British Cycling Launches New Mental Health Strategy British Cycling Launches New Mental Health Strategy
British Cycling, criticized in the past for a"culture of fear," announced on Wednesday a new mental health strategy that includes screening elite riders every six months.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - May 17, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

For Some Trauma Doctors, Clash With NRA Proves Therapeutic For Some Trauma Doctors, Clash With NRA Proves Therapeutic
A recent clash with the National Rifle Association (NRA) has shown some doctors who treat gunshot victims a way to heal their own trauma: through activism against gun violence.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - May 17, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Extended-release Gabapentin for Failed Back Surgery Syndrome Extended-release Gabapentin for Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
Is extended-release gabapentin efficacious for persistent pain after lumbar surgery?Pain (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - May 16, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Practice Variation in Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Treatment Practice Variation in Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Treatment
When it comes to the diagnosis and treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis, how do surgeons'practices differ?Spine (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - May 13, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Evaluation and Management of Neck and Back Pain Evaluation and Management of Neck and Back Pain
For patients presenting with acute neck or back pain, what should be considered during initial evaluation and work-up?Seminars in Neurology (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - May 11, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

J & J Agrees to Pay About $1 Bln to Resolve Hip Implant Lawsuits - Bloomberg J & J Agrees to Pay About $1 Bln to Resolve Hip Implant Lawsuits - Bloomberg
Johnson& Johnson agreed to pay about $1 billion to resolve the bulk of lawsuits claiming the company sold defective metal-on-metal hip implants that ultimately had to be removed, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people with knowledge of the matter.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - May 10, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Sexual Function and Intimacy Impaired in Inflammatory Arthritis Sexual Function and Intimacy Impaired in Inflammatory Arthritis
Patients with inflammatory arthritis (IA) report significant impairments in sexual function and intimate relationships, researchers from Australia report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - May 8, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Each Added Day of Postop Antibiotics Ups Risk of Kidney Injury, C. Diff Infection Each Added Day of Postop Antibiotics Ups Risk of Kidney Injury, C. Diff Infection
Each additional day of surgical antimicrobial prophylaxis increases the risks of acute kidney injury (AKI) and Clostridium difficile infection and does not lead to reductions in surgical site infections (SSIs), researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - May 3, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Skipping May Be Easier on the Knees Than Running and Burn More Calories Skipping May Be Easier on the Knees Than Running and Burn More Calories
Skipping - an exercise many people may not have tried since their school days on the playground - may actually be a great grownup workout because it puts less stress on the knees than running while burning more calories, a recent study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - May 2, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Impaired Mobility Tied to Higher Readmission Risk in Elderly With MI Impaired Mobility Tied to Higher Readmission Risk in Elderly With MI
Impaired functional mobility is the strongest predictor of 30-day hospital readmission for older adults hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction (AMI), researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - May 2, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Osteoporotic Fracture Rates Similar With Denosumab, Alendronate in Real World Osteoporotic Fracture Rates Similar With Denosumab, Alendronate in Real World
Rates of osteoporotic fracture were similar three years after starting either denosumab or alendronate in a real-world Danish population-based cohort study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 26, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Lower Dose of Pfizer-Lilly Painkiller Misses Main Goals in Late Stage Study Lower Dose of Pfizer-Lilly Painkiller Misses Main Goals in Late Stage Study
A lower dose of non-opioid painkiller developed by Pfizer Inc and Eli Lilly and Co failed to meet main goals in a late-stage study in patients with moderate-to-severe osteoarthritis of the hip or knee, the companies said on Thursday in releasing topline results of the study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 22, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Anesthesiology News Source Type: news

Doping-Drug Testing Methods Stuck in the 1970s, Says Former WADA Doping-Drug Testing Methods Stuck in the 1970s, Says Former WADA
Drug testing methods in sport are still rooted in the 1970s and better technology is needed to catch more than"dopey dopers", former World Anti-Doping head David Howman said on Tuesday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 18, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine News Source Type: news

Yoga May Help Ease Mood Disorders in Parkinson's Patients Yoga May Help Ease Mood Disorders in Parkinson's Patients
People with Parkinson's disease may have less anxiety and depression when they practice yoga focused on mindfulness and breathing exercises, a small experiment suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 11, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Caffeine Could Boost Exercise Performance Caffeine Could Boost Exercise Performance
Taking caffeine before exercise could improve performance during a broad range of exercise tasks, according to a new review of past research.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 11, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Infliximab Biosimilar CT-P13 Noninferior in Active Crohn's Disease Infliximab Biosimilar CT-P13 Noninferior in Active Crohn's Disease
The infliximab biosimilar CT-P13 is noninferior to infliximab for treating patients with active Crohn's disease, according to a randomized controlled trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 11, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Mum's Care: Hospital Recommendations Reveal Implicit Racism Mum's Care: Hospital Recommendations Reveal Implicit Racism
Seeking guidance on her Indian-Muslim mother's care, a physician instead discovers a disconcerting subtext.Medscape Psychiatry (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 8, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Psychiatry Expert Column Source Type: news

Radiology Techs Assisting With Fluoroscopy May Risk Cataracts Radiology Techs Assisting With Fluoroscopy May Risk Cataracts
Radiology technicians who assist with fluoroscopically guided interventional procedures (FGIP) are at higher risk of cataract, new research suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 4, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Ophthalmology News Source Type: news

Gait Improves After Multilevel Surgery for Children With Cerebral Palsy Gait Improves After Multilevel Surgery for Children With Cerebral Palsy
Gait improves after multilevel surgery (MLS) for children with cerebral palsy (CP), but long-term gross motor function does not, according to a meta-analysis.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 28, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome of Pregnancy May Persist Long After Delivery Carpal Tunnel Syndrome of Pregnancy May Persist Long After Delivery
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 26, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Sources of Patients' Expectations of Lumbar Surgery Sources of Patients' Expectations of Lumbar Surgery
Where do patients obtain expectations of lumbar surgery outcomes? What can surgeons do to ensure these expectations are appropriate?Spine (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 25, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Talent Not Testosterone Powers Intersex Athletes, Scientists Say Talent Not Testosterone Powers Intersex Athletes, Scientists Say
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 23, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Knee Replacement in Younger Patients Has Higher Complication Rate Knee Replacement in Younger Patients Has Higher Complication Rate
Total knee replacement (TKA) is increasingly being performed in younger patients and new research suggests that these patients have a higher risk for complications than older patients.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 21, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Must Med-Mal Cases Be Tried Only Where the Injury Occurred? Must Med-Mal Cases Be Tried Only Where the Injury Occurred?
Should cases be decided where the alleged injury occurred?; Jury sides with teenage stroke victim; Hospital's negligence led to a nasty fall, patient claimsMedscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 18, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news

Untreated Osteoporosis May Hasten Progression of Bone Metastasis Untreated Osteoporosis May Hasten Progression of Bone Metastasis
Certain women with breast cancer and untreated osteoporosis show accelerated progression of bone metastasis, according to a new study from Taiwan.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 15, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Spinal Augmentation Safe, Effective for Malignant Fractures Spinal Augmentation Safe, Effective for Malignant Fractures
Percutaneous vertebroplasty (PVP) and kyphoplasty (KP) are safe and effective for treating vertebral compression fractures (VCFs) in cancer patients, according to a new systematic review.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 14, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Outcome of a New Total Cervical Disc Replacement Design Outcome of a New Total Cervical Disc Replacement Design
A new study examines the clinical and radiological results of the ProDisc Vivo prosthesis, a new total cervical disc replacement.Spine (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 11, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

MSF-Run Hospital Develops 3D Printed Prosthetics for War Victims MSF-Run Hospital Develops 3D Printed Prosthetics for War Victims
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 8, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Femoral Stress Predicts Fracture Risk in Children Femoral Stress Predicts Fracture Risk in Children
Femoral stress, a biomechanical assessment derived from dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA), predicts the risk of fracture in children, according to results from The Generation R study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 5, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk Lower Among Smokers Who Quit Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk Lower Among Smokers Who Quit
Adults who quit smoking decades ago may have a lower risk of rheumatoid arthritis than people who gave up cigarettes more recently, a U.S. study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 5, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Overlapping Surgery for Training Surgical Residents Generally Safe Overlapping Surgery for Training Surgical Residents Generally Safe
Overlapping surgery is not associated with worse perioperative outcomes compared with nonoverlapping surgery, a large retrospective analysis suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 27, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Clinical Diagnosis of Fibromyalgia Often Disagrees With Published Criteria Clinical Diagnosis of Fibromyalgia Often Disagrees With Published Criteria
Many patients with a clinical diagnosis of fibromyalgia do not satisfy published diagnostic criteria, according to findings from rheumatology clinic attendees.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 22, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Ibuprofen a'Reasonable' Option for Early Pain Control After Hip Replacement Ibuprofen a'Reasonable' Option for Early Pain Control After Hip Replacement
Combining paracetamol (acetaminophen) with ibuprofen does not cut postoperative use of morphine in a clinically meaningful way relative to ibuprofen alone, in patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty (THA), results of a Danish randomized trial suggest.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 14, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Risk Factors for Prolonged Opioid Use After Spine Surgery Risk Factors for Prolonged Opioid Use After Spine Surgery
Which spine surgery patients are more at risk of prolonged opioid usage after surgery?Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 13, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Brick by Lego Brick, Teen Builds His Own Prosthetic Arm Brick by Lego Brick, Teen Builds His Own Prosthetic Arm
David Aguilar has built himself a robotic prosthetic arm using Lego pieces after being born without a right forearm due to a rare genetic condition.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 11, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Expert Panel Advises Against Surgery for Shoulder Pain Expert Panel Advises Against Surgery for Shoulder Pain
Surgery for shoulder pain that isn't caused by an injury has no better results than nonsurgical options or placebo surgery, and comes with potential harms, an expert panel has concluded.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 10, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Decompression for Lumbar Stenosis May Also Improve Low Back Pain Decompression for Lumbar Stenosis May Also Improve Low Back Pain
Treating symptomatic lumbar stenosis with surgical decompression may also relieve associated low back pain (LBP), researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 8, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Scribes Improve Emergency Medicine Doctors' Productivity Scribes Improve Emergency Medicine Doctors' Productivity
Scribes can improve emergency medicine physicians'productivity and shorten patients'stays in the emergency department (ED), researchers from Australia report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 7, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

Low-Level Exercise Soon After Concussion Cuts Recovery Time Low-Level Exercise Soon After Concussion Cuts Recovery Time
Aerobic exercise soon after a sport-related concussion can speed recovery in adolescent athletes, a randomized trial suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 7, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Top Reasons for Primary Care Visits Top Reasons for Primary Care Visits
A systematic review uncovers the differences in perspectives among patients and clinicians about the reasons for primary care visits.Medscape (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 4, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Viewpoint Source Type: news

Bone, Joint Infections Treatable With Oral Antibiotics Bone, Joint Infections Treatable With Oral Antibiotics
The findings from a randomized, multicenter trial challenge an accepted standard of care, the researchers say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 30, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Early Physical Therapy May Curb Long-term Opioid Use for Musculoskeletal Pain Early Physical Therapy May Curb Long-term Opioid Use for Musculoskeletal Pain
Receiving at least one physical therapy session within three months of a diagnosis of knee, shoulder, neck or low back pain is associated with less long-term opioid use, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - December 28, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Late-night Tweeting May Affect Pro Basketball Players' Performance Late-night Tweeting May Affect Pro Basketball Players' Performance
Professional athletes in the National Basketball Association may score fewer points and snag fewer rebounds the day after late-night activity on Twitter, a new study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - December 28, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Radiology Malpractice Claims Under Scrutiny in Report Radiology Malpractice Claims Under Scrutiny in Report
A report from the Cooperative of American Physicians makes recommendations to prevent diagnostic errors in radiology, but one expert is skeptical of the whole report.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - December 17, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

Short-Term PPI Therapy May Not Be Harmful to Bone Short-Term PPI Therapy May Not Be Harmful to Bone
Short-term proton-pump inhibitor (PPI) therapy has no clinically meaningful effect on bone turnover, a new study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - December 16, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Brain Implants Might One Day Help Paralyzed Patients Use Tablets Brain Implants Might One Day Help Paralyzed Patients Use Tablets
Paralyzed people might one day be able to operate smartphones and tablets just by thinking about the actions they want to perform, with help from sensors implanted in their brains, a recent experiment suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - December 11, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Inappropriate Questions Common During Orthopedic-Surgery-Residency Interviews Inappropriate Questions Common During Orthopedic-Surgery-Residency Interviews
Women applying for orthopedic-surgery-residency programs today are just as likely to be asked inappropriate questions as they were four decades ago, new findings show.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - December 4, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

WHO Says Spread of Polio Remains International Health Emergency WHO Says Spread of Polio Remains International Health Emergency
The spread of polio must still be classified as a public health emergency because, while progress has been made towards wiping out the disease, that progress is fragile, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - December 4, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Transdermal Nitroglycerin May Help Ease Tendon Pain Transdermal Nitroglycerin May Help Ease Tendon Pain
Nitroglycerin patches help patients with common injuries to tendons, a research review suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - November 16, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Anesthesiology News Source Type: news

Walmart, Home Depot Adopt Health Insurer Tactic in Drug Copay Battle Walmart, Home Depot Adopt Health Insurer Tactic in Drug Copay Battle
Walmart and Home Depot, two of the top 10 U.S. employers, have embraced a health insurance strategy that punishes drugmakers for using discount cards to keep patients from switching or stopping their medications.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - November 15, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news