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India facing knee arthritis epidemic: Dr. Vikram Shah

Kolkata, Nov 24(UNI) More than 15 crore Indians suffer from knee problems, out of which about 4 crore patients need total knee replacement (TKR), imposing a huge health burden on the country.
In contrast, in China, about 6.5 crore people suffer from knee problems – less than half the number in India. The incidence of knee arthritis among Indians is 15 times higher than that in Western nations. This is because of the genetic predisposition of Indians towards knee arthritis, and a lifestyle that results in overuse of the knee joints.
This was pointed out by Dr. Vikram I Shah, Founder Chairman & Managing Director, Shalby Hospitals, Ahmedabad, who on an average conducts total knee replacement surgery on more than 150 patients from Kolkata each year.
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Agartala, Aug 12 (UNI) Tripura Chief Minister Manik Saha on Friday led a rally propagating ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ or raising of the tricolour from August 13-15 in each house in the state to mark the 75th year of India’s independence.

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PEM demands memorial gates in Sambalpur city after name of freedom fighters, poets of region

12 Aug 2022 | 9:08 PM

Sambalpur, Aug 12 (UNI) The Paschimanchal Ekta Manch(PEM), a leading socio-cultural organisation of the region, has urged the district collector to erect memorial gates after the
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TMC leader Mukul Sangma terms NPP as "opportunist" and "unreliable" party

12 Aug 2022 | 8:58 PM

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12 Aug 2022 | 8:43 PM

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Meghalaya CM rolls out YESS program for youth

12 Aug 2022 | 8:36 PM

Shillong, Aug 12 (UNI) Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Friday rolled out the YESS Meghalaya, Youth Engagement through Empowered Youth Organizations programme in Garo Hills with an aim to create impactful youth development support system by providing assistance to youth organizations to ensure greater success and impact across more communities.

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