Monday, April 18, 2016


What Causes a Swollen Knee (Water on the Knee)

Bursitis and Swollen Knees Sometimes

Swelling in a knee joint may limit knee flexibility and function. For example, a person may find it difficult to fully bend or completely straighten a swollen knee, and the joint may naturally bend 15 to 25 degrees while the leg is at rest.1

Depending on the underlying condition, the swollen knee may exhibit no other symptoms or it may be painful, red, and/or difficult to put weight on..

2 Potential Causes of Knee Swelling

the most common causes of knee swelling, are injuries, osteoarthritis, and bursitis, as well as less common causes, are  Baker's cysts and reactive arthritis.

Whether water on the knee is mildly annoying or painfully debilitating, a person will want to identify the likely cause and treat the symptoms to help mitigate future problems. Chronic or long-standing swelling may lead to joint tissue damage, cartilage degradation, and bone softening, therefore treatment is usually recommended.

During The First 15 Days Of This Month 710 Dengue Patients Reported From The Island

Image result for dengueDuring the first 15 days of this month 710 Dengue Patients were reported from island wide according to the Epidemiology Unit.

Out of this number 275 patients were reported from Colombo District the Epidemiology Unit has stated.

During the first three and half months of this year 14204 Dengue Patients were reported from the island it has been reported.''

The epidemiologists  have requested the public to destroy dengue mosquito breeding places and keep a good environment in their premises to avoid spreading of dengue.



Minister Of Health To Submit A Proposal To Cabinet On Serving Nutritious Meal At Functions held At Government Ministries/Institutions

Image result for fruits and juicesThe Minister of Health ,Nutrition And Indigenous Medicine Dr.Rajitha Senaratne has decided to submit a Proposal to the Cabinet on creating  a national policy to make compulsory that a nutritious meal including fruits and  fruit juices should be served to  the participants of  workshops,seminars and press briefings organize by all Ministries and Government Institutions in future.

The proposal will be submitted to the Cabinet soon according to Health Minister.The aim of submitting this kind of proposal to the Cabinet is to reduce the number of persons infected with non communicable diseases in sri lanka according to the Ministry Of Health.

It has been reported that 68% out of the total number of patients admitted to government hospitals annually are suffering from non communicable diseases like diabetes and heart diseases.ealth

Health Ministry has already issued a circular to the institutes attached to Ministry Of Health regarding serving Nutritious Meal during  the functions organize in the institutions.

Police Have Detained Two Persons With A Hand Bomb In Their Possession

The Police have detained two persons with a live hand bomb in their  possession at Kiralagahawela in Meetiyagoda(In Southern Province) Area.

The suspects were travelling in a Motor Bicycle when the Metiyagoda Police Station officers have stopped the vehicle and made the arrest.The hand bomb found in possession of two suspects has  identified as manufactured in a foreign country.

The two detained suspects are wanted persons for the Police due to their involvement in several other crimes it has been reported.


A Catholic Priest Was Killed And His Driver Got Injured Due To Their Van Veered Off The Road

A Catholic Priest was killed and his driver got injured and hospitalized when the Van they were travelling in veered off the road and toppled over at Thalladi in Mannar (In Northern Province)Area yesterday (18).

The accident has occurred when the van was travelling from Jaffna to Mannar and the 58 year Priest was succumbed to his injuries after getting  admitted to Mannar Hospital according to the Police.The driver of the van is currently receiving treatment at Mannar Hospital.

Four Corona Positives Had Been Reported In The Country Today (07)

Four Corona Positives had been ģđreported in the Country today (07)increasing the total number of Corona positives reported so far to 20...