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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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No Baliyatra this year on the banks of river Mahanadi

30 Oct 2020 | 7:31 PM

Bhubaneswar, Oct 30 (UNI) Baliyatra, considered as the largest open trade fair of Asia held every year on the banks of river Mahanadi in Cuttack will not be held this year due to Covid 19 pandemic.

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Three including two sisters killed in separate incidents in Palamu

Three including two sisters killed in separate incidents in Palamu

30 Oct 2020 | 7:11 PM

Daltonganj, Oct 30 (UNI) Three people including two sisters were killed in two separate incidents which took place under different police station areas of the Palamu district on Friday.

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SER continues to provide free meals to the helpless & needy people

30 Oct 2020 | 6:38 PM

Kolkata, Oct 30 (UNI) South Eastern Railway (SER) has been rendering a yeoman’s service by providing free meals to the poor and destitute people since the beginning of the lockdown in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic.

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Jharkhand: Three police jawans injured as Maoists execute IED blast in Lohardaga

30 Oct 2020 | 6:33 PM

Lohardaga, Oct 30 (UNI) Three police jawans were injured in an IED blast by Maoists under Serendag Police Station area of this district on Friday.

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SIAM Concludes Virtual Tri Lecture Series on “Indian Auto Industry’s Journey to BS VI Milestone”

30 Oct 2020 | 6:28 PM

Kolkata, Oct 30 (UNI) The tri lecture series on Indian Auto Industry’s Journey to BS VI Milestone conducted by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) concluded today with its 5th lecture on “Ambient Air Quality Improvement in Indian Cities”.

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