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Factors Associated with Disability in Rural Bangladesh: Bangladesh Population-Based Diabetes and Eye Study (BPDES)

One of the most significant studies into disabilities, with a total sample of 21, 8737 respondents, investigated the prevalence of self-reported disability in 49 countries, of which…

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Yoga therapy better than exercise therapy in reducing disability from osteoarthritic knees

In a recent prospective, randomized controlled trial, participants at the Ebnezar Orthopedic Center, Bengaluru who were assigned hatha yoga therapy showed significantly higher improvement on all disability variables over exercise therapy as an adjunct to conventional physiotherapy for osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee. The study involved 250 outpatients with OA… 

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