Last updated: 17th February, 2021 Osteoporosis is a health problem that causes the bones to become brittle and weak. So feeble that even a slight movement like bending over can cause a fracture. Furthermore, most of these osteoporosis-related fractures occur in the wrist, hip, or spine. Both men and women can become susceptible to osteoporosis. However, […]
Tayo 60K – Composition, Uses, Side-Effects, Substitutes, Warnings
Last updated: 4th March, 2020 What is Tayo 60K? Tayo 60k is a supplementary medicine which contains cholecalciferol as active ingredient and is prescribed to treat Vitamin D deficiency and calcium deficiency related health issues. Cholecalciferol is also known as vitamin D3, It is a fat-soluble vitamin, which helps the body to absorb calcium and phosphorous […]
Gemcal Capsule – Composition, Uses, Side-Effects, Substitutes, Warnings
Last updated: 4th March, 2020 Gemcal capsule is used for calcium supplementation in calcium deficiencies such as osteoporosis, weak bones, osteomalacia, rickets, etc. Gemcal capsules are an excellent dietary and nutritional supplement. Get to know how Gemcal works, its side effects, precautions, and contraindications where Gemcal is not recommended to use. Read about Gemcal Capsules in […]
Osteoporosis – A Silent Killer of Your Bones!
Last updated: 7th April, 2020 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 […]
Should You Delay a Hip Replacement Surgery?
Last updated: 25th December, 2019 In all procedures of elective nature such as Hip Replacement surgery, both physicians, as well as patients, have an opportunity to weigh the benefits of undergoing a surgery vis-a-vis avoiding it. Many patients prefer to delay a surgery until they can no longer bear the pain, or when other treatment options […]
Hip fracture, a devastating skeletal injury!
Last updated: 24th December, 2019 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 […]
Poor man’s rich Calcium diet!
Last updated: 25th December, 2019 Calcium Deficiency In a developing country like India, there are always many concerns with regards to the dietary nutrition-related deficiencies. Calcium deficiency was not deemed to be as big a concern as was the deficiency of energy-rich foods, protein, and iron. Previous studies conducted by the Indian Council of Medical Research […]
Is there any relation between bone mass and hunger?
Last updated: 25th December, 2019 Do you know that there is a relation between the level of your hunger and bone mass? In a recent study, the researchers of Yale School of Medicine has found that a cluster of neurons in the brain, which controls human appetite, is also involved in generating the bone mass. This particular […]
Osteoporosis prevention through drugs
Last updated: 25th December, 2019 Bone loss (Osteoporosis) is something which happens to almost everyone over the age of 50 years. It is estimated that net bone loss is prevalent in about 60-70% of the population over this age. Usually, women are more prone to it than men. So, after the age of 50, people are […]
A 2 minutes of hopping a day, keeps hip fracture at bay
Last updated: 25th December, 2019 What Causes hip fractures Our bones become thinner with age, which is quite significant in the hip bones. In the hip bone, it causes a localized thinning and makes it more susceptible to fracture. A Journal of Bone and Mineral Research study mentions that regular and high-impact exercise, particularly hopping or jumping can strengthen […]