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Doctors significantly over-allocated times to perform joint replacements, study shows

Dive Brief: The physician-led Relative Value Scale Update Committee over-allocated the time required to perform knee replacement surgeries by 23% and hip replacement surgeries by 18%, according to a new Health Affairs study. Time over-allocations were even greater when previously implanted joints were being repaired or replaced. More than 80% of original replacements and more than… Read More »

International Day of Yoga 2019: From Kareena Kapoor to Kangana Ranaut, Bollywood Actors Who Love to Perform Yogasanas

Yoga Lessons From Bollywood Celebrities (Photo Credits: Instagram) International Yoga Day will be observed throughout the world on June 21, 2019. Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the UN assembly in Sept 2014 and discussed the essence of Yoga. On Dec 11, 2014, United Nations General Assembly announced that June 21 will be seen as International Yoga Day or… Read More »

US surgeons perform first kidney transplant between 2 living HIV-positive individuals

The kidney of a 35-year-old HIV-positive woman has been transplanted into another patient with the virus that causes AIDS, U.S. surgeons announced Thursday, in a major medical breakthrough. The surgeons at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore performed the operation on Monday, calling it the first in the world of its kind. “I’m feeling good,” said… Read More »