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Public Transport Causing Backaches in Delhi, Mumbai

Over half the population in New Delhi and in Mumbai suffers from backache, caused mainly by the poor public transport system, says a new study. // Carried out by Health India, a New Delhi-based non-profit group, the study found that over 40 percent of people in New Delhi and 77 percent in Mumb...

Backpacks and Backaches

Sharon swings her backpack, slings it over her shoulder and rushes off to school. She is all of fifteen, weighs 90 pounds and carries a backpack full of books that weighs 20 pounds . Children, like Sharon, who carry backpacks that weigh more than 20% -25% of their body weight are more likely...

Nanotechnology Transforms Pain Relief

... form or other (1). In the United States alone, over one billion workdays per year are lost due to pain conditions. Conditions as simple as untreated backaches drive up the cost of healthcare by increasing emergency room visits and the length of hospital stays. The financial burden of under-treated pain is en...

Tips to Ease an Aching Back

...hanics can lead to pain and stiffness THURSDAY, Dec. 25 (HealthDay News) -- The holidays can be a real pain in the back. To ease the backaches that may have come from such seasonal duties as lugging heavy luggage, toting bags of gifts and stretching and straining to put up holiday decorations...

More severe bone infections, health complications in children linked to MRSA, researchers find

...ave bone abscesses in the legs and who get blood clots that lead to pulmonary embolisms. "We don't want to alarm parents, but kids who limp or have backaches and fever after an otherwise minor trauma need to be evaluated by a physician," Dr. Mejas said. Dr. Ramilo said osteomyelitis might be more common...

Advil or Excedrin? New model helps predict product choices

...hletic segment," and "the anti-medication segment." They collected consumers' judgments on the painkillers' effectiveness in various contexts, such as backaches or flu. Using a survey, the model divided up the market into the various segments and showed significant differences among the different consumer type...
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