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  • Waist to Hip ratio

    We have written before how a large waist to hips ratio bodes ill for your future health. Now a new study will tell you how to test yourself to see if you are at risk. A waist to hips ratio of 0.9 for men and 0.85 for women had twice the risk of others with smaller waists of heart disease. In fact waist to hips ratio was a better predictor of ill health than BMI.

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  • Pancreatic Cancer Linked To Blood Pressure Drugs

    This highlights a disease that is largely preventable by simple weight loss. It is well known that most hypertensives, people with high blood pressure, would have the problem completely cured if they got down to their ideal weight, a BMI in the low 20s in general.

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  • Ryan Tannehill Good To Go

    I have no knowledge of Mr. Tannehill’s treatment beyond what has been reported in news outlets. However, from what has been reported, his story is interesting in general for several reasons that may be of interest to others.

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  • Aspirin as Good a Clot Buster as Pricey Drugs After Joint Replacement

    Good old aspirin is just as effective as newer, expensive drugs at preventing blood clots after hip or knee replacement, a new clinical trial suggests.

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  • Bone Cement: A Non-Surgical Option for Painful Joints?

    Injecting a calcium-based cement into the bones of some people with knee or hip pain could help them avoid joint replacement surgery, Ohio State University doctors say.

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  • American Academy Regenerative Medicine
  • American Academy and Board of Regenerative Medicine
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • isakos
  • Rush University Medical Center
  • American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery Academy
  • International Cartilage Repair Society