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Physicians Lack Knowledge About Responsibilities Under ADA

Jan 05, 2022

TUESDAY, Jan. 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- More than one-third of U.S. physicians report knowing little or nothing about their legal responsibilities to patients with disability under the Americans wit...

AAOS Updates Guideline for Managing Hip Fracture in Seniors

Jan 04, 2022

MONDAY, Jan. 3, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- In an evidence-based clinical practice guideline issued by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, updated recommendations are presented for the manageme...

Constraint of musculoskeletal tissue and path planning of robot-assisted fracture reduction with collision avoidance.

Jan 03, 2022

For the robot-assisted fracture reduction, due to the complex fracture musculoskeletal environment, it is necessary to consider the influence of soft tissue traction on preoperative reduction path pla...

Dual NMR for probing intrinsic bone structure and a potential gut-bone axis in ovariectomized rats.

Jan 03, 2022

Currently the existence of a gut-bone axis receives massive attention, and while sound premises and indirect proofs exist for the gut-bone axis concept, few studies have provided actual data linking t...

Optimal Acetabular Positioning Redefined in Total Hip Arthroplasty

Dec 31, 2021

THURSDAY, Dec. 30, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- Optimal acetabular positioning differs significantly from historic values, with reduced dislocation risk for increased anteversion, according to a study pub...

Interactions of B-lymphocytes and bone cells in health and disease.

Dec 27, 2021

Bone remodeling occurs through the interactions of three major cell lineages, osteoblasts, which mediates bone formation, osteocytes, which derive from osteoblasts, sense mechanical force and direct b...

Sequential Submaximal Training in Elite Male Rowers Does Not Result in Amplified Increases in Interleukin-6 or Hepcidin.

Dec 27, 2021

Previous research investigating single bouts of exercise have identified baseline iron status and circulating concentrations of interleukin-6 (IL-6) as contributors to the magnitude of postexercise he...

Hyaluronic Acid Injection Use Increased for Knee Osteoarthritis in Seniors

Dec 23, 2021

THURSDAY, Dec. 23, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- The use of hyaluronic acid (HA) injections for knee osteoarthritis in Medicare beneficiaries increased substantially from 2012 to 2018, according to a study...

[Immediate rehabilitation of edentulous mandibles with implant-supported full-arch prostheses by intra-oral welding technique: a two-year follow-up].

Dec 20, 2021

To evaluate the 2-year clinical outcome of immediate loading implant-supported fixed full-arch prostheses in mandibles using intra-oral welding technique and to discuss the characteristics of the tec...

[Analysis of the clinical manifestations of 3 425 patients with orofacial pain of temporomandibular disorders].

Dec 20, 2021

To describe and analyze the clinical manifestations of patients with orofacial pain of temporomandibular disorders (TMD). A retrospective study on orofacial pain was conducted for 3 425 patients dia...

Consensus Practice Guidelines Developed for Neck Pain

Dec 10, 2021

FRIDAY, Dec. 10, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- The American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine and the American Academy of Pain Medicine charged a multinational, multispecialty panel of exper...

Genetic Diagnosis of Rare Diseases Up With Genome Sequencing

Dec 05, 2021

FRIDAY, Dec. 3, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- Use of genomic sequencing yields an increase in genomic diagnoses across a spectrum of rare diseases, according to a study published in the Nov. 11 issue of th...

PRP Injections Do Not Ease Pain in Knee Osteoarthritis

Dec 05, 2021

FRIDAY, Dec. 3, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- For patients with symptomatic mild-to-moderate radiographic knee osteoarthritis (OA), intra-articular injections of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) do not significa...

Women Underrepresented in U.S. Health System Leadership

Dec 03, 2021

THURSDAY, Dec. 2, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- Women are underrepresented in senior leadership throughout the U.S. health system, according to a research letter published online Nov. 29 in JAMA Network Op...

Intermetatarsal Bursitis ID'd in Clinically Suspect Arthralgia

Dec 01, 2021

MONDAY, Nov. 29, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- About one-quarter of patients with clinically suspect arthralgia (CSA) have intermetatarsal bursitis (IMB), which is often accompanied by subclinical synoviti...

Hospitals Lag in Sexual Harassment Policies

Dec 01, 2021

TUESDAY, Nov. 30, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- Few institutions have clear policies that specifically address sexual harassment from patients toward physicians and staff, according to a research letter pu...

Telehealth Programs Benefit Obese Adults With Knee OA

Dec 01, 2021

TUESDAY, Nov. 30, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- Two telehealth interventions involving education and exercise, with and without dietary intervention, improve pain and function for people with knee osteoart...

Telehealth Intervention Works Out for Knee OA

Dec 01, 2021

Patients saw improvements in knee pain, function with exercise/diet duo An exercise and diet program administered via telehealth improved pain and function in people with knee osteoarthritis (OA) who...

Platelet-Rich Plasma a Bust in Placebo-Controlled Trial for Knee OA

Nov 29, 2021

Little improvement in pain, tibial cartilage volume loss with regenerative therapy The increasingly popular, but not entirely proven, platelet-rich plasma (PRP) treatment for knee osteoarthritis (OA)...

Anti-fatigue mats can reduce low back discomfort in transient pain developers.

Nov 29, 2021

Complaints of musculoskeletal pain are common among employees who stand for prolonged periods. This study sought to determine if an anti-fatigue mat (AFM) could uniquely affect low back pain (LBP), lo...