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January 23, 2023

‘Very Doable’ Low-Dose Workout Enough to Treat Knee OA ‘Very Doable’ Low-Dose Workout Enough to Treat Knee OA

Exercise helps patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA), but more isn’t necessarily better, new research shows. A low-dose exercise regimen helped patients with knee OA about as […]
December 16, 2022

Which Hospital Factors Are Linked With Timely Fracture Care? Which Hospital Factors Are Linked With Timely Fracture Care?

Patients who seek fracture care at a facility that treats a higher proportion of patients from racial or ethnic minorities or a higher number of uninsured […]
December 9, 2022

EU to Propose Delay to Medical Device Law Amid Supply Worries EU to Propose Delay to Medical Device Law Amid Supply Worries

LONDON (Reuters) – The EU Health Commissioner will on Friday propose extending the deadline for companies to comply with a new law regulating medical devices, she […]
December 5, 2022

Joint Replacements: Should There Be BMI Cutoffs? Joint Replacements: Should There Be BMI Cutoffs?

For patients with severe arthritis, joint replacement is considered when more conservative treatments have failed. Because patients with obesity have a higher risk of complications during […]
October 31, 2022

AI-Enabled Iron Man Boots Could Help People With Limited Mobility AI-Enabled Iron Man Boots Could Help People With Limited Mobility

Talk about a new step forward: Stanford engineers have developed robotic boots that help you walk faster with less effort. Equipped with a motor, the boots […]
October 18, 2022

Protocol Reduces Opioid Use After Knee or Shoulder Surgery Protocol Reduces Opioid Use After Knee or Shoulder Surgery

An opioid-sparing protocol successfully reduces the need for opioid medication after outpatient arthroscopic knee or shoulder surgery, new research suggests. In a randomized clinical trial that […]
October 13, 2022

As Giant Hospitals Get Bigger, A Private Doctor Feels the Pinch As Giant Hospitals Get Bigger, A Private Doctor Feels the Pinch

SANFORD, N.C. — Before the coronavirus pandemic, Dr. Andrew Bush treated as many as 1,000 patients every month in his orthopedics practice. Now he worries about […]
August 17, 2022

Resilience in Patients Linked to Fuller Recovery After Hip Fracture Resilience in Patients Linked to Fuller Recovery After Hip Fracture

Elderly patients with higher self-reported levels of psychological resilience experienced faster walking speed and farther walking distance after hip fracture surgery, researchers report. The results suggest […]
July 22, 2022

New Gloves Grip Objects Automatically, Even Underwater New Gloves Grip Objects Automatically, Even Underwater

Picking things up may become a lot easier for people who experience problems gripping, thanks to new research inspired by octopuses and their tentacles. The “octo-glove” […]
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