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Tuberculosis can spread to bones if not treated properly

New Delhi: Indian Spinal Injuries Centre treated an unusual case of a banker diagnosed with tuberculosis which subsequently spread to her bones making her limp with pain that was getting progressively worse.

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‘More youth suffering spinal injuries from road accidents’

New Delhi: An increasing number of people in the 15-35 age group are suffering spinal injuries due to road accidents, doctors and officials said here on Tuesday.

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3-year-old girl with spondyloptosis treated at Indian Spinal Injuries Centre

New Delhi: Doctors at Indian Spinal Injuries Centre (ISIC) here have successfully treated a three-year-old girl suffering from spondyloptosis of L5 over S1.

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Bone and joint diseases are the most common cause of physical disability: IOA

New Delhi: Bone and joint diseases are the most common cause of physical disability in the world, especially the developing world, as about 10 per cent of the population have a bone and joint problem, according to Dr S Rajasekaran, president, Indian Orthopaedic Association (IOA). He was speaking at a function organised on Saturday at the Indian Spinal Injuries Centre here to celebrate the 1st Bone and Joint Day.

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IOA members conduct over 3500 surgeries worth Rs 12.5 crore for free

New Delhi: The Indian Orthopaedic Association (IOA) members have conducted more than 3,500 surgeries, the value of which will be more than Rs 12.5 crore, in the last one month under a special programme — Let’s Pledge to Give. Under this programme, each IOA member has agreed to operate one surgery free this year aiming at a target of 10,000 free surgeries to the needy.

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Keep tab on osteoporosis pain-reliever: Experts

New Delhi: Even as researchers try to confirm the side effects of osteoporosis pain-relieving drugs on women, doctors say continuous consumption of the drug bisphosphonates can make the bones brittle and lead to untimely fractures.

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50,000 medical tourists from Kenya expected to visit India in 2011

With medical tourism picking up at a fast pace, the number of patients travelling from Kenya to India is expected to more than double to 50,000 during the current year, compared to the previous year as the cost of treatment in India is as low as a tenth of what is in Kenya.

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