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Orthopedics

Air Pollution Linked to Increased Rheumatoid Arthritis Severity

Nov 03, 2021

TUESDAY, Nov. 2, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- Air pollution is associated with increased rheumatoid arthritis (RA) disease severity, according to a study published in the October issue of Rheumatology.Gio...

Primary Care CBT Offers Modest Relief for Chronic Pain

Nov 02, 2021

Intervention’s results were stable but had no impact on opioid use Primary care-based cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), including a yoga practice, led to moderate but durable reductions in pa...

Can We Go Online for Sports Injury Prevention? A Systematic Review of English-Language Websites with Exercise-Based Sports Injury Risk Reduction Programmes.

Nov 01, 2021

Preventing sports injuries is at the forefront of sports medicine. Although effective preventive strategies in scientific literature exist, their implementation is lagging behind. The Internet could s...

Effects of composition of hydroxyapatite/gray titania coating fabricated by suspension plasma spraying on mechanical and antibacterial properties.

Nov 01, 2021

While several metallic implants with bioactive coatings have been developed thus far for treating bone deformations or deterioration, a multifunctional coating with the desired mechanical and antibact...

Acoustic properties across the human skull.

Nov 01, 2021

Transcranial ultrasound is emerging as a noninvasive tool for targeted treatments of brain disorders. Transcranial ultrasound has been used for remotely mediated surgeries, transient opening of the bl...

Control of osteoblast arrangement by osteocyte mechanoresponse through prostaglandin E2 signaling under oscillatory fluid flow stimuli.

Nov 01, 2021

Anisotropic collagen/apatite microstructure is a prominent determinant of bone tissue functionalization; in particular, bone matrix modulates its anisotropic microstructure depending on the surroundin...

Steroid Injection No Better for Long-Term Carpal Tunnel Symptoms

Oct 31, 2021

FRIDAY, Oct. 29, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- At five years, symptom severity does not differ, but rates of subsequent surgical treatment are lower in patients with idiopathic carpal tunnel syndrome recei...

A multilevel noncontiguous spinal fracture with cervical and thoracic spinal cord injury.

Oct 25, 2021

A multi-level non-contiguous spinal fracture (MNSF) caused by a high-energy impact is a type of complex traumatic injury that is been frequently initially missed, and resulting in delayed diagnosis wh...

Patients' use of physical therapy for lower back pain: A qualitative study.

Oct 25, 2021

The purpose of this study was to identify factors that influence a patient's decision to use physical therapy (PT) services for a low back pain (LBP) complaint.Semi-structured qualitative phone interv...

Potential of natural products in osteosarcoma treatment: Focus on molecular mechanisms.

Oct 25, 2021

Osteosarcoma is the most frequent type of bone cancer found in children and adolescents, and commonly arises in the metaphyseal region of tubular long bones. Standard therapeutic approaches, such as s...

Long-Term Bone Loss Studied in Postmenopausal Women

Oct 21, 2021

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 20, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- Postmenopausal bone loss averaged about 10 percent during 25 years of follow-up in a random sample of women, according to a study published online Oct. 20 ...

Anthropometric, Physiological, and Performance Developments in Cross-country Skiers.

Oct 18, 2021

To describe changes in laboratory-assessed anthropometric and physiological characteristics, training volumes and competitive performance in national development-team cross-country (XC) skiers over a ...

EEG Spatiotemporal Patterns Underlying Self-other Voice Discrimination.

Oct 18, 2021

There is growing evidence showing that the representation of the human "self" recruits special systems across different functions and modalities. Compared to self-face and self-body representations, f...

ASA: Intraoperative Acupuncture May Help Cut Post-TKA Opioid Use

Oct 13, 2021

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 13, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- Integrating intraoperative electroauricular acupuncture is feasible for minimizing postoperative opioid usage among patients undergoing total knee arthropl...

The use of scaling parameters and the impact of non-uniqueness in the simulation of a large-scale solute transport experiment conducted in discrete fractures.

Oct 11, 2021

There are few studies analyzing tracer experiments conducted in rock fractures at large scales (>50 m) and fewer still which have succeeded in simulating experimental data without the use of param...

Clinical comorbidities correlated with a response to the cerebrospinal fluid tap test in idiopathic normal-pressure hydrocephalus.

Oct 11, 2021

The mainstay of treatment for idiopathic normal-pressure hydrocephalus (iNPH) is spinal fluid shunting. A tap test (TT) is recommended as an indication of shunting. Patients with iNPH are often elderl...

Vitamin D status, proinflammatory cytokines and bone mineral density in Mexican people with multiple sclerosis.

Oct 11, 2021

Vitamin D (VD) has been classically associated with calcium homeostasis and bone mineral density since it has a key role on mineralization and resorption. Immunomodulatory effects have been attributab...

Incidence rate of angel wing and its effect on wing bone development and serum biochemical parameters in geese.

Oct 11, 2021

The first purpose of this study was to reveal the distribution of the angel wing (AW) of geese. Our data showed that the total incidence of AW was 6.67% in 150-day-old White Zhedong (ZD) geese, the oc...

Two-Thirds of Adults With Arthritis Engage in Physical Activity

Oct 09, 2021

THURSDAY, Oct. 7, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- About two-thirds of adults with arthritis report engaging in physical activity, with walking the most commonly reported activity, according to research publi...

Arthritis Reported by Almost One in Four U.S. Adults

Oct 09, 2021

FRIDAY, Oct. 8, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- Almost one-quarter of U.S. adults report arthritis, according to research published in the Oct. 8 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...