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Care for footwear not required diabetic patients

...ws that ulcer rates among diabetes wearing special shoes are no lower than among those wearing ordinary goo...s, out of 300 patients with diabetes, wear special shoes of two types, while a third wore their own shoes. Foot ulcer rates after two years were equally low ...

Keep fit always

... All you need is good pair of walking or jogging shoes - about $60 - and you're free to exercise any time, anywhere. If it's raining, run on the spot indoors or walk round the shopping mall. Add a skipping rope for improving quickness and conditioning, and a pedometer to monitor progress. For stair ste...

Handling plantar fasciitis

...le after activity. Good quality walking or running shoes are also very important. Losing weight will help too. If all else fails, over-the-counter painkillers should be effective....

Ways to handle ugly toenails

...s to reduce risk of ingrowing nails. Wearing roomy shoes which avoid wear and tear of the toenails also helps in reducing thickening of the nails....

Diabetics Need to Guard Against Nail Fungus

...il may thicken and cause pressure, especially when shoes are worn. People with nail fungus may have trouble...n preventing nail fungus: Don't wear tight-fitting shoes or the same pair of shoes every day. Wear socks that absorb moisture. Wash and dry feet daily. Re...

Don’t Blame the High Heels

Common sense tells us high heeled shoes are not good for the legs, knees, or feet. But a n...knee osteoarthritis] in women. Wearing high heeled shoes did not.” ...

Wearing High Heels May Be Dangerous To Health

... in the journal Medical Hypotheses. "Using heeled shoes leads to weaker stimulation of the loops. Reduced ...the matter into a damning statement: "After heeled shoes are introduced into a population, the first cases of schizophrenia appear and then the increase in p...

A Cheap Device to Stop Snoring from New Zealand

...ing the device was similar to buying a new pair of shoes and getting used to them. It has Federal Drug Administration approval in the US and is about to become widely available in New Zealand on prescription through GPs. He said the device had a 90 percent success rate in clinical trials and was also be...

Get Into Bed And Sleep Like A Baby

... specialist. It is similar to buying a new pair of shoes and getting used to them. The device is reported to have a 90 percent success rate in clinical trials and was also tried in patients who have been administered general anaesthetics and in emergency departments for patients having trouble breathing....

Magnets May Not Relieve Pain

...nt study has shown that use of magnetic insoles in shoes do not relieve the foot pain. Reporting in the current issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, the researchers from Mayo Clinic felt that static magnets may not be // effective in relieving pains. Searchers for the study had said adults with foot pain a...

Exposure to Chill can result in common cold symptoms

...ntre, asked 180 healthy volunteers to remove their shoes and socks. Half of them put their feet in a bowl of ice-cold water, while the others sat with their feet in an empty bowl as the control group. Over the next four to five days, 29 percent of the chilled volunteers developed cold symptoms, compared...

DAPIC Project to Prevent Amputations

...andigai village out of mere curiosity, the special shoes came as a boon. DAPIC seeks to prevent diabetic fo...0-year-old diabetic, was shod in a special pair of shoes designed by M.V. Hospital for Diabetes and Diabetes Research Centre. It was also the first time he w...

BC farms declared free of bird flu

...ve the virus may have been carried via through the shoes of a farmer or farm staff. It is also possible that He also said it was possible that wild birds, or droppings from infected wild birds, got onto the premises and infected the ducks. Over coming days, health officials in Ottawa will be encouragin...

Increased Risk Of Kidney Failure In Obese Individuals

...f you are thinking over losing weight, buckle your shoes right away, as there is no time to lose. // "There are more and more people with kidney failure, but it hasn't been appreciated much that kidney failure can be a consequence of obesity," said Dr. Chi-yuan Hsu, an assistant professor of medicine an...

Petting Zoos Can Lead To Bacterial Infection And Illness

...eeding or touching a cow or goat, having manure on shoes or stepping in manure, drying hands on clothes after washing them at the zoo were found to result in increased risk of infection and illness. On the other hand, washing of hands and feet wit soap and lather following a visit to the zoo has a protecti...

Chuck the Charm Bracelets, Parents warned!

... distributed by Reebok, for purchase of children’s shoes has been found to contain high levels of lead. Health Canada has advised parents to chuck the potentially harmful charm bracelets. // The bracelet’s heart shaped charm, which carries the Reebok logo, was swallowed by a 4 year old boy in Minnesota, ...

Latest style shoe funda: pamper your feet

.../ options this spring. The latest fad is round-toe shoes as well as low heels, flat shoes and wedge heels. Dr. Brodsky, orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon on the medical staff at Baylor Un...

Nationwide Increase In Lawn Mowing Injuries

... of protective devices such as goggles, close-toed shoes with gripped soles and long pants to prevent such injuries. It is also a good practice to clean the yard of debris before mowing. Children should be kept away from the yard during mowing. People suffering from chest pain, back pain, joint pain can a...

Lawn Mowing Injuries On The Rise

... of protective devices such as goggles, close-toed shoes with gripped soles and long pants to prevent such injuries. It is also a good practice to clean the yard of debris before mowing. Children should be kept away from the yard during mowing. People suffering from chest pain, back pain, joint pain can a...

Shapelier Knee Replacements for Women

...s clothing and shoes, but most prefer clothing and shoes made for them. It’s the same with knees, and it makes perfect sense to design knee implants with women in mind, particularly considering that women are by far the majority of the knee replacement patient population.’ Nearly two-thirds of the more t...

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