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A Festive White Knuckle Ride?

LONDON, February 1 /PRNewswire/ -- It is not only joy and goodwill that epitomise Christmas and the New Year. It is also stress, unrealistic expectations, letdowns, tension and, not least, drinking and partying. This can be one of the worst times of the year for someone with alcohol issues: ...

MRI Shows New Types of Injuries in Young Gymnasts

...scent gymnasts. The study found that some of the gymnasts experience "early death" of a portion of their knuckle bones. Adolescent gymnasts with overuse injuries to the wrists, hands and knuckles will likely develop e...

Get in Step With Summer Foot Care

... not remove corns," Vlahovic said. Diagnosis: A corn is a buildup of skin with a hard center. This often is caused by a hammertoe in which the toe knuckle rubs against the shoe. To permanently remove a corn, the hammertoe must be corrected so that it stops rubbing against the shoe. Or, just wear shoes wi...

Common Foot Myths Trip Us Up

...tly corn on your toe doesn't actually have a "root" in your foot. A corn is a small buildup of skin with a hard core, caused by friction where the toe knuckle rubs against the shoe. It's usually related to having a hammertoe, and only surgery on the toe can reduce the risk of corn growth. Doctors warn that a...

Scottish Engineer Devises Versatile Hand

...rs. While traditional prostheses have only one motor, allowing limited movement, the i-Limb has five, with one concealed between the base and knuckle of each finger. Covered in artificial skin, the one-size-fits-all hand has already won the approval of patients on both sizes of the Atlantic...
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BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. Announces Initiation of Phase IIb Trial for Peyronie's Disease

...ients with Peyronie's disease have been reported to have an increased likelihood of having Dupuytren's disease, frozen shoulder, plantar fibromatosis, knuckle pads, hypertension and diabetes. Peyronie's disease typically affects males in the range of 40-70 years. The cause of Peyronie's disease is unknown, a...
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Combination Oppenheimer with Knuckle Bender

Description: Combination Oppenheimer with Knuckle Bender - to dorsiflex wrist and flex MCP joints; includes two attachments to extend/flex distal finger joints....
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Finger pain

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Gene therapy demonstrates benefit in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

...ubjects were postmenopausal females under the age of 75 with a diagnosis of advanced rheumatoid arthritis. After tissue was removed from the subjects' knuckle joints, a harmless retrovirus was inserted into the tissue cells, in order to serve as a "vector" to transport the gene into the patients' joints. Aft...
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BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. Buys Down Royalties for Peyronie's Disease

...ients with Peyronie's disease have been reported to have an increased likelihood of having Dupuytren's disease, frozen shoulder, plantar fibromatosis, knuckle pads, hypertension and diabetes. Peyronie's disease typically affects males in the range of 40-70 years. The cause of Peyronie's disease is unknown, a...
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