Osteoporosis – a silent killer of your bones!

Osteoporosis - a silent killer of your bones

Last updated: 7th October, 2017  Osteoporosis is one of the common bone problems, which causes 8.9 million fractures every year worldwide. It is characterized by thinning and weakening of the bone to a point that they become prone to fracture and breakage. According to a research, published in the Journal Geriatric Nursing, Osteoporosis is a condition that can take even a lifetime […]

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Hip fracture, a devastating skeletal injury!

How hip fracture looks like

Last updated: 7th October, 2017  Hip fracture is considered as one of the most common problem in public health, which significantly impacts the quality of life and the cost of the health care. According to a study, published in the Springer Journal- Osteoporosis International, hip fractures incidences are expected to exceed up to 6 million in […]

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Osteoporosis – Rising Trends in Asia

Last updated: 28th January, 2018  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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