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Whilst tensions around Brexit heighten, an incredible discovery has slipped under the radar. Farshid Guilak and his team at the Washington University Center of Regenerative Medicine have engineered a way to re-create a biological hip joint from a patient’s own fat cells. This could be good news for Theresa May who endangers her joints with an eternal walk of shame out of number 10.     The new technology uses a 3D scaffold developed by Guilak’s team, which is then covered with a biologically engineered smart cartilage. This cartilage has a gene inserted which, when activated by a drug, releases...

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Arthritis, Back pain, Best arthritis blogs, best uk blog list, Knee pain, Neck Pain, Shoulder Pain, uk arthritis blogs -

When it comes to joint pains, it can be difficult to find who knows their placebos from their power cures. From potato supplements to dandelion rubs, we’ve seen it all. To help you find the right places for advice on your condition, we round up the Best 5 Arthritis Blogs You Should Follow. These bloggers are working their absolute hardest to enrich, educate and inspire  their readers with high quality information and regular updates. Official Arthritis Research UK Blog The official blog of Arthritis Research UK, Versus Arthritis is made of “the carers, researchers, healthcare professionals, friends, parents, runners and...

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Body Conditioning, Exercise, Healthy Living, Lifestyle change, Live longer -

Working in heart surgery, I see many of my patients at a point where they’ve had their first heart attack. Even at that time, it’s not too late to do something about it for most. Many people stop smoking, start exercising and eating healthy at that point – but some are permanently damaged with no way back. Unfortunately there is no way to replace a heart. Why wait until that point? We can all do something to get ourselves into better shape right now. Even if you’re one of the lucky ones who’s BMI is normal, exercising and eating healthily can reduce risks of other causes of heart disease like high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes. So let’s get started with 5 exercises you can easily do at home.

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Back pain treatment, Back support, Magnetic treatment for back pain -

Have you ever heard someone say, ‘it’s just a bit of back pain, I’ll be okay. It’s only my age’? Although that certainly is partly true, it implies that nothing can be done about it which leads to so many people, maybe even yourself, suffering in silence. That’s not surprising though: what can you do? Go and see the doctor who will either give you 1) dangerous painkillers like ibuprofen (increases stroke/heart attack risk, triggers asthma, causes stomach ulcers and bleeds to name a few), 2) even more dangerous back surgery 3) a physiotherapy referral which might come through in...

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The chances are, as you clicked onto this article you consciously changed your position realising that you were slouching. Great! I’ve made a difference already. However, as soon as you leave, your awareness will slip back to something else. Maybe the neighbours are throwing plates again, or the chicken you were supposed to cook 3 days before the expiry date smells like the inside of a garbage freight container. Either way, as your concentration slips away to life’s other demands then poor posture finds its way back in to your life whilst bringing all its bad buddies with it. Here,...

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