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Combination of Strength, Aerobic Training Found Best for Obese Elderly Combination of Strength, Aerobic Training Found Best for Obese Elderly
For obese people over age 64, the combination of aerobic exercise and weight training is better for improving physical functioning than either form of exercise alone, a new study concludes.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - May 18, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Weight Loss Tied to Lower Risk of Knee Joint Degeneration Weight Loss Tied to Lower Risk of Knee Joint Degeneration
Overweight and obese people who lose weight may have less damage in their knee joints than their counterparts who don ’ t lose weight, a recent study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - May 18, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Lifetime Risk of Hand Arthritis May Be Over 40 Percent Lifetime Risk of Hand Arthritis May Be Over 40 Percent
A new study finds that as many as 4 in 10 people may develop hand osteoarthritis.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - May 15, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Johnson and Johnson Discloses U.S. Probe Related to Arthritis Drugs Johnson and Johnson Discloses U.S. Probe Related to Arthritis Drugs
Healthcare conglomerate Johnson and Johnson said on Monday the U.S. Justice Department has opened an investigation concerning management and advisory services provided to rheumatology and gastroenterology practices that bought two of its drugs.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - May 10, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Do MRI Findings Change Over Time in Back Pain and Sciatica? Do MRI Findings Change Over Time in Back Pain and Sciatica?
A new review examines the question of whether lumbar MRI findings change over the short term in patients with low back pain or sciatica.Spine (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - May 8, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Soft Tissue Sarcoma Differences: Therapeutic Implications Soft Tissue Sarcoma Differences: Therapeutic Implications
Differences in the immunologic profiles of soft tissue sarcoma subtypes could have implications for treatment with immune checkpoint inhibitors, researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - May 4, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Insufficient Evidence for Stem Cell Injections in Knee Osteoarthritis Insufficient Evidence for Stem Cell Injections in Knee Osteoarthritis
Stem cell injections cannot be recommended as a treatment for knee osteoarthritis because of the high risk of bias and lack of high-level evidence in existing studies, researchers from the Netherlands report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - May 4, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Transplantation News Source Type: news

Reassuring Long-term Safety Trends With Denosumab Treatment Reassuring Long-term Safety Trends With Denosumab Treatment
There appear to be no worsening safety trends when denosumab is used long term for the treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women, according to the seven-year FREEDOM Extension trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 20, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Total Hip Arthroplasty Yields Good Outcomes in Patients With Cerebral Palsy Total Hip Arthroplasty Yields Good Outcomes in Patients With Cerebral Palsy
Outcomes of total hip arthroplasty are just as good in patients with cerebral palsy (CP) as in patients with uncomplicated osteoarthritis (OA), new research shows.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 19, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

RA Patients May Benefit From Using a Pedometer RA Patients May Benefit From Using a Pedometer
Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who receive pedometers may be more active and feel less fatigued even if they are not told to use the trackers to aim for a specific number of steps, a small study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 18, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Patient-Specific Instrumentation: Effect on Accuracy of TKA Patient-Specific Instrumentation: Effect on Accuracy of TKA
Customization of the instrumentation used during total knee arthroplasty (TKA), known as patient-specific instrumentation (PSI), provides slightly improved overall surgical accuracy, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 18, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Leaning Forward During Smartphone Use May Cause'Text Neck'Leaning Forward During Smartphone Use May Cause'Text Neck '
Spine surgeons are noticing an increase in patients with neck and upper back pain, likely related to poor posture during prolonged smartphone use, according to a recent report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 18, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Minimally Invasive Robotic vs Fluoroscopic-Guided Fusions Minimally Invasive Robotic vs Fluoroscopic-Guided Fusions
What are some advantages a robotic-guided technique might provide over a fluoroscopy-guided open approach?Spine (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 10, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

EULAR Revised Recommendations for Managing Fibromyalgia EULAR Revised Recommendations for Managing Fibromyalgia
This article provides updated EULAR recommendations for managing fibromyalgia. Find out what's new.Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 7, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Hodgkin Lymphoma Masquerading As Multifocal Osteomyelitis Hodgkin Lymphoma Masquerading As Multifocal Osteomyelitis
This case highlights the diagnostic challenges of an unusual presentation of Hodgkin lymphoma, leading to the misdiagnosis and treatment as chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis.Journal of Medical Case Reports (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 7, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Abaloparatide Best in'Really High-Risk' Osteoporosis Patients Abaloparatide Best in'Really High-Risk' Osteoporosis Patients
As anticipated US approval for a new anabolic agent, abaloparatide, for osteoporosis is delayed by 3 months, one expert discussed how he thinks the agent will best fit into the armamentarium.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 6, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

A Simple Intervention to Improve Patient Education and Adherence in Gout A Simple Intervention to Improve Patient Education and Adherence in Gout
A rheumatologist and a social worker discuss major gaps in patient knowledge about gout, and also a novel approach to care that can help.Hospital for Special Surgery (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 6, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology Expert Interview Source Type: news

Patient Satisfaction and Health Outcomes in Sports Medicine Patient Satisfaction and Health Outcomes in Sports Medicine
Dr Nwachukwu shares his findings on several studies he conducted on patient satisfaction and health outcomes after hip and knee orthopedic surgery.Hospital for Special Surgery (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 6, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Expert Interview Source Type: news

Treating, Preventing Hip and Groin Problems in the Athlete Treating, Preventing Hip and Groin Problems in the Athlete
After an athlete has been diagnosed with a sports hernia or a hip impingement, what is the best course of treatment?Medscape Orthopedics (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 5, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Article Source Type: news

Impact of the Nordic Hamstring and Hip Extension Exercises Impact of the Nordic Hamstring and Hip Extension Exercises
Find out how training with these exercises may help prevent hamstring strain injuries.British Journal of Sports Medicine (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 5, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Bone Microarchitecture Predicts Fracture Risk in Postmenopausal Women Bone Microarchitecture Predicts Fracture Risk in Postmenopausal Women
Bone microarchitecture as assessed by high-resolution peripheral CT (HR-pQCT) can predict the risk of fracture in postmenopausal women, according to the OFELY study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 4, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Ecuador Paraplegic President-elect Stirs Hope for Disabled People Ecuador Paraplegic President-elect Stirs Hope for Disabled People
Ecuador's paraplegic president-elect Lenin Moreno will become a rare head of state to use a wheelchair when he takes office next month, stirring hope for disabled people worldwide.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 4, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

Sleep Disruption at Home Ups Risk of Postop Delirium Sleep Disruption at Home Ups Risk of Postop Delirium
Sleep disruption at home increases the risk of postoperative delirium in older people, and the risk may be heightened if hospital-based sleep is also disturbed, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 3, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Anesthesiology News Source Type: news

Symptoms Often Recur After Steroid Injection for Benign Vocal Fold Lesions Symptoms Often Recur After Steroid Injection for Benign Vocal Fold Lesions
A steroid injection can be helpful in reducing symptoms in patients with benign vocal fold lesions, but symptoms often recur within two years and additional interventions are needed, new research shows.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 3, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Polio Vaccine Campaign Targets 100 Mln African Children to Stop Nigeria Outbreak Spreading Polio Vaccine Campaign Targets 100 Mln African Children to Stop Nigeria Outbreak Spreading
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 27, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Child Victims of Mosul Battle Fill Emergency Hospital Child Victims of Mosul Battle Fill Emergency Hospital
The 9-year-old Iraqi boy was playing football on a patch of wasteground during a lull in the battle for Mosul when a mortar round fired by Islamic State militants landed nearby. It sprayed shrapnel into his lower legs and virtually severed them.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 24, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Traumatic Facial Injuries Common in U.S. Nursing Home Residents Traumatic Facial Injuries Common in U.S. Nursing Home Residents
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 24, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

U.S. Appeals Court Revives Fosamax Warning Claims Against Merck U.S. Appeals Court Revives Fosamax Warning Claims Against Merck
A federal appeals court on Wednesday revived hundreds of claims by plaintiffs who accused Merck& Co of failing to adequately warn about the risks of thigh bone fractures associated with its osteoporosis drug Fosamax (alendronate).Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 23, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Prolotherapy May Help Ease Knee Joint Pain Prolotherapy May Help Ease Knee Joint Pain
Prolotherapy, an alternative medicine approach to joint pain that typically uses injections of sugar or sodium, may be worth trying for knee osteoarthritis after traditional approaches fail, a recent review suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 23, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

UK Launched Coordinated Medical Response to Terror Attack UK Launched Coordinated Medical Response to Terror Attack
Doctors from St. Thomas'Hospital, located at one end of Westminster Bridge, were the first physicians at the scene.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 23, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

Strategies and Factors for Preparing to Compete in the Heat Strategies and Factors for Preparing to Compete in the Heat
What are the heat stress prevention strategies used by elite-level athletes -- and how likely are they to use them?British Journal of Sports Medicine (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 22, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Emergency Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Growth Hormone May Be Novel Therapy for Very Rare Bone Disease Growth Hormone May Be Novel Therapy for Very Rare Bone Disease
Recombinant human growth hormone (rhGH) is a potential novel therapy for fibrogenesis imperfecta ossium (FIO), a very rare but disabling and ultimately fatal bone disease, a small study from India suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 21, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Doctors Work Together on Plane to Help Passenger in Distress Doctors Work Together on Plane to Help Passenger in Distress
A cry for help on a Southwest Airlines flight was answered by an impressive group of physicians returning from an allergy and asthma conference and a surgeon from an oral and maxillofacial meeting.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 20, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

Makeshift Syrian Rehab Center Offers Hope to Paralyzed Makeshift Syrian Rehab Center Offers Hope to Paralyzed
Ziad, a paralyzed 14-year-old boy, often stays alone in his room as bombs fall on Douma, the main rebel-stronghold in eastern Ghouta on the outskirts of the Syrian capital Damascus.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 16, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Time to Rethink Inpatient Rehab After Knee Replacement? Time to Rethink Inpatient Rehab After Knee Replacement?
Inpatient rehabilitation did not lead to better mobility following total knee replacement compared to a home-based program in a randomized controlled trial conducted in Australia.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 15, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Recent Advances in Orthopedic Imaging Recent Advances in Orthopedic Imaging
Dr Potter has been specializing in musculoskeletal MR imaging since 1990. In a recent interview with Medscape, she shared her insights on some of the latest advances in MRI and radiology.Hospital for Special Surgery (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 15, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Expert Interview Source Type: news

Predictors of Quality of Life in Patients With Acromegaly Predictors of Quality of Life in Patients With Acromegaly
Certain factors may predict the impact of acromegaly on patient quality of life. What are they?Endocrine Practice (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 15, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Screw Type and Outcomes of Internal Fixation for Hip Fracture Screw Type and Outcomes of Internal Fixation for Hip Fracture
Reoperation rates are similar when hip fractures are internally fixed with several cancellous screws or a single sliding hip screw, according to an international randomized controlled trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 10, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) 2017 Annual Meeting American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) 2017 Annual Meeting
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from AAOS 2017.Medscape Orthopedics (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 7, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Conference Coverage Source Type: news

Dietary Intake Mediates the Relationship of Body Fat to Pain Dietary Intake Mediates the Relationship of Body Fat to Pain
This study examined the potential role of dietary factors.Pain (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 2, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Most U.S. High Schools Lack Athletic Trainers Most U.S. High Schools Lack Athletic Trainers
Many U.S. high schools don't offer athletic training services and few employ full-time athletic trainers, according to a new study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 28, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

What Belongs in Medical Kits for Climbers and Hikers? What Belongs in Medical Kits for Climbers and Hikers?
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 27, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Increasing Incidence of ACL Tears in Young Patients Increasing Incidence of ACL Tears in Young Patients
The incidence of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears in younger U.S. patients has increased over the past two decades, according to a retrospective review.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 24, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Saving Arms and Legs in Advanced Soft Tissue Sarcomas Saving Arms and Legs in Advanced Soft Tissue Sarcomas
In patients with soft tissue sarcoma facing amputation of an arm or a leg, regional chemotherapy with isolated limb infusion treats local disease without affecting survival.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 22, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Men More at Risk of Cognitive Impairment, Death After Hip Fracture Men More at Risk of Cognitive Impairment, Death After Hip Fracture
and therefore, more at risk of death - than women, researchers in Baltimore say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 21, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

E. Coli Linked to Crohn's Disease-Associated Spondyloarthritis E. Coli Linked to Crohn's Disease-Associated Spondyloarthritis
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 21, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Weak Thigh Muscles Tied to Knee Osteoarthritis in Women Weak Thigh Muscles Tied to Knee Osteoarthritis in Women
Women with weaker thigh muscles may be more likely to develop knee osteoarthritis, a recent study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 17, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Bone Loss Resumes When Long-term Denosumab Therapy Stops Bone Loss Resumes When Long-term Denosumab Therapy Stops
Bone loss resumes during the year following discontinuation of long-term denosumab therapy, although it is attenuated in patients who begin another osteoporosis therapy.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 15, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Fracture Risk Tied to Postmenopausal Steroid Hormone Levels Fracture Risk Tied to Postmenopausal Steroid Hormone Levels
Sex steroid hormone levels influence postmenopausal fracture risk independently of other fracture risk factors, new findings show.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 15, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine News Source Type: news

Bolivia Reports First Yellow Fever Case in a Decade Bolivia Reports First Yellow Fever Case in a Decade
Bolivia's government on Friday said a Danish tourist had tested positive for yellow fever, its first case in a decade, after he visited a jungle area in the far west of the landlocked Andean country.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 14, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news