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Dr Reddy’s Laboratories launches Hyalosy

...that provides relief from knee-joint stiffness and immobility among patients suffering from severe osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis is a widely prevalent disease. More than 90 per cent of people above the age of 45 are estimated to show signs of this disease, and it is the leading cause of disability in people ab...

‘Loud Noise’ Research may help in Development of Prosthetics for Eldery

...rly avoid the painful falls that too often lead to immobility or death. The authors note that, "it has already been shown that facilitation of other types of foot sensation can be helpful in the elderly by improving the effectiveness of stabilizing reactions and by improving balance control while standing”. T...

Deep Vein Thrombosis Risk Increased During Long Travel

...eater with any form of travel, probably due to the immobility for a prolonged period during travel. 'This important research project has shown that DVT can occur in any form of travel where people remain seated for a long time,' said transport minister Karen Buck. A critical examination of air passengers heal...

No Lymphoma Risk From Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs

...mmation of joints resulting in pain, joint damage, immobility and finally disability. Nearly 2 million Americans have been diagnosed with the chronic disease, according to estimates by the Arthritis Foundation. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs), biol...

Long Hours At Computer Screen May Also Cause Deep Vein Thrombosis

...y as air travel passengers. Dr Hunt explained that immobility is a key factor in causing thrombosis. The term e-thrombosis was coined after a 32-year-old man in New Zealand inexplicably suffered a pulmonary embolism. He often spent 12 hours a day at his computer and did not stand up for hours. Yesterday a Bri...

Recd Number of Abstracts Submitted for Sci Cong on Osteoporosis

...und medical experts will examine the links between immobility and bone health at the Bone Research in Space Symposium. Canadian physician and astronaut Dr. Dave Williams, who is the first Canadian to have lived in both the ocean and space, is one of the panel. As part of the 2nd IOF Women Leaders Roundtable, ...

Site of Sleep Regulation Identified in Fruit Flies

...tes of fruit flies are characterized by periods of immobility over a twenty-four hour period, during which the fruit flies demonstrate reduced responsiveness to sensory stimuli." By tinkering with the gene expression of multiple regions of the fruit fly brain, the research team was able to zero in on the adul...

Acne drug may cause depression

...und to try to escape, interspersed with periods of immobility when they appear to be resigned. A mouse that is d... The team found drastic increase in the periods of immobility in mice. "The conclusion is that Roaccutane tends to increase depression-related behaviour in adol...

Drug Combination Improves Parkinson’s Symptoms In Mic

... stages of this disease could even witness a total immobility of the patients. <B...

Seated Immobility Causes Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

...y this ailment. The research concludes that seated immobility is the major causative factor for DVT and suggests that desk bound people should take short breaks whenever possible. JYT...

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