Osteoporosis – Rising Trends in Asia

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Last updated: 22nd December, 2016  In earlier times, Osteoporosis has not been considered a significant challenge for countries in Asia because of the lower incidence of hip fractures reported at per capita basis. Hip Fracture Incidence Map – Women Source: International Osteoporosis Foundation Despite the fact that India has a lower daily intake of Calcium, the […]

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Second Opinion – Promoting it the right way!

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Last updated: 22nd December, 2016  Almost a year back around January 2015, an eye-popping headline on Times of India, grabbed my attention. The article suggested that as many as 44% of suggested surgeries were unnecessary. As much as I recall, this article trended for a couple of days as the most shared and commented, which I […]

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Beware of such bogus medical research!

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Last updated: 22nd December, 2016  At HealthClues, one of our endeavors is to find and curate the latest medical research information available. Generally, we are able to find scientifically sound information, but sometimes we come across bogus studies that are nothing more than eye-grabbing headlines. Here’s an example of one such article. “Fish, omega-3 supplements may […]

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Knee Replacement Surgery and Weight

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Last updated: 22nd December, 2016  The more one begins to understand the magic behind movement in human body, the more one can appreciate the skills involved in conducting successful orthopedic surgeries like a knee replacement. In a perfectly aligned normal knee, you can imagine a straight weight bearing axis passing through the center from the femoral […]

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Keeping Surgeries Safe!

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Last updated: 22nd December, 2016  Surgeons are among the most revered and trusted medical professionals. With a surgical blade in hand, they have the power to cure their patient of several acute or chronic ailments. In return, the patient and their families extend their unlimited trust and gratitude. Even though all doctors take the Hippocratic oath […]

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Common Orthopedic Surgeries

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Last updated: 22nd December, 2016  Orthopedic surgeries are broadly of two types, trauma, and cold orthopedic surgeries. Trauma Surgery repairs or reconstructs damaged musculoskeletal structures like bones, tendons, nerves, blood vessels and ligaments. Trauma surgeries often follow a timeline, within or after which the surgery is scheduled. This can be as early as within 6 hours in […]

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HealthClues is here!

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Last updated: 22nd December, 2016  HealthClues (www.healthclues.net) was born from a simple everyday observation that when a health related calamity occurs, many of us do not have a trusted doctor in our close network, to confide in or approach. Imagine a person having just received advice from a doctor that surgery is necessary to either avoid […]

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