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China Cracks the Whip Against Drug Manufacturers Who Fail Quality Norms
...i. "Some of the children have felt pain in their legs
and some have experienced difficulty in walking after being injected with the methotrexate drug numbered 070403A and 070403B," the statement said. "Local drug regulators have been ordered to re-evaluate the drug," it said. On Friday, a Beijing co...
Backpacks and Backaches
...e weight of your pack Lift the pack using your legs
to take more weight and sparing the back Slip onto shoulders, using one strap at a time Secure all straps to your comfort. Weighty Measures How do you know if your backpack is way too heavy? Simple! Bring out that bathroom scale- put al...
Walking Upright Saves Humans 75 Pc More Energy Compared to Apes
...h as to exactly when humans started walking on two legs
is something yet to be ascertained, scientists hav...ges consistent with lower energy cost- longer hind legs
compared to body mass and structural changes to the pelvic bone allowing for more upright walking. ...
Spacesuits of the Future Will Be as Flexible as Spidermans
...As of now, the MIT researchers are focusing on the legs
and arms, which are challenging parts to design. Key to the design, said Newman, is the pattern of lines on the suit, which correspond to lines of non-extension (lines on the skin that don't extend when you move your leg). Those lines provide a s...
Double Amputee Finishes Last, but Still Looks Forward to Beijing Olympics
... He runs with carbon fibre blades attached to both legs
below the knees. To add to his discomfiture, h... without ankles and without calf bones, he had his legs
amputated at 11 months, yet played rugby as a schoolboy until an injury steered him toward running f...
Gene Linked With Restless Leg Syndrome Spotted Out
...powerful, most often overpowering need to move the legs
and is also a major cause of insomnia and sleep disturbance. We now have concrete evidence that RLS is an authentic disorder with recognizable features and underlying biological basis," New England Medical Journal quoted David Rye, MD, PhD, professo...
Strange Marks on Poshs Legs Look Horrifying
...ge marks both above and below her knee, making her legs
look horrifying. The Spice Girl was photographed while going for a shoot in harsh sunlight in Beverly Hills. Shes obviously lost weight. I suspect she works out, which is why on her thigh you can see in sharp relief the outline of the quads muscl...
Brit Women Opts for Fake Tan Than Exercise to Mask Their Worst Features
...hem cover scars, cellulite, wrinkles, fat and thin legs
and stretch marks. Countrywide, two in three people agreed that a tan made women more attractive and eye-catching. The poll, which surveyed 2,000 adults, found that Welsh women were the biggest supporters of fake tans, with nearly seven in 10 re...
Understanding Restless Legs Syndrome
syndrome (RLS) remains a common, yet often undiagn...n cause due to the uncontrollable urge to move the legs
at night which may interfere with the ability to sleep. According to the 2007 National Sleep Foundat...
Nadine Coyle Voted Celeb With Hottest Pair of Legs in Showbiz
...'s a tough task to answer who has the best pair of legs
in show business . But a recent survey has pinne...Turner.(ANI) Top ten celebs with hottest pair of legs
are: Nadine Coyle Beyonce Knowles Britney Spears Dannii Minogue Kylie Minogue Jame...
Frostbite can Be Treated by Bloodclot Drug
...ers and toes -- including five below the knee, the legs
and arms of the six other patients were saved, they said. "The preservation of limbs, which maximizes patient functional outcome, is perhaps the greatest benefit conferred by use of tPA in frostbite injury," they wrote. The researchers suspect the ...
Neurological Disorder Gene Identified
...s such as pain and.muscle weakness in the feet and legs
that lead to foot deformities, tripping and difficulty walking. The gene abnormalities responsible for 70 percent of cases are already known. Those patients and their families can choose to have genetic tests, which may be used to guide treatment o...
US Trying Hard to Provide Proper Treatment for Wounded Soldiers
..., was severely burned on the face, hands, feet and legs
when his Humvee was hit with an IED two years ago. A partial amputee with speech and other problems from a severe brain injury, he now does work therapy delivering mail at a VA hospital and tries to re-establish life in a nearby apartment with a wife...
New Innovation in Clubfoot Treatment
...the Dobbs brace also allows children to move their legs
independently while wearing the brace. Dobbs said these changes are key to preventing a recurrence of clubfoot. "While we've had good success in obtaining correction in clubfeet, maintaining that correction has been more challenging," Dobbs said. "...
Surgery- Very Effective for Common Back Pain
...n the nerves, resulting in pain in the buttocks or legs
with walking or standing. The condition generally occurs after age 50 and it affects six times as many women as men. The management of degenerative spondylolisthesis with spinal stenosis is controversial, says James N. Weinstein, D.O., M.Sc., lead ...
Vitamin D Deficiency Still Persists in Babies
...ones become weak. Rickets can lead a bowing of the legs
due to the softening of the bones, though other symptoms are also seen. They include failure to thrive, limited mobility in affected infants. If untreated, there is an increased risk of bone fractures. The disease is highly preventable with Vitami...
Osteoarthritis Facts and Causes
...g subjects in the W-sitting position (in which the legs
are bent behind the person) in two variations with the legs
flexed to different degrees. Images were then obtained for 5 sitting positions, including sitting ...
Asian Workers Race Against Clock to Avoid Prison
... his chest covered in barely healed scars, and his legs
hardly able to support him. His whispered explanation, in tamil, was that he 'fell from a building under construction.' 'An urgent case. He must be repatriated immediately,' said the volunteer....
Motion Analysis Helps Teen With Cerebral Palsy Regain Ability to Walk
...tting the end of the thigh bones to straighten the legs
and moving the patellar tendon further down the leg to give it more leverage. Next, Dr. Scher cut the right heel bone to move it in line with his leg and fused a deformed joint in the foot at the bottom of the big toe that prevented Anthony from bein...
Hemangioblasts Aiding Eye Damage Repair
... you might be able to prevent patients from having legs
and other limbs amputated by simply injecting some cells, Lanza stresses. William Caldwell, chairman and chief executive officer of Advanced Cell Technology, announcing that the company wants to test the cells in people has asked the Food and Drug ...
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