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Osteoporosis: Causes, Features, Prevention and Treatment

Osteoporosis: Causes, Features, Prevention and Treatment

Osteoporosis is a condition characterized by increased porosity of the skeleton resulting from reduced bone mass – resulting in fractures. Throughout life, bones are continuously remodeled. While a child is growing, the rate of bone formation is greater than the rate of bone breakdown. The skeletal mass continues to increase until ages 20 to 30. Peak bone mass is achieved …

Rheumatoid Arthritis: A joint problem

Rheumatoid Arthritis: A joint problem

What is Rheumatoid Arthritis?
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) also known as “Baath rog” in Nepali language is a type of rheumatic disease with predominant effect on the joints. RA is a destructive disease which can cause damage and deformities of the affected joints. The major brunt of the disease falls in females of 25 to 50 years of age. However, people of …

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