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Unique navigated knee replacement at MedicaSuperspecialty Hospital

Kolkata : A 63-year old English school teacher from Gariahat, Riddhima Chatterjee (name changed), was in an acute knee pain for more than 8 years. Symptoms of knee arthritis were clear and the condition worsened gradually over years. The intensity of pain increased so much that she couldn't continue everyday work including walking; climbing stairs and she virtually dragged herself for past one year.With increased stiffness and decreasing daily mobility, she looked for reassurance of a successful knee surgery which would put her back on a reasonably pain-free existence, she recalls. Therefore, she scouted for a solution, not for the reason of lack of skill but the fact that her arthritis was a complication of a pre-existing injury which had left her thigh bone bent and united in a crooked fashion after an accident which she met almost 20 years ago in 1997.

KSRTC suspends driver for letting Langur take wheel

Davanagere : A Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) driver was suspended after a video of him allowing a Langur to take control of the s...

Carving of modern bicycle found on wall of 2,000-year-old temple

A carving of a modern bicycle has been found on the wall of an ancient 2,000-year-old temple. The founders of Panchavarnaswamy Temple, which was ...

Man with world's longest nails cuts them after 66 years

Shridhar Chillal, from India, whose nails have a combined measurement of 909.6cm (358in), can now see them on display in New York. ...

Sky Gazers Excited For Century

Bhubaneswar: Come July 27, sky gazers will get to chance to witness a rare celestial phenomenon including the longest Lunar Eclipse of the century. Sc...