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High intake of dairy products may improve bone health: Study

A new study has revealed that higher intake of dairy products may improve bone mineral density and strengthen the spine.

Apr 06, 2018, 13:15 PM IST

Compound in Scorpion venom may reduce severity of arthritis: Study

One of the hundreds of components in scorpion venom can reduce the severity of the disease in animal models, without inducing side effects associated with similar treatments.

Feb 27, 2018, 11:19 AM IST

Ball games can boost bone health in school children

For the study, published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, researchers examined bone and muscle health in 295 school children over a whole school year. 

Feb 09, 2018, 18:58 PM IST

Bacteria in milk associated with risk of rheumatoid arthritis

Humans can contract the bacteria through the consumption of infected milk, beef and produce fertilised by cow manure.

Jan 31, 2018, 17:38 PM IST

Fight arthritis, eat muesli for breakfast: Study

Short-chained fatty acids are important for the body as they provide energy, stimulate intestinal movement and have an anti-inflammatory effect.

Jan 15, 2018, 12:02 PM IST

Morning stiffness? It could be an early warning sign of arthritis

The hands are mainly affected by morning stiffness, although the entire body could be at risk.

Jan 09, 2018, 17:51 PM IST

Calcium, vitamin D supplements may not reduce fracture risk, claims study

Previous studies have come to mixed conclusions about an association between supplements and fracture risk, researchers said.

Jan 01, 2018, 17:53 PM IST

Water test may help prevent bone disease in India

While low amounts of fluoride are beneficial for healthy teeth, high levels of fluoride can weaken bones, leading to skeletal fluorosis, said researchers at the University of Bath in the UK.

Nov 18, 2017, 18:18 PM IST

Air pollution weakens bones, increases fracture risk

This study is the first to document high rates of hospital admissions for bone fractures in communities with elevated levels of ambient particulate matter (PM2.5), a component of air pollution,

Nov 10, 2017, 13:40 PM IST

Women with arthritis at higher risk of lung disease

According to researchers, rheumatoid arthritis sufferers have a 47% greater risk of the lung condition.

Oct 23, 2017, 19:09 PM IST

Delhi doctors perform successful spinal deformity correction surgery on 21-month-old

The four-hour-long deformity correction surgery is a new kind of success for the doctors. 

Oct 10, 2017, 08:54 AM IST

New pill may halt bone loss and damage

M1V-711 was tested against the patients given a placebo and those receiving the treatment showed a 65 per cent reduction in bone loss after six months with fewer side effects.

Oct 03, 2017, 15:03 PM IST

This is how online shopping is contributing to muscle damage

A group of physiotherapists has found that by staying at home and ordering everything directly to themselves, people are missing out on a whole load of essential muscle-strengthening exercises.

Oct 02, 2017, 17:28 PM IST

Arthritis treatment: Silk mats developed by IIT scientists to aid patients

 Knee osteoarthritis is the most common bone and joint disease in India. 

Aug 06, 2017, 17:28 PM IST

Running daily for a minute may boost bone health

The findings showed that women who on an average did 60-120 seconds of running per day had four per cent better bone health than those who did less than a minute, while those who ran for more than two minutes a day, had six per cent better bone health. 

Jul 18, 2017, 15:51 PM IST

Osteoarthritis: Experts figure out the reason why it affects women more than men!

Females just seemed more impacted: In total, they had more than 70 biological processes altered compared to males who had closer to 50, the researchers report.

Jun 27, 2017, 11:37 AM IST

Want to burn bone fat and make them strong? Start exercising daily!

A new study has found that exercising helps to burn the bone fat and also improves the bone quality in a matter of weeks.

May 19, 2017, 17:42 PM IST

Newly-devised tiny bubbles may help heal fractures

The new two-step gene therapy method successfully treated non-healing fractures in pigs within eight weeks of treatment, said Maxim Bez from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Israel.

May 18, 2017, 18:01 PM IST

Follow a regular exercise regimen, good diet to ward off osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis disproportionately affects post-menopausal women who are more pre-disposed to the condition because of biology, genetics and hormones. 

May 13, 2017, 22:22 PM IST

This is why elderly should increase their yogurt intake!

Osteoporosis is a chronic condition associated with a reduction in bone strength and an increased risk of bone fracture.

May 11, 2017, 20:08 PM IST