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Back injury cured by engineers
...k injury use the wrong muscles and create too much load
on the spine, putting them at risk of further problems. Physical therapists will need to re-educate people in the use of the normal movements if they are to protect the spine. Losing weight can help because overweight causes more strain on the spine....
Optimum Timing for HIV/AIDS Prognosis
...s with low CD4 counts. They also found lower viral load
indicated a better prognosis. However, study autho...ay the measurements of the CD4 cells and the viral load
at the beginning of therapy was not indicative of prognosis. Study author Matthias Egger from the U...
Good carb, bad carb? Experts debate.
...is way, a serving of carrots has a modest glycemic load
of 3, compared with 26 for an unadorned baked potato.Metabolic havoc Blood sugar levels may shoot twice as high after a high-GI meal as after a low one, and that unleashes metabolic havoc: The body responds with a surge of insulin, which prompts it ...
Obesity can lead to knee damage
... ligament called meniscus, which bears most of the load
in the knee joint. As the body mass index increases the chances of a knee damage also rises. The overweight people with a BMI of more than 25 are three tiomes more likely to have a knee ligament tear than people with normal BMI (20 or more), while th...
Low glycemic diet effective for reducing cardiovascular risk
... US, have reported that a diet// with low glycemic load
will be much beneficial for people suffering from ...et. The research shows that food with low glycemic load
may benefit the cardiac patients by lowering their cardiovascular risk....
Losing weight is beneficial for osteoarthritis for the knee
...o of weight may be equivalent to losing 4 kilos of load
in your knee-joints// for patients suffering from ...dy weight in obese elderly patients can reduce the load
on the knee joint by about 18%. This means for each 5% weight loss, the functionality of the knees i...
Understanding Chronic Infections May Help in Developing Therapeutic Vaccines
...ic vaccine," Wherry says. "If we could lower viral load
before therapeutic vaccination, we might be able t...ines with other modalities that either lower viral load
or enhance T cell function, particularly the proliferative capacity of T cells. Possible examples in...
Weight Loss Relieves Osteoarthritis Pain
...f weight loss, there is a 4-pound reduction in the load
exerted on the knee with each step. Considering th...h day it is a significant difference. This way the load
on knees is drastically reduced and OA pain can be relieved. Therefore this weighty problem has a w...
Lead exposure plus high blood pressure Leads to impaired mental ability
...body, and may mediate the interaction between lead load
and pulse pressure on cognitive performance in middle-aged adults. The aging process alone does not lead to automatic decline in cognitive ability. It can happen, however when the aging process is associated with hypertension and the presence of oth...
Feelings Of Sympathy And Empathy Dictated by Personal Experience
...or example, a slow body movement signifies a heavy load
and a faster movement, which gives the impression the subject was unloading something, suggests a lower weight. In the second part of the task, the patients also saw videos of people who were lifting boxes. However, this time, in some cases, the pe...
Hazards of Electromagnetic Fields for children
...induces heating in body tissues and imposes a heat load
on the whole body. Hyperthermia during pregnancy can cause embryonic death, abortion, growth retardation, and developmental defects; animal studies indicate that the development of the CNS is especially susceptible. Regarding the long-term health ef...
Malaria infection can accelerate HIV infection and disease progression
...associated with transient increases of HIV-1 viral load
in the blood,// and they speculate that malaria ep...the study participants showed an increase in viral load
tended to be greater with more severe episodes of malaria infection. Viral load
is an important dete...
A Novel System For Clinical Banking Of Umbilical Cord Blood
...nce clinical data documented that the infused cell load
(both NC and CD34+ cells) plays an important role in the successful outcome of transplants. By evaluating volume, CD34+ cell content, NC total amount, and NC density of 117 UCB units, the researchers found a significant association between CD34+ cell...
Zinc reduces morbidity due to diarrhea in HIV+ children
...for 6 months. Measurements of plasma HIV-1 viral load
and the percentage of CD4+ T lymphocytes were established before, and 3, 6, and 9 months after the start of supplementation. The researchers found that zinc supplementation did not result in an increase in blood HIV viral load. Children given zinc ...
Improperly Placed And Heavy Backpacks Lead To Back Pain In School Children
...rchers at University of California on the backpack load
of a number of middle school children in the U.S. reveals that it is much higher than that required for comfort and safety.// It has even warned about the possibility of back pain as a result of the excessive pressure over the shoulders. Alarmingly...
Candidate vaccine to reduce hepatitis C viral load.
...nt of Hepatitis C (HCV) infection. It reduced the load
of the carrier virus in the body of the mice treme...mune system finds it difficult to remove the viral load
from the body. But studies reveal that in patients suffering from chronic hepatitis there is alterat...
Websites Are Judged In Less Than A Second
...e eye-catching image, and make sure that web pages load
quickly, otherwise customers might not stick around long enough to make that coveted first impression. Edited (NI)...
More effective Antiretroviral HIV drug combination
...virenz is found to be effective in controlling HIV load
compared to most widely used drug combination Zido...roup patients showed a comparatively reduced viral load
of about 80% with increased concentration of CD4 immune cells which boost the immune response agains...
Protection against HIV and Herpes is possible with the Experimental Microbicide
... that there was a great reduction in the HIV viral load
in those who used the Microbicide tan those with t...h was conducted in which they analyzed the protein load
in the women after sexual transmission of the HIV virus. This protein is very similar to and is cl...
Meniscal Damage Could Lead To Cartilage Loss And Knee Osteoarthritis
...y functions few of which include shock absorption, load
bearing and enhancement of joint stability. Joint injury that requires the complete or partial surgical removal of the damaged meniscus (meniscectomy) is associated with onset of knee osteoarthritis. It is even regarded as a risk factor for osteoarth...
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