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Measuring Women's Risk of Osteoporosis

October 17, 2012 by University of California, Los Angeles

For women of mixed racial or ethnic backgrounds, a new method for measuring bone health may improve the odds of correctly diagnosing their risk of osteoporosis and bone fractures, according to a UCLA-led study   Currently, assessing osteoporosis...

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Safety Tips to Avoid Yoga-related Injury

October 1, 2012 by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Moderation is key to avoiding yoga-related injury when bending and stretching   Yoga is a physical, mental and spiritual discipline, originating in ancient India, that involves a series of stretching, posing and breathing exercises. When done correctly and...

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Flu Antibody’s ‘One-Handed Grab’ May Boo…

September 28, 2012 by Dr Dali Edwards

Scientists from The Scripps Research Institute and Sea Lane Biotechnologies have solved the co-crystal structure of a human antibody that can neutralize influenza viruses in a unique way   The antibody recognizes the crucial structure that flu viruses...

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Physiotherapists for Sports Medicine Fac…

March 26, 2013 by Mandy Cooper

Physiotherapists are a fixture in all medical facilities especially in sports medicine service provider   They are health professional who focuses on the restoration of health and movement of certain body parts that underwent a traumatic accident or...

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Medication use higher among overweight k…

October 4, 2012 by Bryan Alary

Overweight children aged 12 to 19 are 59 per cent more likely than normal-weight kids to take prescription medication, according to UAlberta research.   Overweight children are far more likely to take prescription medications than children of a...

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Living with Glaucoma: It’s all in the Fa…

September 23, 2011 by the American Academy of Ophthalmology

Glaucoma can quietly damage the eye and optic nerve even before a person notices vision problems   With today’s improved treatments, glaucoma patients no longer face inevitable blindness, but preserving vision depends on seeing an Eye M.D. (ophthalmologist)...

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