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Vaginitis

Vaginitis is an inflammation of the vagina. It can result in discharge, itching and pain, and is often associated with an irritation or infection of the vulva. It is usually due to infection. Vulvov...

Toxic Shock Syndrome TSS

Toxic shock syndrome is a rare but very serious illness that can develop rapidly in anyone From a UK population of around 60 million there were about 40 cases reported each year, half of which are a...

Variant Angina

Variant Angina (or Prinzmetal Angina) is pain in chest region caused by coronary artery spasm. Prinzmetal's Angina, or coronary artery spasm, is an uncommon condition seen in both men and women....

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New Memoir Highlights Therapy During Iraq, Afghan Wars

During the height of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, physical therapist Adele Levine saw the soldiers arrive at the Amputee Clinic at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in continually worse shape. Beca...

April is National Limb Loss Awareness Month

Manassas, VA, April 05, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Nearly 2 million Americans currently live with limb loss and that number is expected to double by 2050, mainly because of the rise in diabetes cases in the U...

Surf's Up for Young Amputee

Shriners' Patient Kaley Delker rides the Florida waves.

Fibroids are common problem for women

Uterine fibroids are very common, occurring in as many as 50 percent of women in their reproductive years and up to two-thirds of women by the time they go through menopause. While many fibroids cause...

Study finds women going through menopause need to be better supported at work

All women go through the menopause, and most women work, so how does the menopause affect women at work? This is the question asked by a group of researchers at La Trobe University and Monash Universi...

Entitlement predicts sexism, in both men and women, study finds

Entitled attitudes appear to be linked to sexism -- even among women, according to a personality study by psychologists. In general, entitled men are more likely to endorse hostile views of women and ...

Birth defect in some rural Washington state babies stumps scientists

OLYMPIA Wash. (Reuters) - An alarming number of babies in a rural swath of central Washington state over the last four years have been born with a rare and fatal defect that leaves them without part o...

Women going through menopause need to be better supported at work

All women go through the menopause, and most women work, so how does the menopause affect women at work? New results indicate that many women need more managerial support going through the menopause; ...

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Changes to level ground transtibial amputee gait with a weighted backpack.

Many occupations and hobbies require the use of a weighted pack. To date there has been limited backpack gait studies performed on the amputee population. It is important that we address this knowledg...

Three-dimensional knee joint contact forces during walking in unilateral transtibial amputees.

Individuals with unilateral transtibial amputations have greater prevalence of osteoarthritis in the intact knee joint relative to the residual leg and non-amputees, but the cause of this greater prev...

Stepwise rehabilitation of the triple amputee combined with dysfunction of the sound limb.

To find a multiple amputee more severe than a triple amputee is not easy. This is a report of a 36-year-old patient with right knee disarticulation, left trans-femoral amputation and right elbow disar...

Neck of femur fracture fixation in a bilateral amputee: an uncommon condition requiring an improvised fracture table positioning technique.

While neck of femur fractures are common it is rare to see this injury in a bilateral leg amputee. Special consideration needs to be given to the management of these patients. We report the case of a ...

Bottom-up and top-down processes in body representation: A study of brain-damaged and amputee patients.

Objective: Body representation is a complex process involving different sources of top-down and bottom-up information. Processing the position and the relations among different body parts is necessary...

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