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Binge eating may also trigger depression

Binge eating episodes lead to obesity which, in turn, causes depression owing to weight stigma, poor self-esteem and reduced mobility.
 

How `robotic exoskeleton` device helped man with complete paralysis move

 A new study has shown how a "robotic exoskeleton" device helped a completely paralyzed man voluntarily move his legs.

Elderly people tend to overestimate their mobility

Many elderly people who visit emergency departments require more assistance with walking and other physical tasks than they think they do, which may lead to hospital readmission later on.

Delhi hospital restores mobility to 130-kg Uzbek woman

An accident four years back left Kavlaynova Oygul, from Uzbekistan's capital Tashkent, with a broken thigh bone that refused to heal despite several medical interventions. Already 130 kg and unable to walk all these years, the 34-year-old woman developed more complications due to morbid obesity.

Compurter-aided surgery restores mobility to 115-kg woman

Using a computer-assisted technology, orthopedic surgeons here have successfully restored mobility to a morbidly obese women.

Declining mobility caused brittle bones in humans: Study

Rather than urbanisation or diet, rise of agriculture and fall in mobility has led to lighter, brittle bones among humans today, interesting research has found.

Court questions Google on patent values in Microsoft case

A US appeals court appeared sceptical on Wednesday toward Google Inc`s bid to charge Microsoft Corp a high royalty rate to use some of the Internet search provider`s Motorola Mobility patents. 

India public cloud services mkt to touch $557mn in 2014: Gartner

This is against revenues of USD 421 million in 2013, Gartner said in a statement.

Robotic rehab could help stroke patients achieve increased mobility

Researchers have proved successfully that robot-assisted therapy can help stroke patients to achieve increased mobility.

'Big data, mobility threats too complex for one co to handle'

Even as companies are beefing up investments to counter attacks on new platforms like cloud and mobility, lack of human capital and increasing sophisticated attacks make it difficult for any one firm to alone address the challenges, technology giant Verizon said.

Low-cost tips to help seniors live independently at home

Losing mobility and thereby one’s independence is one of the difficulties seniors have to face.

Dance: A new hope for Parkinson`s patients!

Parkinson`s patients can raise their mobility through dancing, according to a new study.

Syntel to invest $ 60-65 mn in cloud and mobility this year

Nasdaq-listed software firm Syntel is planning to invest USD 60-65 million (around Rs 350 crore) in emerging verticals such as cloud and mobility during this year.

Strength training in old age maintains mobility

Regular strength (resistance) training in old age is important in order to maintain mobility and to manage everyday tasks independently.

Coming soon: Common mobility card for commuters

Government is planning to
introduce a common mobility card for commuters for use in
different types of transport in cities across the country.

Punjab unveils mobility plan for cities

Punjab has taken the lead in the country launching a comprehensive mobility plan (CMP) for urban areas that have over two lakh population.