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May 27, 2017

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May 27, 2017

Could a Ketogenic Diet Alleviate Gout?

Feb. 28, 2017 — Recent work has shown that the ketone body ?-hydroxybutyrate can specifically inhibit the NLRP3 inflammasome. They found that feeding rats a high-fat, low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet increased ... read more

The Differences Between a Sprain, Strain and Tear

Feb. 23, 2017 — For many, the start of a new year means the start of a new workout regimen. It is difficult enough to make the time commitment, but nothing throws off a resolution like an ... read more

Misdiagnosed Foot, Ankle Injuries May Result in Arthritis, Chronic Pain and Disability

Jan. 30, 2017 — Front-line physicians are advised to err on the side of caution and opt for additional imaging and second opinions when diagnosing six common foot and ankle injuries. A new study by orthopedic ... read more

Nonsurgical and Surgical Treatments Provide Successful Outcomes for an Achilles Tear

Jan. 9, 2017 — Successful outcomes for an Achilles tendon tear with either minimally invasive surgery or nonsurgical bracing with a removable boot, especially in recreational ... read more

High Fiber Diets May Alleviate Inflammation Caused by Gout

Jan. 4, 2017 — New research shows that a high-fiber diet likely inhibits gout-related inflammation caused by monosodium urate (MSU) ... read more

Nov. 24, 2016 — A team of researchers is dedicated to keeping Canadians safer this winter by offering evidence-based ratings on footwear that may reduce the risk of slips and falls on ice. The team has developed the ... read more

'Minimal' Shoes May Reduce Running Injuries

Nov. 21, 2016 — Runners who wear running shoes with no cushioning and land on the ball of their foot rather than the heel put significantly less demand on their bodies, new research ... read more

Nov. 14, 2016 — In the past, insoles for patients with diabetes were hand-made by orthopedic shoemakers. In the future, these specialist shoemakers will be able to produce insoles more cost-effectively thanks to new ... read more

To Treat or Not to Treat (to Target) in Gout

Nov. 1, 2016 — Gout is the most common inflammatory arthritis worldwide, caused by high levels of uric acid in the blood. Deposits of uric acid crystals cause episodes of painful attacks in the joints and can ... read more

Treadmill Running With Heavier Shoes Tied to Slower Race Times

Oct. 28, 2016 — It makes sense that running with heavier shoes on will cause you to exert more energy than running with lighter shoes. That was proven several decades ago. But does using more energy while running ... read more

Sweat Too Much? You Might Have a Treatable Medical Condition Called 'Hyperhidrosis'

Oct. 11, 2016 — Are you embarrassed by how much you sweat? It’s normal to sweat when you get nervous or exert yourself. However, if you sweat easily or to the point where sweat is visible on your clothing when you ... read more

Oct. 3, 2016 — Running in minimalist shoes can increase leg and foot muscle ... read more

Sep. 28, 2016 — Running in minimalist shoes can increase leg and foot muscle volume, indicating its potential application in rehabilitation program, say researchers in a new ... read more

Blood Pressure Diet Improves Gout Blood Marker

Aug. 15, 2016 — A diet rich in fruits, vegetables, low-fat dairy and reduced in fats and saturated fats (the DASH diet), designed decades ago to reduce high blood pressure, also appears to significantly lower uric ... read more

July 27, 2016 — Researchers are developing a new space boot with built-in sensors and tiny 'haptic' motors, whose vibrations can guide the wearer around or over obstacles. A preliminary study was designed ... read more

Massive Diabetic Foot Disease Costs

July 19, 2016 — New research shows preventable hospitalization from diabetic foot disease is costing Australia hundreds of millions of dollars each ... read more

Composition of Artificial Turf Surfaces Key to Preventing High School Football Injuries

July 8, 2016 — As artificial turf systems are increasingly used at all levels, new research is needed to understand how these surfaces can impact athlete safety. A new study shows how the infill weight of ... read more

Running Barefoot Helps Optimize Technique, Reduces Risk of Injury, Study Shows

July 7, 2016 — Scientists have demonstrated how barefoot running, when done properly, can considerably decrease the risk of injury as it produces significant changes to foot strike patterns, regardless of the speed ... read more

Sub-Sensory Vibratory Noise Augments Postural Control in Older Adults

July 7, 2016 — Researchers have found evidence that sub-sensory vibrations delivered to the foot sole of older adults significantly augmented the physiologic complexity of postural control and led to improvement in ... read more

Non-Healing Tissue from Diabetic Foot Ulcers Reprogrammed as Pluripotent Stem Cells

June 28, 2016 — Researchers have established for the first time that skin cells from diabetic foot ulcers can be reprogrammed to acquire properties of embryonic-like ... read more

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