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Fight arthritic pain with acupuncture

.... Acupuncture is believed to keep this energy flow moving smoothly. According to the Arthritis Foundation in Atlanta, there is enough evidence to suggest acupuncture relieves pain for some arthritis sufferers. It has proven least effective against immune system-related arthritic conditions such as rheumato...

Therapy for stopping the spread of cancer cells

...es on other, normal cells, and then letting go and moving on to the next cell. The composition of carbohydrates on the cells affects the balance between hanging on to neighbouring cells and letting go.// Researchers at the University of Georgia have found that an enzyme that affects cell surface carbohydra...

Cement injections linked to osteoporosis

...a blockage in the lung area - caused by the cement moving beyond the area of the spine.But overall, the new treatment appears to be safe and effective. It's possible that the technique may be extended towards preventing vertebral fractures in the future. The cement can provide support for weakened vertebrae...

Shapely sperm-a valuable indicator of fertility

...sperm per milliliter and at least half of them are moving around. But the cut-off points for who is fertile/...n sperm per milliliter, fewer than 28 percent were moving and fewer than 8 percent were well-formed. A well-shaped sperm has an oval head and whippy tail. C...

Gene Therapy For Cystic Fibrosis

...adulthood, but there is no cure.// New research is moving us slightly closer to a treatment for cystic fibrosis that modifies the abnormal gene that causes the disease. Working with mice, scientists have restored key chemicals in cells to levels that should ease symptoms of the fatal disease. Still, it's ...

Rumbling stomach

...ons are strong, especially when a bubble of gas is moving through the digestive tract or when the stomach is empty of solids, the noise can seem deafening. The contractions are also exaggerated and noisy in some gastrointestinal diseases. If the noises are troublesome and no disease is present, doctors sugg...

New technique for heart enlargement

...und procedure to show how fast the heart muscle is moving during contraction and relaxation. Researchers found patients with the most common HCM gene mutation had lower velocities during relaxation and higher contraction levels, particularly in the left ventricle, the heart's main pumping chamber. The test ...

Staying agile reduces hip fracture risk

...keep your bones strong and intact, you should keep moving and include as much walking as you can in your weekly routine....

Myostatin gene could hold the key to treatment for DMD

...hryn believes that there is a real possibility for moving forward in clinical trials with myostatin inhibition, Khurana is more cautious, noting that the myostatin-blocking antibodies he used were made in mouse cells to target mouse myostatin and that it is necessary to make specific human antibodies before...

New standards for Human Research Safety

...uncement came close on the heels of U.S. officials moving to suspend gene therapy studies pending an investigation of side effects in a French study, which found a cure for "bubble boy disease". Bubble boy disease - an immune disorder formally called severe combined immunodeficiency, or SCID - is the only d...

Flying with caution, with SARS

...e being disinfected hourly and the handles for the moving sidewalks are cleaned after the aircrafts arrival from a SARS affected country. Finally experts say, the risk of contracting SARS on a plane trip is probably small, if the trip isn't to Asia....

The 'lazy man's yoga"

...ner and the receiver, in a pose together." Besides moving the client into various poses, therapists also massage acupressure points on the body. According to Thai massage practitioners, blockages in energy lines are the roots of many illnesses. They say that stimulating the flow of this energy is the key ...

The Human Mad Cow Case

... living in Britain.Charlene lived in England until moving to Florida 11 years ago at age 13. So far, 143 people in Britain have contracted variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease or vCJD, also known as the human form of mad cow. Six of them are still alive. According to the CDC, Charlene sought medical help for ...

Exercise The Best Treatment For Low Back Ache

...rplane might be instructed to practice lifting and moving a suitcase a set number of times. The physiotherapists insisted the workers continue to exercise, despite any pain or discomfort. All the workers in the study were followed for six months. Those who participated in the exercise program missed only ...

Stress A Precursors Of Asthma In Kids

...rsening symptoms of asthma due to life events like moving or family relationships. // 60 children who had asthma for at least three years were studied . None had a history of chronic stress. Over 18 months, kids kept asthma diaries, recording asthma attacks and results of peak flow tests, which measured th...

Exercising The Best Form Of Treatment For Low Back Ache

...rplane might be instructed to practice lifting and moving a suitcase a set number of times. The physiotherapists insisted the workers continue to exercise, despite any pain or discomfort. All the workers in the study were followed for six months. Those who participated in the exercise program missed only ...

Research reports that c-section deliveries are rising

... 1994 to 2004. The results show that the trend is moving upwards for the rate of c-section deliveries, as more and more medical practitioners are adopting the procedure over giving birth normally. The researchers are of opinion that it is required that a national surveillance authority to look into the con...

ADHD improvement with sensory intervention

... against the skin, with lightest or more pressure, moving on swings, or working out with the exercise ball. The techniques, which were fine tuned to the need of each child, have made the children be at ease and attend to classroom and family activities. The sensory interventions can cause the brain to be mo...

Joint replacement surgery outcomes may be affected by obesity and diabetes

.... A joint replacement surgery may be required when moving the muscles of the joint becomes too painful due to injury or arthritis. Researchers from Duke University Medical Center had said in their report that of the three factors that can affect the outcomes of joint replacement surgeries, obesity is the f...

New insight for skin cancer discovered

...metasized. The new studies bring a new insight to moving the study of cell transformations, from simple forms to functional human tissues. It is possible to have a ready access to such tissues and hence the new study can help people develop new ways of targeting for therapy. The results of the study were ...

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