Nitrates Useless for Building Bone in Postmenopausal Women Nitrates Useless for Building Bone in Postmenopausal Women
Nitrates did not affect postmenopausal bone density or turnover in a randomized, controlled trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - May 20, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Malpractice Case: Protecting Yourself and Your Patient Getting Pain Meds Malpractice Case: Protecting Yourself and Your Patient Getting Pain Meds
When it comes to prescribing pain medication, and the possibility of drug dependency and misuse, physicians are wise to discuss their professional limits with patients.Cooperative of American Physicians (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - May 5, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news

CMS Joint Replacement Rules Debated, Comment Period Extended CMS Joint Replacement Rules Debated, Comment Period Extended
Revisions to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) rules for joint replacement surgery will change the way surgeons bill knee and hip replacements, but COVID-19 is delaying the process.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 29, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

COVID-19: Employers Cut Doc Pay and Bonuses: What's Your Recourse? COVID-19: Employers Cut Doc Pay and Bonuses: What's Your Recourse?
Employed physicians have had to take large pay cuts, give up bonuses, go on leave, and have even been terminated. In many cases, these actions violate their contract. How can they fight them?Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 21, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Sleep Apnea Rate Higher in Patients With Cervical Spondylosis Sleep Apnea Rate Higher in Patients With Cervical Spondylosis
Cervical spondylosis may nearly double patients'risk for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a new study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 9, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

Medicinal Cannabis in Orthopaedic Practice Medicinal Cannabis in Orthopaedic Practice
Does medicinal cannabis have a role in managing pain related to orthopedic conditions or procedures?Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 8, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Fish Oil, Physical Activity, and Mobility in Older Adults Fish Oil, Physical Activity, and Mobility in Older Adults
In what ways might fish oil supplementation and regular physical activity impact physical function among older adults?Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 6, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Physical Activity Reduces Cancer Recurrence and Mortality Physical Activity Reduces Cancer Recurrence and Mortality
Cancer patients who engage in regular physical activity may realize a reduction in disease recurrence and mortality.Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 6, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

AI Tool Improves Detection of Bone Fractures on X-rays AI Tool Improves Detection of Bone Fractures on X-rays
An artificial-intelligence tool outperforms radiologists in flagging fractures on imaging and may help get more patients at risk for osteoporosis on appropriate therapy to prevent another fracture.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 6, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

U.S. Hospitals Halt Lucrative Procedures Amid Coronavirus Crisis, Job Cuts Follow     U.S. Hospitals Halt Lucrative Procedures Amid Coronavirus Crisis, Job Cuts Follow    
U.S. hospitals and physician groups are beginning to feel severe financial strain as they shift operations from profitable procedures to focus on the rapidly spreading coronavirus pandemic.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 1, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Fracture Risk Appears Higher With PPIs Than With H2RAs Fracture Risk Appears Higher With PPIs Than With H2RAs
Proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs) appear to carry a higher risk of bone fractures than histamine-2 receptor antagonists (H2RAs), according to two new studies, one in South Korean women and one in kidney-transplant recipients in the U.S.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 30, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Seven Physicians Lose Hospital Privileges in Paperwork Jam Seven Physicians Lose Hospital Privileges in Paperwork Jam
In Florida, seven oncologists lost privileges at the only hospital in town and sued to be reinstated. Their battle is part of a larger war, said the judge.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 24, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Genetic Risk Score Predicts Site-Specific Fractures Genetic Risk Score Predicts Site-Specific Fractures
A genetic risk score based on estimated bone-mineral density (eBMD) independently predicts site-specific fractures, researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 20, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

FDA Says Stop SGLT2 Inhibitors for Diabetes Prior to Surgery FDA Says Stop SGLT2 Inhibitors for Diabetes Prior to Surgery
Label changes were approved by the FDA as surgery may put patients being treated with SGLT2 inhibitors at higher risk of ketoacidosis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 18, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Chiropractic Care for Spinal Pain Linked to Reduced Opioid Use Chiropractic Care for Spinal Pain Linked to Reduced Opioid Use
Patients with back pain who receive chiropractic care are about half as likely to fill an opioid prescription in the next six years as are back-pain sufferers who don't see a chiropractor, new research shows.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 18, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Anesthesiology News Source Type: news

Are the French Right to Warn Against NSAID Use in COVID-19? Are the French Right to Warn Against NSAID Use in COVID-19?
The French Health Ministry recommends acetaminophen instead, but evidence on any unique COVID-19-related effects linked to ibuprofen is lacking, say the Spanish Health Ministry and a US expert.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 17, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Sit, Stay Forever: Americans Willing to Pay Top Dollar to Keep Old Dogs Alive Sit, Stay Forever: Americans Willing to Pay Top Dollar to Keep Old Dogs Alive
On a follow-up visit after Sophie Cortellino's life-saving cardiac procedure, Dr. Anna Gelzer was delighted and family members were relieved to see her responding so well. Sophie agreed, her tail wagging excitedly.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 15, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Statins Linked to Reduced Likelihood of Joint Replacement Statins Linked to Reduced Likelihood of Joint Replacement
High-intensity statins are associated with a lower risk of joint replacement, new findings show.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 14, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

How Medicine Perpetuates the Fallacy of Race How Medicine Perpetuates the Fallacy of Race
Western medicine uses race to guide diagnostic and treatment decisions. Epidemiologist Dr Seema Yasmin says this has to change.Medscape Psychiatry (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 11, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Psychiatry Expert Column Source Type: news

Management of Rotator Cuff Injuries Management of Rotator Cuff Injuries
This article provides a summary.Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 11, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

More Medical Conferences Fall to Coronavirus More Medical Conferences Fall to Coronavirus
Several more meetings join the list of those that have canceled or postponed.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 9, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Alert Source Type: news

Epidemiology of Rheumatoid Arthritis Might Be Changing Epidemiology of Rheumatoid Arthritis Might Be Changing
Over the last three decades, there has been a significant decline in the incidence of rheumatoid factor (RF)-positive rheumatoid arthritis (RA), while the overall incidence of rheumatoid arthritis has remained about the same, researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 5, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Drop in Florida Opioid Use Tied to Law Limiting First-time Prescriptions Drop in Florida Opioid Use Tied to Law Limiting First-time Prescriptions
A Florida law restricting the quantity of opioids a doctor can prescribe for acute pain to three days'worth may have led to overall reductions in opioids dispensed to patients in the state, a new study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 3, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Anesthesiology News Source Type: news

Exercise Should Be First-line Treatment for Intermittent Claudication Exercise Should Be First-line Treatment for Intermittent Claudication
Discomfort in the calf and upper legs during walking is a hallmark of intermittent claudication, but walking more - not less - can help ease the pain, experts say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 28, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Anesthesiology News Source Type: news

Expectations Associated With Dissatisfaction After TKA Expectations Associated With Dissatisfaction After TKA
Unfulfilled patient expectations may lead to dissatisfaction after total knee arthroplasty. Which specific expectations are most likely to have impact?Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 24, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

In Brains of Dead Athletes, Researchers Seek Clues to Head Trauma In Brains of Dead Athletes, Researchers Seek Clues to Head Trauma
Dr. Ann McKee of Boston University studies the brains of deceased football players at the world's largest brain bank, hoping to learn about the long-term impact of repeated head traumas for people ranging from professional athletes to victims of domestic abuse.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 22, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Short Sleep Tied to Increased Musculoskeletal Injury Risk Short Sleep Tied to Increased Musculoskeletal Injury Risk
Healthy adults who get at least eight hours of sleep a night may be less likely to experience common exercise-related injuries, a study of U.S. soldiers suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 21, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Amputations, Mortality Due to Critical Limb Ischemia Down Among U.S. Veterans Amputations, Mortality Due to Critical Limb Ischemia Down Among U.S. Veterans
A growing number of older U.S. military veterans with blocked leg arteries are getting procedures to restore blood flow, and a new study suggests deaths and amputations are declining as a result.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 21, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Many Kids With Distal Radius Fractures Undergo Unneeded Reductions Many Kids With Distal Radius Fractures Undergo Unneeded Reductions
New research suggests children with distal radius fracture often undergo unnecessary closed reductions in the emergency department.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 21, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Upping Opioid Dose May Not Be Helpful in Chronic Pain Upping Opioid Dose May Not Be Helpful in Chronic Pain
In patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain, an increase in opioid dosage appears to be of no clear benefit, according to a two-year study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 20, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Anesthesiology News Source Type: news

Athletics-Fitness App Strava Finds Love-Hate Relationship With Running Athletics-Fitness App Strava Finds Love-Hate Relationship With Running
Only a fraction of people who run do so because they love it, and most are motivated by boosting their body image and improving their heart and mental health, according to a global survey by the fitness-tracking app Strava.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 20, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Review Calls for Better Recognition, Treatment of Groin-Pain Syndrome Review Calls for Better Recognition, Treatment of Groin-Pain Syndrome
Diagnosing chronic groin pain that is not hip- or hernia-related can be difficult, but this common problem can usually be treated successfully with physical therapy and surgery if necessary, according to a new review.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 20, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Sarcoma Surveillance: A Review of Evidence and Guidelines Sarcoma Surveillance: A Review of Evidence and Guidelines
When it comes to surveillance strategies for sarcoma, what do existing guidelines and evidence recommend?Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 19, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Pele Is Depressed, Reclusive Due to Health Issues, Says Son Pele Is Depressed, Reclusive Due to Health Issues, Says Son
Brazilian soccer great Pele is depressed over his poor health and reluctant to leave the house because he cannot walk unaided, his son Edinho said in an interview published in Brazil on Monday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 12, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Extreme Weight Loss: Patients Shed Serious Pounds Extreme Weight Loss: Patients Shed Serious Pounds
Although many primary care physicians struggle with how to treat obesity, some patients are finding ways to achieve extreme weight loss.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 7, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Neck and Cervical Spine Injuries in NCAA Athletes Neck and Cervical Spine Injuries in NCAA Athletes
A better understanding of the epidemiology of neck and cervical spine injuries among NCAA athletes could have important implications for injury prevention and management.Spine (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 6, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Stopping the Med School'Arms Race'Stopping the Med School'Arms Race '
Does an impressive CV really make a better doctor?Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 31, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

EHR Vendor Practice Fusion Settles Opioid Kickback Case for $145M EHR Vendor Practice Fusion Settles Opioid Kickback Case for $145M
The settlement of criminal and civil charges covers bribes from an opioid maker and other drug companies; it's the first-ever criminal case against an EHR vendor.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 30, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

NFL-As Baseball Loosens Grip on CBD, Former Football Players Urge NFL to Follow NFL-As Baseball Loosens Grip on CBD, Former Football Players Urge NFL to Follow
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 29, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Anesthesiology News Source Type: news

Increased Risk of Inflammatory Arthritis With Hidradenitis Suppurativa Increased Risk of Inflammatory Arthritis With Hidradenitis Suppurativa
Patients with hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) face an increased risk of developing inflammatory arthritis, according to findings from a claims database.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 29, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

AbbVie-Allergan $63 Bln Deal Aided by Nestle, AstraZeneca Buys AbbVie-Allergan $63 Bln Deal Aided by Nestle, AstraZeneca Buys
U.S. drugmaker AbbVie's $63 billion tie-up with Allergan is getting help from Nestle and AstraZeneca buying up products the Irish-domiciled company is shedding to placate regulators.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 29, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Athletics-'They're Fast, But Are They Fair?' Amateur Runners Face Nike Dilemma Athletics-'They're Fast, But Are They Fair?' Amateur Runners Face Nike Dilemma
British amateur runner and triathlete Holly Grundon was delighted to smash a long-held personal speed target - to finish a half marathon in less than 1 hour and 30 minutes.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 28, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Athletics Body to Tighten Rules After Nike's Vaporfly Helps Records Tumble-Sources Athletics Body to Tighten Rules After Nike's Vaporfly Helps Records Tumble-Sources
Athletics'ruling body will tighten regulations governing shoe technology, two sources familiar with the matter said, after Nike's popular Vaporfly brand helped re-write running records and sparked debate about whether it was"technological doping."Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 28, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Precise Restoration of Distal Radius Fracture Doesn't Improve Outcomes Precise Restoration of Distal Radius Fracture Doesn't Improve Outcomes
The precise anatomic restoration of distal radius fractures (DRF) is not associated with improved patient outcomes in older adults, according to data from the WRIST clinical trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 24, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

How Radiology Is Rethinking Lead Aprons How Radiology Is Rethinking Lead Aprons
Radiology organizations are trying to end the decades-old practice of shielding patients from radiation with lead aprons. They say it provides no benefit and might even expose people to higher radiation levels.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 24, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

Ideal Clinical Pathway Improves Pregnancy Outcomes in RA Ideal Clinical Pathway Improves Pregnancy Outcomes in RA
Women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who adhere to an ideal clinical pathway have similar pregnancy outcomes as women in the general population, new findings show.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 22, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Fish Oil Supplements Tied to Testicular Health Fish Oil Supplements Tied to Testicular Health
Men who consume fish oil supplements, which are high in omega-3 fatty acids, might get a boost in fertility, a new study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 22, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Urology News Source Type: news

Factors Associated With Persistently High Muscular Power Factors Associated With Persistently High Muscular Power
Maintaining high muscular fitness levels throughout life is associated with many health benefits. Could certain factors influence how muscular power persists or changes?Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 22, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

A Time to Eat and a Time to Exercise A Time to Eat and a Time to Exercise
What is time-restricted eating and how might it benefit cardiometabolic health?Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 22, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Hip Arthroscopy in Femoroacetabular Impingement Hip Arthroscopy in Femoroacetabular Impingement
This article provides a consensus-based best practice guideline for the arthroscopic management of femoroacetabular impingement syndrome.Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 22, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news