Comparison of navigated and conventional high tibial osteotomy for the treatment of osteoarthritic knees with varus deformity: A meta-analysis
High tibial osteotomy is a usefully surgical procedure to correct the malalignment and delay the progression of osteoarthritis. It is still controversy whether navigation...
3 hours ago - International Journal of Surgery - 2 articles
CMS updates CJR frequently asked questions document
CMS recently updated the frequently asked questions document of the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model to reflect recent changes made in November 2017. The changes...
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The efficacy and safety of dexamethasone for pain management after total knee arthroplasty: A systematic review and meta-analysis
To evaluate the clinical outcomes of dexamethasone versus placebo for pain control in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty .
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Denied ‘assisted life,' chronically-ill Ontario man is offered death instead: lawsuit
An Ontario hospital that wants to discharge a suicidal man with a crippling brain disease threatened to start charging him $1,800 a day, and suggested his other options...
21 hours ago - National Post
Jump Rope Strength Challenge Workout
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A 13-year-old boy presented to the orthopedic clinic with a 1-week history of pain in both knees. He was active in sports and had participated in the long jump during the...
2 days ago - New England Journal of Medicine
Routine use of tranexamic acid was effective during primary TJA
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New York mother of four shows off her weight loss after surgery
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2 days ago - Daily Mail
Walkouts Were Against School Policy, So These Students Took A Knee
The school district's policy prevented students from participating in a walkout Yesterday's NationalWalkoutDay brought thousands of student activists together across the...
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Younger Patients Getting Knees and Hips Replaced
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Precision Nutrition and Type 2 Diabetes Management: Is It Ready for Prime Time?
Type 2 diabetes is sometimes preventable with lifestyle changes, and even if you're already diagnosed with it those same lifestyle changes can help tremendously in managing the...
Early Detection of Alzheimer's Cognitive Impairment via Verbal Fluency
Declining cognitive functioning in early stages of Alzheimer's disease patients can be detected with their ability to generate infinite spoken verbs, finds a new study.
Online Program Helps Adolescent Mothers
An online program convices adolesent mothers to seek medical help for depression.The webpage provides referrals for counseling services and suicide and child-abuse prevention...
Safety and Effectiveness of Corticosteroids Linked to Genetic Variants
A new study identifies a genetic variant that can improve the safety and effectiveness of corticosteroids, the drug used to treat asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease .
Top sirloin steaks recalled for possible salmonella contamination
In Bridgeview, IL, SMI Holdings Inc., doing business as Stampede Meat, has recalled approximately 484,800 pounds of beef products that may be contaminated with Salmonella...
Sexual orientation is the top suicide risk for college freshman
A study based on data from 14,000 first-year college students in eight countries including the US found sexual minorities have an up-to-eight-times higher risk for suicidal...
Black Americans exposed to more pollution raising heart risk 25%
Black Americans' higher exposures to pollution from living near highways may account for 25 percent of their elevated heart disease risks, new University of Pittsburgh research...
RECALL: Dr. Brown's Lovey Pacifier & Teether Holders
Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission and Handi-Craft Company have recalled a number of Dr. Brown's Lovey pacifier and teether holders after...
Her office confirms the death of Rep. Louise Slaughter at age 88
U.S. Rep Louise Slaughter One of the most prominent food safety advocates in Congress is dead at age 88. The office of Rep Lousie Slaughter, D-NY this morning confirmed the...
US adults consume 17 billion drinks per year during binges
The first-ever CDC report on binge drinking, considered one of the most damaging forms of alcohol abuse, found that more than 16 percent of American adults binge drink each week.