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Boys are born with stronger spines: Study

Compared to boys, girls may are born with weaker vertebrae, the series of small bones that make up the spinal column, new research has found.

Perseverance, hard work pays: Civil services toppers

Perseverance and hard work were the two mantras that helped them get top positions in civil services exam, the elated toppers said on Saturday.

Girl beats rare affliction, posts surgery videos on Youtube

In a heartening instance of courage and positive thinking, a 15-year-old girl who underwent a surgery to correct a rare deformity of the spine has uploaded inspiring pre and post-surgery videos of herself on YouTube to raise awareness about the affliction.

Girl's spinal deformity cured through surgery

A seven-year-old girl suffering from Scoliosis has successfully undergone corrective surgery at a hospital in Mumbai.

Emelia Gorecka overcomes all the odds to run in Glasgow

When England’s Emelia Gorecka runs in the 5,000 metres final at the Commonwealth Games she will know any temporary pain on the track will be nothing compared to what she has been through just to get to Glasgow.

King Richard III was not a hunchback: Study

Despite having a twisted spine, England`s King Richard III was not a hunchback, a new analysis of the medieval king`s skeleton has found.

King Richard III `underwent painful treatment for scoliosis`

King Richard III may not have been a hunchback as portrayed by Shakespeare, but he did suffer from the spine-curving condition scoliosis, and may have undergone painful medical treatments to straighten it out, researchers suggest.