Ergonomic Technology


Does your work wear you down? Does your computer set exhaust you rather than help you reduce your work load? If your answer to these questions is yes, then, you must understandrepparttar word “ergonomics”.

Ergonomics isrepparttar 119195 study of work. It aims to develop equipments, tools or devices to fitrepparttar 119196 work. It also coversrepparttar 119197 study of how to reduce risk injuries caused byrepparttar 119198 tools and equipments, such asrepparttar 119199 chair, table or computer. Ergonomics includes arrangement and adjustment of things, as well asrepparttar 119200 exercising ofrepparttar 119201 correct posture. However, ergonomics have disadvantages.

The study of ergonomics is wide andrepparttar 119202 scope includes different equipments and tools. On this page, we will only discussrepparttar 119203 problems regarding some postures and ergonomically designed computer parts.

There are devices designed to support computer parts. Examples of these arerepparttar 119204 keypad tray and mouse support tray. The purposes of these devices are to hold mouse and keypad, to allow correct posture and better viewing arrangement, and to enable our hands to freely reach forrepparttar 119205 mouse and keypad. But there are also disadvantages. These devices can cause a bent wrist and may reduce knee clearance. We can lessenrepparttar 119206 problem by adjustingrepparttar 119207 height and angle ofrepparttar 119208 keypad and mouse in such a way that your hands will be comfortable and can freely move. If you have problems with space, look for a keypad tray that will hold bothrepparttar 119209 keypad and mouse. Make sure thatrepparttar 119210 tray is stable.



Are you a Vioxx victim? Here’s something you have to know.

Many people from all overrepparttar world were victimized by this drug. The Vioxx was produced by Merck and Pharmacia. It comes in liquid and pill form. It is a non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that is used to relieve osteoarthritis, rheumatic arthritis and acute pain. NSAID is referred to as drug with analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory effects. It reduces pain, fever and inflammation, such as muscle strain or sprain. NSAID is sometimes called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent or NSAIA. Aspirin and ibuprofen belongs to this class.

The Vioxx also contains cyclooxygenase, an enzyme that controls inflammation. It belongs torepparttar 119194 COX-2 inhibitors. COX-2 has been good cure for arthritis pain, which afflicts tens of millions of people inrepparttar 119195 world. The Vioxx works by blocking COX-2 enzymes inrepparttar 119196 body that trigger pain and inflammation.

However, very relieving as it may sound, this arthritis drug rofecoxib was proven to cause and doubledrepparttar 119197 risk of heart attack and stroke.

Class action suits filed against Merck begun in 2002. Doctors told their patients aboutrepparttar 119198 bad effects this drug cause. In October 5, 2004, a worldwide class action lawsuit against Merck and Co. was filed.

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