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How women can improve their bone strength 11.8.2018 Rediff: GetAhead
A soy diet can come handy!
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Nigerian Man Takes First Walk In 10 Years After Surgery In India 10.8.2018 NDTV News - India-news
A Nigerian, who had not walked for the last 10 years due to a severe knee problem complicated by an incurable genetic blood disorder, got a new lease of life at a Delhi hospital where doctors...
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Delhi: Bedridden Nigerian walks again after high-end total knee replacement surgery 10.8.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
Abdullah Usmani, a 41-year-old Nigerian, spent a major part of his life bedridden because of several health-related complications such as knee arthritis and deformed bone formation. Because of the inadequate help at his native place, Usmani was referred to a Delhi-based private hospital. He recently underwent a knee transplant surgery which finally ended 10 years of pain. Usmani was suffering from sickle cell anaemia, a genetic disease which causes deformed blood cells causing anemia. Other growth disorder complications include multiple joint complications, hand-foot syndrome and infections, among others. While this congenital problem led him to undergo a spleen removal surgery in 2002, and his knee arthritis worsened further. Two years ago, an unbearable knee pain surfaced in Usmani's right leg leaving him bedridden. As a result, he visited India to seek consultation where he was diagnosed with avascular necrosis, a type of bone disease which causes the thigh bone tissues (connected to knees) to die. ...
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Soy Diet May Increase Bone Strength In Women; Ways To Add Soy In Your Diet 9.8.2018 NDTV News - Latest
According to a study published in the journal Bone Reports, women undergoing menopause face serious health concerns including osteoporosis, decreased physical activity and weight gain
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Pot for pets: U.S. federal law puts vets into a quandary 8.8.2018 Reuters: World News
REUTERS - A wave of medical research is providing fresh evidence that marijuana may help dogs and cats cope with arthritis, epilepsy, anxiety and other maladies without the side effects of traditional drugs, but veterinarians are afraid to prescribe it for fear of running afoul of federal ...
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Neuroscientist Studied Brain Entire Life. Then Hers Veered Off Course 8.8.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
When people die after suffering from schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression, opioid abuse or some other mental disorder, Lipska's team works with local medical examiners to collect their brains....
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Here's Why Soy-Based Foods Are A Must For Menopausal Women 8.8.2018 NDTV News - Latest
According to an animal study, soy protein in food has the ability to counter the negative effects of menopause and its affects on bone and metabolic health.
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Pfizer lowers 2018 revenue forecast, increases R&D spend 31.7.2018 Reuters: Money News
Pfizer Inc lowered its revenue forecast for this year, blaming the stronger dollar, and increased its planned spending on research and development, as the drugmaker works to launch new drugs to replace declining sales from its established products like ...
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Pfizer beats profit estimates but lowers 2018 revenue forecast 31.7.2018 Reuters: Money News
Pfizer Inc topped Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit on Tuesday, driven by higher sales of its cholesterol and arthritis drugs, but the biggest U.S. drugmaker lowered its full-year revenue forecast due to a stronger dollar.
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Pfizer beats profit estimates on higher sales of Prevnar, Xeljanz 31.7.2018 Reuters: Money News
U.S. drugmaker Pfizer Inc posted a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday, driven by higher sales of pneumonia vaccine Prevnar and arthritis drug Xeljanz.
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For Stronger Bones And Good Health At 70, Play Football: New Study Finds 31.7.2018 NDTV News - Latest
A new study has found that including football in your regime regularly can improve heart and bone health in untrained middle-aged and elderly people with prediabetes.
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Turmeric Soup: This Broth May Help Boost Immunity & Aid Weight Loss 30.7.2018 NDTV Food - Latest
One of the most common ways to make most of turmeric's nutrition is of course the good old haldi doodh. But for those who are not so much in favour of milk, can use the goodness of turmeric to prepare...
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Jaipur doctor performs surgery, creates record 29.7.2018 DNA: Money
A Jaipur city based orthopedic and joint replacement surgeon has created a national record by performing a hip reconstruction surgery on an oldest woman in India. The woman who is 104-year-old belongs to Rajasthan.  As per medical history, the previous joint replacement of such an old aged woman is registered in the UK. The governor of Rajasthan Kalyan Singh honoured the doctor with a certificate for the achievement.  “Basanti Devi of Jaswantgarh in Nagaur had suffered a fall which led to the fracture and traumatic arthritis of hip joints subsequently. The complication was such that the pain spread to her entire backside, making her unable to even move out of bed,” Dr Ranat Vishnoi, joint replacement surgeon at Shalby hospital who performed the successful surgery said. “It was found that ball joint in the hip of the patient had fractured and was touching the socket causing arthritis. According to medical science, joint replacement in senior citizens is highly risky as it can lead to organ failure,” he ...
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Immune System May Cure Alzheimer's Disease: 4 Foods To Enhance Your Immune System 27.7.2018 NDTV News - Latest
The study published in the Journal of Nature says that the vessels connecting the brain and the immune system may help cure both Alzheimer's disease and decline in cognitive ability that comes with...
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71% Indians Suffer From Poor Muscle Health: 5 Protein Rich Foods  26.7.2018 NDTV News - Latest
If the findings of a latest study are to be believed muscle health of seven out of 10 Indians is poor.As per the study, 71 per cent Indians suffer from poor muscle health.
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Focus: Eisai/Biogen to advance Alzheimer's drug, provide fresh hope 24.7.2018 Reuters: Money News
Eisai Co Ltd and Biogen Inc will move forward with late-stage clinical trials of their Alzheimer’s disease drug, BAN2401, and are working with regulators to design the next studies and gain expedited review as a breakthrough ...
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Virtual reality to help students experience dementia first hand 24.7.2018 Sify Finance
Virtual Reality (VR) simulations with models of real-life patients can help students experience dementia first-hand and gain better understanding of progressive cognitive diseases, including Alzheimer's, say researchers.
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Want A Healthy Heart? Include Flat Beans In Your Diet; Other Health Benefits Of Flat Beans 19.7.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Flat beans are a good source of proteins, vitamins A, K, C etc. They are quite beneficial for heart health. Flat beans have many other health benefits to offer. Read here.
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Pfizer-Lilly pain drug meets late-stage trial goals 18.7.2018 Reuters: Money News
An experimental osteoarthritis drug developed by Pfizer Inc and Eli Lilly and Co achieved its main goal of lowering pain in a late stage trial, the companies said on Wednesday, potentially offering a safer alternative to opioids.
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Novartis joins Pfizer in halting U.S. drug price hikes 18.7.2018 Reuters: Money News
Novartis expects to hit the top of its 2018 sales guidance after a strong second quarter, the CEO said, despite joining Pfizer in freezing its U.S. drug prices for the rest of the year following pressure from President Donald ...
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