Tag Archives: Arthritis

New ligament discovered in knee, Belgian surgeons say.

The knee joint is surrounded by ligaments to provide stability and support. Knee surgeons in Belgium say they have identified a previously unfamiliar ligament in the human knee. Writing in the Journal of Anatomy, they suggest the fibrous band could play … Continue reading

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Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction “Body Scan”

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Eating Cherries can help with Gout

Eating cherries can reduce the risk of gout attacks, a study has suggested. US researchers found patients with gout who ate cherries over a two-day period had a 35% lower risk of attacks compared to those who did not. The … Continue reading

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‘Nano pit’ technique to extend life of hip replacements

A Scottish team of biologists, nano-engineers and surgeons has come up with a new technique which could mean hip replacements that last a lifetime. The researchers want to coat key surfaces with a “nano-pattern” pitted plastic to encourage stem cells … Continue reading

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Michael Mosley on intermittent Fasting

Scientists are uncovering evidence that short periods of fasting, if properly controlled, could achieve a number of health benefits, as well as potentially helping the overweight, as Michael Mosley discovered. I’d always thought of fasting as something unpleasant, with no … Continue reading

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Green Lipped Mussels help relieve Arthritic Pain

Marine biologists in New Zealand have identified a compound in an extract from the native green-lipped mussel that appears to relieve symptoms of arthritis. The biologists, mainly from the School of Medicine at the University Auckland, hope to develop the … Continue reading

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Arthritis of the Hip.

Patient: Man 66 years Occupation: Retired Accountant Pain: 3/10 Complaint: This Gentleman is a keen Golfer, he has minor O.A. of the left Hip . Walking any distance causes pain in the groin and knee. The condition is not bad enough to need an Hip … Continue reading

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