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Rosehips may Be an Effective Alternative for Rheumatoid Arthritis

...25 percent for those taking LitoZin. The number of joints causing them pain and discomfort fell by 40 percen...nt. Generally, the overall tenderness of painful joints was significantly reduced in patients given the supplement, and quality of life greatly improved. ...

Online Counterfeit Pills Kills Woman

...iend about suffering from nausea, diarrhea, aching joints and other ailments. She was also suffering from hair loss and vision problems and they are symptoms of poisoning," said Stanton. Police found more than 100 pills bought by Bergeron in her home on Quadra Island. None were labeled, but were sold as an...

Intensive Training of Young Tennis Players Causes Spinal Damage

...rate permanent degeneration in nine of them. Facet joints help the spine bend backwards. At 70%, the rate of facet joint arthropathy was four to five times higher than that of the general population. Twenty players had signs of skin hardening, and 24 had bone overgrowth, while cysts in the lubricating (sy...

Hip and Knee Replacements Becoming More Patient-friendly

...mbination of new techniques, more patient friendly joints and higher patient care. Surgeons are refining tec...this centre is to offer to patients new generation joints through minimal access surgery - a technique that offers numerous patient benefits. The centre has d...

Breast-feeding Protects Mothers from Rheumatoid Arthritis

...a chronic disorder that causes inflammation of the joints and surrounding tissues, a new study suggests. While previous studies have suggested that hormonal factors play a part in the development of RA, the new study found that breast feeding for 13 or more months was associated with a reduced risk of de...

Dengue Fever Deaths Up in Vietnam

...of the virus that causes flu-like symptoms, aching joints and fatigue. "Vietnam's worst hit provinces were in the Mekong delta," said Tran Thanh Duong, an official with the ministry's preventive health care department. "The increased infection rate is mainly due to unusually hot weather and too much rain...

Car Sickness for the Little Ones can Be Prevented

...on sickness, happens when the eyes, inner ears and joints get conflicting clues about how fast and in what direction the body is moving, says Chamberlain, a clinical instructor at Lucille Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford in Palo Alto, Calif. The messages from the inner ear (balance department) confl...

Shisha Owners Mobilise Against July 1 Smoking Ban in England

...l lose their main appeal to tourists, while shisha joints will see their sole activity disappear. "It's a disaster, we don't know what to do because we are blocked with an 11-years lease signed in 2003," said Youssef Benfadel, the owner of the Mamounia lounge and two restaurants in central London's Queens...

Motion Analysis Helps Teen With Cerebral Palsy Regain Ability to Walk

...e movement and reveals precisely where muscles and joints are and are not functioning properly. One design feature of the Leon Root, M.D. Motion Analysis lab is the mechanical isolation of the data collection zone. The laboratory floor is completely detached from the structure of the building it resides i...

Aging Gracefully, With a Chronic Disease

...y to manage the inflammation, chronic pain, tight joints and other types of physical strife caused by rheum...other cause? I have fingers that dont work well, joints that dont work well. I have a wrist that doesnt flex and neuropathies in my legs, she says. I think ...

Spinal Manipulation Beneficial for Neck Pain

...ility by manually applying a controlled force into joints that have become hypomobile. Chiropractors practice a hands-on, drug-free approach to health care that includes patient examination, diagnosis and treatment. Chiropractic is widely recognized as one of the safest non-invasive therapies available f...

New Gene Therapy may Be Helpful in Eliminating Arthritis Pain

...y 35 per cent reduction in permanent structural to joints caused by round and after round of osteoarthritic inflammation. "Our publication represents the first proof that gene therapy can work in a way that is clinically applicable," said Dr. Stephanos Kyrkanides, Associate Professor of Dentistry at the u...

Regular Use of Laptop Could Seriously Damage Your Health

...ens of x-rays showing signs of degeneration in the joints of regular laptop users. "Mothers bring in thei...ry 20 to 25 minutes otherwise muscle ligaments and joints could be damaged," Gupta added....

Green Tea Compound may Be a Therapy for Rheumatoid Arthritis

...solated cells called synovial fibroblasts from the joints of patients with rheumatoid arthritis. These fibro...ining of the tissue surrounding the capsule of the joints -- then were cultured in a growth medium and incubated with the green tea compound. The fibroblas...

Chondroitin may Not Have Any Beneficial Effect on Arthritis, New Study Says

...overs the ends of bones in a joint. It enables our joints to support the weight when bending, stretching, w...mmon type of arthritis. The most commonly affected joints are the knees, the hips, hands, feet, and spine. The risk of developing the condition increases wit...

Hip Resurfacing Fever Catches on in US

...up of cartilage degenerates. Repetitive use of the joints over the years irritates and inflames the cartilage, causing joint pain and swelling. Eventually there is a total loss of the cartilage cushion between the bones of the joints. Loss of cartilage cushion causes friction between the bones, leading t...

Exercise: the Ideal Way to Combat Arthritis in Older Women

...believe that as exercise helps in weight loss, the joints are directly benefitted. Also, exercise causes pain-sensing receptors to become less sensitive, so one feels less pain. Recommended exercises are walking, swimming, yoga, tai chi and even some weight training, subject of course, to doctor's approv...

Foot Deformity Could Be Corrected With Minimal Surgery

...ck of understanding by orthopaedists as to how the joints in the foot move and work together," Dobbs says. "Now, thanks to the work of Ignacio Ponseti, we do have a better understanding of the mechanics of the foot and ankle which has made it possible to figure out how best to gradually correct the deformit...

Mom's Food to Replace Junk Food in Schools

... revealed that 81 percent children go to fast food joints at least once a week, 62 percent preferred junk food to green vegetables and 47 percent eat lunch at their school canteens. To counter these alarming figures and even more alarming consequences, the government has asked for junk food to be stopped ...

Sleep Problems of Women

...ours, onsite child care, shuttle services and good joints which offer take-home meals for families. Greater support from spouses could help to a great extent. The results also showed that ? Obese Women and those in poor health have sleep problems. ? Sleep problems affect their relationship with spouse ...

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