bone health
bone health
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Though the exact cause of jumper’s knee is not understood, it is believed to be a result of repetitive stress and overuse of the patellar tendon (in the knee)
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Two wheelchair-bound siblings, Rekha K Gowda (28) and her brother Jayanth K Gowda (30), are living with Morquio syndrome, a rare complication which affects their mobility. The crippling condition, however, cannot take away their zeal to live.
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Joint problems in the hip and knees affect the gait of many older people. Hence the importance of using assistive devices and getting regular health check-ups for the bones, ears and eyes
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Systematic exercises under medical supervision can help manage and treat the silent chronic bone condition
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Gout — which affects the joints of the big toe and, subsequently, other joints — can be kept under control with timely diagnosis, medication and a healthy lifestyle
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There are many reasons why the knees create a popping sound. But does it indicate an underlying condition? Experts share their insights
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Breaking a bone in any part of the body is traumatic. Facilitating effective healing measures can help lessen the pain from fractures
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Tobacco smoke carries more than 7,000 chemicals of which at least 70 are known to cause cancer. The effects of smoking are almost instant and do not take years to materialise, say experts
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CTS can adversely affect life at work and home. Taking early proactive measures prevents debilitating pain and disability
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Osteoporosis is a natural condition that makes bones weak and brittle. But can calcium and vitamin D reduce the risk of developing it?
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Essentially being a weight-bearing joint, the knee goes through wear and tear, leading to pain. No wonder, knee problems are quite common
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Pennsylvania State University researchers say including prunes in the diet may help protect bones by slowing or reversing the rise of oxidative stress and inflammation

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