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Exhaustion-Related Burnout Higher in Underrepresented Medical Students

Mar 08, 2022

TUESDAY, March 8, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Medical students who are underrepresented in medicine (URIM) have a higher risk for exhaustion-related burnout, according to a study published online Feb. 23...

Validity of the Training-Load Concept.

Mar 07, 2022

Training load (TL) is a widely used concept in training prescription and monitoring and is also recognized as as an important tool for avoiding athlete injury, illness, and overtraining. With the wide...

Younger Patients Have Greater Need for Total Knee Arthroplasty

Mar 03, 2022

THURSDAY, March 3, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Younger individuals have greater need for total knee arthroplasty (TKA) and are as willing to undergo surgery as older individuals, according to a study pub...

Evidence Weighed for Perioperative Use of bDMARDs

Feb 28, 2022

MONDAY, Feb. 28, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For patients undergoing surgical procedures, continuing biologic disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (bDMARDs) is associated with a decrease in the risk for...

Conservative management of Jones fractures with immediate weight-bearing in a walking boot demonstrates healing.

Feb 28, 2022

Jones fractures, or proximal metatarsal fractures at the level of the fourth and fifth intermetatarsal junction, have a high risk for nonunion due to a vascular watershed region. Classically, treatmen...

The coexistence of os trigonum, accessory navicular bone and os peroneum and associated tendon and bone pathologies.

Feb 28, 2022

To determine how often os trigonum is accompanied by accessory navicular and os peroneum. A secondary aim of the study was to investigate the bone and related tendon pathologies that may develop in th...

Changes in subchondral bone structure and mechanical properties do not substantially affect cartilage mechanical responses - A finite element study.

Feb 28, 2022

Subchondral bone structure has been observed to change in osteoarthritis (OA). However, it remains unclear how the early-stage OA changes affect the mechanics (stresses and strains) of the osteochondr...

New Billing Guidelines Do Not Ease Burden of EHR Documentation

Feb 22, 2022

TUESDAY, Feb. 22, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- There has been no meaningful reduction in electronic health record (EHR) documentation burden in association with implementation of new guidelines for outpat...

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy improves age induced bone dyshomeostasis in non-obese and obese conditions.

Feb 21, 2022

To investigate the effects of hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) on metabolic disturbance, aging and bone remodeling in D-galactose-induced aging rats with and without obesity by determining the metabol...

Comparing metabolic profiles between endurance athlete and non-athlete females reveals differences in androgenic and corticosteroids levels.

Feb 21, 2022

Endurance training is associated with physiological changes in elite athletes, but little is known about female-specific effects of endurance training. Despite the significant rise in female sports pa...

Inhibition of gene expression and production of iNOS and TNF-α in experimental model of neurodegenerative disorders stimulated microglia by Soy nano-isoflavone/stem cell-exosomes.

Feb 21, 2022

The present study evaluated the therapeutic potential of soybean nano-isoflavone extract versus bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells derived extracellular exosomes (BMSCs-EXs) in experimentally induced ...

Assessing the clinical utility of volumetric HRCT in pediatric enlarged vestibular aqueduct related hearing loss.

Feb 21, 2022

|The aim of this study was to evaluate the use of volumetric HRCT measurements in the diagnosis of enlarged vestibular aqueduct syndrome (EVAS) and describe the association of this novel radiographic ...

Early Surgery Not Superior for Meniscal Tears in Young Adults

Feb 16, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 16, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Early meniscal surgery is not superior to a strategy of exercise and education with the option of later surgery among young, active adults with meniscal te...

Volume-Based Compensation Most Common Incentive for Doctors

Feb 14, 2022

MONDAY, Feb. 14, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The most common base compensation incentive component for primary care physicians (PCPs) and specialists is volume-based compensation, according to a study pu...

Fat Mass Negatively Linked to Bone Mineral Density

Feb 14, 2022

MONDAY, Feb. 14, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Fat mass is negatively associated with bone density, especially for men, according to a study published online Feb. 10 in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinolog...

Mechanical properties of cracked articular cartilage under uniaxial creep and cyclic tensile loading.

Feb 14, 2022

Cracks may change the mechanical properties of articular cartilage, and further lead to early osteoarthritis. The study aimed to probe the mechanical properties of cracked cartilage under uniaxial ten...

Asiatic Acid Induces Mitochondrial Apoptosis via Inhibition of JAK2/STAT3 Signalling Pathway in Human Osteosarcoma.

Feb 14, 2022

Osteosarcoma (OS), a severe malignant bone tumour, usually occurs in adolescents and children and has a poor prognosis. Asiatic acid (AA), an active component isolated from Centella asiatica (L.) Urb....

11.5 Percent of Under 65-Year-Olds Uninsured in 2020

Feb 11, 2022

FRIDAY, Feb. 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- In 2020, 11.5 percent of people aged younger than 65 years were uninsured, according to a study published Feb. 11 in the National Health Statistics Reports, ...

Multimodal Nonopioid Protocol Eases Pain After ACL Repair

Feb 11, 2022

FRIDAY, Feb. 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- A multimodal nonopioid pain protocol may offer adequate relief from postoperative pain for some patients undergoing anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction ...

Every Infant With Clubfoot Should Have Access to Ponseti Method

Feb 09, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 9, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The Ponseti method is the most effective and accepted treatment for idiopathic congenital clubfoot, and every infant born with clubfoot should have access t...