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Osteoporosis group opens S’pore arm

IT IS a misconception held by many healthcare professionals and patients alike that osteoporosis is a natural process of ageing and should not be taken seriously.

And that is a fallacy the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF), which set up its first regional office in Southeast Asia here, wants to correct.

Said the foundation’s president John […]

Self Diagnosis of Sports Injuries

The principles of injury management rely on the premise that we know what we are treating. Diagnosis is the key to success. We must differentiate injuries such as ‘knee sprain’, ‘muscle strain’ and ‘bruises’ from the corresponding pathoanatomical diagnoses: ‘rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament’, ‘grade II muscle rupture’ or ‘intra-muscular haematoma’. In some cases, […]