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Musculoskeletal diseases rank 4th in burden of disease list

Musculoskeletal conditions rank fourth as one of the leading contributors to the burden of disease after cancer, cardiovascular disease, and mental and substance use disorders. According to an AIHW report, musculoskeletal conditions were responsible for 521,286 disability-adjusted life years (DALY) in 2011 and contributed 12% of the total burden of disease in Australia.   Latest ...

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