Hifenac MR

Hifenac MR

Last updated: 12th December, 2019  What is Hifenac MR? Hifenac MR is a Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug used to relieve pain and inflammation in conditions like Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, menstrual cramps. Get to know how Hifenac MR works, its side effects, precautions, and contraindications where Hifenac MR is not suggested. Read about Hifenac MR in Hindi Hifenac […]

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Ever heard of anemia caused by Rheumatoid?

anemia caused by Rheumatoid

Last updated: 25th December, 2019  Rheumatoid anemia, an example of anemia caused by chronic diseases, involves effects like shortened life-cycle of red blood cells, less than sufficient formation of new red blood cells by the bone marrow and iron metabolism disorders. Believe it or not, all forms of anemia including mild and severe, impact roughly 24% […]

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All about Partial Knee Replacement

Partial Knee Replacement

Last updated: 25th December, 2019  Partial Knee Replacement, also known as Unicondylar Knee Replacement or Unicompartmental Knee Replacement is a surgical procedure performed to alleviate pain and mobility issues in patients who have limited damage to knee joints. The damage could be due to arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis or trauma. Before going into details of partial knee […]

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10 common causes for chronic knee pain

Chronic Knee Pain - Know about 10 common causes

Last updated: 25th December, 2019  The knee is the largest and most complex joint in our body, which is used extensively for many regular day to day activities. Chronic knee pain is one of the common problems that can occur in the later ages. It is a long-term condition, which is sometimes associated with swelling and sensitivity. Any weight-bearing […]

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Have you been advised MRI scan?

ACL surgery VS MRI Scanner

Last updated: 25th December, 2019  MRI scan or magnetic resonance imaging is an advanced test that uses a strong magnetic field and radio waves to create pictures of organs inside the body. It is among one of the most sophisticated diagnosis tool available to the physicians. An MRI scan is often quite helpful in analyzing following […]

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Beware of such bogus medical research!

Rheumatology_study

Last updated: 25th December, 2019  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

knee replacement surgery - Effect of weight

Last updated: 24th December, 2019  Knee replacement surgery and body weigth – How it matters? 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 […]

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Suffering from Rheumatoid arthritis – Why your heart deserves a little more attention!

Rheumatoid arthritis and Heart Protection

Last updated: 25th December, 2019  Most RA (rheumatoid arthritis) patients are well aware of its typical symptoms, characterized by swelling and pain in the smaller joints, like knuckles, etc. Chronic inflammation present in RA not only impacts the synovial joints, but several research studies have now shown a link between RA and increased risk for cardiovascular […]

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Taking a second opinion? Here’s what you need to know

taking second opinion

Last updated: 25th December, 2019  Following the paradigm that two eyes are better than one, many healthcare systems and patients prefer to get a second opinion nowadays, especially before undergoing surgery or procedure that is known to have some risks or serious side-effects. In fact, the Massachusetts state made it mandatory way back in 1970’s to […]

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