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Till date, Pristyn Care has attended to more than 60,000 patients from all over the country by delivering the best of minimally invasive surgical treatments for various diseases

Pristyn Care adds new treatments in line with a shift in patient needs

UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2021 03:52 PM IST
To strengthen the healthcare delivery and provide inevitable healthcare needs, Pristyn Care has added new treatments.
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A new study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research suggests that exercise can help in protecting bone health after surgery.(Unsplash)
A new study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research suggests that exercise can help in protecting bone health after surgery.(Unsplash)

Study: Exercise may protect bone health after surgery

By Asian News International | Posted by Shivani Kale | Washington [US]
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2020 06:50 PM IST
A new study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research suggests that exercise can help in protecting bone health after surgery.
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While many adolescents consider going for(Unsplash)

Popular weight-loss surgery may lead to weaker bone health in teenagers, suggests study

By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Boston (Massachusetts) [US]
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2020 06:18 PM IST
Researchers found that common weight loss surgery for adolescents with obesity called sleeve gastrectomy has harmful effects on bones.
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Premature ovarian insufficiency occurs when a woman’s ovaries stop working before the age of 40.(Unsplash)
Premature ovarian insufficiency occurs when a woman’s ovaries stop working before the age of 40.(Unsplash)

Prolonged use of oral contraceptives may have bone health benefits

By Asian News International | Posted by Saumya Sharma | Cleveland [Ohio]
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2020 02:46 PM IST
Women with premature ovarian insufficiency (POI) become oestrogen deficient at an early age, which makes them more vulnerable to the loss of bone mineral density, a new study however, suggests that use of continuous combined oral contraceptives may be especially effective in reducing bone mass loss.
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Saag Galouti made with amaranth leaves. The leaves are rich in antioxidants, phytonutrients, minerals and vitamins and are a good source of soluble and insoluble dietary fiber.(The Bombay Canteen)
Saag Galouti made with amaranth leaves. The leaves are rich in antioxidants, phytonutrients, minerals and vitamins and are a good source of soluble and insoluble dietary fiber.(The Bombay Canteen)

Healthy greens: Other leaves Popeye would love

By Madhusree Ghosh | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON JAN 25, 2020 05:16 PM IST
Amaranth, moras, moringa, mustard or turmeric — go beyond spinach and add these leaves to the traditional Indian diet and reap the healthy benefits
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Osteoporosis which means porous bone, is a disease in which the density and quality of the bones deteriorate.(Unsplash)
Osteoporosis which means porous bone, is a disease in which the density and quality of the bones deteriorate.(Unsplash)

Is your lifestyle affecting your bone health?

By HT Correspondent | Indo Asian News Service, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2020 03:22 PM IST
Osteoporosis is most likely to affect older people, especially women who have already been through menopause. Recent surveys show that women are as much as four times more prone to experience bone loss than men.
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Here’s why getting some sun is essential for strong bones.
Here’s why getting some sun is essential for strong bones.

Here’s why getting some sun is essential for strong bones

By Indo Asian News Service | New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2019 01:57 PM IST
As against the myth of early morning and late evening sunshine, it is actually the afternoon sun between 10 am to 3 pm which is most apt for the synthesis of the vitamin D from the skin of the human body.
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A recent study has examined if obesity and smoking, which are known to impact negative effects on bone health, can also affect healing in patients, who had surgery for fractures of the wrist or the distal radius.(Unsplash)
A recent study has examined if obesity and smoking, which are known to impact negative effects on bone health, can also affect healing in patients, who had surgery for fractures of the wrist or the distal radius.(Unsplash)

Obesity and smoking may impact healing post-fracture surgery

By Asian News International | Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2019 04:02 PM IST
For the study, published in the - Journal of Hand Surgery - the investigators analysed data on patients surgically treated for a distal radius fracture between 2006 and 2017 at two trauma centres.
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Here’s how you can prevent osteoporosis in 5 steps.(Unsplash)
Here’s how you can prevent osteoporosis in 5 steps.(Unsplash)

Here’s how you can prevent osteoporosis in 5 steps

By Indo Asian News Service | New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2019 07:16 AM IST
In India, osteoporosis-related issues are rising at an alarming rate, especially among middle-aged women.
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Combining exercise and dieting may not be a good idea as it may impact your bone health, according to a new study.(Shutterstock)
Combining exercise and dieting may not be a good idea as it may impact your bone health, according to a new study.(Shutterstock)

Mixing dieting, exercise may not be good for bone health

By Indo Asian News Service | Indo Asian News Service, New York
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2019 06:00 PM IST
The study, published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, looked at what happens to bone marrow fat and overall bone health when restricting calories.
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Eating this food will not just benefit your diet but also the environment
Eating this food will not just benefit your diet but also the environment

Eating this food will not just benefit your diet but also the environment

By Sarojini Jose | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2019 01:47 PM IST
Including these foods like lentils, okra, sweet potato, moringa and more in your diet will benefit not just your health but the planet, too
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The slower reaction time may have other negative outcomes such as potentially increasing the risk of falling and fractures.
The slower reaction time may have other negative outcomes such as potentially increasing the risk of falling and fractures.

Vitamin D improves memory but slows down reactions

By Asian News International | Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON MAR 18, 2019 10:43 AM IST
The researchers evaluated three groups of women between 50 and 70 years old in a randomized controlled trial.
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Here’s another reason to treat vitamin D deficiency

By Asian News International | Asian News International
UPDATED ON JAN 27, 2019 11:56 AM IST
While vitamin D is best known for its effects on bone health, previous studies have revealed its role in protecting against colds, flu and asthma attacks, and even helping with weight gain and brain development in malnourished children.
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Osteoporosis is dangerous as bones become fragile and can break easily
Osteoporosis is dangerous as bones become fragile and can break easily

Fit and fine: What’s causing those fragile bones

By Kamal Singh | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON OCT 21, 2018 12:14 AM IST
Low Bone Mineral Density or Osteopenia, which used to affect women in their late 60s and 70s is now common in ladies in their 20s!
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There is little justification to use vitamin D supplements to maintain or improve musculoskeletal health, shows the study.(Shutterstock)
There is little justification to use vitamin D supplements to maintain or improve musculoskeletal health, shows the study.(Shutterstock)

Vitamin D supplements won’t prevent fractures or boost bone density

By HT Correspondent | Asian News International
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2018 10:18 AM IST
A new study shows that vitamin D supplements do not prevent fractures, falls or improve bone mineral density, whether at a high or low dose.
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Age pares us to the very bones. Oh, yes, and as the production of hormones in the body — testosterone in men and estrogen in women — drops, our bones get thinner and brittle, and more prone to fractures, a condition known as osteoporosis.(Istock)
Age pares us to the very bones. Oh, yes, and as the production of hormones in the body — testosterone in men and estrogen in women — drops, our bones get thinner and brittle, and more prone to fractures, a condition known as osteoporosis.(Istock)

Here are 5 foods that help to boost your bone health

By Abhinav Verma | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2018 11:36 AM IST
From prunes, nuts to salmon and broccoli, here’s a list of food that according to experts, are crucial for good bone health.
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Soy protein might also have positive impact on bone strength for women who have not yet reached menopause.(Shutterstock)
Soy protein might also have positive impact on bone strength for women who have not yet reached menopause.(Shutterstock)

Soy diet can reduce osteoporosis risk in menopausal women, boost bone health

By HT Correspondent | Asian News International
UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2018 10:42 AM IST
A soy diet can benefit women undergoing menopause and counter its negative effects on bone and metabolic health such as osteoporosis, says a new study.
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Football combines strength, endurance and high-intensity interval training, and this makes it a good tool for treatment of Type-2 diabetes and other lifestyle diseases.(Shutterstock)
Football combines strength, endurance and high-intensity interval training, and this makes it a good tool for treatment of Type-2 diabetes and other lifestyle diseases.(Shutterstock)

Prediabetes patients should play football to improve bone health

By HT Correspondent | Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JUL 29, 2018 11:20 AM IST
Type 2 prediabetes patients should get an hour of football training twice a week, combined with dietary guidance to improve bone health, says a new study.
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A Mediterranean diet can protect you from osteoporosis, heart problems, dementia, and brain function.(Shutterstock)
A Mediterranean diet can protect you from osteoporosis, heart problems, dementia, and brain function.(Shutterstock)

Mediterranean diet is good for osteoporosis patients, can reduce bone loss

By Soma Das | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2018 01:47 PM IST
A Mediterranean diet could be the best cure for bone loss in people with osteoporosis, says this new study. Previous studies, too, found that a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, nuts, unrefined cereals, olive oil, and fish, can boost heart health, brain function and reduce risk of dementia.
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Here’s why smoking is more injurious than you thought.(Shutterstock)
Here’s why smoking is more injurious than you thought.(Shutterstock)

Smoking cigarettes can affect your bone health, delay healing after injury

By HT Correspondent | Asian News International
PUBLISHED ON JUN 29, 2018 05:23 PM IST
Here’s how smoking cigarettes can affect your bone health and delay healing after a fracture.
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Vitamin D deficiency: The ‘sunshine vitamin’ is good for people on medication for diabetes, heart diseases and cancer.(Shutterstock)
Vitamin D deficiency: The ‘sunshine vitamin’ is good for people on medication for diabetes, heart diseases and cancer.(Shutterstock)

Vitamin D deficiency can lead to back pain, depression, hair loss. These are its best sources

By Soma Das | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUN 28, 2018 04:28 PM IST
Vitamin D deficiency: Sunshine may be one of the best sources of Vitamin D, but there are several more. And this essential vitamin is not just good for the bones, it also improves your mood, boosts immunity and helps you lose weight.
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Here’s how vitamin D can help you.(Shutterstock)
Here’s how vitamin D can help you.(Shutterstock)

Vitamin D in your diet, high levels can cut risk of colon cancer

By HT Correspondent | Indo Asian News Service, New York
PUBLISHED ON JUN 15, 2018 04:00 PM IST
Add more eggs, fish, mushrooms in your diet to benefit from their concentration of vitamin D.
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The team found that women who binged frequently since high school had lower bone mass than their peers.(Shutterstock)
The team found that women who binged frequently since high school had lower bone mass than their peers.(Shutterstock)

Binge-drinking can leave teenage girls with higher risk of osteoporosis

By Soma Das | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2018 12:05 PM IST
Alcohol is injurious to your teenage girl’s health. A study shows that it can lead to depletion of their bone density and cause them to have weaker bones for the rest of their lives, and possibly develop osteoporosis later in life.
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Weight loss surgery could increase your risk of fractures.(Shutterstock)
Weight loss surgery could increase your risk of fractures.(Shutterstock)

Weight loss surgery could be harmful for bone health, mass

By Kabir Bhandari | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2018 07:15 PM IST
Weight loss surgery could lead to a reduction in bone mass and strength, a recent study has found.
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Studies have shown that mangoes can lower blood sugar level and fight cancer.(Shutterstock)
Studies have shown that mangoes can lower blood sugar level and fight cancer.(Shutterstock)

This summer diet lets you eat nothing but mangoes to lose weight

By Soma Das | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON MAY 02, 2018 10:24 AM IST
Here’s a weight loss diet plan that lets you eat mangoes in generous proportions and not much else. Everything you need to know about this popular summer diet.
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Menopause is the process a woman goes through when her monthly periods end following the aging of the ovaries and the subsequent reduction of estrogens, the feminine sex hormone.(Shutterstock)
Menopause is the process a woman goes through when her monthly periods end following the aging of the ovaries and the subsequent reduction of estrogens, the feminine sex hormone.(Shutterstock)

Women who undergo hormone therapy to relieve menopausal symptoms have lesser fat tissue

By Asian News International | Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2018 04:02 PM IST
According to a study conducted by The Endocrine Society, women who undergo hormone therapy to relieve menopausal symptoms tend to have lesser fat tissue, particularly in the abdomen, than other menopausal women.
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