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Category: Diseases :: Age-Related :: Joint-related
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Cause of bone loss in elderly identified 24.9.2017 Hindu: S & T
Scientists have identified a mechanism that causes the body to stop creating bone-producing cells with age, a finding that may help develop therapies to treat age-realted bone loss conditions like ost...
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What causes bone loss in elderly 24.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Researchers have identified a mechanism that leads to bone loss in older adults, an advance that may help develop therapeutics to treat the age-associated bone loss condition.
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The weight-loss trap 22.9.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
Are you worried that your special diet is not helping you lose weight, while your best friend, who is on the same diet plan, has dropped several dress sizes? It can be frustrating when, despite sustained efforts, you are unable to reach your ideal target weight, especially when you are trying to keep several lifestyle disorders at bay. Obesity has been associated with many chronic diseases, such as diabetes, hypertension, osteoporosis, cardiovascular diseases and even cancer. Diabetes and cardiovascular diseases are also associated with abdominal obesity. Anyone with body mass index (BMI) of over 23 kg/m2 is considered overweight, and above 25 kg/m2 as obese. Losing weight is not a simple mathematical equation of calorie intake and calorie output, but is as complex as a puzzle, which includes changing not only the diet, but the meal timings and the combination of foods. It is ideal to lose about 1 to 1½ kg weight per month, with a balanced diet. Each year, a number of new diet fads are introduced ...
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Roche wins expanded EU approvals for Gazyvaro, Actemra 22.9.2017 TOI: Intl Business
ROCHE HLDG-APPROVAL/ (UPDATE 1):UPDATE 1-Roche wins expanded EU approvals for Gazyvaro, Actemra
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Cancer control major challenge for government: Anupriya Patel 21.9.2017 Cinema-Showbiz
The rising number of cases of cancer, especially among women, is a major challenge in the healthcare sector for the Indian government, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Anupriya Patel said here on Thursday in the presence of actress and cancer crusader Lisa Ray.
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CRISPR sheds light on gene key to human embryo development 21.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
In a first, researchers have used the CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing technique to reveal the role of a key gene in human embryos in the first few days of development.
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Pfizer files suit against J&J over Remicade contracts 21.9.2017 TOI: Intl Business
PFIZER-TRIAL/JOHNSON&JOHNSON (UPDATE 3):UPDATE 3-Pfizer files suit against J&J over Remicade contracts
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Cost-effective PRP kit developed 21.9.2017 Hindu: Home
Senior orthopedician Amarnath Surat has developed a Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) extraction kit which is being used as a regenerative medicine in dentistry, Orthopedics and Dermatology. The PRP is being...
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Viral arthritis on the rise in Bengaluru 19.9.2017 deccanherald.com
Kavitha (name changed), 37, limped to hospital with painful joints. Severe and continuous pain along with high temperature lead her to think it's dengue fever. After consulting the doctor, she was diagnosed with viral arthritis, not dengue. Kavitha is one among many in the city suffering from viral arthritis this rainy season. The disease tends to proliferate during rainy season as any viral fever may lead to viral arthritis, characterised by inflammation of the joints from a viral infection. "We have been seeing a significant increase in the numbers, and it increases during the rainy season," said Dr Manohar C N, consultant, internal medicine, Manipal Hospitals. Hospitals in the city are seeing at least 20 to 30 cases each of viral arthritis a week, while more visit neighbourhood clinics. Although it can occur among all age groups, experts said that it is seen mostly among the 30 and above age group. Symptoms identical "I had severe pain in my knee, elbow and other parts. Joints had started swelling ...
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Forum rejects plea for medical claim 18.9.2017 Hindu: Home
No insurance for alternative treatments other than Ayurveda, homoeopathy
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Boehringer Ingelheim receives positive CHMP opinion for adalimumab biosimilar CYLTEZO 17.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
Ingelheim, Germany, Sep 17: Boehringer Ingelheim announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has adopted a positive opinion for the Marketing Authorisation Application of Cyltezo® (adalimumab biosimilar), to treat multiple chronic inflammatory diseases in adults and children.
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Horizon Pharma weighs sale of primary care unit -sources 16.9.2017 TOI: Intl Business
HORIZON PHAR-M&A/DIVESTITURE:Horizon Pharma weighs sale of primary care unit -sources
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Lilly/Incyte pill beats placebo in mid-stage eczema trial 14.9.2017 TOI: Intl Business
LILLY-INCYTE/ECZEMA (CORRECTED):CORRECTED-Lilly/Incyte pill beats placebo in mid-stage eczema trial
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Lupus Impacts Asian/Pacific Islanders and Hispanics at Alarming Rates 14.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
WASHINGTON, Sept. 14, 2017 : Newly published analyses from two Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)-supported population-based registries in New York City and San Francisco show that Asian/Pacific Islanders and Hispanics of any race are more likely to be affected by the autoimmune disease, lupus, compared with Whites (regardless of Hispanic ethnicity).
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TissueGene Recognized During Maryland Commerce, State Departments' Week-Long Trade Mission To South Korea 14.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 14, 2017 : A trade and diplomatic mission to South Korea led by officials from the Maryland Department of Commerce and the Maryland Secretary of State's office concluded the evening of Friday, September 8, 2017, with a reception at the U.S. Ambassador to South Korea's residence in Seoul.
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Transgender diabetics may not be effectively treated for risk factors 13.9.2017 New Kerala: Health News
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 13 : Transgender patients with diabetes may not be adequately treated for risk factors, says a recent study.
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Lupin taps external funding for biosimilars in FY18 12.9.2017 Latest News
Lupin will file biosimilar Etanercept in Europe and Japan in FY 2018 and has tied up with a financial company to fund research and development cost of the drug.Biosimilars are copies of innovative biologic drugs and are made from living cells. Lupin is partnering with an another firm for drug development given the high cost and risks in the process.Etanercept is indicated for treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and is a copy of Amgen's innovative drug Enbrel.At an investor conference in Mumbai last week Lupin's managing director Nilesh Gupta said the company was on track to file Etanercept in Europe and Japan in the current fiscal and is developing a pipeline of select biosimilar drugs. Gupta said that the company is actively partnering for first few products and is targeting a total market size of $ 19 billion.In 2014 Lupin tied up with drug maker Yoshido to help in clinical trials and commercialisation of biosimilars in Japanese market. But the company has been slow to hit the ...
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Wheelchair presented to osteoporosis patient 11.9.2017 Hindu: Vijayawada
District Collector Kartikeya Misra on Monday presented a wheelchair to 12-year-old P. Mary Navya, an osteoporosis patient from Indrapalem in the city. The girl’s mother Latha brought it to the notice ...
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AbbVie says deaths in arthritis trial not linked to drug 11.9.2017 Sify Finance
REUTERS - AbbVie Inc said on Monday two patients died in a late-stage trial of its rheumatoid arthritis drug but that the deaths were not linked to the drug, which met the study's main goals.
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BioPhotas Inc. Clears Additional FDA and Intellectual Property Hurdles 11.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
ANAHEIM, Calif., Sept. 11, 2017 : BioPhotas, Inc. announced today the FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) clearance of the Celluma, its award-winning and patented medical device, for an additional indication-for-use in treating full face wrinkles.
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