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Keep tab on osteoporosis pain-reliever: Experts (Oct 20 is World Osteoporosis Day)

Even as researchers try to confirm the side effects of osteoporosis pain-relieving drugs on women, doctors say continuous consumption of the drug bisphosphonates Continue reading “Keep tab on osteoporosis pain-reliever: Experts (Oct 20 is World Osteoporosis Day)” »  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, October 18th, 2011
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Fish oil prevents and slows progression of osteoarthritis

University of Bristol researchers have found for the first time that omega-3 in fish oil could “substantially and significantly” reduce the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis Continue reading “Fish oil More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, October 18th, 2011
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Movement of hip and knee joints may influence risk of ankle re-injury

The way individuals move their knee and hip joints may influence the risk of ankle re-injury, according to new research Continue reading “Movement of hip and knee joints may influence risk of ankle re-injury” More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, October 18th, 2011
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No old wives’ tale: Omega-3 prevents osteoarthritis

Omega-3 in fish oil could “substantially and significantly” reduce the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis Continue reading “No old wives’ tale: Omega-3 prevents osteoarthritis” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, October 17th, 2011
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Brit spinal surgeon finds new way to beat crippling back pain sans surgery

A spinal surgeon in Britain has pioneered a new treatment to heal severe back pain without surgery, which used to be the only answer for the pain Continue reading “Brit spinal surgeon finds new way to beat More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, October 5th, 2011
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New gene could trigger osteoporosis

A new gene could increase chances of developing osteoporosis, a “silent” disease characterised by increased bone fragility and risk of fracture Continue reading “New gene could trigger osteoporosis” More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, October 5th, 2011
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Cell therapy for athletic injuries

Sportspersons who were earlier dependent on knee-replacement therapy for athletic injuries now have a new ray of hope in the form of Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation (ACI) Continue reading “Cell therapy More...

By BioNews On Friday, September 23rd, 2011
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Ceramic material, gamma blast could toughen prosthetic plastic joints

A new research has claimed that adding ceramic particles to the polymers and blasting the composite with gamma-radiation could toughen up plastic joints in joint replacement surgeries Continue reading “Ceramic More...

By BioNews On Thursday, September 22nd, 2011
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New £10-a-day jab gives hope to millions of arthritis patients

Researchers at New York’s University of Rochester Medical Centre have suggested that a 10-pounds-a-day jab that can repair damaged joints could benefit millions crippled by osteoarthritis Continue reading “New More...

By BioNews On Thursday, September 22nd, 2011
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‘Bouncer’ protein halts rheumatoid arthritis

Researchers have figured out how the immune cells of rheumatoid arthritis patients become hyperactive and attack their joints and bones Continue reading “‘Bouncer’ protein halts rheumatoid arthritis” More...