...

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Stem cell jab could replace hip, knee surgeries


October 18th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) A simple treatment that could end the need for painful hip and knee replacements is being developed by British scientists.Within 10 years, damaged joints could be rejuvenated by ... Read more...

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Stem cell jab could spell the end for hip replacement surgeries


October 18th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 18 (ANI): The day is not far when painful hip and knee replacement surgeries would be history, for British scientists are developing a treatment wherein damaged joints could be rejuvenated ... Read more...

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Arthritis can hit even the physically active (World Arthritis Day Oct 12)


October 11th, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Does arthritis affect only those who don't exercise? Experts say sportspersons, dancers and others with high physical activity too are at risk, mainly due to joint injuries.Sprains, ... Read more...

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Go-Go Cancel Tour After Guitarist’s Fall


June 12th, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar June 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The All-female American rock band Go-Go has reportedly canceled its scheduled summer farewell tour after its rhythm guitarist Jane Wiedlin had a fatal fall from a ... Read more...

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The Go-Go’s Calls Off Farewell Tour After Guitarist Fall


June 12th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 12, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Go-Go's, the all-female American rock band, had to call off their summer farewell tour "Happily Ever After" as the guitarist Jane Wiedlin was ... Read more...

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Smart coating helps surgical implants bond with bone, ward off infection


February 4th, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): Scientists from North Carolina State University have developed what they call a "smart coating" that will help surgical implants bond more closely with bone and ward off infection.When ... Read more...

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Pet therapy makes way for less painful recovery


November 17th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): A new study has shown that adults recovering from total joint-replacement surgery require 50 percent less pain medication when they use pet therapy.The study found that animal-assisted therapy ... Read more...

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Pets can help patients minimise medication


November 17th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 17 (IANS) The presence of pets can help adult patients -- particularly those recovering from total joint-replacement surgery -- minimise medication, according to a new study. "Evidence suggests that animal-assisted therapy ... Read more...

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Scientists develop painless method to prevent fatal blood clots


August 12th, 2009 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 12 (IANS) Medical researchers have found a better way to prevent blood clots after joint replacement surgery, a condition that kills thousands every year. The research team, comprising scientists from ... Read more...

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Soon, drug to prevent blood clots without increasing bleeding risk


August 12th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 12 (ANI): A team, including scientists from Oklahoma, Denmark, Australia and Canada, has found a better way to prevent deadly blood clots after joint replacement surgery.Blood clots, known as deep-vein ... Read more...

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Newly-elected legislator dies after cardiac arrest


June 2nd, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 2 (IANS) A newly-elected legislator of the ruling Congress party in Andhra Pradesh Tuesday died following cardiac arrest, a day before he was to take oath as the member of ... Read more...

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Being overweight may be bad for your hips and knees


October 26th, 2008 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): A new study has revealed that being overweight, particularly if one has a higher than average body mass index, may increase the persons risk of developing severe ... Read more...

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Smart instrument for tissue damage assessment created


May 3rd, 2008 - 2:10 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Assessing the level of tissue damage in patients of osteo-arthritis sports injuries and other conditions affecting bone and cartilage will soon be possible thanks to Queensland University ... Read more...

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Chennai hospital launches ‘joint for life’ technology


April 30th, 2008 - 7:08 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, April 30 (IANS) A leading orthopaedic hospital here Wednesday launched a new 'Joint for Life' technology that provides joint replacement equipment that will last a lifetime. It also started an awareness ... Read more...

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Pub manager arrested in Gurgaon brawl


April 7th, 2008 - 9:48 pm ICT by admin
(Lead)Gurgaon, April 7 (IANS) The manager of Buzz, the Gurgaon bar where an ugly brawl took place between a group of diners and 10-12 drunk youths, has been arrested for keeping the ... Read more...

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More arrests soon for assault in Gurgaon bar: police


April 7th, 2008 - 3:02 pm ICT by admin
Gurgaon, April 7 (IANS) More of the men who misbehaved with two women and thrashed their husbands and a friend with iron rods and hockey sticks at a bar here two days ... Read more...

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Index to ring finger length ratio linked to arthritis risk


January 3rd, 2008 - 3:45 pm ICT by admin
Washington, January 3 (ANI): A study of index to ring finger length ratio (2D:4D) has revealed that having uncommonly long ring fingers raises the risk of developing osteoarthritis, the most common form ... Read more...

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