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Evading sports injuries

...ar and tear aggravated by overuse. Biking, skiing, tennis and skating were the highest-risk activities. To stay safe, always remember to warm up and cool down before and after your exercise session. You also need to pace yourself - the goal is 30 minutes or more a day of moderate exercise. Using the right...

Tennis gives protection against heart disease lifelong

...ty of Hopkins University, men who keep up playing tennis throughout life are less prone to have a heart att...sketball. Those who reported the greatest skill in tennis were the most likely of all to still be physically active in mid-life. The tennis group also had a...

Counting Calories Might Be The Ideal Way To Stay Healthy

...minutes burns 250 calories, and an hour of singles tennis burns 300 calories. The report explains that intensity makes a difference. The authors say for an activity to benefit your cardiovascular system, the intensity must be enough to increase heart rate and speed up your breathing. Depending on your free...

Steroids Effective For Treating Carpel Tunnel Syndrome

...ter users, dental hygienists, and even golfers and tennis players. Standard treatment for symptoms of carpel tunnel syndrome include splinting and pain relievers like ibuprofen. When those methods fail to help, many patients undergo surgery to decompress the nerve. However, another option is to receive st...

Tennis elbow not new among cricketers, say experts

...re from the nation's favourite sport due to a mild tennis elbow symptom has put the focus back on the ailmen...esh Parikh. The condition is also seen more among tennis players, especially those who have a poor backhand shot, in which they apply more power on their wri...

India - Favored Orthopedics Surgery Destination

...le to get back to her favorite sports - squash and tennis -, something that would not have been possible with the conventional hip replacement surgery. Unlike in the US, Canada or Britain where the waiting time is anywhere between 12-24 months, leading private Indian hospitals like Max Healthcare and Apoll...

UK Biobank Set Up To Understand the Links between Genes, Lifestyle Environment and Illness

...two huge filing cabinets which is in the size of a tennis court. Participants will also have their health and body fat followed for years through routine medical checks and records. Prof Collins said that he hoped the Prime Minister would also take part. The team expects that by 2012 there will be 3,00...

Games Event Rejects Prior Transplant Patient

...es in the past, in events such as long jump, table tennis and the 50m sprint. Christine Evans, chairwoman of the British Transplant Sports Association said that she would be delighted to see Hannah at the games and she would be invited to present prizes. Carol Davidson, children's events organizer for...

Parents of Junior Athletes do More Harm than Good

...ed by a national survey of 132 professional junior tennis coaches in the US, which looked at the role parents play in the successes of their sporting offspring. The coaches had all spent an average of 17 years in the business. The survey included 200 individual items, covering nine categories of question....

Video Games Reduces Surgical Errors – A Stud

...video games since the now-primitive looking ‘Pong’ tennis game was the rage in the 1970s,has developed the Top Gun Laparoscopic Surgery Skill and Suturing Program used in the study. Rosser has collected data from 5,000 doctors who have used the training program since its 1991 debut. Thus his main goal...

Kallis to undergo surgery for tennis elbow

... Kallis will undergo surgery next week to repair a tennis elbow injury that has plagued him since November l...d inflammation through what is commonly known as a tennis elbow. 'Jacques will undergo a one-hour operation on a tendon in his elbow next Wednesday, and will...

Nanotechnology – to detect and treat ovarian cance

...ure of stain resistant clothes to light and strong tennis rackets…. The way things are created is being transformed by nanotechnology. But, this technology will// have its greatest influence on the healthcare industry in future. Researchers at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago think that remarkabl...

British Pupils Opt for Online Tuition from India

...ot always personalised. If you want to get good at tennis you need personal coaching, one on one, and it is the same with education. "There are certain limits to what can be taught online - drama, for instance, would be difficult. But English, maths and science lessons work extremely well." The report s...

A Woman's Sporting Ability Is In Her Fingers!

...ipation levels were highest for swimming, cycling, tennis and running in descending order. The association with finger ratio was highest for running, soccer, and tennis. The highest achievement in any sport was strongly linked to a low second to fourth finger ratio. Running ability was particularly associa...

Steroids Ineffective In Tennis Elbow

Steroid injections are apparently of no use in tennis elbow and a wait and watch approach may be the bes...both the patient and their doctor in management of tennis elbow." The study findings also support the idea that tennis elbow is, in most cases, a self-limiti...

Automated Technique Accurately Measures Platelet Counts in "Platelet Gel" Products

...promote healing in medical situations ranging from tennis elbow to spinal surgery. Platelet gels may be especially helpful in patients recovering from certain types of plastic and reconstructive surgery, improving healing while reducing the risk of complications. However, studies of PRP have yielded varying...

A winning shot is here to battle ‘tennis elbow

... can be made available for patients suffering with tennis elbow world wide. Source-Medindi MST...

Kids in Sport—Great for Fitness, but Concern About Injurie

...uries in "overhead" athletes, such as baseball and tennis players. Another reports that, with proper supervision, weightlifting and strength training are safe and improve performance in children and teens. However, questions remain about the safe "dose-response range"—that is, what training intensity produc...

Tennis Elbow is Not Caused Due to Improperly Sized Tennis Racket Grip

Clinicians attending to patients suffering from tennis elbow ask them to alter the grip size of their rac...ip" on the relationship between the development of tennis elbow (tendonitis) and the size of the grip on the racket a player uses. A grip that is either to...

Massive Booking For China's First-Ever 'Five-Star' Hospital

...ers and children and a swimming pool, golf course, tennis courts and karaoke bars for visitors. But luxury comes at a hefty price. The cheapest room is at 40,000 yuan (about $5,000) a month while the luxury suite charges nearly 10,000 yuan (about $1,250) a day. The two-storey suite has separate bedrooms f...

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