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Surgery versus Conservative Management in Patients with Cervical Radiculopathy

Management of cervical radiculopathy usually involves conservative therapy or surgical treatment. A recent study compared the clinical outcomes of...

22 Feb, 2018

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High Risk of Developing Uveitis and /or Crohns disease in Patients with PsA

A recent study determined the risk of uveitis and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA).The study reported...

20 Feb, 2018

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TBGA Exhibits Adequate Clinical Effects in Treatment of Simple TLCF

A recent retrospective cohort study compared the clinical efficacy of transvertebral bone graft and augmentation (TBGA) with pedicle screw fixation...

19 Feb, 2018

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Abnormal Joint Ultrasound, a Strong Predictor of Relapse in JIA Patients

A recent study evaluated the correlation between joint ultrasonography and clinical examination in patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA...

15 Feb, 2018

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


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


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


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