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Friday, July 10, 2020



Have arthritis? Some of these exercises can help

May 09, 2020 12:08 pm

Exercises like leg raises, hamstring stretches, half-squats, one-leg dips, leg stretches may work well for arthritis of the knees.

Juvenile arthritis: Swelling and pain in your child’s joints can be symptoms

May 06, 2020 2:34 pm

Since a few cases of juvenile arthritis show no symptoms, it can be difficult to diagnose this condition in children.

Constantly texting? Know about the smartphone pinky syndrome

April 18, 2020 12:01 pm

Although this isn’t extremely damaging to one’s health, there are other factors in play that would influence the rates of degenerative change on joints such as – diet, family history and underlying health conditions

Do you crack your knuckles? Here's what you need to know

February 25, 2020 12:46 pm

Studies have shown that as many as 54 percent of people crack their knuckles. Over time, it becomes an unconscious habit which does not demand much of effort, says an expert.

Bluetooth-enabled medical implant may help manage chronic diseases

June 29, 2019 3:46 pm

The research paves the way for people with chronic diseases like arthritis, diabetes and heart disease to one day forego the daily regimen of pills.

80 per cent hemophilia cases undiagnosed in India, say doctors

April 17, 2019 9:54 am

According to Hemophilia Foundation of India, the umbrella body for registration of the patient with the disorder, the cause of hemophilia is the inability of the body to produce the anti-hemophilic factor (AHF) in the required quantity.

Silicone implants can increase a woman's risk of arthritis, stillbirth and skin cancer, says study

November 21, 2018 6:41 pm

As compared to the women with saline implants, the ones with silicone implants were also found to be at double risk of developing surgical complications as well as at an increased risk of arthritis and skin cancer.

High heels can cause major joint problems: AIIMS expert

October 29, 2018 1:48 pm

According to an expert from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), wearing high heels every day for long hours can lead to cumulative damage of bones and emerge as a leading cause for arthritis.

Arthritis is on rise among women than men in India: Report

October 12, 2017 8:44 pm

Arthritis affects more than 180 million people in India and its prevalence is much higher than many well-known diseases such as diabetes, AIDS and cancer.

Birth pill linked to lower risk of arthritis in women

August 19, 2017 8:42 pm

Besides birth control, contraceptive pills may also aid in decreasing the risk of women developing rheumatoid arthritis. Women who used birth pill for more than seven years had a 19 per cent lower risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, irrespective of being tested positive or negative for ACPA.