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Knee replacement is needed when there’s obliteration of joint space: Experts 17.6.2018 DNA: Opinion
A number of people suffering from osteoarthritis of knee joint after age of 55 years who are either preparing to get knee replaced or already got knee replaced have several inhibitions. They have doubts whether knee replacement will help them get rid of the pain completely and will they be able to start carrying out routine work like before. Experts believe that patients should know all the facts about this major surgery before opting for it. “Knee replacement becomes necessary when the X-rays of knee joint shows obliteration of joint space with or without attrition of bones. After this indication of knee replacement it is better to get it done for better results,” Dr SS Soni, Arthroplasty and Arthroscopy Surgeon said.  “If it is delayed, the bones become weak, deformity increases and muscle strength decreases. So the latest knee cannot be applied and implant may also become loose,” he added. Doctors say that pre-operative preparations are must. “Patient must always be mentally prepared for this major ...
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Childhood Obesity Can Increase Risk Of Osteoarthritis; Risk Factors Of Childhood Obesity 16.6.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Childhood obesity may increase risk of knee and hip osteoarthritis as adults, a recent study states. Know the various risk factors of childhood obesity.
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People Dealing With Gout Are At A Higher Risk Of Dementia: 6 Important Risk Factors Of Dementia 16.6.2018 NDTV News - Latest
A new study suggests that you might be at a 17-20% higher risk of dementia. A risk factor for dementia is anything which makes a person more prone to the condition. Here are some of the most important...
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Smoking, Diabetes Can Increase Risk Of Dementia; Dementia Risk Factors You Must Know 15.6.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Dementia risk factors: Researchers have warned that smoking and diabetes can clog the region of brain which is crucial to memory and increase risk for dementia.
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Excessive Drinking May Affect Teenage Girls' Bone Mass: Study 14.6.2018 NDTV News - Latest
According to latest study, girls who binge on alcohol may fail to reach their peak bone mass, which in the longer run may prove detrimental for their bone health.
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Smoking And Diabetes May Clog Brain And Up Dementia Risk: Study 14.6.2018 NDTV News - Latest
According to the researchers smoking and diabetes may have link with increased risk of calcification -- calcium salt deposits -- in hippocampus, a brain structure important for both short- and...
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He Studied A Nervous System Disease. Later He Was Diagnosed With The Same 14.6.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Rahul Desikan sits at his dining room table, a large computer screen before him, and works on his latest scientific paper. He types a single letter, then another, then another. For a man in a hurry,...
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4 Ways How the Delicious Fruit Could Aid Weight Loss 13.6.2018 NDTV Food - Latest
From jellies to jams, pear is one versatile fruit that never disappoints. Apart from being one of the most juicy and flavoursome fruits, pears or nashpati as it is called in Hindi, is also a...
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Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain commits suicide 8.6.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain commits suicide
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Anthony Bourdain, Celebrity Chef And CNN Food Critic, Commits Suicide 8.6.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
US celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, host of CNN's food-and-travel-focused "Parts Unknown" television series, has died at the age of 61, the network said on Friday.
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This type of arthritis is often confused with spondylitis or slip disc and affects 15-30 year olds 6.6.2018 DNA: India
The month of May every year is considered to be World Arthritis Month. General perception is that arthritis affects old people. However, contrary to that belief, arthritis affects a number of young people, particularly from a consition called Ankylosing Spondylitis which is a type of Arthritis. The disease is more common in younger age groups between 15-30 years of age and especially more common in males.  The disease adversely impacts the level of efficiency in the most productive years of life. The signs may include chronic back pain and stiffness from the neck down to the lower back which are common symptoms brushed away untreated. The ankylosing spondylitis treatment market is growing at a significant rate due to the increasing prevalence of ankylosing spondylitis and rising awareness about diagnostics and treatments for the disease. In addition, government initiatives and improving healthcare infrastructure are driving the market for ankylosing spondylitis treatment. However, factors such as the ...
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Miss Speeches Of Former Union Minister George Fernandes Now: LK Advani 4.6.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Veteran BJP leader LK Advani on Sunday said that he missed the speeches of former Union Minister and anti-Emergency crusader George Fernandes in Parliament.
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Quit tobacco, it contains 43 carcinogenic chemicals: Expert 3.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
Quit tobacco, it contains 43 carcinogenic chemicals: Expert
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Green Tea May Reduce Heart Attack Risk: 5 Other Benefits of The Wonder Drink 1.6.2018 NDTV News - Latest
You may have heard of its weight loss and immunity boosting properties, but if a latest study is to be believed, sipping into green tea daily could also do wonders for your heart health too
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Indian-origin biochemist, Meghan Markle on UK's most influential women list 31.5.2018 General News
An Indian-origin biochemist has been named alongside the likes of actress-turned-royal Meghan Markle, human rights lawyer Amal Clooney and bestselling author J K Rowling as the 25 most influential and aspirational women in the UK by 'Vogue' magazine. Priyanka Joshi has been chosen for her cutting-edge research in the inaugural 'The Vogue 25' list released today, which includes artists, activists and executives across different fields. "Priyanka Joshi had barely completed her PhD when 'Forbes' named her one of the most important young faces in science. A research fellow at Downing College, Cambridge, the 29-year-old sits at the cutting edge of Alzheimer's research, and has been praised for her ground-breaking work building a 'library' of drug-like molecules to target irregular proteins that cause degenerative brain diseases, notes the citation on the young biochemist. "With dementia now the leading cause of death for women in England and Wales, her early breakthroughs and research ...
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FDA clears Pfizer's Xeljanz for inflammatory bowel disease 30.5.2018 Reuters: Money News
(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Wednesday that it had approved Pfizer Inc's drug, Xeljanz, to treat adults with moderate-to-severe active ulcerative colitis.
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Gap in regulating biotech drug copies prompts WHO to step in 30.5.2018 General News
LONDON (Reuters) - Cut-price copies of expensive biotech drugs promise to slash the cost of treating serious diseases, including cancer, in rich and poor countries alike - but uneven regulation has created a lopsided market.
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Indian men at risk of cardiovascular disease due to tobacco 30.5.2018 General News
Globally, tobacco use results in death for 50 percent of its users, who account for over nine percent of the world's population today.According to data available from the last National Family Health Survey in India, 45 percent of all men and seven percent of women in the age group of 15-49 are tobacco users.Although tobacco use has been linked with a wide spectrum of illnesses including cancer, lung disease, diabetes, eye disease and arthritis, about 12 percent of all deaths from heart disease can be attributed to tobacco use including second hand smoke.In fact, tobacco use is the second most significant cause of Cardiovascular Diseases (CVD) after hypertension. CVD itself accounts for about 31 percent of all deaths worldwide.The WHO describes tobacco use as an epidemic associated with rising stress levels, unhealthy eating habits, work hours and sleep routines. About seven million people succumb to diseases directly attributable to tobacco use of whom, about 900,000 are non-smokers ..
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Pomegranate Nutritional Value: Amazing Pomegranate Nutrition Facts And Health Benefits 30.5.2018 NDTV Food - Latest
Pomegranate is both delicious and extremely helpful in keeping some important checks and balances in the body. Eating pomegranate may help manage diabetes, boost immunity, aid digestion, and improves...
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Want to get rid of alcohol addiction? This exercise can help you 29.5.2018 DNA: Popular News
Aerobic exercise can help treat drug or alcohol addiction by altering the brain's reward system, a study has found. Also known as "cardio," aerobic exercise is brisk exercise that increases heart rate, breathing and circulation of oxygen through the blood, and is associated with decreasing many negative health issues, including diabetes, heart disease and arthritis. It also is linked to numerous mental health benefits, such as reducing stress, anxiety and depression. Scientists at the University at Buffalo in the US identified a key mechanism in how aerobic exercise can help impact the brain in ways that may support treatment and prevention strategies for addiction. "Several studies have shown that, in addition to these benefits, aerobic exercise has been effective in preventing the start, increase and relapse of substance use in a number of categories, including alcohol, nicotine, stimulants and opioids," said Panayotis Thanos, senior research scientist at University at Buffalo. "Our work seeks to help ...
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