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The Essential Role of Calcium and Vitamin D in Nutrition

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The Essential Role of Calcium and Vitamin D in Nutrition   The Role of Calcium and Vitamin D Ensuring robust and healthy bones necessitates a well-rounded diet rich in essential nutrients, particularly calcium and Vitamin D. Calcium, a vital mineral, is indispensable for bone and teeth development and for various bodily functions like muscle control […]

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Bicycling safety   Introduction: Bicycling has become increasingly popular in the United Kingdom, with millions of people embracing it for leisure, fitness, and commuting. According to recent statistics from the UK’s Department for Transport, the number of cyclists has steadily risen, reflecting a growing trend towards active transportation. alongside this surge in cycling participation comes

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Understanding Driving Restrictions After Shoulder Surgery

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 Understanding Driving Restrictions After Shoulder Surgery     Introduction: Shoulder surgery marks a significant milestone in the journey toward optimal health, often requiring patients to embark on a period of postoperative recovery and rehabilitation. While patients may anticipate the physical discomfort and limitations associated with the surgical procedure, one aspect that may catch them off

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 Understanding Ankle Fractures    

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 Understanding Ankle Fractures       Introduction : An ankle fracture, also referred to as a broken ankle, happens when the bones within the ankle joint become fractured, varying from minor to severe cases requiring surgery and lengthy recovery. While ankle fractures affect all ages, adults are more prone, ranking fourth in common fractures among

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 Animal Bites

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 Animal Bites   Each year, the United Kingdom sees a significant number of animal bites, impacting millions of individuals. While animal bites are often associated with the fingers of the dominant hand, they can occur across various parts of the body, including the head, neck, and other regions. These incidents pose not only physical risks

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Shoulder Arthritis

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  Shoulder Arthritis Once shoulder arthritis is diagnosed, it necessitates proper treatment. While surgery may not always be necessary, it can be the sole solution in certain cases. In this final article of his series on shoulder arthritis, distinguished consultant orthopaedic surgeon Professor Mohamed Imam sheds light on what individuals can anticipate during the treatment of shoulder

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Elbow Dislocation

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Elbow Dislocation   Introduction When the joint surfaces of the three bones in the elbow become separated, it results in an elbow dislocation. These dislocations, which can be complete or partial, typically occur following trauma, such as a fall, motor vehicle collision, or other accident. In a complete dislocation, the joint surfaces are fully separated,

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Bone Tumour

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Bone Tumour     introduction Bone tumours originate from the uncontrolled proliferation of cells within bone tissue, resulting in the formation of an abnormal mass or lump. While the majority of bone tumours are non-cancerous or benign, posing minimal risk to health and typically not spreading to other areas of the body, malignant or cancerous

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The Facts Behind Performance Supplements

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The Facts Behind Performance        Supplements   Introduction: Creatine supplements have garnered popularity among athletes, with many seeking an edge in performance enhancement. Among the most widely used sports supplements, creatine is believed by some athletes, including children and adolescents, to boost strength and athletic performance.  Despite its widespread use, the evidence supporting

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