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Want a Healthy brew? Have some Tea!

...hat tea helps women in the menopausal age group by strengthening their bones by increasing their bone density. They say the anti-oxidants found in tea are 100 times more powerful than vitamin C and 25 times stronger than vitamin E. All this might tempt even the staunch tea haters to join the tea club. And with th...

Cats to protect children from asthma

...xposure to cats might be protecting from asthma by strengthening the Th1 system. To prove this Thomas Platts-Mills and his colleagues from the University of Virginia looked at the immune reactions of 226 children to cat allergens in their hormones. They found that 1 in 5 of the children showed an immune response ...

A treatment for Osteoporosis

The bone- strengthening drug fosamax (Bifosa) was initially lauded as a major breakthrough for women with osteoporosis. But doctors discovered that patients often stopped their// prescription because of the drug's rigid dosing instructions: It was supposed to be taken upon ...

Back exercises reduces Osteoporosis

...ty of Atlanta, now observ that a programme of back strengthening exercises is very effective in reducing this fract...e control group. The researchers suggest that back strengthening exercises might be an effective alternative to hormone replacement therapy in protecting against ost...

Physiotherapy helps amputation

...ch the patient requires more energy. Additionally, strengthening exercises are given to the unaffected limb, as this has to bear the weight of the body when patient tries to ambulate. The following exercises are taught to the patients. To mention a few: 1) Exercises for all the joints a upper limb and lower limb...

Less exercise doesn't help prevent osteoporosis

...e on it. Doing vigorous exercise is another way of strengthening bone....

Handling plantar fasciitis

...s at the suggest that you try daily stretching and strengthening of the sole - by toe curls and flexing and extending the foot. You could also place a cloth-covered ice pack over the sole after activity. Good quality walking or running shoes are also very important. Losing weight will help too. If all else fails, ...

Stem cells offer hope for muscular dystrophy

...ome said certain stem cells //had been coaxed into strengthening the muscles of mice with muscular dystrophy. There are nine forms of muscular dystrophy, which affect 300,000 people in the United States alone. This group of genetic diseases is marked by progressive weakness and degeneration of the muscles that c...

Exercise The Best Treatment For Low Back Ache

..., such as cycling or rowing, or strengthening. The strengthening exercises consisted of floor abdominal sit-ups, dynamic back extensions, leg-presses, latissimus pull-downs, and standing up from a low chair. The individually tailored exercises were based on work-related tasks. For example, a worker who reported ...

Exercising The Best Form Of Treatment For Low Back Ache

..., such as cycling or rowing, or strengthening. The strengthening exercises consisted of floor abdominal sit-ups, dynamic back extensions, leg-presses, latissimus pull-downs, and standing up from a low chair. The individually tailored exercises were based on work-related tasks. For example, a worker who reported ...

Relieving Pelvic Pain In Pregnant Women

Researchers say a new study shows acupuncture and strengthening exercises may help relieve pelvic girdle pain experienced by pregnant women// . For the study researchers divided 386 women into three groups. One received standard treatment, another received standard treatment plus acupuncture, and the third under...

Chronic back pain may be relieved by special physiotherapy

...tural re-education and consists of stretching, and strengthening of paraspinal and muscles of the abdominal wall that will lead to correction of posture and decompression of the spinal cord. Researchers are of the opinion these muscles become weak and shortened by stress and overuse and cause the back pain. For m...

Exercising for long term relief from lower back pain

...se regime for these patients is the stretching and strengthening exercises that the people performed routinely. In sub acute low back pain it is possible to improve some functions of the muscles with the help of graded activity program, however the effect of other forms of exercising on this type of condition se...

Research Finds How Post-traumatic Stress Leads to Long-Lasting Memories

...ers believe that Arc helps store these memories by strengthening the synapses, the connections between neurons. "Emotionally neutral events generally are not stored as long-term memories," said Christa McIntyre, the first author of the paper and a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Neurobiology and Beh...

Calcium-Vitamin D Combo For Reduced Fracture Risk

...cium and vitamin D in bone development and teeth// strengthening is well known. Children are fed loads of milk and other milk products to supply the body with this vital nutrient. Vitamin D is produced in the body itself by exposure to sunlight and so children are exposed to sunlight too. So much so that parents w...

Genetic failure in cloned animals

...sturb their development and lead to abnormalities, strengthening the rational that reproductive cloning of humans should be banned.// However, the researchers noted the technology still could be used safely for therapeutic cloning techniques, such as producing embryonic stem cells to treat diseases ranging from Pa...

Learning process to be regulated by altering brain protein

...alters its structure and actions, resulting in the strengthening of the signals the nerve cells receive. In addition to reelin, Apoer2 binds to a protein called ApoE. One form of this molecule, called ApoE4, has been shown to substantially increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease in older people. Understanding how...

Minor Improvement In Child Sex Ratio In Haryana

...adan said that the improvement could be due to the strengthening of system of the birth and death registration at primary health centres instead of the earlier procedure of doing it at police stations. Moreover, civil surgeons were directed to keep a watch on the sex ratio in their districts so that a decline, if...

Medical community worried that new curriculum will 'Promote Quackery'

...octors and the government should now be looking at strengthening the research capability of Indian medical field. "Moreover, the Supreme Court and various other courts of the country have repeatedly opined that one doctor of one pathy (system) cannot practice another pathy," Agarwal said. The association also c...

More collaborations and strengthening of India’s AIDS control body require

... progress but more has to be done for an effective strengthening of the National AIDS Control Organization (NACO). Nafis said that the NACO has to concentrate more on youth and women who are more vulnerable to infection of HIV. Nafis said that he is not happy with the allocation of funds and also on the recruitmen...

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