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Planning a weight-loss surgery? Don’t wait till you put on some more kilos

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Can you be too fat for a weight-loss surgery? Yes, say researchers. A large new study from the University of Michigan, Wayne State University and Henry Ford Health System showed that only one in three patients who have the operation succeed in getting their body-mass index (BMI) below 30, the cut-off for… Read more »

Anti-gravity treadmill may boost confidence post knee surgery

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Using space age technology, a British scientist has developed an anti-gravity treadmill that can help people reduce their fears of re-injury as well as boost their confidence after knee operations. “The anti-gravity treadmill could provide a great environment for healing and help restore the belief that injured people could make… Read more »

Men may not need immediate surgery after being detected with prostate cancer

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It’s a common belief that cancer needs to be treated as soon as possible. But that’s not necessarily the case with prostate tumour. Men increasingly have choices if their cancer is found at an early stage, as most cases in the US are. They can treat it right away or monitor with… Read more »

Anti-gravity treadmill reduces load on knee joints, may boost recovery post surgery

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Using space-age technology, a British scientist has developed an anti-gravity treadmill that can help people reduce their fears of re-injury as well as boost their confidence after knee operations. The anti-gravity treadmill could provide a great environment for healing and help restore the belief that injured people could make a… Read more »