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High Risk of Hearing Loss in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have an increased risk of developing hearing loss (HL), reported a recent retrospective study. It was noted...

17 Jan, 2018

 
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Long Prodromal Phase in AAV Linked to Renal Damage

In antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA)-associated vasculitis (AAV), the acute phase of the disease is often followed by prodromal symptoms....

15 Jan, 2018

 
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PCOS Enhances the Risk of Fracture

PCOS is one of the most common endocrine disorders affecting several organs. Previous studies have demonstrated that hormonal imbalance in PCOS...

10 Jan, 2018

 
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Th17 Inhibitors Demonstrated Significant Improvement in Joint Disease Activity in PsA Patients

A recent systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled clinical trials (RCTs) determined the overall treatment effect of Th17 pathway...

05 Jan, 2018

 
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Effective Doctor-Patient Communication - Module - 4: Role Plays & Conclusion

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Speaker(s):
Dr. Anand Nadkarni
M.D., D.P.M., F.I.P.S.
Consultant Psychiatrist Institute for Psychological Health, Thane
Effective Doctor-Patient Communication - Module - 3: Approaches Towards Communication

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Speaker(s):
Dr. Anand Nadkarni
M.D., D.P.M., F.I.P.S.
Consultant Psychiatrist Institute for Psychological Health, Thane
Effective Doctor-Patient Communication: Module - 2: Styles of Communication & Listening

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Speaker(s):
Dr. Anand Nadkarni
M.D., D.P.M., F.I.P.S.
Consultant Psychiatrist Institute for Psychological Health, Thane

Key Trials

Long-term Alendronate Therapy Demonstrated Sustained Therapeutic Effects in Osteoporotic Postmenopausal Women

In this long-term study, alendronate 10 mg treatment for over 10 years demonstrated sustained clinical efficacy and safety in postmenopausal women ...

Teriparatide: Safe and Effective in Indian Postmenopausal Women with Osteoporosis

This Indian study showed efficacy and safety of a novel bone formation agent, teriparatide in osteoporotic women and suggested that it is an ideal...

Effect of 6 years versus 9 years of Zoledronic acid Treatment in Osteoporosis

While bisphosphonates reduce fracture risk over 3 to 5 years, the optimal duration of treatment is uncertain. This study suggest that almost all...

Long-Term Alendronate Treatment has No Adverse Impact on Mechanical Cancellous Bone Characteristics

Bisphosphonates act by suppressing bone turnover and hence, a major concern is that this may negatively affect and deteriorate mechanical bone...

Patient Education

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) is an inflammatory disease caused when the immune system attacks body’s own tissues. This leaflet gives an...

Food Rich in Calcium and Vitamin D

Eating foods rich in calcium and vitamin D may help prevent bones from becoming weak and less likely to fracture.  This article gives a list of food...

Calcium – Vitamin D Recommended Dietary Allowance

Calcium and vitamin D are two essential nutrients long known for their roles in maintaining bone health. This article gives comprehensive...

Gout

Gout is a form of arthritis characterized by sudden and severe episodes of pain, redness, stiffness and swelling of joints because of high levels of...

Our Publications

Risofos Kit (Risedronate, Calcium citrate malate, Vitamin D3) – Data Sheet

This datasheet covers the rationale for Risofos kit formulation, its composition, dosage and administration information.

Calcinase (calcitonin) – Monograph

This monograph covers various aspects of osteoporosis management and pharmacology, clinical efficacy & safety of calcitonin in treatment of...

Imutrex (methotrexate) – Getting to the Heart of Rheumatoid Arthritis Abstracts Booklet

This publication features efficacy & safety studies of methotrexate in management of rheumatoid arthritis.

Risofos 150 (Risedronate) – Monograph

Risendronate 150 mg is used for the management of osteoporosis. This monograph provides information on its basic pharmacology, clinical efficacy...

Slide Library

Recommendations for Up & Downscaling of Methotrexate Dose in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Methotrexate (MTX) is the first-line treatment for early and clearly defined rheumatoid arthritis (RA). This presentation summarizes the...

 
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Musculoskeletal Manifestations of Ulcerative Colitis

This slide set covers the common musculoskeletal manifestations of inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) and its management. The spectrum of these...

 
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ACR 2015 Recommendations for the use of Non-biologic & Biologic DMARDs in RA

Majority of patients with a confirmed diagnosis of RA use nonbiologic DMARDs. The rate of biologic DMARDs use in RA treatment is also rising rapidly...

 
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Myositis Specific and Associated Antibodies

Idiopathic inflammatory myopathies (IIMs) constitute a heterogeneous group of chronic systemic autoimmune diseases with high morbidity and...

 
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Poll

Which of the following bisphosphonate is preferred as first line treatment of osteoporosis-
Alendronate
67% (2 votes)
Risedronate
0% (0 votes)
Ibandronate
0% (0 votes)
Zoledronic acid
33% (1 vote)
Total votes: 3