Tag: "joint" at medical news
Experimental gene therapy 'abolishes' arthritis pain and lessens joint damage
...lder suffers from the pain, swelling and permanent joint
damage of osteoarthritis. The most common form of ...arthritis, it develops over time following initial joint
injuries or just as a result of aging. In the current study, researchers found that one injection of...
Chinese space agency joins the International Charter 'Space and Major Disasters'
...ternational Charter 'Space and Major Disasters', a joint
initiative that works to provide emergency response satellite data free of charge to those affected by disasters anywhere in the world. China National Space Administration (CNSA) Administrator Prof. Dr Sun Laiyan signed the Charter on 24 May at ESA...
New long-term data analyses for Bifeprunox show favorable effects vs. placebo
...ls and Wyeth Pharmaceuticals will collaborate in a joint
discovery effort targeting the identification of small molecules as potential antipsychotic medications. Any compounds discovered as part of the research collaboration will be jointly co-owned and patented by Wyeth and Solvay Pharmaceuticals as well ...
Medical, high-energy physicists collaborate to improve PET scans
...um of Argonne National Laboratory are pursuing the joint
effort with initial funding provided by the U.S. Department of Energy, Argonne and the University of Chicago Cancer Research Center. Their work is part of an international scientific trend to apply high-energy physics technology to biomedical imaging...
Healthy body weight throughout adulthood may help delay disability
...lanations for the findings. "Obesity may lead to joint
wear and tear, reduced exercise capacity, and a higher rate of chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and arthritis that can result in physical disability," she said. "Obesity in young and middle adulthood may result in earlier on...
NIH study tracks brain development in some 500 children across US
...al course." The study was launched in 1999 in a joint
effort by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), and the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). The...
Huge waves that hit Reunion Island tracked from space
... Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES), a joint
initiative of the European Commission and ESA, the space agency has undertaken the development of Sentinel-1, a European polar-orbiting satellite system for the continuation of SAR operational applications. The Sentinel-1 SAR instrument will have a d...
Mailman School of Public Health researchers analyze air quality and weather changes by 2050
...ble for the first time to examine the separate and joint
influences of land use, climate and emissions changes on future environmental conditions and resulting health implications such as asthma attacks and difficulty in breathing, ER visits and hospitalizations, and even increased risk of death for vulne...
Counseling, coping skills could reduce arthritis disability
... significant reductions in physical disability and joint
swelling, although there was no difference in levels of fatigue or stiffness. More women (69 percent) participated than men did. The average age was nearly 59 years and 81 percent of the participants were white. Therefore, the results are not unive...
ACP challenges Congress to make 'fundamental changes' in Medicare payment policies
...nd the American Osteopathic Association released a joint
statement of principles that defines the character...laborative in the near future. The Collaboratives joint
statement of support for the Patient-Centered Medical Home has been submitted separately for the rec...
Major employers, physicians, stakeholders unite to revolutionize America's healthcare system
...iews of the Collaborative were revealed today in a joint
statement submitted for the record of a hearing of... and physician groups, are expected to endorse the joint
statement and become members of the Collaborative in the very near future....
'Marked departure' in Medicare practice of paying physicians in Geriatric Care Improvement Act
...nd the American Osteopathic Association released a joint
statement of principles that defines the character...with multiple chronic diseases. As defined by the joint
principles: Care is coordinated and/or integrated across all elements of the complex health care ...
$30 million boost to dementia research
...niversity.The appointment of Professor Hodges is a joint
initiative between UNSW and POWMRI. ProfessorHodges, who will take up his UNSW professorial appointment based at POWMRI later this year, hasproposed an innovative dementia research program that will substantially advance fundamentalknowledge of cogni...
Literature review shows spinal manipulation beneficial for neck pain
...practic. The purpose of manipulation is to restore joint
mobility by manually applying a controlled force into joints that have become hypomobile. Chiropractors practice a hands-on, drug-free approach to health care that includes patient examination, diagnosis and treatment. Chiropractic is widely reco...
Brains scans of symptomatic Gulf War veterans show differences
... high number (more than five) of symptoms, such as joint
pain, fatigue, forgetfulness, headaches, skin rash, nausea, and difficulty concentrating. The other half of the veterans had a lower number (five or fewer) of symptoms. Researchers found that two areas of the brain involved in thinking and memory ...
Green tea compound suppresses factors causing cartilage, bone destruction in arthritis
...mune system molecules involved in inflammation and joint
damage. The compound, named epigallocatechin-3-gal... system known to play an important role in causing joint
destruction in rheumatoid arthritis. In an earlier study published by Dr. Ahmed's research group ...
Green tea compound may be a therapy for people with rheumatoid arthritis
... immune system that contribute to inflammation and joint
damage in people with rheumatoid arthritis. The ...promising step in the search for therapies for the joint
destruction experienced by people who have rheumatoid arthritis," says Salah-uddin Ahmed, Ph.D., lea...
Mayo Clinic solves painful puzzle of UT ligament split tear in wrist
...ut heretofore undefined injury, in which the wrist joint
is stable but painful. "Typically, ligament injuri...ligament is completely severed," he explains. "The joint
is unstable because the ligament is no longer holding the bones in their proper positions, and the c...
OHSU surgeon implants donated tissue allografts
...o treat some of his patients suffering with severe joint
disorders. "I found this unfortunate and ironic... many more of our patients, suffering with complex joint
injury, to be treated in a timely and effective manner," Crawford said. Crawford who performs sev...
Slick and springy: Brown research reveals protein's role in joints
...of emergency medicine and engineering, has studied joint
mechanics for 20 years. His lab spearheaded resear... condition, called CACP syndrome, causes premature joint
failure, often prompting the need for joint
replacement surgeries for patients in their 20s. Using...
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